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

How to make a submission

Aerial view of Gronn Place, Brunswick West

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

Site details

Municpality: Moreland 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 
Development Contributions Plan Overlay - Schedule 1 Retain
  Development Plan Overlay
  Parking Overlay
Moreland City Council is the responsible authority for the site Minister for Planning is the responsible authority in the Schedule to Clause 61.01
Changes to the Local Planning Provisions
  Add a strategic direction for public housing sites in Clause 21.02-3 (Municipal Strategic Statement).
  Add a strategy for public housing sites in Clause 21.03-3 (Housing).
  Add a policy objective for public housing sites in Clause 22.01 (Neighbourhood Character).

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.

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

All revised or new submissions will be accepted until 10.00am, 2 October 2017 and must only address the changes to the Development Plan Overlay Schedules. New submissions should advise if the submitter seeks to be heard by the Standing Advisory Committee at its Public Hearing. If so, the reserve day of 12 October 2017 will be made available for submitters to be heard if they cannot be accommodated on the days already scheduled.

Make your submission here

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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