Draft Fishermans Bend Framework

The draft Fishermans Bend Framework was released in October 2017, following by the draft planning controls. 27 events were held from 21 October to 15 December at locations across Fishermans Bend and neighbouring areas. The Fishermans Bend Taskforce spoke to over 1200 people, while over 550,000 people were reached online and 251 submissions were received.

You can read the draft Framework below:

Draft Fishermans Bend Framework (PDF, 8.7 MB)

Draft Fishermans Bend Framework (DOCX, 3.5 MB)

Read more about the draft Fishermans Bend Framework

Submissions can be viewed on the submissions page

Other supporting documents are available in the Planning Review Panel document library

The Minister for Planning's part A response can be found in the Planning Review Panel section of the Fishermans Bend document library

A public engagement report summarising feedback from consultation on the draft Fishermans Bend Framework and planning controls has been released. Read the Public engagement report:

Draft Fishermans Bend Framework public engagement report (PDF, 5.5 MB)

Draft Fishermans Bend Framework public engagement report (DOCX, 298.4 KB)

How is the Framework being developed?

A number of studies and expert reports support the development of the Framework. These include:

Integrated Transport Plan

The successful delivery of transport infrastructure will be one of the key components to delivering a liveable, well-connected community in Fishermans Bend.

The Fishermans Bend Taskforce commissioned a range of transport studies that will feed into an overall Integrated Transport Plan for the area.

This means that transport modelling was undertaken for different travel methods, as well as developing road and street alignments for preferred methods of transport (such as public transport, cycling, walking and vehicles).

Additional studies also look at river crossings, car parking and water transport options.

Green Star - Communities

The Fishermans Bend Taskforce is aligning the planning framework for Fishermans Bend with the principles and credits of Green Star - Communities. Planning for Fishermans Bend will address the Green Star - Communities categories of governance, liveability, economic prosperity, environment and innovation.

A Public Space Strategy

An overarching public space strategy provides an indicative plan for public space to cater for a range of community experiences. It will also identify funding models for public space and investigate potential opportunities for delivering additional open space in Fishermans Bend.

A Community Infrastructure Plan

The Fishermans Bend Taskforce is identifying the future community facilities and services for residents and workers that will be required as the Fishermans Bend population grows.

Smart City and Integrated Infrastructure Strategies

An integrated infrastructure plan is being developed that will look at opportunities to embed smart city thinking into the design and operation of infrastructure to manage utilities and resources more efficiently and support increased resilience.

Aboriginal and Historic Cultural Heritage

A study was undertaken to identify and understand traditional historical and contemporary cultural values and meaning held by Aboriginal people and the ways in which these values can be interpreted in a meaningful and practical way.

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