Contacting The Minister for Planning

The important next step for RAID is to seek a meeting with the Minister for Planning prior to him making a decision on the Woolworths application.

As individuals there is the opportunity to influence the Minister’s decision through the following actions.  A summary of this information and some key issues are included in the attached flyer.

Tell the Minister – ask for a meeting, call leave a message, write, email – that Melbourne City Council analysis and conclusion supports the community view – too big, too high and altogether too much.  Contact details are:


Matthew Guy MLC, Minister for Planning,

Electorate Office, 56 Beetham Parade, Rosanna VIC 3084.  Telephone: 9457 5328.

Ministerial Office – Level 7, 1 Spring Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000.  Telephone 9938 5990

Email at –


Tell our only other upper house Liberal member with a direct interest in North Melbourne, Craig Ondarchie MLC for Northern Metropolitan

Craig Ondarchie MLC, Electorate Office 464 High Street Northcote 3070. Telephone 9938 5990

Email at –


We need to persuade – be polite, informed and firm.


Tell the community of your concerns, talk to neighbours, write to the local newspapers.

The Melbourne Weekly,  To the letters Editor at –

The Melbourne Leader –


As a community we need to keep the momentum going and the message clear and persistent – this is not the right development for the site.


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