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History of the North Melbourne Association 1966 - 1982 : what would happen without the N.M.A.?

Crow, Ruth (1982) History of the North Melbourne Association 1966 - 1982 : what would happen without the N.M.A.? unpublished. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The North Melbourne Association is now sixteen years old. It is not possible to exactly measure the effectiveness of urban action groups such as the N.M.A.; but this sketchy history shows how, over the years, members have tried to carry out the original aims of the Association. These were: 1. "To initiate and, where necessary, implement action which will assist the integration, development and/or the advancement of the communal well-being of the residents of North and West Melbourne. 2. To encourage such activities as are likely to help the people of North and West Melbourne to become constructively involved in matters affecting their life and work. 3. To provide effective means of approaching State, Municipal and/or other public authorities and instrumentalities. 4. To co-operate with others, both inside and outside North Melbourne and West Melbourne, who have similar aims and interests."

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Uncontrolled Keywords: North Melbourne Association, North Melbourne, West Melbourne, urban action, urban action groups, "Happy Valley", "Preschool Education in North and West Melbourne", "Citizen's Action Plan for North and West Melbourne, "Less energy ... more enjoyment in North and West Melbourne", campaigns around education, welfare, recreation, primary education, secondary education, campaigns on building permits, campaigns around traffic and parking, history of the district, convivial activities, community fair and gala community ball, North Melbourne flats, inequalities in provision of preschool education, migrant families, housing commission, Victorian Teachers' Union, Victorian Secondary Teachers' Association, Federation of Mother's Clubs, Victorian Council of School Organisations, lack of services for migrant families, Melbourne City Council, Citizens' Action Plan for North and West Melbourne, Melbourne City Council Strategy Plan, History Tour Group, National Trust, St Mary's Church of England, North Melbourne Town Hall, Queen Victoria Market, housing commission and tenants' rights, freeways and traffic, Errol Street Shopping Hub, Community Resource Centre, tower flats in Chapman Street, ward redistribution, warehouse near Macauley Station, indiscriminate building of flats, permit for showrooms in Sheil Street, traffic in North Melbourne, residents paid rates on Loop, University High School, Capel Street reclamation scheme, nuclear free Melbourne, rate reform, mixed use area study, Royal Park, 1977 traffic plan, community uses at the library, Amendment 96, Cosy Cottage Project, Early Childhood Development Project, North Melbourne News, Melbourne City Council Community Planning Groups, 1979 International Year of the Child, planning to conserve energy, threat to close tram and train lines, sacking of Melbourne City Council, inquiry on land deals, Community Fair and Community Ball, CROW-BOX3-3-10-DOC19
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1205 Urban and Regional Planning
FOR Classification > 1604 Human Geography
Collections > Crow Papers
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2011 22:50
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:47
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/16180
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