Port Phillip Conservation Council Inc.

A0020093K   Victoria

 

Register of Major Campaigns

 

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1970-79


1980-89


1990-99


2000-09


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Campaigns against repeated proposals:
27  The 2 Mornington marina proposals

9 The 3 Sorrento marina proposals













    Click here for campaigns listed in ascending order by date The Beaumaris Marina campaign that just preceded PPCC Inc's formation

 

NO.

CAMPAIGN

PLACE

YEARS

FAILURE

PART

SUCCESS

MAJOR

SUCCESS

47 Saving Rosebud from losing 1.3 hectares of its foreshore for a Southern Peninsula Aquatic Centre by an inland site being sought
Rosebud 2012

MAJOR

46

Mornington Peninsula Shire asked to reject 2-storey foreshore structure that Dromana Bay Life Saving Club seeks

Dromana

2010

FAILURE

 


45

Opposing application (subsequently withdrawn) to Mornington Peninsula Shire Council for two helipads near the Tootgarook Wetlands

West Rosebud

 

2010

 

 

MAJOR

44

Opposing Frankston City Council's Appeal to VCAT to remove its earlier prohibition of a grease trap, as that would let the cafe expand to a restaurant, negating the partial success of Campaign No. 41.

Seaford

2009

FAILURE

 

 

43

Submission against proposed full year camping at Capel Sound foreshore

West Rosebud

2008

 

 

NOT YET

42

Mornington Peninsula Shire Council's permit for subdiving the former Ansett coastal land at Mt Eliza

Mt Eliza

2007

 

PART

 

41

Appeal to VCAT to disallow Frankston City Council's permit to build a Life Saving Club and cafe on the Seaford Foreshore Reserve

Seaford

2006

 

PART

 

40

Appeal to VCAT to disallow Mornington Shire Council's permit to build a Skate Park on Rosebud Foreshore Reserve

Rosebud

2006

FAILURE

 

 

39

Appeal to VCAT to disallow Mornington Shire Council's approval of dumping spoil from the 'Martha Cove' excavations on rural land

Dromana

2006

FAILURE

 

 

38

Appeal to Planning Tribunal (VCAT) to disallow Mornington Peninsula Shire's permit to build a 0.1 ha concrete skateboard on Rye Foreshore Reserve

Rye

2003

 

 

MAJOR

37

Proposal by Port of Melbourne Corporation to substantially deepen all the main Port Phillip shipping channels & The Rip

Port Phillip

2001

FAILURE

 

 

36

Restitution of Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary in Bill for Marine Parks and Sanctuaries

Beaumaris

2001

 

 

MAJOR

35

Huge excavation for large shoreline car park at Mid-Brighton Baths and large scale of Baths redevelopment

Mid-Brighton

2000

FAILURE

 

 

34

Objections to reconstruction of unsustainable 'bathing boxes'' destroyed by storm

Mt Martha North

2000

FAILURE

 

 

33

"Tea House" proposed on Foreshore Reserve near Linacre Road

Hampton

2000

 

 

MAJOR

32

Removal of large Moonah (Melaleuca lanceolata) and part of sand dune at St Johns Wood Road

Blairgowrie

1999

 

PART

 

31

Marina and bay filling proposed by Frankston City Council at Olivers Hill

Frankston

1998

 

 

NOT YET

30

Chemical storage complex proposed for Point Lillias

Avalon

1997

 

 

MAJOR

29

Substituting open pile for solid fill design: Point Wilson Naval Pier

Point Wilson

1996

 

 

MAJOR

28

Chemical storage complex proposed for Point Wilson

Point Wilson

1993

 

 

MAJOR

27

Mornington Harbour marina proposals

Mornington

1991
2012

 

 

MAJOR
MAJOR

26

National Estate Registration of Edithvale-Chelsea-Seaford Wetlands ID 5824

Edithvale, Chelsea, Seaford

1990

 

 

MAJOR

25

Williamstown Rifle Range marina proposal

Williamstown

1988

 

 

MAJOR

24

Participation in reservation of Green's Bush

Southern Mornington Peninsula

1988

 

 

MAJOR

23

Proposed rebuilding of Keefer's Boatshed in front of Beaumaris Cliff

Beaumaris

1988

 

 

MAJOR

22

Marina in addition to existing existing St. Kilda marina

St. Kilda

1987

 

 

MAJOR

21

60% increase in Beaumaris Motor Yacht Squadron bay fill, and bay filling for nearby Keefer's Boatshed area

Beaumaris

1985

 

PART


20

Height limits for buildings around Port Phillip

Port Phillip

1985

 

PART

 

19

Averting lease facilitation amendments to Crown Lands (Reserves) Act

Port Phillip

1984

 

 

MAJOR

18

Hovercraft terminals around Port Phillip

Frankston, Mornington, Rosebud

1983

 

PART

 

17

Mornington Harbour restaurant proposal

Mornington

1983

 

 

MAJOR

16

Proposed Army airstrip at Swan Island

Queenscliff

1983

 

 

MAJOR

15

Boulder groyne at Park Street, Brighton

Brighton

1982

FAILURE

 

 

14

Proposed boulder wall at Quiet Corner, Black Rock

Black Rock

1982

 

 

MAJOR

13

Conservationist representation on the Port Phillip Authority

Port Phillip

1980

 

 

MAJOR

12

Proposed petrochemical plant at Point Wilson

Point Wilson

1978

 

 

MAJOR

11

Reshaping of Mordialloc Creek by Dandenong Valley Authority

Mordialloc-Aspendale

1977

 

PART

 

10

Conversion of two Beach Road lanes to parking and a bicycle road

Port Melbourne - Mordialloc

1974

 

 

NOT YET

9

Sorrento marina proposals

Sorrento

1973, 1983, 1987

 

 

MAJOR
MAJOR
MAJOR

8

Restaurant bid on Point Ormond knoll [Averted by the St. Kilda (Ormond Restaurant) Land Act 1973, which repealed Section 5 of the St Kilda Land Act 1965]

St. Kilda

1973

 

 

MAJOR

7

Werribee rock seawall & transfer of Coastal Works from Melbourne & Metropolitan Board of Works to Public Works Department

Werribee

1973

 

 

MAJOR

6

1000 megawatt Newport Power Station

Newport

1972

 

PART

 

5

Undersea ethane pipeline

Mordialloc to Altona

1972

FAILURE

 

 

4

Municipal rubbish tip in foreshore gully, Harold Street, Sandringham

Sandringham

1971

 

 

MAJOR

3

Municipal dumping of broken concrete slabs over beach at Black Rock Point

Black Rock

1971

 

PART

 

2

Undersea 600 mm diameter oil pipeline

Brighton to Williamstown

1970

 

 

MAJOR

1

Removal of foreshore vegetation above Black Rock Point for a car park

Black Rock

1970

 

 

MAJOR

 

 

 

This page was last updated on 2014-12-06. Campaigns shown in green are still unresolved at that date.