Council is exhibiting a draft Voluntary Planning Agreement (draft VPA) and Explanatory Note that will apply to Lot 1 DP 1261150, 2 George Street, Burwood (Burwood RSL Club).

The draft VPA is seeking to provide material contributions to Council as public benefits with a total value of $15,397,172.

The draft VPA accompanies the detailed Development Application (DA) which is currently under assessment by Council (DA.2020.103). The development proposed under the Detailed DA is part of the concept development approved under the consent to DA85/2017 for a mixed-use building comprising registered club, hotel tower, commercial premises, entertainment facilities, function centre and indoor recreation facility with basement parking for up to 1250 car spaces (the ‘Concept Consent’).

The works proposed to be delivered as part of the VPA include:

  • Construction of new portions of road in George Street and Shaftesbury Road Burwood
  • Dedication of land to Council totalling 391sqm for the purposes of new portions of public road in George Street and Shaftesbury Road
  • Construction of new portions of road on land fronting Marmaduke, George and Deane Streets Burwood
  • Dedication of land to Council totalling 154sqm fronting Marmaduke Street, 109sqm fronting George Street and 375sqm fronting Deane Street Burwood for the purposes of new portions of public road
  • Dedication of Marmaduke Street land to Council (subject to an easement for encroaching above ground level mechanical exhaust and an easement for bus parking) totalling 589sqm for the purposes of a public road
  • Installation of Multi-Function Light Poles on street frontages in the locations as detailed in the VPA
  • Installation of traffic control signals and associated road works at the corner of George Street and Shaftesbury Road Burwood
  • Resurfacing portions of George Street, Deane Street, Deane Street Pedestrian Zone, Marmaduke Street and Shaftesbury Road
  • Delivery of public domain works to all frontages comprising of footpath paving as detailed in the VPA
  • Installation of public art comprising of a water wall feature on Shaftesbury Road, a standalone sculpture on George Street and a suspended entry sculpture at Porte Cochere

The draft VPA and Explanatory Note (included at Schedule 4 of the VPA) are on exhibition from Friday 5 August – Monday 5 September 2022.

Making a Submission: If you have something to say about any aspect of the VPA we encourage you to make a submission. All submissions must be in writing and must be received by Monday 5 September 2022. Please quote reference DA.2020.103 and include in the subject line: “Submission VPA – Burwood RSL”

Submissions can be sent via:


Post: Burwood Council, PO Box 240, BURWOOD NSW 1805.

Disclosure of Political Donations and Gifts

Any person making a submission must lodge a Disclosure Statement if a reportable political donation or gift has been made to certain people or organisations within the last 2 years. Please contact Council for a Disclosure Statement form.

Submission and Privacy

Each submission received by Council may be publicly available for viewing. In making a submission you will be providing Council with personal information. In certain circumstances you will have the right to request that Council not include your personal information in any material available for public inspection. Council will consider any such requests in accordance with the Privacy Act (Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998). However, please note that Council cannot guarantee that the content of submissions remains confidential.

Further Information: Please do not hesitate to contact Council’s Director City Strategy, Dylan Porter on 9911 9850 or