Category: Minister for Planning

New Suburbs In Melbourne’s North

The Andrews Labor Government is building new communities in Melbourne’s north with the services and infrastructure families deserve. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne today joined Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green and Member for Yuroke Ros Spence to unveil Melbourne’s latest suburbs, Donnybrook and Woodstock. Donnybrook and Woodstock will be developed over a 30-year period, […]

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Protecting Victoria’s Heritage To Preserve Our History

The Andrews Labor Government is cracking down on developers that flout Victoria’s heritage protection, with new laws coming into force this week. The Heritage Act 2017 is now in effect, ensuring Victoria’s long list of heritage assets is appropriately protected and reserved for future generations. Our heritage is our history and a celebration of Victoria’s […]

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Protecting Alphington’s Character And Building New Homes

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to protect the character of the Alphington community, create more affordable housing and preserve treasured local heritage. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne today announced the old Boiler House – a dilapidated former power station built in 1954 – will not be granted heritage protection. The decision paves the […]

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Macaulay Amendment To Boost Jobs And Housing Affordability

The Andrews Labor Government is making homes in the inner city more affordable and creating local jobs with a new neighbourhood on the edge of the CBD. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne today announced changes to the Melbourne Planning Scheme that unlock millions of dollars of investment by rezoning industrial land for the new suburb […]

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80,000 Jobs And A First-Class Community For Fishermans Bend

The Andrews Labor Government is righting Matthew Guy’s wrongs by getting on with the largest urban renewal project in Australia. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne today joined Member for Albert Park Martin Foley at the construction site of the Montague Community Park to release the draft Fishermans Bend Framework and planning controls. As Planning Minister […]

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Ballarat Station Upgrade Given The Green Light

The revitalisation of the Ballarat Station Precinct can now be realised, thanks to development approval and the issuing of a Heritage Victoria permit. Heritage Victoria issued the permit today which will see key heritage features of the Goods Shed preserved at an estimated cost of $4 million. Existing railway tracks from the east of the […]

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Record Building Work In Victoria Keeping Our Regions Strong

Victorians are voting with their feet and choosing to live, work or invest in regional Victoria, new data shows. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne today released the latest Victorian Building Authority building permit data, which shows the value of buildings in Victoria reached a record $32.8 billion in the 2016-17 financial year. Regional and rural […]

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Planning Approvals For Shepparton Arts Museum

The Andrews Labor Government has given the green light for a major project in Shepparton, creating jobs, boosting tourism and growing the local economy. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne today announced approvals for the amendment of the Shepparton Planning Scheme to fast-track a redevelopment of the Shepparton Arts Museum (SAM). The Museum is already one […]

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Jobs, Homes And Open Space In New Melbourne Quarter

The first phase of an exciting new development linking Melbourne’s CBD with the Docklands is now complete, creating jobs, inner-city housing and new open space. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne today joined representatives from Lendlease to mark completion of Stage 1 of the Melbourne Quarter project – a new deck overlooking Wurundjeri Way. The project […]

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Creating Better Apartments And Public Space In Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government has released new guidelines to improve design standards for new apartment buildings in Victoria. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne today released Apartment Design and Urban Design Guidelines for Victoria, to help state agencies, local councils, developers and consumers better understand recent improvements to design standards. The Labor Government has already introduced […]

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