Below is an edit from council meeting minutes for Monday the 18th of May 2020. DADA asked: Maria Polietti (sic), DADA President, (Presented by Chris Erlandsen, DADA Vice President and Save Our Preston Market Representative) Will Council agree to record voting patterns in the General Council Meeting Minutes and Planning Committee Meeting Minutes? Response […]
A scheduled meeting with the Darebin Mayor, Susan Rennie and council officers on planning for the 50th birthday celebrations for Preston Market was cancelled today because the Mayor was offended by a meme posted on this website and the Save Our Preston Market facebook page. It would be fantastic if council minuted records of voting […]
The heritage hearing to determine if Preston Market is added to the Victorian Heritage Register was held on the 17th and 19th of August, 2019. The registration committee were Mr Lindsay Merritt (Chair), Prof Stuart Macintyre, Ms Penelope Smith. Submissions from DADA, Save our Preston Market, Darebin Ethnic Communities Council, Ethnic Communities Council Victoria, Mr […]
The Preston Leader has the following article on their Facebook page. Happy reading. https://www.heraldsun.com.au/leader/north/save-our-preston-market-group-says-council-waved-white-flag/news-story/69bff97da9f5ca6800ddaee3e108d0f0
At the planning committee meeting last night the majority of Darebin Councilors voted to effectively demolish Preston Market in favour of moving and rebuilding it, even though the most recent report commissioned by council says that the key attributes of the market cannot be preserved in a new building at a new site. In […]
Congratulations to the DADA folk who successfully convinced Darebin Councillors to unanimously refuse the above planning application against the recommendation of the planning department. Below is a summery of the process and the reason for refusal.
Chris Erlandsen and I, together, have written over 20 thousand words for the heritage application for Preston Market. A big thanks to those of you who added to this with your personal submissions in support. No thanks to Darebin Council, excluding Councillor Grecco, who have been fighting the community push for a heritage listing […]
Our next meeting is the 2018 DADA AGM on Tuesday 13 November 2018, 7pm at 572 Plenty Rd Preston (Cnr Josephine Grove). We look forward to seeing as many members as possible and do consider if you take an interest in planning in Darebin and are a DADA member, you may wish to nominate for […]
It is necessary to give sufficient notice to members that the DADA AGM for 2018 will be held on Tuesday 13 November 2018 at 7pm at 572 Plenty Rd Preston. This will also constitute our November meeting and will elect the Executive for 2019.
Our next meeting is 7pm Tuesday 16 October 2018 at 572 Plenty Rd Preston. Please let me know if you would like an apology recorded, or we will see you then!