Master Builders Association of Victoria welcomed Planning Minister Richard Wynne’s removal of mandatory height controls in selected commercial precincts in Hawthorn, Canterbury and Surrey Hills, helping to make it possible for higher density developments in otherwise restricted areas, but remains concerned this will not solve the ongoing problem of Council having too much control over planning decisions and too many applications winding up at VCAT.
Overview of recent government action in response to..
The Victorian and federal governments have offered support on several fronts since the effects of the bushfires took hold.
Health and safety update – concerns about air quality
Members operating throughout most parts of Victoria are likely to experience ‘very poor’ or ‘hazardous’ air quality.