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  1. In Coburg VIC on “Construction of 56 two and...” at 25 Pentridge Boulevard, Coburg VIC 3058:

    Serena commented

    Please do not reduce parking required.
    Cars are a necessity for most households and public transport/cycling is often not a viable alternative. A reduction in car parks will result with more cars parked on streets that are already overcrowded and will continue to be way over capacity with the high rise building residents who don't have enough car parking and the visitors to the new shopping centre. Please do not reduce the parking required.

  2. In Werribee VIC on “Construction of Four (4)...” at 28 Tarneit Road Werribee VIC 3030:

    Jane commented

    I’m so disappointed that you would you even consider this
    Are are full you only have to try and get through the traffic that’s at least another 16 cars on the road which is continuously gridlocked during peak hour traffic and school times
    Our schools are full yet here we are again considering putting 4 dwellings on a plot meant for one
    Please don’t allow this
    There is ample land for sale around to build on lots of new estates that are around here without cramming four dwellings into a plot of land meant for one and with roads and schools built to accomodate one family

  3. In Richmond NSW on “Multi Dwelling Housing -...” at 47 Lennox Street, Richmond, NSW:

    Daniel J Proctor commented

    Further to add to this comment, mailed out was a notification plan, which has the floor plans of the proposed development. The plan has a diagrams of trees and shrubs lined down the whole fence line line of the single level property on 43 Lennox street, there is 4 extra trees on the plans, which are not on the actual site , this is a clothes line area which needs sun.
    Had there been trees or shrubs AS drawn in the plan, privacy would be provided from the planned two storey buildings , but no spot for sunlight .So I would ask that you take that into consideration when viewing the plans. To clarify that is the 4 trees on the property behind the garage on unit 8/ 43 Lennox street .
    Unless I am reading plans incorrectly and these are trees or shrubs which are planned to be built on the fence line of property 47 Lennox street which would be even more impacting to our property.

  4. In Kingsford NSW on “Demolition of existing...” at 273 Anzac Parade Kingsford NSW 2032:

    Hamish Leadbetter commented

    16 stories in Kingsford? Why? There are no international students who will be coming anymore. It will be an ugly blot on the strip, covering a large area with shade, removing natural sunlight. To think we need 5 large buildings all for student accomodatrion along ANzac Parade is a joke, especially given the current circumstances surrounding University overseas numbers.

  5. In Surry Hills NSW on “PAN 34938 S4.55(2)...” at Grnd Flr 437 Bourke Street Surry Hills NSW 2010:

    Jason Wedesweiler commented

    Agree with the trading hours but waste management to the street bin along Bourke Street should be managed by Woolworths especially on weekends when it is always overflowing come morning time. There is also no provision for recycling. It appears the majority of waste is generated by people coming out of Woolworths with their products and the current bin is inadequate nor helpful for recycling.

  6. In Kingsford NSW on “Demolition of existing...” at 273 Anzac Parade Kingsford NSW 2032:

    Judy Eriksson commented

    I along with many other rate payers I am disturbed at the amount of boarding houses being allowed to be developed into our communities There are over 30 of this type of development from Kingsford to Randwick .Developers have latched on to this type of easy build and money maker and there is an over supply of this type of accommodation Council needs a change of legislation as this type of development needs to be rejected and a more balanced mix of housing is needed for Families and The elderly. Most of our suburbs have plenty of 1@ 2 bedroom units (a glut if 2 bedroom units). With the way our life and the we live is changing it is no longer acceptable to be cramming as many people into a situation where they must live like caged battery hens. Enough.No more Boarding Houses .The only people benefiting are the Developers Start listening to your community You are there to serve us not the Developer.

  7. In Upper Ferntree Gully VIC on “Development of a Medical...” at 1 Mount View Road, Upper Ferntree Gully VIC 3156:

    KOLT ROSTAM commented

    Other's agree that is not perfect and others want it.
    I must say that anything is better than the maxi supermarket eye sore now. It is obvious that this medical place with trained staff is needed. Nothing here to complain about.

  8. In Westmeadows VIC on “Development of land for a...” at 11-17 Ardlie St Westmeadows VIC 3049:

    Lucia Milburn commented

    This is a terrible idea, there is a hotel across the road, caravan park a few meters up on the same road and airport hotels close by. This is certainly not in keeping with the community at this location. What about the heritage building that will be obscured by this ultra modern hotel, it will be an eyesore and certainly won’t be used by locals. Neither is there a further need for another alcohol establishment when there is already one there and IGA up the road. This won’t do well and will possibly affect the surrounding businesses

  9. In Artarmon NSW on “Chnage of use from light...” at 47 Hotham Parade Artarmon NSW 2064.:

    Robert Newman commented

    My understanding is that the Artarmon Industrial Area remains an industrial area in order to provide employment and provide local services. Self storage centres don’t actually employ many people beyond the building/fitout stage.

  10. In Kingsford NSW on “Demolition of existing...” at 273 Anzac Parade Kingsford NSW 2032:

    M. Girard commented

    I agree with the previous comments.
    Such a tall building is out of character with the area and far too tall and big. It will over-shadow a large area.
    A boarding house is of no benefit to the local community. More permanent housing is needed for residents not short term accommodation.
    This building is not if benefit to the local area and community. All it add to is the developers profits.
    Randwick Council can do far better than this.

  11. In Upper Ferntree Gully VIC on “Development of a Medical...” at 1 Mount View Road, Upper Ferntree Gully VIC 3156:

    Sean C commented

    Hey Sarah Reynolds, Evelyn and etc,

    People know who you are. Please stop doing this kind of fake comments, you will just have more objectors.

  12. In Kirrawee NSW on “Property Alignment Levels...” at 12 Fauna Place Kirrawee NSW 2232:

    Jillian Woolbank commented

    The Fauna place cul de sac is already a driving nightmare. With parking permitted on both sides of the road and tight entries to the carpark and the child care centre it is a congested mess. Please stop disregarding the happiness of existing residents.

  13. In Upper Ferntree Gully VIC on “Development of a Medical...” at 1 Mount View Road, Upper Ferntree Gully VIC 3156:

    EVELYN commented

    It's onwards and upwards.
    Hedley you're part of a pack?

    Your comment is considered like rest... Or are you one of the same
    Look more investment = more money.

    Plus, houses prices go up
    But more important more money JUST to fix our community streets, footpaths, parks, everything.

    This is a great area THATneeds more developers, and this project is not in a residential area/street. It's right in the commercial ZONE.

    STRONGLY support it. And
    Yes I love and live in the area

  14. In Westmeadows VIC on “Development of land for a...” at 11-17 Ardlie St Westmeadows VIC 3049:

    Matthew Wings commented

    A sports bar would have to be the worst thing that could be built here. Anything this idea would introduce is already present in the area. We do not need more alcohol and gambling. The village needs more services which reflect the feel of the area and should build on the success of businesses like Mayflour which are transforming this area into something special and an area more focussed on families rather than the damaging effects of gambling.

  15. In Woodpark NSW on “Construction Certificates -...” at 3 Martin Crescent, Woodpark NSW 2164:

    Bob Young commented

    Conversion notice never sighted.(refer council mandatory requirements to inform neighbours) prior to and not after commencement of works, plus the removal/dismantling of existing building materials contain Fibro/Asbestos that has been used the original build and internal walls. I have major health concerns that removal of the contamination and polluting materials has not been and continues to be non compliant with health and OHS regulations.
    The garage has previously been used as a non compliant residence and has been subject to numerous complaints from neighbours about parked heavy vehicles,cars on the street and on nature strip, plus noise and dumped rubbish.
    Council have a duty of care to ensure that this construction and proposed use of the site are within regulations.

  16. In Westmeadows VIC on “Development of land for a...” at 11-17 Ardlie St Westmeadows VIC 3049:

    Lucy Wings commented

    A sports bar means gaming facilities of which there is already one across the road. Please think of the community and what we need. We want good food and to retain our community feel.
    No sports bar and no underground car park!
    We want a good restaurant or pub with great food. Somewhere we can take our kids, sit outside and NO GAMBLING.

  17. In Kirrawee NSW on “Property Alignment Levels...” at 12 Fauna Place Kirrawee NSW 2232:

    June Wilson commented

    I agree with Steve. I was in my car travelling along Oak Road trying to cross President Ave at the lights one busy afternoon to go to Flora Street. The traffic was banked up all through Oak Road shopping centre and I couldn't go across-very dangerous.

    When I finally was able to safely cross I then wanted to turn left into Flora Street to my home. A had a long single row of traffic ahead of me.

    So turning left or right into Flora Street with only one lane of through traffic is the problem. Oak Road needs another lane through the shopping centre due to the increase of cars on the roads.

  18. In Kingsford NSW on “Demolition of existing...” at 273 Anzac Parade Kingsford NSW 2032:

    Lisa Walpole commented

    This will be the 5th of its type proposed along the Anzac Parade Kingsford Kensington precincts. In total all 5 boarding houses will have more than 300 rooms each producing over 1500 x 12 sq. mtr rooms. Students don't want to live in these and at $500 per week they are no bargain, and certainly not affordable or appropriate for essential workers or low income families to live in the area.
    NO MORE!!!

  19. In Westmeadows VIC on “Development of land for a...” at 11-17 Ardlie St Westmeadows VIC 3049:

    Radha Fayad commented

    It would be a great shame to lose another classic beautiful property in the area. Westmeadows/Attwood is notorious for its country-like feel and ANOTHER tavern would be a blight on that reputation. A food or community space would be the most beneficial use of the space. A wonderful opportunity for sports group hire or general recreation along with a cafe/restaurant space.

  20. In Westmeadows VIC on “Development of land for a...” at 11-17 Ardlie St Westmeadows VIC 3049:

    Steve commented

    About time Westmeadows starts getting a facelift. Bring it on

  21. In Blackwall NSW on “1 x Jacaranda, 1 x Conifer...” at 328 Blackwall Road, Blackwall NSW 2256:

    Karen commented

    As a local resident I object to the removal of these established trees. They are community assets in public land. Council should protect these trees on behalf of rate payers.

    I cannot understand how the continued clearing of trees on the Peninsula fires with Council's Climate Change Strategy or the Greener Places Strategy. Please save these trees from destruction. We will be sweltering down in the Peninsula again this summer thanks to the heat island Council have allowed to be created

  22. In Woy Woy NSW on “Removal of Tree 1-...” at 97 Ocean Beach Road, Woy Woy NSW 2256:

    Karen commented

    I object to the removal of these established trees. I cannot understand how the continued clearing of trees on the Peninsula fires with Council's Climate Change Strategy or the Greener Places Strategy. Please save these trees from destruction. We will be sweltering down in the Peninsula again this summer thanks to the heat island Council have allowed to be created.

  23. In Westmeadows VIC on “Development of land for a...” at 11-17 Ardlie St Westmeadows VIC 3049:

    Sarah Hua commented

    Something functional and useful needs to be done with the space. It does not look appealing now and looks like a squatters house. There is a kids park and daycare centre and something needs to be done with that space. Happy someone has taken on that task!

  24. In Kingsford NSW on “Demolition of existing...” at 273 Anzac Parade Kingsford NSW 2032:

    Liz Brown commented

    More poor planning inappropriately high which does nothing for community building

    Randwick council you can do better than this

  25. In Westmeadows VIC on “Development of land for a...” at 11-17 Ardlie St Westmeadows VIC 3049:

    Amy Gorecki commented

    This does not sound like it fits with the look and feel of the village. We already have the Tavern across the road and Gladstone Park hotel nearby. The space should be reserved for something that services the whole community, keeping our wonderful village in tact.

  26. In Edwardstown SA on “Tree Removal” at 30 Towers Tce, Edwardstown 5039 SA:

    YiZhong Zhuang commented

    The urban heat island effect will be worsened with the tree removal and reduce overall amenity. This should be opposed in the setting of the ongoing and escalating climate emergency.

  27. In Bondi Beach NSW on “Remove and replace one (1)...” at 45-47 Roscoe Street Bondi Beach NSW 2026:

    Amanda Hendriks commented

    I have noticed that umbrella trees produce a fruit that feeds lorikeets and possibly other wildlife why remove it if it has a purpose?

  28. In Upper Ferntree Gully VIC on “Development of a Medical...” at 1 Mount View Road, Upper Ferntree Gully VIC 3156:

    Hedley C commented

    I will be objecting to this development because it is not in harmony with the area. It will lead to the loss of part of the lovely green canopy to an arid car park. it will increase traffic density and potential risk to families and young children that use the adjacent bike track in large numbers. If the development proceeds in its current form, I will not be voting for my local council representative.
    I urge those that oppose this development to object to council as comments here do not count as objections.

  29. In Edwardstown SA on “Tree Removal” at 30 Towers Tce, Edwardstown 5039 SA:

    YiZhong Zhuang commented

    Removing the tree will worsen the urban heat island effect, reducing amenity and increasing use of airconditioning. This will exacerbate the ongoing and escalating climate emergency and be opposed.

  30. In Kingsford NSW on “Demolition of existing...” at 273 Anzac Parade Kingsford NSW 2032:

    Renata Beslik commented

    This plan is so incredibly out of step with the area and the surrounding buildings. It is way too tall and will set a dangerous precedent for future buildings. Kingsford is full of boarding houses and there is more and more being built. There isn’t enough affordable family homes or one bedroom apartments for the area. Covid surely should put a halt to any plans like these buildings as the demand for them is almost non-existent. We need more affordable housing for workers in the area. It’s not all about UNSW students but the staff who work there, and the hospital and defense workers in the area. We need better quality housing for us and our families. The light rail is not an excuse to completely change the fabric of a suburb. I’d be all in support for a smaller building with affordable apartments for both students and long term locals of family and single/couple households but a boarding house is just ridiculous. The ones near my place in Kingsford have turned the streets into slums.

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