8 04, 2019

VCAT likely to approve scaled-back development beside CERES

By | 2019-04-08T18:04:59+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Around Site, Board Updates|1 Comment

Prepared 7 April 2019 In a decision released late on Friday, VCAT has required the developer proposing a large apartment complex at 269 Stewart Street to make additional changes to the design to further moderate adverse impacts upon CERES and the Merri Creek valley, if it is to be acceptable. However VCAT indicated that [...]

4 12, 2018

UPDATE REPORT: VCAT hearing regarding permit application for 269 Stewart Street

By | 2018-12-04T09:50:38+00:00 December 4th, 2018|Board Updates|0 Comments

By Rod Duncan, CERES Board Member and Pro bono planning advisor to CERES in this matter. -- We spent five days at VCAT last week advocating CERES’ concerns about this proposal. The plans had been modified slightly from the plans that were advertised and to which we formally objected, but the significant parameters remain [...]

7 08, 2018

Media release: CERES again faces challenge of huge development nextdoor

By | 2018-08-07T11:12:25+00:00 August 7th, 2018|Board Updates|7 Comments

07/08/18 Despite being rejected by Council and VCAT last year, an even taller development has been proposed immediately beside the CERES Park main entrance. While this proposal is slightly smaller than the 2017 application, it is still six storeys, more than double the height of any other building in the neighbourhood, either existing or [...]

24 05, 2018

Stewart Street Development Update

By | 2018-05-25T11:40:07+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Board Updates|0 Comments

Moreland Council has notified CERES and surrounding residents and owners that there is a new application for redevelopment of the privately-owned parcel of land at 269 Stewart Street, immediately beside CERES’ main entrance at the eastern end of Stewart Street. CERES Board resolved to lodge a formal objection, reflecting its' concerns regarding the potential [...]

8 11, 2017

Strategic Spatial Framework – The Owl Plan

By | 2017-11-08T14:32:07+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Around Site, Board Updates|2 Comments

Help CERES plan for flexibility CERES Community Park in East Brunswick covers 4 hectares and is packed with activities, users and structures. To guide its evolution in a manner that best uses our finite space and avoids constraining future opportunities as activities thrive or change, there is need for a guiding plan for the [...]

16 02, 2017

A major development is being planned next door to CERES

By | 2017-02-16T12:39:46+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Around Site, Board Updates|11 Comments

Here is our response to the development proposal. A planning application to redevelop the site at 269 Stewart Street, next to the CERES main entrance, was advertised in January. This proposes a new building with 109 apartments over 6 storeys, two basement levels for 142 cars, a small shop and a rooftop terrace. The [...]

26 11, 2015

Market & Grocery to receive a renovation

By | 2017-02-16T12:49:05+00:00 November 26th, 2015|Around Site, Board Updates, Organic Market & Grocery|3 Comments

The CERES Organic Market and Grocery will be closing for a much needed and long awaited renovation on the 24th of December 2015. In it's place will be a Pop Up shop situated near the Visitor Centre for the period of renovation. Since successfully extending our trading days from two mornings a week to seven [...]

27 01, 2015

Cafe Redevelopment Update

By | 2017-02-16T12:47:27+00:00 January 27th, 2015|Around Site, Board Updates|0 Comments

We know you are all waiting with bated breath for the new Café to arrive – as are we! Following a late discovery of a sewer easement, which required some re-jigging of the Café design and placement, we are pleased to present the most up-to-date plan for your perusal. For the first part of this [...]

30 09, 2014

Board reappoints Cinnamon Evans as CEO

By | 2017-02-16T12:47:51+00:00 September 30th, 2014|Board Updates|0 Comments

On behalf of the CERES Board I am very pleased to advise that we have reappointed Cinnamon to the role of CEO for a further three years commencing 26 January 2015. This was an easy choice. Over the past two and a half years she has done an excellent job. She has provided leadership to [...]

9 04, 2014

CERES Cafe Design – Community Consultation evening

By | 2017-02-16T12:48:14+00:00 April 9th, 2014|Around Site, Board Updates|0 Comments

CERES Cafe Design - Community Consultation Evening - Thursday 8th May Please join us for a CERES members and community consultation. Topic: ​Input into in the design of the CERES Cafe Where: ​The Merri Table at CERES When: Thursday 8th May 6:30pm to 9:00pm Context: CERES is planning to redevelop the CERES Cafe and would [...]