Scheduled Registration Hearings

The below Registration hearings are being conducted subject to the Heritage Act 2017 .


Eastern Freeway

Submissions were received in relation to the Executive Director’s recommendation to include the Eastern Freeway – Stage One, Hoddle Street/Alexandra Parade, Clifton Hill to Bulleen Road, Kew, in the Victorian Heritage Register. Pursuant to section 46(2) of the Heritage Act 2017 a Heritage Council Registration Hearing must now be held. No date has yet been scheduled for the Registration Hearing. A Directions Hearing has been scheduled for 8 May 2020 and interested parties have been advised of the potential impact of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the Directions Hearing. This office is closely monitoring State Government advice in relation to COVID-19 and will be in touch with participants again in coming weeks with further information.

Executive Director Recommendation – Include – EASTERN FREEWAY – STAGE ONE


GMH Fishermans Bend

The Minister for Planning has exercised his powers pursuant to section 50(1) of the Heritage Act 2017 (the Act) to call in the Executive Director’s recommendation to include the above place in the Victorian Heritage Register, and has directed that the Heritage Council refer the recommendation to him for determination. Pursuant to section 51(1) of the Act, the Minister has directed that the Heritage Council provide a report to him in relation to the recommendation and in relation to submissions made during the public notice period. Pursuant to section 50(2) of the Act, the Heritage Council must comply with the Minister’s direction and will not be conducting a public hearing. After consideration of the Heritage Council’s report, the Minister will make a determination in accordance with section 52 of the Act.


Rutherglen Common School

A submission was received in relation to the Executive Director’s recommendation not to include the Rutherglen Common School, 44 Murray Street Rutherglen, in the Victorian Heritage Register. A Registration Hearing was held on 28 February 2020. A determination is pending.

Executive Director Recommendation – NOT INCLUDE – RUTHERGLEN COMMON SCHOOL (PDF 4MB)


Old Swan Inn

A submission was received in relation to the Executive Director’s recommendation to amend the registration of the Old Swan Inn, 4 Hamilton Highway, Fyansford in the Victorian Heritage Register. Following a request for adjournment, a Registration Hearing was scheduled for Friday 27 March 2020, which has now been adjourned. The Heritage Council will be in touch with participants in the coming weeks with further information.

Executive Director Recommendation – AMEND – OLD SWAN INN (PDF 4MB)


Esme Johnston House

Submissions were received in relation to the Executive Director’s recommendation not to include ‘Esme Johnston House’, 38 Grosvenor Street Brighton, in the Victorian Heritage Register. Following a request for adjournment, a Registration Hearing was held on 4 March 2020. A determination is pending.

Executive Director -Recommendation_ESME-JOHNSTON-HOUSE (PDF 2.4 MB)


Footscray Psychiatric Centre

Submissions were received in relation to the Executive Director’s recommendation to include Footscray Psychiatric Centre, Gordon Street, Footscray, in the Victorian Heritage Register. A Registration Hearing was held on 19 February 2020. A determination is pending.

Executive Director RECOMMENDATION_- FOOTSCRAY PSYCHIATRIC CENTRE (PDF 2MB)


INFORMATION FOR THE ABOVE HEARINGS

If you wish to make a submission in relation to any of the above hearings, please call the Heritage Council Secretariat on 03 9194 0868.

Please note that all written submissions received will be circulated to other interested parties. 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. You should expect your submission to be freely and wholly available to anyone seeking access to it.

Further information on Heritage Council hearings is provided in the document Heritage Council Protocol 1 – Registration Hearings.

To enable the Heritage Council to prepare a timetable for a hearing, it is requested that those parties who wish to present their submission in person to the Heritage Council complete Heritage Council Form B – Registration Hearing Participation  and lodge it with their initial submission.

For further information on registration appeals to the Heritage Council, contact the Secretariat on 03 9194 0868 or heritage.council@delwp.vic.gov.au.