Fishermans Bend Planning Review

June 2018 The Fishermans Bend Review Panel ended its marathon hearings on Amendment GC81 on 22nd June – the longest running hearing in the history of Planning Panels in Victoria. Amendment GC81 is the planning amendment and suite of planning … [Read more...]

Fishermans Bend framework released

The Fishermans Bend draft Framework was released on Saturday 21st October by the Minister for Planning, Richard Wynne and local member Martin Foley. A programme of consultation and events associated with the release will be announced … [Read more...]

The London Hotel – Planning

The site of the London Hotel is also known as 92 Beach Street for planning purposes. November 2017 The applicant has appealed the Council's September decision to VCAT with a hearing date to be advised. September 2017 The Council approved … [Read more...]

1-7 Waterfront Place

November 2017 On 21 September, VCAT agreed to review the City of Port Phillip's decision to refuse the application for 1-7 Waterfront Place. Six days has been set aside for a full hearing starting on 19 March 2018. 24 July 2017 The City of … [Read more...]

81 Bridge St, Port Melbourne

A planning application has been lodged for the fire damaged property at 81 Bridge St. Permit application 164/2017 is for 6 three storey dwellings with roof top decks. Here is a picture of the house when it was still intact. PMHPS member David … [Read more...]

Framework for the Future of 1-7 Waterfront Place

March 2017 After several years of extreme neglect of the site, planning application 989/2016 has been made to the City of Port Phillip. The application proposes a single tower of 10 storeys wrapped around at the ground and lower levels with … [Read more...]

Rootes/ Chrysler site

January 2017 At its final meeting for 2016, the Port Phillip Council considered the recommendations of a Panel on Planning Amendment C117 (Fishermans Bend Heritage Controls) that covered this large site. The Panel recommended,  and Council … [Read more...]

Edith – 26 Stokes St

September 2017 Permanent heritage controls for 26 Stokes St through Amendment C132 were gazetted on 28 September 2017. June 2017 A Planning Panel has supported the heritage significance of 26 Stokes St even though "there were robust and … [Read more...]

The Block and Fishermans Bend

At a sneak preview of The Block apartments on 7 September, Port Phillip Mayor, Councillor Bernadene Voss, spoke of the Council's vision for Fishermans Bend. It was welcome to hear her comments on the importance of Port Melbourne's history and … [Read more...]

Positive News For Heritage Building in Ingles St

The fine 1925 administrative headquarters of J Kitchen & Sons in Ingles have been  deteriorating over many years -  boarded up and defaced with graffiti. A proposal for a primary school did not eventuate at this location. In good news … [Read more...]

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