Archive for September 20th, 2010

The Victorian Parliament ratified Amendment VC68 on 29 July 2010, paving the way for the expansion of Melbourne’s urban growth boundary (UGB).

The next step in the planning process is to produce high level Growth Area Framework Plans for the new growth areas, and revise existing Growth Area Framework Plans where necessary. These new framework plans will:

The Growth Areas Authority will lead the preparation of the Framework Plans, and a range of state government departments and agencies will assist in their preparation.

The process of preparing the plans has formally begun, with a call for submissions. Submissions should be sent to the Growth Areas Authority, and must be received by 3 November 2010. They can either be sent to Growth Areas Authority, Level 29, 35 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000 or emailed to It is our preference to receive electronic submissions wherever practical.

Following consideration of these submissions, a draft of the Growth Area Framework Plans will be made available for public comment in early 2011, before final consideration of the plans by the Victorian Government.

Please note that submissions may be made available to the public after the submissions period has closed. This may include publication on the internet.

If you would like to discuss this further, please either contact the information line on 1800 090 789, or the Growth Areas Authority on 03 9651 9600

City of Ballarat is looking for a Team Leader Engineering Development. Information about the position can be downloaded using the following link:    Applications close Friday 24 September.  More information available from Ross Cowie, Manager Infrastructure Development, City of Ballarat, Ph. 5320 5664
Mob. 0417 347684 email:

View WHK Market Update for 17 September 2010 here

For more information visit WHK website here.

WHK new address is Level 17, 181 William Street, Melbourne Vic 3000. WHK main telephone contact number has also changed to 03 9258 6700.

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