The Minister for Planning has referred these sites 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

Submissions for this site closed on 30 August 2017. Further details are available on the Advisory Committee web page.

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 hosted a directions hearing on Thursday 7 September 2017.  The Standing Advisory Committee has issued a Direction following this meeting, details can be found on the Advisory Committee web page.

Information circulated by DHHS in response to Directions from the Advisory Committee

At the Directions Hearings held on 7 September 2017, the Advisory Committee sought advice from DHHS relating to inconsistencies between the Design Framework Plans and the schedule to the Development Plan Overlay which was publicly exhibited.An overview of these errors can be found below.

For both sites:

For Bellbardia estate:

For Tarakan estate:

As a result of these errors, the Advisory Committee directed that a further submission period was to occur to enable affected parties to address the changes to the Development Plan Overlay.

All revised or new submissions were accepted until 10.00am, 2 October 2017 and were only able to address the changes to the Development Plan Overlay Schedules.

Make a submission

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.

Information pack

Translated frequently asked questions and relocation information

More information

  • Site and the selection of the proposed planning provisions
    Department of Health and Human Services
    ☎ Phone: (03) 9096 5281
    ✉ Email: housing.renewal@dhhs.vic.gov.au