If I lodge a written objection to the proposal within the consultation period, what happens next?

The Council may not request the Minister for Lands to proceed with this proposal unless such a written objection is first reported to Council for consideration. Following consideration of such a written objection, the Council may:

• Resolve to request the Minister to proceed with the proposal;

• Resolve not to request the Minister to proceed with the proposal;

• Make such other lawful decision as considered appropriate by the Council. 

If the 194m² of land is amalgamated into the Dog Swamp Shopping Centre, will the shopping centre be able to include this land in future development of the shopping centre?

Yes, the shopping centre would be able to seek to include this land in future development of the shopping centre, subject to obtaining all required approvals, which may include rezoning, development approval and building approval.