Elizabeth Street Revamp

The City of Melbourne has finalised plans to redevelop a section of the southern end of Elizabeth Street in the central business district of Melbourne.  The finalised plans will involve the permanent closure of the southbound traffic lane of Elizabeth Street between Flinders Street and Flinders Lane. The closure, which is expected to be completed… Read more »

Eastside in Demand

Collie recently assisted Stockland in amending the planning permit to increase the density for the last stages of the ‘Eastside’ development in Highlands, Craigieburn. Collie was successful in negotiating with Hume City Council an increase in the yield to 239 townhouses. Eastside is located within close walking distance to the Craigieburn Town centre and other… Read more »

Jacksons Hill Stage 19

Collie assisted Development Victoria in obtaining town planning approval for the subdivision of Stage 19 at Jacksons Hill, Sunbury.  Stage 19 is the final residential stage of the extensive and successful Jacksons Hill development. The Collie involvement on the project ranged from town planning advice on the subdivision of the site, preparation of a detailed… Read more »

GemLife Woodend Update

Collie is assisting GemLife in providing town planning services for its first lifestyle village in Victoria known as ‘GemLife Woodend’. The village is located in the Macedon Ranges and within a short commuting distance (1.5 kilometres) of the Woodend town centre. Here is an image of the village under construction… Nestled amongst established native vegetation,… Read more »

warehouse projects

Collie has been assisting clients in the last six months with warehouse projects in Western Australia, Queensland, New South Wales, Tasmania and Victoria. The assistance has varied from due diligence planning advice to development approval applications and the coordination of application packages.  As part of the services, Collie has liaised with local planning authorities.

kids at play in highlands

Back in April 2018, Collie assisted Stockland in obtaining town planning approval for a childcare centre in Highlands, Craigieburn (New Childcare Centre in Highlands). The project is complete and the childcare centre is now open.  

Subdivision Approved in Wandong

Collie recently assisted a client in obtaining town planning approval for a nine lot subdivision in Epping-Kilmore Road, Wandong. Collie provided the town planning services which included advising the client on the application requirements, briefing expert consultants, preparing a town planning report and ultimately collating all the information and lodging the application to Mitchell Shire… Read more »

Seasons greetings from all at Collie

The Collie office will be closed for the Christmas and New Year break from midday on Friday 20 December 2019 until Tuesday 7 January 2020. Certain staff may be in the office during this period and if so they can be contacted via email or mobile phone.  If the matter is urgent please email consult@colliepl.com.au to ensure… Read more »

William Street Restricted

It is interesting to note the recently completed re-construction of Williams Street in central Melbourne. Although we applaud the new protected bike lane and the safer bigger tram stops (with now only one through traffic lane except at intersections), it is an interesting response to ‘congestion’ concerns – does it actually increase congestion or does… Read more »

Eastside Update

Collie recently inspected the progress of the Eastside development, in Highlands, Craigieburn.  As part of our town planning services, Collie assisted Stockland in obtaining a planning permit for the Eastside development, which once completed, will comprise over 200 two storey townhouses.  As part of the development, a number of areas of open space are also… Read more »