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Bayside City Council’s Bathing Box and Boatshed Policy

Bayside City Council’s Bathing Box and Boatshed Policy   Beaumaris Conservation Society Inc’s comments on the first draft of Bayside City Council’s draft Bathing Box and Boatshed Policy appear here, and its comments on the second draft appear here. Port Phillip Conservation Council Inc. has also commented, and both organizations’ submissions on the first draft...

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Mussel array in Beaumaris Bay

400% increase in area of mussel array in Beaumaris Bay Click on the photograph below, or on a blue hyperlink of interest. Click on this 2003 photograph for an enlargement. Taken from the “viewing platform” built by Bayside City Council at the “Moysey Gardens” opposite Bodley Street in 2003, it shows additional large timber piles...

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Planning Scheme Amendment C49 for Beaumaris Concourse ‘Activity Centre’

Planning Scheme Amendment C49 for Beaumaris Concourse ‘Activity Centre’ CLICK ON YOUR SUBJECT OF INTEREST, OR A PHOTOGRAPH FOR AN ENLARGEMENT AND CAPTION, BELOW 28 August 2007: PLANNING SCHEME – CONCOURSE: Council meeting of 2007-08-28 received Amendment C49 Panel Report, but sought more changes (see P.7) April 2007: BCS Inc. President appeared in April 2007...

Campaign 2014B: Save the Beaumaris RSL parkland
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Campaign 2014B: Save the Beaumaris RSL parkland

Campaign 2014B: Save the Beaumaris RSL parkland Click on the menu of Main Pages here, on a photograph to enlarge it, or on a blue hyperlink below.    Click on the logo to go to the “Save the Beaumaris RSL and its Parkland” page. * By 2016, the c. 1 hectare of the former Beaumaris RSL parkland...

Campaign 2014A: Keeping more of our nature strips green
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Campaign 2014A: Keeping more of our nature strips green

Campaign 2014A: Keeping more of our nature strips green Click on the menu of Main Pages here, on a photograph to enlarge it, or on a blue hyperlink below. Limit paving: In a residential street with a low traffic volume, or with an adequate path on the other side of the street, or where a majority of abutting residents...

Campaign 2013A: Rectifying major anomalies in Ricketts Point Landside Reserve
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Campaign 2013A: Rectifying major anomalies in Ricketts Point Landside Reserve

Campaign 2013A: Rectifying major anomalies in Ricketts Point Landside Reserve Click on the menu of Main Pages here, on a photograph to enlarge it, or on a blue hyperlink below.   1. The repeated misuse of the Ricketts Point Landside Reserve, and coastal Crown land adjoining it, by vehicles entering it, and for storing builders’ materials on it, should be prevented by...

Campaign 2008B: Reducing Beaumaris foreshore’s over-abundance of signs
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Campaign 2008B: Reducing Beaumaris foreshore’s over-abundance of signs

Campaign 2008B: Reducing Beaumaris foreshore’s over-abundance of signs Click on the Menu of Main Pages here or on a link below. *   2015 – RICKETTS POINT SIGNAGE DESIGN STYLE GUIDE:  BCS Inc. letter to Bayside Council on its proposed changes to signage on the Sanctuary coast. *   2008 – PHOTOMONTAGE OF RICKETTS POINT MARINE SANCTUARY COAST’S 190 SIGNS :  See clickable photo montage, and description and site...

Campaign 2007:Have VPOs protect trees instead of usually condoning their removal
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Campaign 2007:Have VPOs protect trees instead of usually condoning their removal

Campaign 2007: Have VPOs protect trees instead of usually condoning their removal Click on THE MENU OF MAIN PAGES HERE or on a link below. * GOOD VCAT REASONING IN A 2008 BLACK ROCK CASE: VCAT’s reasons for upholding Bayside City Council’s refusal of a tree removal permit set a fine precedent. * VCAT APRIL 2008 RULING ON TREES IN OAK...

Campaign 2006: Naming & upgrading zoning of 10 neglected small areas of Beaumaris Public Land
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Campaign 2006: Naming & upgrading zoning of 10 neglected small areas of Beaumaris Public Land

Campaign 2006: Naming & upgrading zoning of 10 neglected small areas of Beaumaris Public Land  See BCS Inc’s original letter to Bayside City Council below, much of which the Council has commendably acted upon. List of suggested official names and zonings for unnamed areas of public land in Beaumaris Parcel No.  Area    2012 Bays’d Open Space Strat. Ref. Whether officially...

Campaign 2004: Optimum Siting for Beaumaris’s Junior Skateboard Ramp
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Campaign 2004: Optimum Siting for Beaumaris’s Junior Skateboard Ramp

Campaign 2004: Optimum Siting for Beaumaris’s Junior Skateboard Ramp Effect on the Beaumaris environment must be considered.   2007 BAYSIDE COUNCIL SURVEY on a specific, largely grassed area, just north of Donald MacDonald Reserve football pavilion, for a proposed junior SKATEBOARD RAMP. The ramp has since been successfully built on that site. 2005 SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING ABOUT SITE...