Archive for the ‘Local Government’ Category

More announcements for the sake of announcing things

We are in the midst of an election year folks and get ready for the constant and endless announcements of projects, oh and my favourite, re-announcement of already previously announced projects!

2005 to 2013 growth in Mernda & Doreen

I have been looking for ways to document the population explosion in the Mernda / Doreen area and I struck gold with a little bit of help from Google Earth and an internet favourite… a GIF.

Costco Epping – Update

It has been a while since I wrote about Costco opening their next store in Epping. Back then I stumbled across the public notice within the local Leader Newspaper advising of the proposal to develop 20 Jovic Rd into a Costco. Anyway late last year the next steps toward the development was approved by the […]

$10billion, what to spend it on?

Economic experts from Essential Economics have published a report called “One Melbourne or Two?” and it highlights the shortfalls in infrastructure to the outer suburbs of Melbourne.

Mernda Town Centre

The Mernda Town Centre is to be located at the intersection of Plenty Road and Bridge Inn Roads with all four corners of the road being engaged. The City of Whittlesea developed the Mernda Strategy Plan for the Mernda / Doreen area in 2004 and incorporated it into the Whittlesea Planning Scheme before all the […]

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