After some considerable pressure from residents, council has finally released its figures on the proposed zoning changes. We’ve uploaded the relevant document HERE.

The emphases remains on meeting government population growth – without of course any mention of current housing happening within Glen Eira. The enumeration of the hectares devoted to the various zones, both current and proposed, is also proffered without any explanation or clear definition – for example: do these figures include roads?

Council is clearly intent on maintaining the mantra that these changes are basically ‘neutral’ – that is, that the overall totals are ‘equitable’. We beg to differ! Once we’ve gone through all the details more carefully we will provide a commentary. In the meantime, here is council’s ‘summary’ –