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Newsletter - September
In this month's newsletter, Reopening classrooms - what do we know about covid spread in schools? Bail reform - bringing down Victoria’s booming prison population Gas drilling at the Apostles - what we need to do to stop it LGBT win! The end of discrimation in religious schools and organisations Affordable housing - Brunswick carpark to be converted Scale it Down - protecting Brunswick’s parks from oversize developments Merri Creek mural - chip in to brighten up the bike path!
Newsletter - July
In this month’s newsletter, Gas Drilling near the Twelve Apostles Marine National Park Raising the age of criminal responsibility Crown expected to lose their gambling licence Extra Midwives after successful Greens-led campaign New National Parks but first, logging! Art Ride Brunswick’s first-ever separated bike lanes.
Good news on a bad news day - May Newsletter
I’m sure you’ve heard the disappointing news that our lockdown is being extended. If you have any questions I’ll do my best to answer them. Contact me here. I’ve tried to make this update a brief one as I’m sure you already have enough on your mind.
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.
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.