From last week Age, this article continues the discussion on the state government's proposed new residential zones: http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/politics/danger-zone-planning-the-citys-future-must-include-consultation-20120713-221gk.html...
1. That Council confirms that the first draft of the Ivanhoe Structure Plan is not appropriate to the needs and aspirations of the Ivanhoe community.
2. That Council acknowledges that the feedback from the consultation process to date identifies the need for a new draft Ivanhoe Structure Plan.
3. That Council is committed to working in partnership with the community on the development of a new draft Ivanhoe Structure Plan.”
From recent discussions with Banyule Council there is a great deal of work required before the new draft plan is released for community feedback. It is unlikely the new draft plan will be released by the end of 2011.
The Heidelberg Leader and Banyule & Nillumbik Weekly both contained articles on Council's motion: