Does MVCC get it right on planning?

About half of the Moonee Valley Council’s planning decisions that have been appealed at VCAT since December 2016 have been overturned, as identified by a MVBlog analysis.

Moonee Valley Blog has examined 40 decisions made by VCAT appealing planning decisions made by the council elected in October 2016, or under delegation in that time.

Here are the results.

When Councils misbehave

There’s no Moonee Valley Council meeting tonight (the next meeting is on 12 September). So, instead, some thoughts on Council conduct – from me (why not!). Last week, the Central Goldfields Shire was sacked by the State Government. Councillors elected just last October have been dismissed until fresh elections in 2020. This dismissal followed a…