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Amendment C308boro proposes to implement the recommendations of the City of Boroondara Municipal-Wide Heritage Gap Study Volume 6: Hawthorn East to introduce the Heritage Overlay to 18 individually significant places, eight heritage precincts and one precinct extension on a permanent basis.

Current status (September 2020)

The independent Panel appointed to consider submissions to Amendment C308boro has scheduled a public hearing on 28 September 2020. You can access a copy of the current hearing schedule from the download section below.

As directed by the independent Panel, any expert witness statement needs to circulated by 21 September 2020. Expert witness statements will be made available for download in the download section below. The arrangements for conducting the Panel Hearing are subject to change depending on the advice of Victorian health authorities and the Victorian State Government in relation to COVID-19.

Expert witness statements are available for download below.

About Amendment C309boro (Interim Heritage Overlays)

Under delegation from the Minister for Planning, the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) approved and gazetted Amendment C309boro on 15 April 2019. The amendment applies interim Heritage Overlays to all places recommended in the Hawthorn East Heritage Gap Study. The interim controls were due to expire on 31 March 2020. Amendment C328boro was gazetted on 12 March 2020 which extended the expiry date for the interim controls to 12 March 2021.

As the interim Heritage Overlays have been introduced, any proposals for demolition and other buildings and works may require a planning permit.

For more information about this amendment, please visit the DELWP C309boro page.

About Amendment C308boro

On 17 December 2018, the Urban Planning Special Committee (UPSC) resolved to commence the planning scheme amendment process to implement the recommendations of the City of Boroondara Municipal-Wide Heritage Gap Study Volume 6: Hawthorn East to introduce the Heritage Overlay to the identified places and precincts. 

Council requested authorisation from the Minister for Planning to prepare and exhibit Amendment C308boro on 21 December 2018. The Minister for Planning authorised the amendment on 19 February 2019 subject to conditions. 

As part of the public exhibition process, we have notified and invite feedback from:

  • All affected and adjoining property owners and occupiers
  • Anyone who lodged feedback as part of the preliminary consultation process and
  • Interested stakeholders.  

The amendment proposes to include 18 individual heritage places, eight heritage precincts and one precinct extension in the Heritage Overlay on a permanent basis.

The amendment includes the following precincts and properties:

Heritage Precincts

Individual Heritage Places 

Precinct Extension

The amendment also seeks to update the Schedule to the Heritage Overlay (Clause 43.01), Schedule to the Documents Incorporated in this Planning Scheme (Clause 72.04) and Schedule to the Background Documents (Clause 72.08) of the Boroondara Planning Scheme.

Contact us

For more information please contact, Robert Costello, Senior Project Planner:

Privacy Statement
Council will collect the information in your submission to transparently carry out the Planning Scheme Amendment in accordance with the Planning and Environment Act 1987 (Act). The information you provide (including personal information) will be used by Council for that primary purpose or directly related purposes such as contacting you about the project. Council may also use the personal information provided to contact you about other similar projects. Personal information may also be used to update Council’s customer databases to assist Council in discharging its functions or providing services under relevant legislation including the Local Government Act 1989. Council must make a copy of all submissions available for any person to inspect free of charge until two months after completion of the amendment process in accordance with Section 21 of the Act. Submissions will be disclosed in full to Council's consultants (if applicable) who will make recommendations to Council regarding the submissions. Council and the State Government may also publish submissions on their websites, provide copies of submissions, and make publicly available lists of submissions. Submissions may be disclosed in a report to Council which will by virtue of the Local Government Act 1989, be available to the public for an extended period. Requests for access to and/or amendment of the personal information should be made to Council’s Privacy Officer (9278 4444).


