Development

Seymour focus for Goulburn Regional Partnership

SECURING government COVID-19 recovery grants, improving access to public housing and revitalising the Seymour economy are among the top priorities for new Goulburn Regional Partnership chair Stuart Locke. Mr Locke, who is the chief executive...

Sports grounds upgrades

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk The City of Whittlesea lsat week announced a new synthetic pitch would be installed at Lalor United Sloga Football Club in October. The council has also applied for a grant through the Community...

Quarry decision in minister’s hands

By Colin MacGillivray THE final decision on planning permission for a quarry south of Wallan now rests with Planning Minister Richard Wynne after his office ‘called in’ a Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal proceeding last...

Wollert ‘super lots’ proposal rejected

A PLANNING permit application for the development of four ‘super lots’ on Bindts Road, Wollert has been rejected by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. Dahua Epping Development Pty Ltd challenged the City of Whittlesea...

Farm zone land dispute

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk A BOLD new planning proposal aimed at preserving agricultural land on Melbourne’s fringes has been met with criticism from some Victorian farmers. In a move to manage subdivision, overdevelopment and land speculation, the...

Council split on Butler Court sale

MITCHELL Shire councillors were divided at last week’s ordinary meeting over a proposed sale of land at Butler Court in Wallan. The council-owned land at 7 Butler Court was proposed to be sold to enable...

Quarry appeal

By Colin MacGillivray AN appeal against Mitchell Shire Council’s decision to deny a planning permit for a quarry south of Wallan will be heard by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal in early May. Councillors unanimously...

Signs show Kilmore’s bypass anger

KILMORE residents frustrated by a lack of progress on a bypass for the town have made their displeasure known with a series of signs on Powlett Street. The signs, put up by the Kilmore and...

Kilmore shopping centre to open in April

A NEW shopping destination in Kilmore will open in April. Kilmore Village will be home to Woolworths and Direct Chemist Outlet, as well as a range of speciality stores including food and beverage, fresh food...

Works start on New Gisborne Primary School

STUDENTS in New Gisborne will soon have access to first-rate classrooms and facilities with work under way upgrading New Gisborne Primary School. Member for Macedon Mary-Anne Thomas turned the first sod on New Gisborne Primary’s...