Submissions

Friends of Nillumbik makes submissions to Council on behalf of Nillumbik residents and ratepayer but also responds to State and Federal Government initiatives. We present some of those submissions here.

Wed 9 September, 2020

Friends of Nillumbik Inc

 

Working in the public interest to protect biodiversity, rural landscape, neighbourhood

character and good governance, in a sustainable Green Wedge shire.

http://friendsofnillumbik.org/

 

Bulletin for August/Sept. 2020

 

 

 

Wed 15 July, 2020

Friends of Nillumbik Inc. (FoN) is a grassroots not-for-profit, community volunteer group. We have around 1000 supporters who live and work in the Shire of Nillumbik.  The purpose of our association is to support and promote the environmental and landscape values, neighbourhood character, orderly planning and good governance of the Shire of Nillumbik.

Wed 15 July, 2020

Friends of Nillumbik Inc. (FoN) is a grassroots not-for-profit, community volunteer group. We have around 1000 supporters who live and work in the Shire of Nillumbik.  The purpose of our association is to support and promote the environmental and landscape values, neighbourhood character, orderly planning and good governance of the Shire of Nillumbik.

FoN supports the priority given to the protection of human life, in all Victorian planning schemes.

The four Strategic Priorities (page 12)

We agree with the four strategic priorities.

Wed 15 July, 2020

This Association (FoN) strongly objects to sections of Council’s submission which reflect the narrow views of two local lobby groups which gained political influence following the 2016 local government elections.

Fri 9 August, 2019

Nillumbik Scientists request a re-write:

Nillumbik Shire Council has undertaken a review the Green Wedge Management Plan before it had actually expired. Through a lengthy process, where extensive consultation was attempted, the major aspirations of the community and the recommendations of the selected review Panel seem to be largely ignored in the Draft GWMP now presented as the reviewed Plan for public comment.

Mon 5 November, 2018

An essay addressed to the Councillors of Nillumbik Shire, October 2018:
About the Eltham War Memorial and the adjacent community-owned sites in
Eltham that the Council threatens to sell.
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‘I wonder how many of you will remember our beginnings?’
- Mrs Cairns Officer, first President of the Eltham War Memorial Trust,
reminiscing 20 years later, in 1965.
Who was ‘Mrs Cairns Officer’?
Louise Officer (1888-1968) was one of the most distinguished and politically

Mon 9 July, 2018

Friends of Nillumbik Inc.
Bulletin for January/February, 2017 (part 2)

Sat 7 July, 2018

 

     

 Friends of Nillumbik Inc.

                                                                         P.O. Box 258 Eltham 3095

                                                                      mail@friendsofnillumbik.org

Submission on the review of Victoria’s Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act

Sat 7 July, 2018

      Friends of Nillumbik Inc.
                                                                         P.O. Box 258 Eltham 3095
                                                                      mail@friendsofnillumbik.org

Submission on draft Council Plan 2017-2021
31st May, 2017

Wed 4 July, 2018

      Friends of Nillumbik Inc.
                                                                         P.O. Box 258 Eltham 3095
                                                                      mail@friendsofnillumbik.org

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