Expert Evidence

Amendment C308 - Expert Evidence - Context  [PDF, 8.65MB]

Amendment C308 - Expert Evidence - Trethowan   [PDF, 1.75MB]

Amendment C308 - Expert Evidence - Nigel Lewis   [PDF, 12.7MB]

Amendment C308 - Expert Evidence - 356-358 Auburn Road, Hawthorn - Bryce Raworth   [PDF, 7.8MB]

Amendment C308 - Expert Evidence - 73 Mayston Street, Hawthorn East - Bryce Raworth   [PDF, 6.45MB]

Amendment C308 - Expert Evidence - Peter Andrew Barrett   [PDF, 1.9MB]


Amendment C308 - Council's Part A submission  [PDF, 3.7MB]

Amendment C308 - Directions Hearing Timetable  [PDF, 356KB]

Amendment C308 - Explanatory Report   [PDF, 306KB]

Amendment C308 - Instruction Sheet   [PDF, 87KB]

Amendment C308 - Schedule to Clause 43.01 Heritage Overlay   [PDF, 1.3MB]

Amendment C308 - Schedule to Clause 72.04 Incorporated Documents   [PDF, 112KB]

Amendment C308 - Schedule to Clause 72.08 Background Documents   [PDF, 63KB]

Amendment C308 - Exhibition Map HO 8, 12 & 15   [PDF, 785KB]

Amendment C308 - Exhibition Map HO 12   [PDF, 253KB]

Hawthorn East Heritage Gap Study (revised)   [PDF, 38.6MB]

Statement of Significance - Brickfields Environs Precinct (HO841)   [PDF, 415KB]

Statement of Significance - Burwood Road Estate Precinct (HO842)    [PDF, 253KB]

Statement of Significance - Smith’s Paddock (Burwood Reserve) Environs Precinct (HO843)   [PDF, 471KB]

Statement of Significance - Essington Estate & Environs Precinct (HO845)   [PDF, 378KB]

Statement of Significance - Havelock Road, Denmark Hill Road and Linton Court Precinct (HO847)   [PDF, 224KB]

Statement of Significance - Longford Estate & Environs Precinct (HO844)   [PDF, 438KB]

Statement of Significance - Stonyhurst & Athol Estates Precinct (HO846)   [PDF, 368KB]

Statement of Significance - Victoria Road Precinct (HO848)   [PDF, 775KB]

Statement of Significance - 116-130 Harcourt Street, Hawthorn East (Ryeburne Avenue Precinct Extension) (HO161)   [PDF, 161KB]

Statement of Significance - 157 Auburn Road, Hawthorn and 3 Russell’s Place, Hawthorn East (HO866)   [PDF, 363KB]

Statement of Significance - 406 Barkers Road, Hawthorn East (HO849)   [PDF, 306KB]

Statement of Significance - 452 Barkers Road, Hawthorn East (HO850)   [PDF, 540KB]

Statement of Significance - 16 Beaconsfield Road, Hawthorn East (HO851)   [PDF, 313KB]

Statement of Significance - 64 Campbell Road, Hawthorn East (HO852)   [PDF, 281KB]

Statement of Significance - 43 Clive Road, Hawthorn East (HO853)   [PDF, 293KB]

Statement of Significance - 20 Denmark Hill Road, Hawthorn East (HO854)  [PDF, 319KB]

Statement of Significance - 41 Harcourt Street, Hawthorn East (HO855)  [PDF, 254KB]

Statement of Significance - 40 Havelock Road, Hawthorn East (HO856)   [PDF, 194KB]

Statement of Significance - 5 Higham Road, Hawthorn East (HO71)   [PDF, 333KB]

Statement of Significance - 29 Leura Grove, Hawthorn East (HO857)   [PDF, 265KB]

Statement of Significance - 100 Pleasant Road, Hawthorn East (HO858)   [PDF, 415KB]

Statement of Significance - 336 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn East (HO859)   [PDF, 307KB]

Statement of Significance - Tram shelter between 439A and 441 Riversdale Road, Hawthorn East (HO861)   [PDF, 268KB]

Statement of Significance - 417-419 Tooronga Road, Hawthorn East (HO862)   [PDF, 477KB]

Statement of Significance - 500-512 Tooronga Road, Hawthorn East (HO863)   [PDF, 414KB]

Statement of Significance - 8 Tower Place, Hawthorn East (HO864)   [PDF, 254KB]

Statement of Significance - 9 Widford Street, Hawthorn East (HO865)   [PDF, 300KB]

Amendment C308 - Notice of Preparation of Amendment   [PDF, 109KB]

Heritage Overlay Fact Sheet   [PDF, 62KB]

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