Archive for the ‘809 Wilson Street’ Category

Jul 10

VCAT for Wilson Street

We have just received notification that a VCAT Hearing regarding 809 Wilson Street is set for Monday 12th August at 10.00 am at 55 King St Melbourne – 5 weeks from today. Residents are organising meetings and a united presentation. Let us know if you can help. You’ll remember this one, click here for all […]

Apr 12

Sign Up & Send

To all those folk who objected to the development in 809 Wilson Street, you will remember that the council has continued to reject this application however the developers have taken it to VCAT. By now you should have received a letter from the Developers legal reps that you found fairly confusing. This letter is to […]

Mar 28

Do Better

Here is the content of a speech to council written by Erin McCuskey and Diane Chester; presented to council Wednesday 27th March by Diane Chester. Thank you for the opportunity to speak tonight. My Name is Diane Chester and I am a spokesperson for Ballarat East Network (BE Net). I speak to reinforce the position […]

Mar 27

Counil Mtg Report – Wilson St

A group of Ballarat East residents attended the Council meeting last night where Council was to determine its position in regard to the planning application PLP/2011/683 for 809 Wilson Street at the upcoming VCAT hearing.  The applicant had already elected to take the application to VCAT due to the Council’s failure to determine the application […]

Mar 26

The Forest Needs you…

809 Wilson St will go to vote at Council Meeting this week. Wednesday 27th March 7pm at the Town Hall… The Council officers have written a great report stating clearly why the development should be denied. Unfortunately it’s come a bit late and the developers have applied to VCAT. Therefore this council meeting will be […]

Dec 29

Over Development

Here in the East we are getting used to fighting proposals for over-development. Here is the latest proposal, the place as it exists now, and how developers see land use from other proposal that we weren’t able to stop… This image is what currently resides at 307 York Street, the beautiful creek, lovely walk, rural […]

Sep 14

Mediation for 809 Wilson Report

The mediation for 809 Wilson Street was held on Thursday 13th September 2012 at 5pm. The most amazing thing about this mediation? The developer didn’t even bother turning up… Yes unbelievable isn’t it. Yep. The developer didn’t bother turning up, nor telling council officers who organised the whole thing, set the date, sent out letters […]

Aug 31

Mediation for 809 Wilson St

Got a letter today from the City about Mediation for 809 Wilson St, Ballarat East. It’s not too late to put in an objection if you haven’t already. While the mediation process is not a legal requirement, the council offers it to developers and those who have made a written submission. Its a great process […]

Aug 18

Fingers do the walking for Ballarat East

What a wonderful addition to our suite of tools to use to support sustainable development in Ballarat East. Recently the City of Ballarat have made some great additions to the website – you can now contribute to a development online by making an online suggestion or objection… With Wilson Street submissions due Monday, don’t bother […]

Aug 12

A look at Wilson Street

A new development is proposed for Wilson Street in Ballarat East. It’s for a staged subdivision, first stage is for 39 lots, some of these blocks may be subdivided further, however another application would be required. Best way to describe this area is to show you. PLEASE NOTE: Council officers have decided to extend advertising […]

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