Month: September 2013

THINGS YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW ABOUT THE MCG…

This weekend the MCG will host the 2013 AFL Grand Final.  To mark the occasion, here are some interesting facts and figures that you might not know about the ‘G (all courtesy of www.mcg.org.au). The MCG arena measures 173.6 metres long x 148.3 metres wide from fence to fence (approximately 20,000 square metres in area)…. Read more »

POSTCARD 3 FROM BERLIN: TEMPELHOF AIRPORT

Tempelhof Airport (closed in 2008 but in appearance today, still largely as it was when last operating) in Berlin has a number of claims for international attention. It was the site in 1909 where Orville Wright (of Wright Brothers fame) set a new world record for powered flight altitude when he remained in the air… Read more »

NEW RESIDENTIAL ZONES IN MORELAND

The City of Moreland released a draft residential zoning map for public comment on 2 September.  The map identifies areas where Moreland will seek to apply the three new residential zones (the General Residential Zone, Residential Growth Zone and the Neighbourhood Residential Zone) across the Municipality. The three residential zones have generally been applied as… Read more »

REFORMED RURAL ZONES

Planning Minister Matthew Guy recently released the final version of the reformed rural zones.  The rural zones are the final set of zones to be released under the State Government’s zone reform program.  This last set of reformed zones includes the Farming Zone, Rural Activity Zone, Rural Conservation Zone, Rural Living Zone, Green Wedge Zone… Read more »