Affected location

Amendment C401 - Russells Road Mount Duneed

Current Status

Awaiting Ministerial Approval

Date sent to Minister: Friday, 18 September 2020

The amendment will allow for the use and development of a Community Care Accommodation facility at 120 Russells Road, Mount Duneed.

The Amendment was adopted by Council on 8 September 2020 and sent to the Minister for Planning for approval on the date shown above.

The Council meeting agenda and minutes are published Here


An Independent Panel was appointed to review submissions. It conducted a Panel Hearing on 18,19 and 20 May 2020.  The Panel has provided its report to Council and a copy is provided below under “Panel Hearing Documents”.

Council officers are reviewing the Panel’s recommendations and will prepare a report to be considered at a future Council meeting.


A copy of the timetable for the Panel Hearing and copies of Expert Witness Statements are posted below under “Panel Hearing Documents”.


Council considered a report on the submissions to this Amendment on 24 March 2020 and resolved to refer them to an Independent Panel.
A copy of the Council Delegate’s Report is provided below under "Supporting Documents".
Anyone who made a submission will be notified about the Panel Hearing (the first step is a Directions Hearing) and given an opportunity to present to the Panel.


Public exhibition of Amendment C401 has now closed.

The next step is for a report on submissions to be prepared and considered by Council at the 24 March 2020 meeting. The Council agenda and minutes are published here.

For the safety of the community, councillors and staff and to ensure social distancing, the City will no longer permit public attendance at Council meetings for now. Meetings will be accessible online to the public and will be live streamed.


The amendment will allow for the use and development of a Community Care Accommodation facility at 120 Russells Road, Mount Duneed.  The amendment proposes to:

  • Apply the Special Controls Overlay to the land.
  • Include an Incorporated Document titled Community Care Accommodation Facility 120 Russells Road Mount Duneed, August 2019 in the schedule to Clause 45.12.
  • Update the schedules to Clauses 72.03 and 72.04 to reflect these changes. 

The decision to prepare and exhibit the Amendment was made by Council at it’s meeting on 10 September 2019. The minutes from the meeting can be viewed here

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All submissions will be considered by the City of Greater Geelong, Councillors or Independent Panel as required.

Submissions are now closed