Monthly Archives: September 2010

Bonuses paid while disabled suffer | The Age

Farrah Tomazin September 17, 2010 DISABLED and mentally ill Victorians have received sub-standard care – and in some cases had their lives placed at risk – while executives from the departments overseeing them have been paid lucrative bonuses in t… Continue reading

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Demolition job on city heritage | The Age

Rupert Mann September 13, 2010 Comments 1 Illustration: Andrew Dyson A dozen historic CBD buildings are in immediate danger of disappearing while the City of Melbourne sits on its hands. MELBOURNE is my home. I was born here in 1985 and despite li… Continue reading

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Save our city | The Age Letters

THE author of the letter ”Move on, naysayers” should get some of her facts right. Geoffrey Rush has never talked about growing up in Melbourne. He grew up in Queensland and has lived in Melbourne for the past 22 years, long enough I think to giv… Continue reading

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Developers’ sermon converts percious few – The Independent Weekly – South Australia

HENDRIK GOUT 11 Sep, 2010 04:00 AM On the night of the state election, after an 8 per cent swing against Labor and the loss of one of its key ministers, Premier Mike Rann promised a new path. “We have to listen to the message of the people of this… Continue reading

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Tooronga Village objection – City of Boroondara

3 September 2010 Councillor Coral Ross City of Boroondara has lodged an objection with the Minister for Planning for Stage 2 of the Tooronga Village project. The grounds of the objection include the increase in number of dwellings, the car parking… Continue reading

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Nothing will stop rail line: Brumby | The Age

Paul Austin September 1, 2010 THE controversial new railway line through Melbourne’s western suburbs will be built regardless of the findings of any study on its impact on residents and the environment, Premier John Brumby says. Accused of treatin… Continue reading

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