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Inner urban conservation and development - An independent panel report on a proposal for Smith Street, Collingwood, under Melbourne 2030. Edited by Miles Lewis, August 2004. Order your copy

SmithStreet.org is a weblog for the communities that are drawn to the oldest 19th century streetscape in Victoria.

SmithStreet.org is a public record of what has been, what is and what will become - an ongoing community narrative that may aid in identifying the legacies we leave each other, those that have been left and those that are yet to be realised.


18 May 2006

Blog on Smith St

Got some thing to say about Smith St? We're looking for regular contributors for the Smith Street blog. Interested? Got some words to spare? Write to us today. Love to hear from you......
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3 Mar 2006

Public Rally No to BANCO!

PUBLIC RALLY SAY NO TO BANCO! 1PM SATURDAY 4 MARCH Smith & Webb Sts, Fitzroy (between 165 & 171 Smith St, near Pattersons)...
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22 Nov 2005

Stick

A short story from SmithStreet.org co-founder, Andrew Garton, penned whilst walking home at dusk. It references the familier streets of Fitzroy, from the Lambsgo Bar up to Gore Street, in and out of the quiet lanes behind Smith, with their street art walls and blue-stone pavements.
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25 Jul 2005

Meme corner facelift

The corner of Smith and Gertrude St's, or "Meme Corner" as it's known by some of the locals, got a facelift late Friday (22 July) night. With all the advertising panels removed a tree can be seen growing near flat...
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23 Jun 2005

NAIDOC in the Park!

NAIDOC week is coming up, and Parkies Inc. are organizing their epic NAIDOC in the Park celebration to cap off the week. An invitation to everyone to come on down to the celebrations on Sunday July 10th at Billabong Park,...
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9 Jun 2005

Smith Street invades the blogsphere

Local cultural media developers Toy Satellite are calling all wannabe bloggers to have their say on what they want for a Smith Street weblog.
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