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Category: Planning

Mornington Peninsula Planning

Mr MORRIS (Mornington) (15:40:13) — For almost 40 years the green break between Mount Eliza and Mornington has endured, but not without challenge. Only two weeks ago the trustees of the RM Ansett Trust advertised for expressions of interest for the remaining 22.3 hectares of land from Sir Reginald’s estate. The land is zoned green wedge in its entirety, yet amazingly it is described in the material as: … one of the last available green wedge land bank sites on the

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Minister Uninformed on Peninsula Planning Issues

I raise a matter for the Minister for Planning, and the action I seek is that he take immediate action to ensure that his recent changes to the general residential zone within the Mornington Peninsula planning scheme are suspended until such time as the Mornington Peninsula Housing and Settlement Strategy 2017 is completed and implemented and an implementation plan for changes to the general residential zone is agreed. On 7 June I asked a question

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Planning Changes a Fundamental Threat to the Peninsula

For most of the second half of the 20th century there was bipartisan support for sensible planning on the Mornington Peninsula. Successive generations recognised that growth was both welcome and inevitable but that if it was to occur, it had to be managed properly to ensure that the special character of the peninsula was retained for the benefit and pleasure of all Victorians. As Melbourne’s population continues to grow, particularly to the south-east, so too

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Peninsula Planning

For most of the second half of the 20th century there was bipartisanship for sensibleplanning on the Mornington Peninsula. Successive generations recognised thatgrowth was both welcome and inevitable, but that if it was to occur it had to bemanaged properly to ensure that the special character of our Peninsula was retainedfor the benefit and pleasure of all Victorians. As Melbourne’s population continues to grow, particularly to the south-east, so toodoes the need for access to

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