C316ston – Malvern Heritage Review

Current status

Adoption of Amendment C316ston

On 14 November 2022, Council resolved to (in summary) adopt the Amendment with some changes and to submit the adopted Amendment to the Minister for Planning for approval.

The Officer Report and attachments can be viewed at Minutes and agendas.

Next steps

Council will submit the Amendment to the Minister for Planning for approval. The Minister for Planning will make the final decision on the Amendment. 

Amendment summary


Amendment C316ston implements the recommendations of the Malvern Heritage Review on a permanent basis.


The Review was undertaken by independent heritage consultants and recommended that 19 individual places and four precincts be protected under heritage overlays. It also made recommendations to 25 places and three precincts already within the Heritage Overlay.

A full copy of the Malvern Heritage Review can be downloaded:

Volume 1 – outlines methodology and recommendations of the Review(PDF, 5MB)

Volume 2 – review of existing heritage places and precincts(PDF, 22MB)

Volume 3 – gap review(PDF, 20MB)

The amendment also proposes to make minor changes to the City of Stonnington Heritage Design Guidelines, and remove the Neighbourhood Character Overlay, Schedule 5 to a precinct proposed to be included in the Heritage Overlay.

Subject places

map(PDF, 3MB) of the study area outlines the land affected by the amendment.

Proposed individual heritage places

1-20/5-7 Ascot Street, Malvern (HO696) (Citation)(PDF, 2MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 391KB)

3 Cawkwell Street, Malvern (extension to HO301) (Citation)(PDF, 2MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 1011KB)

41 Elizabeth Street, Malvern (HO675) (Citation)(PDF, 7MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 1MB)

9 Embling Road, Malvern (HO676) (Citation)(PDF, 3MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 1MB)

298 Glenferrie Road, Malvern (HO677) (Citation)(PDF, 2MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 1022KB)

5 Harvey Street, Malvern (HO678) (Citation)(PDF, 3MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 1MB)

1253A and 1253B High Street, Malvern (HO679) (Citation)(PDF, 2MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 421KB)

1125-1131 Malvern Road & 320B-320C Glenferrie Road, Malvern (HO680) (Citation)(PDF, 2MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 351KB)

1140 Malvern Road, Malvern (HO681) (Citation)(PDF, 4MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 292KB)

1225 Malvern Road, Malvern (HO682) (Citation)(PDF, 4MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 694KB)

1-4/1298 Malvern Road, Malvern (HO683) (Citation)(PDF, 2MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 972KB)

1-5/11-13 Sorrett Avenue, Malvern (HO684) (Citation)(PDF, 2MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 1MB)

1-9/17 Sorrett Avenue, Malvern (HO685) (Citation)(PDF, 1MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 732KB)

1-6/14 Valetta Street (HO686) (Citation)(PDF, 3MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 915KB)

1-4/145 & 1-4/147 Wattletree Road, Malvern (HO687) (Citation)(PDF, 1MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 707KB)

5-7 Ascot Street, Malvern (HO696) (Citation)(PDF, 2MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 391KB)

14 Coonil Crescent, Malvern (HO692) (Citation)(PDF, 6MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 788KB)

1-11/1 & 1-7/9 Hamilton Road, Malvern (HO693) (Citation)(PDF, 3MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 1MB)

1-4/79 Stanhope Street, Malvern (HO694) (Citation)(PDF, 2MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 802KB)

1-28/162-168 Wattletree Road (part) (HO695) (Citation)(PDF, 2MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 356KB)

Proposed heritage precincts

Dixon Street Precinct (29-37 & 34-44 Dixon Street, Malvern) (HO688) (Citation)(PDF, 1MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 876KB)

Northbrook Avenue Precinct (1, 3, 5 & 7 Northbrook Avenue & 1261-1263 High Street, Malvern) (HO689) (Citation)(PDF, 3MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 1MB)

Row at 105-119 Tooronga Road (105-119 Tooronga Road, Glen Iris) (HO690) (Citation)(PDF, 1MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 581KB)

Winter Street Precinct (11-29 & 8-30 Winter Street) (HO691) (Citation)(PDF, 1MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 954KB)

Review of individual places in the Heritage Overlay

292-296 Glenferrie Road, Malvern (HO43) (Background information)(PDF, 2MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 977KB)

1257 High Street, Malvern (HO59) (Background information)(PDF, 9B) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 906KB)

2B Spring Road, Malvern (HO97) (Background information)(PDF, 1MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 864KB)

41-55 Stanhope Street, Malvern (HO102) (Background information)(PDF, 2MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 1MB)

196 Wattletree Road, Malvern (HO116) (Background information)(PDF, 2MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 950KB)

333 Glenferrie Road, Malvern (HO262) (Background information)(PDF, 1MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 885KB)

6 Mayfield Avenue, Malvern (HO275) (Background information)(PDF, 512KB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 873KB)

19 Mayfield Avenue, Malvern (HO276) (Background information)(PDF, 1MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 789KB)

19 Pine Grove, Malvern (HO278) (Background information)(PDF, 1MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 885KB)

48 Stanhope Street, Malvern (HO279) (Background information)(PDF, 1MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 854KB)

54 Stanhope Street, Malvern (HO280) (Background information)(PDF, 1MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 825KB)

86 Stanhope Street, Malvern (HO281) (Background information)(PDF, 1MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 886KB)

88 Stanhope Street, Malvern (HO282) (Background information)(PDF, 1MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 871KB)

92 Stanhope Street, Malvern (HO283) (Background information)(PDF, 1MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 873KB)

1 Cawkwell Street, Malvern (HO301) (Background information)(PDF, 2MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 1011KB)

72 Elizabeth Street, Malvern (HO309) (Background information)(PDF, 1MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 1MB)

429 Glenferrie Road, Malvern (HO313) (Background information)(PDF, 1MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 851KB)

16 Somers Avenue, Malvern (HO334) (Background information)(PDF, 1MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 882KB)

1 Sorrett Avenue, Malvern (HO335) (Background information)(PDF, 2MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 1MB)

1 Spring Road, Malvern (HO336) (Background information)(PDF, 1MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 941KB)

44 Stanhope Street, Malvern (HO337) (Background information)(PDF, 1MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 907KB)

46 Stanhope Street, Malvern (HO338) (Background information)(PDF, 1MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 903KB)

50 Stanhope Street, Malvern (HO339) (Background information)(PDF, 1MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 820KB)

52 Stanhope Street, Malvern (HO340) (Background information)(PDF, 1MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 861KB)

704 Toorak Avenue, Malvern (HO343) (Background information)(PDF, 2MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 851KB)

Review of heritage precincts

Claremont Avenue Precinct (HO156) (Background information)(PDF, 14MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 4MB)

Moorakyne/Stonington Precinct (HO182) (Background information)(PDF, 15MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 1016KB)

Glenferrie Road/High Street Precinct (HO349) (Background information)(PDF, 11MB) (Statement of Significance)(PDF, 3MB)

Exhibition documents

Amendment Heritage Overlay maps:

All supporting documents (Citations, Statements of Significance, and the Malvern Heritage Review report) are available on this page under the street address. A combined file is available for download on the DELWP Amendment website.

About Amendment C315ston (Interim Heritage Overlays)

Under delegation from the Minister for Planning, the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) approved and gazetted Amendment C315ston on 24 February 2022. The amendment applies interim Heritage Overlays to places recommended in the Malvern Heritage Review. The interim controls are due to expire on 19 August 2022.

As the interim Heritage Overlays have been introduced, any proposals for demolition and other buildings and works may require a planning permit.

For more information about this amendment, please visit the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action website.

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