Monthly Archives: September 2018

TREE PROTECTION – PROGRESS OR NOT?

Unfortunately we have encountered a glitch which we are working to over come.

As a tantilizer the post’s introduction is

While GERA is encouraged by Item 9.7 “Community Feedback on the Implementation of a Classified Tree Register” in tonight’s Council agenda that encouragement is not without reservations.. 

“GERA recognises the current 2016-2020 Council’s intention of highlighting and addressing the long, chequered (on/off, non-transparent and contrary to community views expressed in endorsed community plans), yet GERA sees no reason in the Officers Report that acknowledges

  • Glen Eira’s status as the only Metro Melbourne Council without an effective significant protection policy and
  • Tree Protection measures are included in the current Planning Scheme.
  • Data on 200 “valued trees”, as per Council is available.
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