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Doyle win fails to quell market battle

Doyle win fails to quell market battle

By Shane Scanlan Opponents of the Queen Victoria Market redevelopment are ramping up their campaign, despite a Robert Doyle victory at the October council election. Losing lord mayoral candidate Phil Cleary says there is enough community feeling and potential political alliances to convince Cr Doyle to revisit the City of Melbourne’s development plans. “I’m extending

Thumbs up for planning reforms

By Shane Scanlan A year ago, the new CBD planning regime would have been unthinkable. Back then, former planning minister “Mr Skyscraper” Matthew Guy was earning the ire of academics, architects, planners, councillors and CBD residents for his apparent unrestrained approach. But that’s all changed now. No one really knew what changes Labor would make,

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