On Monday the 25th of May 2020 Dr Jane Stanley gave a presentation to Darebin councilors on ways of ensuring Preston Market’s viability without the need to demolish, relocate and rebuild. Dr Jane Stanley is the Australian President of Eastern Regional Organisation for Planning and Human Settlements. (That is eastern of the world, […]
DADA is extremely disappointed that council did not support the amendments to the motion on Preston Market. We feel these would have helped tighten protections for the market and proved that council was not leaving open the option to demolish, move and rebuild the market. If you listen to the reasons given by Councilors Amir […]
Thank you Danielle Brodelis for starting the petition. We hope it makes very clear to Darebin Council the State Government, the Planning Minister and the Victorian Planning Authority what the community wants – To leave Preston Market where it is and protect it from over-development in the future with the strongest Heritage Overlay to complement […]
In an interview on radio 3AW this afternoon Mayor Rennie said there were no plans to move Preston Market from the current site. Here is an image of the future staging plans was found buried deep in the planning proposal for Preston Market as prepared by the owner/developer. At Stage 3B there is a plan […]
Please see in the document below the amendments Councilor Greco proposed at the Council Meeting on Monday the 18th. The sections in red are aimed at recognizing and applying in full the recommendations from the RBA Heritage Review. This includes the recommendations to reinstate covered and lost features. This review was commissioned by council and […]
Last night Darebin Council considered and voted on a raft of measures in regard to the findings of the RBA heritage review. DADA was represented in two submissions asking for the strongest possible protection for the market against the plans to demolish and rebuild on the edge of the site. Our submissions are follow. Maria […]
At last the RBA Heritage Review has been released by Council. You can read it here:Item705AppendixC-PrestonMarketHeritageReviewRBA
Councilors Le Cerf and Rennie can be seen in the front of the vast crowd. If you are still with us vote to save Preston Market from demolition.
There is much independent evidence that Preston Market should not be demolished. Keep your election promise Councilor Amir.
Furthermore, DADA believes it is an abuse of power for a Councilor to suggest they may not vote in a particular way, due to criticism.