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Brunswick for Bikes Art Trail - Submissions Now Open

Call for Submissions – Brunswick for Bikes Art Trail

Vaccine Roll-Out Pause A Bump But Not A Disaster

You’ve probably heard that the Federal Government are no longer recommending the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine for people aged under 50 years. Their language is a little less explicit, but that’s what they mean. Given two of Australia’s vaccine choices have suffered unforeseen setbacks (University of Queensland’s vaccine was the other), I won’t be joining the chorus of those blaming the Federal Government. There are plenty of other good reasons to get mad at them. And here’s why.

Brunswick Bulletin: March

In this month’s newsletter, State Parliament When is a child too young to be charged with a crime? Good and bad climate news. EV Tax Introduced Spent Convictions Becomes Law Other News March4Justice The end of rental protections - survey Local News Ride2SchoolDay, Bicycle Network and Brunswick East Primary Nicholson St - 8 crashes too many Local Events

Victorian Government COVID Restrictions

As of 6pm on Friday, 26th of March, the Victorian government relaxed a number of coronavirus restrictions, including reduced mask wearing and an easing of capacity limits in both homes and venues. Below is a summary of these new rules. For up-to-date information, check the DHHS website.

Brunswick Newsletter Feb 2021

A lot has happened since I was last in touch. We’ve had Christmas, summer holidays and to everyone's horror another lockdown. There’s a lot here so feel free to jump to whatever interests you most.

Why We Should All Have A COVID Vaccine

Author's note: this was written on 15 January and more up to date information is expected soon.There are concerns that the Astra-Zeneca (AZ) vaccine may not be able to prevent local transmission of coronavirus. But it will save many lives, and we all should have it as soon as we can, and here's why. 

November 2020 Update

In this weeks newsletter A budget worth waiting for The Big Housing build and why community housing isn’t public housing Why the Electric Vehicle Tax is terrible policy Australian Institute for Infectious Disease fantastic, but it’s no CDC Upper House Voting Reforms Morelands New Councilors Speaking up for our native forests, windfarms and more

October Update 2020

In this months newsletter, COVID-19 Infections and Healthcare WorkersThat candidate flyer that made Brunswick smileWhat’s happening with outdoor dining on Sydney Road? Parliamentary Inquiry into contact tracingReducing the public housing waiting listDjab Wurrung People and the Western HighwaySupporting a Green New Deal in VictoriaAnd more

Council Elections, School Safety, Gas, Federal Budget, Metre Matters and Local News

In this edition, Council elections School safety survey State Parliament update The problem with gas Federal Budget - New Jobs or public money for mates? Metre Matter Laws Local News

Protecting health workers from coronavirus

I’m very concerned that our health system hasn’t done as much as possible to protect staff. Hospitals in other countries have achieved low or zero rates of infection in staff and we need to learn from them.

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