Month: January 2014

MELBOURNE STAR

After a series of well documented problems and long delays, the ‘Melbourne Star’ (previously the Southern Star) re-opened a few weeks ago and is now a fully operating tourist attraction as well as a distinctive fixture on the city skyline. If you’ve only seen the Melbourne Star from a distance it looks bigger at ground… Read more »

REFORMS TO NATIVE VEGETATION CONTROLS

Amendment VC105 was approved on 20 December 2013 and introduces new native vegetation clearing controls into Victorian planning schemes. ┬áThis new statewide planning scheme amendment is a major overhaul of the native vegetation planning controls in Victoria. VC105 amends the following planning scheme provisions. Clause 12.01 – amended to reflect a ‘no net loss’ approach… Read more »

HIGHLANDS McDONALD’S

Collie has provided town planning services to Stockland and McDonald’s for the development of a McDonald’s restaurant to be located within the Highlands Shopping Centre in Craigieburn. The McDonald’s will be accessed from Aitken Boulevard. Collie is pleased to advise that a planning permit has now been issued with construction of the McDonald’s imminent.

GATEWAY PARK CONSTRUCTION

Work is proceeding well on a park under construction on one of our landscape projects in Truganina.