Darebin Appropriate Development Association Charter (December 2020) Since 2005 Darebin Appropriate Development Association DADA, is a group of residents of Darebin concerned with inappropriate development. DADA represents and provides assistance to residents who might feel unheard and powerless when development is happening near them. DADA acts to preserve the nature and character of our welcoming community and influence planning at all levels of government to ensure appropriate future … Read More.. about About DADA
Below are the documents released by the VPA today, the 18th of May 2021.
We urge you to participate in the consultation process.
The following Age article outlines the Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) recommendations, not in line with community expectations, based on sham consultations and pro over development.
The key thing to note is that these are not planning provisions and can be ignored by VCAT. Unless there are strong heritage and planning controls the market will not be safe from over development.
The only hope for the market and the site is for Darebin Council to acquire it and develop as open space.
Follow the link: https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/fears-for-future-of-preston-market-as-apartment-plan-looms-20210517-p57sii.html
With the Victorian Planning Authority recommendations for the development of the Preston Market iminate, Darebin Mayor, Lina Messina, has launched yet another petition.
This is the third petition to gather community support for keeping the market where it is with heritage features in place.
Still, we are asking folk to sign if it means convincing the Minister for Planning that this is what the community want and expect.
Follow the link:http://chng.it/jQRGZdr6Kv
The next DADA meeting is planned for 18 May 2021 @ 7pm via Zoom.
Contact DADA at Dada <firstname.lastname@example.org> for a link
Our next meeting is planned for 18 May 2021 @ 7pm via Zoom- rsvp for link.