Articles & Links

Links to helpful sites/groups:

http://yarrariver.org.au/

http://www.3cr.org.au/yarrabug

https://cararesidents.wordpress.com/

https://www.facebook.com/Walmer-Street-Action-Group-1759144091029640/

Links to articles

Highly recommended article by Professor Michael Buxton:

http://www.smh.com.au/comment/this-is-not-a-plan-it-is-a-hoax-driven-by-money-20131009-2v8hi.html

New VCAT charge will stop objections, help developers, say resident groups:

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/new-vcat-charge-will-stop-objections-help-developers-say-resident-groups-20160424-godu31.html

Our last green corridor is turning grey – The Age

Standing up for Local Government determination of planning issues -Greg Barber, The Greens

The root of Sydney and Melbourne’s housing crisis: we’re building the wrong thing  – Bob Birrell

Unit boom to squeeze city – The Age

Rethinking Melbourne’s ‘missing middle’  – The Age

New push to protect Melbourne’s Yarra with new trust proposed in protection Act  – The Age

News about Salta

High anxiety in Clifton Hill over proposed 17-storey tower

http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/high-anxiety-in-clifton-hill-over-proposed-17storey-tower-20160713-gq4r75.html

Sam Tarascio of Salta is officially a billionaire, coming in at number 51 on the 2016 Rich List, with $1.05 billion.

http://www.afr.com/leadership/brw-lists/brw-rich-200-list-2016-20160526-gp4ejn

Salta pushes ahead with Richmond, Abbotsford development – The SMH

Secret tape links ‘bribe’ to developer  – The SMH

Planning Minister referred to watchdog  – The Age

Minister’s $10,000 dinners  –  The Age

Developer’s bid to take over children’s park near Ikea Richmond could set precedent, residents warn – The Age

The Prime Minister – Domain article about  Salta Properties founder Sam Tarascio hosting dinner for Tony Abbott in his lavish Clarendon Street penthouse for the Liberal Party Melbourne’s benefit arm, Enterprise 500 Victoria, which sold tickets to the function for $5000 a head.

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