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Stop high-rise development in low-rise neighbourhoods. Clifton Hill and Fitzroy North.

Yarra City Council is considering proposals for up to 17‑storeys on Queens Parade and 5-storeys behind the Queens Parade Village and adjacent to our residential neighbourhood

Ask your Councillor what they stand for?

Council elections are on 22 Oct 2016 – now is the time to speak up

Stop high-rise development in low-rise neighbourhoods. 

Yarra’s Vision and Labor promised to preserve our low-rise neighbourhood 

Developers are snapping up properties on both sides of the Queens Parade Village for record prices

The 16-storey development proposal shown is for 476 new dwellings at 26-56 Queens Parade. It: 

  • would tower above and dominate the neighbouring 1-2 storey heritage homes
  • includes licensed premises which will operate till 11pm
  • is completely out of character with the surrounding neighbourhood
  • includes reduced car parking but significant increase in traffic

The 5-storey development proposal shown is in the laneway at the rear of the village at 312-318 Queens Parade and McKean Street. It:

  • was barely advertised – did you know about it?
  • is in the Heritage Overlay
  • would dominate the surrounding 1 to 2-storey neighbourhood
  • is inaccessible by MFB fire trucks
  • would add traffic and block the laneway for traders
  • would create a precedent for Clifton Hill and Fitzroy North

The 17-storey development proposal shown at 249-261 Queens Parade will be the highest apartment tower ever built in a largely low-rise area

What next?

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  • City of Yarra
  • Minister of Planning


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