Council received notification from the Department of
Planning of a State Significant Development proposal for the redevelopment of
An updated proposal was lodged by the applicant which has regard to the community's and Council's submission (April 2019). It can viewed on the Department of Planning's website or in hard copy at Council's Civic Centre and Greenwich Library. Submissions for the updated proposal were extended until 18 December 2019.
Since Council's initial submission in April 2019, the development was subject to design changes and was renotified to Council.
A report relating to the updated proposal was considered at the Council meeting on Monday 18 November 2019 and Council resolved to object to the amended proposal. Council made a revised submission addressing the changes to the Department of Planning in mid-December 2019. The revised submission included a copy of the Council report, Council's decision and a set of draft conditions should the proposal proceed despite Council's opposition.
Key amendments to the concept
• Reduced scale of
development, including deletion of the seniors living villas;
• Increased health care
facilities, including a new respite care facility;
• Greater setbacks and
transitions in height of building envelopes along the boundaries of the site;
• Increased tree retention
• Reconfiguration of the
layout to protect the heritage curtilage of Pallister House; and
• Revised staging to deliver
the new hospital in the first stage.