Media releases

  1. 01

    Proposed Budget 2022-23: A budget for recovery

    The City of Boroondara’s Proposed Budget for the 2022 to 2023 financial year is now open for public comment after being presented at Tuesday night’s Council meeting.
  2. 02

    Boroondara Citizen of the Year for 2022

    We celebrated some of the unsung heroes of our community today with the 2022 Boroondara Citizen of the Year awards.
  3. 03

    Cr Jane Addis elected City of Boroondara Mayor for the 2021-22 year

    Cr Wes Gault has become the Deputy Mayor of the City of Boroondara.
  4. 04

    Council adopts 2021-22 Budget: continuing to deliver and strengthen

    Council will undertake significant major projects in the next financial year, after adopting City of Boroondara's 2021-22 Budget earlier this week.
  5. 05

    Unanswered questions about proposed development at St George’s Hospital Kew

    Concerned local residents attended an information session on Tuesday 6 February keen to find answers about how the Victorian Government’s proposed development at St George’s Hospital in Kew will impact their quiet residential streets.
  6. 06

    Learn about proposed development at St George’s Hospital in Kew

    Residents in the area surrounding St George’s Hospital in Kew have an opportunity to hear what is proposed for the site at a community information drop-in session on Tuesday 6 February.
  7. 07

    Positive meeting with Minister for Planning about Markham Estate redevelopment

    The City of Boroondara welcomes a commitment by Planning Minister Richard Wynne that a proposed housing development in Markham Avenue Ashburton must comply with the Victorian Government’s Better Apartment Design Standards.
  8. 08

    Transparency missing in Government process on Markham Estate

    The City of Boroondara has again opposed amended plans for a residential development in Markham Avenue Ashburton by the Victorian Government agency, Places Victoria.
  9. 09

    Boroondara rejects Victorian Government’s proposal for Markham Estate redevelopment

    The City of Boroondara resolved at its Urban Planning Committee on 19 December to oppose the Victorian Government’s proposal for the Markham Estate redevelopment in Ashburton.
  10. 10

    Victorian Government’s funny money

    Council’s assessment of the Markham Estate redevelopment has revealed that the Victorian Government is selling land to itself and using the value of the land to inflate the number of private dwellings to be built to pay for the cost of building public housing.