C285ston - Prahran and Malvern East neighbourhood character areas

Current status

Amendment C285ston - Prahran and Malvern East neighbourhood character areas was gazetted on 12 October 2020.

Amendment summary


Stonnington Planning Scheme Amendment C285ston.


Implements the findings of Stonnington Neighbourhood Character studies, particularly the Neighbourhood Character Review Addendum 2019. This review confirmed previous findings that the Interwar, Post-war and Early Modern precincts listed in this amendment exhibit a distinctive neighbourhood character that requires protection and enhancement.

Subject places

Lalbert Crescent Precinct, Prahran

  • 535-541 (odd numbers) Orrong Road
  • All properties in Lalbert Crescent
  • 21-27 Kelvin Grove

Cairnes Crescent Precinct, Malvern East

  • All properties except 12 and 47-55 Cairnes Crescent

Bruce Street Precinct, Malvern East

  • All properties in Bruce Street
  • 29-33 (odd numbers) and 48-62 (even numbers) in Sutherland Street
  • 1 and 3 Paul Street
  • 1-8 Thomas Street

Camino Terrace Precinct, Malvern East

  • 1-7 (odd numbers) and 2-18 (even numbers)


October/November 2019 Amendment exhibited from 10 October to 11 November 2019. 
16 December 2019 Council resolved to refer exhibition submissions to an independent panel appointed by the Minister for Planning 
6 February 2020 Directions Hearing 
3 March 2020 Panel Hearing 
13 March 2020 Panel report received recommending Amendment C285ston be adopted with changes 

27 April 2020

Council resolved to adopt Amendment C285ston with changes as per Panel recommendations. Amendment forwarded to Minister for Planning for approval

12 October 2020
Amendment gazetted

Supporting documents


Contact our Strategic Planning team for more information. Email strategicplanning@stonnington.vic.gov.au or call 03 8290 1395.