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Amendment C305boro proposes to implement the recommendations of the Methodist Ladies’ College Heritage Citation.

Current Status (August 2020)

On 27 July 2020 Council considered the independent Panel’s report and resolved to:

  1. Adopt Amendment C305boro to the Boroondara Planning Scheme, as shown in Attachments 1 to 4, in accordance with Section 29(1) of the Planning and Environment Act 1987.
  2. Submit Amendment C305boro to the Minister for Planning for approval in accordance with Section 31(1) of the Planning and Environment Act 1987.
  3. Following the Minister’s approval of Amendment C305boro, adopt a change to the Boroondara Schedule of Gradings Map to reflect the significant grading attributed to the heritage buildings on the Methodist Ladies’ College campus, including the ‘Red House’ and ‘Wentworth’ properties.
  4. Authorise the Director City Planning to undertake minor administrative changes to the amendment and associated planning controls that do not change the intent of the controls.

Access a copy of the Council report and Council meeting minutes.

In accordance with the resolution, Council submitted Amendment C305boro to the Minister for Planning for approval on 18 August 2020.  Council is now awaiting the Minister’s decision. 

Once the Minister for Planning has made a decision on Council’s request for approval, Council will notify all affected and adjoining property owners and occupiers as well as submitters of the Minister’s decision. 

All relevant amendment documentation is available to download at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning website here.


For more information contact Mikaela Carter, Senior Strategic Planner:


Heritage Citation - Methodist Ladies' College (MLC) - revised June 2020 [PDF, 4.68MB]

Heritage Citation - Red House, 207 Barkers Road, Kew  [PDF, 810KB]

Heritage Citation - Wentworth, 207 Barkers Road, Kew  [PDF, 1.13MB]

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