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How to Help Save the Cerberus.

URGENT as of April 2018.

Action Supporters can Take

As Bayside has already lodged their application for a permit to fill Cerberus with concrete, time is of the essence. Mayor & Councillor del Porto stated that "the concrete infill is supported by both the Federal [Heritage] Department and Heritage Victoria" and appears to believe that it is certain to be approved. The closing date for public comments is Tuesday the 24th of April.

Our request is that members write to (not email) Heritage Victoria and state politely why filling Cerberus with concrete is a bad idea and how the Polyurethane / Tank Foam solution is preferable. Even just one or two lines are enough to register your concern. If lost for words simply copy our pro-form letter below.

Write to:-

Heritage Victoria
PO Box 500
Melbourne 8002


Form Letter
Being interested in preserving Victoria's heritage, I am appalled at Bayside Council's application to fill HMVS Cerberus with concrete. I am also surprised that, as stated by Mayor del Porto, Heritage Victoria supports the filling of Cerberus with concrete. I hope that Heritage Victoria rejects the non-reversible concrete fill proposal and thoroughly and impartially investigates the far superior and non-destructive method of using Polyurethane and Tank Foam.





















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Write to your local Member of Parliament

Many of our members & supporters have written to the relevant ministers over the last few years. My suspicion is that politicians cannot receive too many letters urging them to act in order to Save the Cerberus.

We strongly encourage all of our members to do likewise.

To facilitate this we have included links to the addresses of

Victorian State Lower House (Assembly) Members of Parliament

Victorian State Upper House (Council) Members of Parliament

Australian House of Representatives Members of Parliament

Australian Senators

If you do nothing else to help save Cerberus please write to your State and Federal members.
They do take note of elector's concerns.

Our Home Page has a good summary of the significance of Cerberus.
 

State Parliament



The Hon Denis Napthine
Premier & Minister for Racing & Regional Cities
Level 1,
1 Treasury Pl,
Melbourne 3002
(PO Box 4912VV, Melbourne 3001)

Email:
denis.napthine@parliament.vic.gov.au
Tel: 03 9651 5000


The Hon Matthew Guy
Minister for Planning
Level 7
1 Spring St
Melbourne 3000


Email:
matthew_guy@parliament.vic.gov.au
Tel: 03 9457 5328
Fax: 03 9455 2968

Federal Parliament



The Hon Greg Hunt
(Minister for the Environment,
Heritage & the Arts)
PO Box 6022,
House of Representatives
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

E-mail:
Greg.Hunt.MP@aph.gov.au
Tel: (02) 6277 7640


Senator David Johnston
(Minister for Defence)
PO Box 6022,
Australian Senate
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

E-mail:
david.johnston.mp@aph.gov.au

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