Environment

Newmarket skyline

Update on our fight to save heritage-listed tree

By Samantha Irvine / February 14, 2020

Moonee Valley City Council and Metro Trains are continuing to work together to try and find a way forward in relation to the trees at the Newmarket Railway Station.

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Young people stepping up to Clean Up!

By Samantha Irvine / February 14, 2020

Young Moonee Valley residents are hitting the streets to help tackle the climate emergency.

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Council ramps up fight to save Newmarket tree

By Samantha Irvine / February 13, 2020

Council has written to Metro today requesting no removal work is done on the heritage-listed river red gum at Newmarket Station until all issues have been resolved. Metro last week agreed to cease work until tomorrow (Friday, 14 February 2020). Guaranteeing the tree’s survival on a week by week basis has caused some concern among…

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Metro to work with us to retain heritage tree

By April Rathgen / February 6, 2020

Yesterday we met with Metro about the future of the more than 100-year-old River Red Gum at Newmarket Station. Metro has committed to working with us on a solution to retaining the heritage-listed River Red Gum. “We are very pleased that Metro is taking our concerns seriously and consideration is being given to protecting and…

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Battle to save heritage trees

By Samantha Irvine / January 27, 2020

We continue the fight to save the River Red Gum at Newmarket Station.

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Heritage tree to get the chop

By Samantha Irvine / January 21, 2020

The 100+ year old tree could be cut down this weekend.

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Our champions have graduated

By Samantha Irvine / November 11, 2019

Say hello to our 13 sustainability champions!

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