Month: March 2011

NORTHERN TERRITORY GOVERNMENT AMENITY GUIDELINES FOR LICENCED PREMISES

In 2008 Collie produced a set of design guidelines for safer licensed premises in the Melbourne inner city, on behalf of the Department of Justice Victoria and subsequent to this Collie has been approached (late 2010) by the Department of Justice Northern Territory to draft amenity guidelines for licensed premises in the Northern Territory. The… Read more »

SHAKESPHERE GROVE, ST KILDA

With the significant changes in the property market over the past couple of years, Collie is finding it common for developers to seek changes to the use mix of approved developments, and in particular the conversion of small office spaces into apartments. One recent example of this was a site in Shakespeare Grove, St Kilda…. Read more »

TREE PROJECT

TreeProject is a non-profit community organisation dedicated to revegetating the Victorian landscape with indigenous trees, shrubs and grasses. The project works by recruiting volunteer growers from Melbourne and other regional centres to propagate and grow indigenous seedlings on behalf of farmers, land care groups and other organisations. Volunteer growers are provided with a ‘growing kit’… Read more »

MS 24 HOUR MEGASWIM

Over the last weekend in February, a number of Collie staff members participated in the 24-Hour Mega Swim at the Fitzroy Pool. This was the eighth year Collie had participated in the Mega Swim. Funds raised support the Go For Gold Foundation, which provides scholarships to people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), assisting them to… Read more »

DID YOU KNOW?

Melbourne’s famous tramway system is the largest outside the European continent and the fourth largest in the world. It stretches 244 kilometres with 1,770 stops and 450 trams.