Category Archives: Heritage

Banyule Wetlands

Originally posted on Andrew Friend Photography:
Hi everyone, Recently I visited the Banyule Flats Reserve, which has a large lake and wetlands area close to the Melbourne CBD. It was an interesting area full of bird life. Unfortunately I didn’t…

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Banyule Homestead Development Halted

  By Dennis O’Connell At a packed meeting on 10th September 2012, reminiscent of the one on 6th June last year, Banyule Council soundly rejected an application by Banyule Management Ltd, to subdivide the

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The issues around the Ivanhoe Structure Plan

By Dennis O’Connell Local Structure Plans originally emerged under Melbourne 2030 and related Planning Scheme amendments including VC71 (providing for development along transport corridors and activity centres), as part of planning policy under the previous government.

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Activity centre development in Ivanhoe: Some food for thought

By Ian Hundley The City of Banyule’s recently released draft Ivanhoe Structure Plan covers the Ivanhoe Shopping Centre, surrounding commercial, civic and residential areas as well as the Ivanhoe and Darebin railway station precincts. The draft plan is generating a … Continue reading

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Heritage Vic hands down decision on Banyule Homestead

Heritage Victoria have just handed down a decision on the previously reported application for subdivision of the heritage listed Banyule House (c 1845), and for the construction of contemporary town houses in its grounds.

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The Battle to Save Banyule Homestead

By Kevin Biaggini Banyule City Council held their fortnightly meeting Monday, June 6th. One of the items up for discussion was the submission of Banyule Council to Heritage Victoria relating to the application to subdivide the grounds of Banyule Homestead … Continue reading

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Historic Banyule Homestead at risk from subdivision and townhouse development

Historic Banyule Homestead, located in Buckingham Drive, Heidelberg has a Development Application pending (Notice dated 11 May, 2011) to subdivide the land and build a number of townhouses. Please act URGENTLY to oppose this development which would ruin our neighbourhood … Continue reading

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