Welcome new champion – Mei Yin

Streets Alive Yarra is building an online record of broad community support for walking, cycling, public transport, trees, and place making. One way that we do this is to have locals stand …

Open Government council trees

Following on from our previous articles on: Open Government, and Open Government – CEO salary, and Open Government – councillor briefings; we suggest that a commitment to Open Government should …

Population and politics

As Yarra’s population increases by 50% to 2040, our population density will increase, and our local government politics will change to more closely resemble other dense cities, such as New …

Urban design guidelines

The Victorian state government published urban design guidelines in 2017, to: support state agencies, local government and the urban development sector to deliver, functional and enjoyable places for people to …