This site is owned and operated by Boroondara City Council (Council) using software licensed from Harvest Digital Planning (Harvest). For details of how Harvest may access personal information, please refer to Harvest’s Privacy Policy. Council’s collection, use and disclosure of your personal information is regulated by the the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 and Council’s Privacy and Data Protection Policy.

Personal information collected on this website will be used by Council to:

  • inform and guide future Council plans, policies, strategies and actions
  • respond to your enquiries and requests
  • keep you informed about consultations you're interested in
  • send you newsletters or updates
  • ask you to complete surveys or provide feedback.

The personal information won’t be disclosed to any external party without your consent, unless permitted or required by law.

Personal information provided as part of a public submission may be included in the public agenda papers and minutes of a Council or Delegated Committee meeting.

If personal information isn’t collected, Council may not be able to use your submissions to inform future actions, provide you with Council services, keep you informed on future consultations or keep you updated on the progress of your request.

If you'd like to access or change any personal information you've submitted, please contact Council’s Privacy Officer at

This privacy statement applies to the Engage Boroondara website.

Planning Submission Privacy Statement

Council will collect the information in your submission to transparently carry out the Planning Scheme Amendment in accordance with the Planning and Environment Act 1987 (Act). The information you provide (including personal information) will be used by Council for that primary purpose or directly related purposes such as contacting you about the project.

Council may also use the personal information provided to contact you about other similar projects. Personal information may also be used to update Council’s customer databases to assist Council in discharging its functions or providing services under relevant legislation including the Local Government Act 2020. Council must make a copy of all submissions available for any person to inspect free of charge until two months after completion of the amendment process in accordance with Section 21 of the Act.

Submissions will be disclosed in full to Council's consultants (if applicable) who will make recommendations to Council regarding the submissions. Council and the State Government may also publish submissions on their websites, provide copies of submissions, and make publicly available lists of submissions. Submissions may be disclosed in a report to Council which will by virtue of the Local Government Act 2020, be available to the public for an extended period.

Requests for access to and/or amendment of the personal information should be made to Council’s Privacy Officer (03) 9278 4444.