Mildura Planning Scheme Amendment C109mild

Public Acquisition Overlay - PAO - for Mildura South Regional Sporting Precinct Land

Current Status

Mildura Planning Scheme Amendment C109mild - Mildura South Regional Sporting Precinct Land - Notice of Final Approval by the Minister for Planning was published in the Victorian Government Gazette on 15 April 2021.


The Mildura Rural City Council has prepared Amendment C109mild to the Mildura Planning Scheme.

The land affected by the amendment is:

  • Two parcels of private land totalling approximately 4ha comprising Lot 1 LP86190 and Lot 1 TP673504 otherwise known as 704 and 706 Deakin Avenue, Mildura respectively.

The amendment proposes to implement the recommendations of the Mildura South Recreation Assessment 2013 and the Mildura South Precinct Structure Plan (PSP) 2014 Incorporated Document to ensure the remainder of the identified public open space and active recreation land required for the regional sporting facility is reserved to enable its acquisition for this purpose.

The amendment proposes the following changes to the Mildura Planning Scheme:

  • Apply the Public Acquisition Overlay (PAO4) to Lot 1 LP86190 and Lot 1 TP673504 otherwise known as 704 and 706 Deakin Avenue Mildura respectively.
  • Amend Clause 21.09-1 Urban and transport infrastructure to include reference to Public Acquisition Overlay, Schedule 4 (PAO4) in the implementation.
  • Amend the schedule to Clause 45.01- Public Acquisition Overlay (PAO) to nominate Mildura Rural City Council as being the acquiring authority for Lot 1 LP86190 and Lot 1 TP673504 (otherwise known as 704 and 706 Deakin Avenue Mildura) for the purpose of a regional sports facility, including public open space.
  • Amend the Schedule to Clause 72.03 to insert a new Planning Scheme Map No. 28PAO into the list of maps comprising part of the Mildura Planning Scheme.

Council made documents supporting the amendment and the explanatory report about the amendment, available free of charge from date of gazettal, until 15 June 2020

  • Submissions provided are considered public documents and issues/matters raised therein (including authorship) may be reported to Council in an open Council meeting Agenda. 
  • The planning authority must make a copy of every submission available for any person to inspect free of charge for two months after the amendment comes into operation or lapses. Please see submissions received to the amendment below.

  • Should you not have access to the internet and the above offices are closed or not accessible during office hours, please contact Coordinator Strategic Planning on (03) 5018 8419 to make alternative arrangements to view copies of submissions. 


Time Frame



Resolution to Prepare the Amendment

Feb 2020


24 March 2020


8 May to 15 June

Response to Submissions Prepared

Mid to lat June 2020

Confirmation of Response to Submissions and Referral to Independent Panel

22 July 2020

Directions Hearing

9 September 2020

Panel Hearing

6 October 2020

Panel Report Published

26 October 2020

 Adoption of Amendment 25 November 2020 

Notice of Adoption of the Amendment and Approval Request forwarded to the Minister for Planning

17 December 2020

Approval of Amendment by the Minister

10 March 2021

Approved by the Minister for Planning and Gazetted 15 April 2021


More Information

For more information about this Amendment please contact the Strategic Planning Team on (03) 5018 8100.