Tag: Victoria

Plan Melbourne

The Plan Melbourne Metropolitan Planning Strategy sets out the Victorian Government vision that will guide the growth of Melbourne to 2050. It has been released after a consultation process.

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City of Moonee Valley Draft Urban Ecology Strategy

The City of Moonee Valley Draft Urban Ecology Strategy has been developed to guide the Council in enhancing the local natural environment and to provide a basis for supporting annual urban ecology implementation plans. The strategy is open for public

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Start with the grasslands – Design guidelines to support native grasslands in urban areas

The Victorian National Parks Association, with support from the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, has developed design guidelines to support native grasslands in urban areas.

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Growing Green Guide: A guide to green roofs, walls and facades

The Growing Green Guide has been developed with advice from industry experts and knowledge from academic research to explain how to create high quality green roofs, walls and facades. The guide is targeted at projects based in Melbourne and Victoria,

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Mooney Valley Mayoral Urban Ecology Photo Competition

To celebrate Moonee Valley’s diverse urban ecology, the City of Moonee Valley is running the Mayoral Urban Ecology Photo Competition. Entries must be received no later than 5pm Monday, 16 June 2014.

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Towns and estates could unplug from the grid

Regional towns and new housing estates could function viably and economically off the electricity grid, a new report reveals. The report, What Happens When We Un-Plug: Exploring the Consumer and Market Implications of Viable Off-Grid Energy Supply, found many Victorians

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City of Boroondara Urban Biodiversity Strategy, consultation on draft strategy until 6 May 2013

The City of Boroondara, located in inner-eastern Melbourne, has a surprising diversity of indigenous flora and fauna, and biologically significant sites. Community feedback is being sought on a new plan for protecting urban biodiversity in Boroondara. Community consultation on the

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