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Bentleigh

  • by Kellie Jackson According to Australian Bureau of Statistics latest report, the average population growth rate in Glen Eira almost halved in 2010 which may be the consequence of climbing real estate prices. The unaffordability of housing in Glen Eira has led to the average rise in population to be halved according to the Australian Bureau of ...

Bentleigh East

  • Glen Eira Pavilion upgrade delay to cost ratepayers more than $2.5 million, causing athletes to miss a whole season and cracks in the track neglected.  Mustafa Nuristani reports. Glen Eira’s Duncan Mackinnon Reserve is getting a brand new grand stand for $10 million, while neglected cracks in the track make athletes prone to injury and miss competition. Delays ...

Brighton East

  • With years of confusion over postcodes and the opportunity to increase property value, residents from Melbourne’s smallest suburb want to become a part of Brighton East.  Tatiana Devendranath reports. Gardenvale locals are calling for the rezoning of Gardenvale to become a part of Brighton East. Smaller than the Caulfield Racecourse, the 0.3 km² suburb has the smallest land mass ...

Carnegie

  • By Melissa Brush The $80 million development of an 11-storey hotel and 10-storey office building at Chadstone shopping centre is under review. But shoppers are worried this will make parking congestion even worse. The development is set to be located on an existing car park, next to Dandenong Rd. It will feature underground parking to provide 512 ...

Caulfield

  • Glen Eira City Council is hoping to combat a shortage of space for local sports teams, by re-imagining Caulfield Racecourse Reserve as a community sports ground. Oscar Bailey reports. Glen Eira City Council has proposed to redesign the Crown Land inside Caulfield Racecourse for sporting purposes, hoping to rectify a chronic shortage of training grounds for ...

Caulfield East

  • Council, residents and architects are still waiting for a resolution to a childcare centre proposal well over a year after initial submission. Phillippa Butt     Perkins Architects submitted a proposal to build a childcare centre on the corner of Glen Eira Rd and Morrice St in Caulfield North on November 7, 2011. Although city planners recommended the Glen Eira ...

Caulfield North

  • Walking along Carnegie, it is hard to miss the constant presence of graffiti on the many shopfronts, commercial buildings, train station, basically anything and anywhere that can be spray painted. Joyce Leong reports. Graffiti has been a longstanding problem in Carnegie. According to the Glen Eira City Council, Carnegie had 12.8 per cent of the graffiti in ...

Caulfield South

  • The Glen Eira City Council refuses to support proposed Caulfield South Community Garden. Louise Almeida reports. A funding loophole has allowed Glen Eira City Council to halt locals’ community garden plans. Caulfield South Community House  manager Gemma Carman has been campaigning for the garden since 2011. “The community garden is still a dream as we require substantial funding to get ...

Elstenwick

  • With years of confusion over postcodes and the opportunity to increase property value, residents from Melbourne’s smallest suburb want to become a part of Brighton East.  Tatiana Devendranath reports. Gardenvale locals are calling for the rezoning of Gardenvale to become a part of Brighton East. Smaller than the Caulfield Racecourse, the 0.3 km² suburb has the smallest land mass ...

Gardenvale

  • With years of confusion over postcodes and the opportunity to increase property value, residents from Melbourne’s smallest suburb want to become a part of Brighton East.  Tatiana Devendranath reports. Gardenvale locals are calling for the rezoning of Gardenvale to become a part of Brighton East. Smaller than the Caulfield Racecourse, the 0.3 km² suburb has the smallest land mass ...

Glen Huntly

  • The Duncan Mackinnon Reserve in Murrumbeena is receiving a much-needed upgrade with the development of a new sports pavilion. Shinasa Enayeth reports.   The athletics facility at the Duncan Mackinnon Reserve in Murrumbeena is being developed into a multi-million dollar facility for the local community. Plans to upgrade the pavilion have been in the works for the past decade, with councillors approving ...

McKinnon

  • For the first time in 17 years,  Glen Eira Council has attempted to change the dog off-leash zones by drafting an action plan that will change the way dogs co-exist in the community. Alysia Thomas-Sam reports. The Glen Eira council states there are “existing animal management problems” within the community and are introducing an action plan known as the Domestic Animal ...

Murrumbeena

  • After years of traffic problems, the Murrumbeena level crossing has yet to be fixed and it is impacting the lives of residents and businesses. Jessica Dickers reports. Murrumbeena residents are frustrated by the lack of action being taken to upgrade the local level crossing which is causing congestion and lengthy delays. Murrumbeena’s level crossing has been named ...

Ormond

  • The E.E. Gunn Reserve , located just minutes from the train station in the heart of Ormond, was full of litter following a spree of illegal waste disposal.  Arthur Dendrinos reports. Ormond residents have exercised their irritation at the lack of regard given by possible multiple culprits following a spree of illegal waste disposal at the E.E ...

St Kilda East

  • The biggest council project for St Kilda East raises worries for community members, writes Nilushi Warusevitane. Plans to upgrade Balaclava Station will cause major delays, disrupting people in the St Kilda East area. City of Port Phillip councillor Vanessa Huxley said it was predictable community members would be affected because the project is “massive”. “People affected immediately are obviously ...