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: 2 - 30 August 2017
  • Directions hearing: 7 September 2017
  • Public Hearings: Week of 2 October 2017
  • Advisory Committee Report due to Minister for Planning: November 2017


Aerial view of Bellbardia Estate

Aerial view of Tarakan Estate
Aerial view of Tarakan Estate

How to make a submission

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

Planning provisions

For BellBardia Housing Estate and Tarakan Housing Estate (land owned by DHHS).

Existing provisions Proposed changes
General Residential Zone - Schedule 1 Mixed Use Zone
Vegetation Protection Overlay Retain
  Development Plan Overlay
Banyule Council is the responsible authority for the site Minister for Planning as the responsible authority in the Schedule to Clause 61.01
Changes to the Local Planning Provisions
  Changes the designation in Clause 21.06-2 (residential Areas Framework), including Residential Areas Framework Map, from ‘Accessible Area’ to Diversity Area’.

Directions hearing

The Advisory Committee is hosting a directions hearing if you have any questions about the process, timing or how to make a submission.

The directions hearing will be held:

    Thursday 7 September 2017 at 2:30 pm
    Hearing Room 1, Planning Panels Victoria
    1 Spring Street, Melbourne

Public hearings

The Advisory Committee will hold public hearings for those submitters who wish to make a presentation. These will be held week of 2 October 2017.  Further details regarding the public hearing will be made available after the exhibition period has finished. The timetable will be published when it is available.

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