Neighbourhood’s complaint: School pick-up chaos

School pick-up and drop-off are not only nightmares for the parents but for the residents who live around Springvale Rise Primary School. Minh Lee and his housemates have lived at their house in Union Grove which is adjacent to Springvale Rise Primary School for about 3 years. To avoid traffic congestion on the main Springvale … More Neighbourhood’s complaint: School pick-up chaos

Monash trail of new approach to dumped rubbish raises concerns

New trail to dumped rubbish in Monash is unlikely to solve the core problem of people dumping rubbish and it would potentially multiply problems instead, according to the local residents. From early April, Monash City Council has started a 6-month trail of dumped rubbish which aimed at changing citizens’ behaviour. Rebecca Paterson, Monash City Council’s … More Monash trail of new approach to dumped rubbish raises concerns

After years of homeless life, she is now enjoying the freedoms of life.

Family violence has become the major cause for women being homeless, but it was the housing affordability crisis that was forcing women to sleeping rough, a homeless person’s campaigner has warned. Council to Homeless Persons the manager of Consumer Programs Ian Gough, the peak body representing people trying to stop homelessness, said homelessness disproportionally impacts … More After years of homeless life, she is now enjoying the freedoms of life.

Melbourne bike share is still in trouble?

By Sijia Huang It’s been going for years but Melbourne bike share still struggles to gain much interest. Today Melbourne remains the only city with the bike hire scheme that has all-age, mandatory bicycle helmet law. Since bike share was introduced in Melbourne, it was advised that this law would suppress citizens from using the … More Melbourne bike share is still in trouble?