The Minister for Planning has referred this site to the Social Housing Renewal Standing Advisory Committee (Advisory Committee) for advice on the future planning provisions

Key Dates

  • Exhibition period: 23 August  - 20 September 2017
  • Directions hearing: 28 September 2017
  • Public Hearings: Week of 23 October 2017
  • Advisory Committee Report due to Minister for Planning: November 2017

How to make a submission

SH6 - 00. Aerial view of Abbotsford Street Noth Melbourne

All submissions must be directed to the Advisory Committee and will be treated as public documents.  If you would like to make a presentation at the Public Hearing, you must make a written submission and complete the relevant section of the online form.

Make your submission here

Site Details

Municpality: Melbourne City Council
Owner of the Site: Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Planning Provisions

Existing Provisions Proposed Changes
General Residential Zone – Schedule 1 Mixed Use Zone 
Design and Development Overlay - Schedule 66 Retain
  Development Plan Overlay - Schedule 11
  Parking Overlay - Schedule 12
Melbourne City Council is  the responsible authority for the site Minister for Planning is the responsible authority for this site
Changes to the Local Planning Provisions
  Update Clause 21.04-1.5 to reference the proposed increased density development of public housing estate
  Update Clause 21.04-2 to reference the proposed response to social housing demand
  Update Clause 21.16-5 to reference the renewal of public housing estates in North and West Melbourne

Directions Hearing

The Advisory Committee is hosting a directions hearing on Thursday 28 September 2017 at 9:30 am. Further information regarding the Directions Hearing is available on the Advisory Committee web page.

Public Hearings

The Advisory Committee will hold public hearings for those submitters who wish to make a presentation. These will be held in the week of 23 October 2017.  Further details regarding the public hearing will be made available on the Advisory Committee web page after the exhibition period has finished.

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