The Minister for Planning appointed an Advisory Committee to review an Application for Review P1841/2017 called in from the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) for an application to amend Planning Permit Application Pln 16/132 for a Solar Wind Farm at Eldorado Road, North Wangaratta.

Terms of reference

The Minister for Planning signed a Terms of Reference (PDF, 906.6 KB) on 6 October 2017.

Committee members

The Minister has appointed an Advisory Committee:

  • Sarah Carlisle (Chair)
  • Geoffrey Carruthers

Get to know the committee members by reading their biographies (DOC, 47.5 KB).


Decision to Grant and Amended Permit issued

20 July 2017: Notice of Decision to Grant an Amended Permit issued by the Rural City of Wangaratta.

Application for review called in by the Minister for Planning

10 August 2017: Application to review Council’s decision lodged with VCAT

21 September 2017: Matter called in from VCAT by the Minister for Planning

Public Hearings

24 October 2017: Hearings held in Rural City of Wangaratta Council Chambers in Wangaratta

Advisory Committee Report

In accordance with the Terms of Reference the Advisory Committee submitted ts report  (PDF, 1.7 MB)on 15 November 2017


Once a final decision has been made, it will be made available on this page.

More information

For more information on the Advisory Committee process, please get in touch via the contact details below.

Greta Grivas
Senior Project Officer
Planning Panels Victoria
☎ Phone: (03) 8392 5121
✉ Email:

Page last updated: 12/09/19