Waterfront Place update

The Victorian Supreme Court of Appeal refused the developer of 1-7 Waterfont Place's leave to appeal the Court’s earlier decision to uphold the Minister for Planning’s ‘call in’ of the planning application. The interpretation of 'seven days' was … [Read more...]

1-7 Waterfront Place, Port Melbourne (3)

October 2018 VCAT was due to hear Waterfront's appeal of Port Phillip Council's refusal of their application on 30 July. On 23 July, the Minister for Planning, Richard Wynne called in the application. Waterfront appealed the Minister's decision to … [Read more...]

1-7 Waterfront Place, Port Melbourne (2)

Planning for 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 … [Read more...]

Beacon Cove Foodstore

Simon Johanson reports in the Age (1 April 2015) that 'Melbourne-based boutique developer Key Infrastructure Australia, which purchased the Beacon Cove food store in December last year, is well under way with plans to demolish the shop and replace … [Read more...]

Looking back on 2014

The Society started the year with this new website. This year we also ventured into facebook reaching 100 ‘likes’ in November. These social media have opened up new ways for people with a Port connection to  get in touch and share … [Read more...]

1-7 Waterfront Place, Port Melbourne (1)

28 September 2014 Fire at 1 - 7 Waterfront Place In the early hours of September 14th 2014, fire broke out in the buildings at 1-7 Waterfront Place. Fire crews arrived on site at 1.42 am. 70 firefighters attended the fire. The area formerly … [Read more...]

One of a kind – Port Melbourne Railway Station

This week a Planning Panel has been meeting in Port Melbourne to hear submissions on the planning future of 1 to 7 Waterfront Place. The relationship between the proposed development of that site and the Port Melbourne Railway Station is one of the … [Read more...]

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