Nillumbik GWMP Community Panel Recommendations
Following the sixth and final days work by the Community Panel charged with generating recommendations to the Council the final report of the Panel has been given to Council. You can download it here.
Excessive Bulk and Scale
Melbourne’s Green Wedges are under threat from tourism and other developments involving built forms and associated infrastructure which is excessive in size and extent. This is Alan Thatcher’s paper on the issue, including several case studies.
Small Vacant Lots Review
There are thought to be over 700 lots in the Nillumbik Green Wedge which are under the minimum subdivision size. This discussion paper by Alan Thatcher puts these small lots into the context of Plan Melbourne, the State and Local Planning Schemes and Nillumbik’s Green Wedge Management Plan. The paper is here.
Brochure can be downloaded from here. Printed copies maybe available also: email us.read more
In 1982 Ilya Kostetsky, a north Warrandyte resident and architect, applied to Eltham Shire Council for a planning permit to subdivide his land into one-acre lots. The land, Professor’s Hill, was well known for its orchids and floristic diversity. A small part of the...read more
Concrete green wedges The Supreme Court has overturned a VCAT decision and approved a large place of worship in the Green Wedge at Carrum Downs. The case turned on whether the development qualified as a place of worship. The Defenders of the South East Green Wedge...read more
“Green wedges” are non-urban areas that surround the built-up urban areas of metropolitan Melbourne and are outside the urban growth boundary The green wedges accommodate agricultural and recreational uses, as well as a variety of important functions that support...read more