Notice of intention to sell land

Published on 20 July 2021

Reference number: F2015/788

Responses will be received until 5pm on Tuesday 17 August 2021.

Banyule City Council (Council) gives notice under Section 114 of the Local Government Act 2020 (Act) of its intention to sell part of Council land described as Lot 1 on PS703973P, contained in certificate of title volume 11562 folio 072, and known as 72 Turnham Avenue Rosanna (Rosanna Library Site).

Council’s proposes to sell 828m2 parcel of the Rosanna Library Site to Fabcot Pty Ltd (Fabcot) (wholly owned subsidiary of Woolworths Limited) for no less than market value (plus GST) to facilitate the development of a Woolworths supermarket on the adjacent site at 44 Turnham Avenue and 47-51 Douglas Street, Rosanna.

In return, Fabcot will construct and deliver a new library to a ‘warm shell’ to agreed specifications on land to be retained by Council to an agreed construction cost. The library construction cost will be offset against the land purchase price. The new library will be a two storey, 1,300m2 building that incorporates indoor and outdoor spaces. In addition, Fabcot will construct the basement carpark at its cost. The carpark will be a shared use carpark with Council under a Carpark Management Agreement.

Further information on the proposal can be viewed on Council’s community consultation site.

Public notice for land sale at Rosanna Library site

A person may make a submission on the proposal. Any person proposing to make a submission in accordance with Council’s Community Engagement Policy under section 55 of the Act must do so within 28 days of the publication of this Notice. All submissions will be considered in accordance with Council’s Community Engagement Policy and Plans.

Any person requesting to be heard in support of their submission is entitled to be heard before Council (or a Committee established by Council for this purpose) or be represented by a person acting on their behalf.

Submissions will be considered at the Ordinary Meeting of Council on 30 August 2021 beginning at 7pm. Council will consider whether or not to sell the Land at its meeting on 20 September 2021. If no submissions are received, Council may consider whether or not to sell the Land at its ordinary meeting on 30 August 2021.

Any person making a written submission under section 223 of the Act is advised that all submissions and personal information in the submission will be handled by Council in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014.

Respond to this notice

Written responses should be addressed to: Chief Executive Officer, Banyule City Council and posted to:

  • 1 Flintoff Street, Greensborough 3088
  • 275 Upper Heidelberg Road, Ivanhoe 3079
  • PO Box 94 Greensborough 3088

For further information, contact Gary Mills, Senior Property & Projects Officer on 9457 9807.

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