Executive Director Recommendations

On Friday 22 September 2023, the Heritage Council advertised the Executive Director recommendation that the entries for the following places in the Victorian Heritage Register be amended.

Please note, due to circumstances beyond the Heritage Council’s control, these recommendations will not be advertised in the Age newspaper until Monday 25 September. 

Pursuant to section 44, submissions in relation to the below recommendation must be made within 60 days, in the prescribed form, Form A – Submission to the Heritage Council via the HCV Hub, by Thursday 23 November 2023:

Armadale Primary School, 9-23 Densham Road, Armadale, Stonnington City.

Bairnsdale Court House, 14 Nicholson Street, Bairnsdale, East Gippsland Shire.

Burnham Beeches and the Alfred Nicholas Memorial Gardens, Sherbrooke Road Sherbrooke, Yarra Ranges Shire.

Carlton North Primary School, 60 Lee Street Carlton North, Yarra City.

Nicholas Building, 31-41 Swanston Street Melbourne, Melbourne City.

St Kilda Park Primary School, 70 Fitzroy Street St Kilda, Port Phillip City.


Any person or body may make a written submission to the Heritage Council in relation to a recommendation of the Executive Director.

On 12 September 2022, the Heritage Council launched its new, online platform, the HCV Hub, for the lodgment of all forms and submissions in relation to its regulatory processes.

Submissions in relation to a currently advertised recommendation are required to be lodged, in the required Form A – Submission to the Heritage Council, via the HCV Hub.

PLEASE NOTE: On 1 December 2022, the Heritage Council formally adopted a revised version of the Victorian Heritage Register Criteria and Threshold Guidelines. The updated Guidelines apply to the above Recommendations.

Recent additions and amendments

Decisions on what is included in the Victorian Heritage Register, and on any amendments to an existing registration, are made by the Heritage Council at its regular meetings or following a Registration Hearing.

Recent decisions are available on the Recent Registration Decisions page

Registration Hearings

Registration Hearings are public processes that allow interested people to present their views on whether a place or object is added to the Victorian Heritage Register or an existing registration is amended.

More information

For any further information about the Executive Director’s recommendations please contact heritage.council@delwp.vic.gov.au.

Further information on how to make a submission and the Registration Hearing process is available under Registration Hearings Explained and in Protocol 1 – Registration Hearings.

Additional information on the HCV Hub, including how to create a login, is available under HCV Hub Information.

If you are unable to lodge forms online, please contact heritage.council@delwp.vic.gov.au

For technical support in accessing the HCV Hub, please contact planning.support@delwp.vic.gov.au.

PLEASE NOTE: All written submissions will be treated as public documents. While the Heritage Council will endeavour to respect any privacy wishes of which it is informed, it is bound by the Freedom of Information Act 1982. Please expect your submission to be freely and wholly available to anyone seeking access to it…