The Minister for Planning appointed an Advisory Committee to review an Application for Review called in from the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) of Greater Geelong City Council’s Notice of Decision to Grant Planning Permit 179-2018 for the use and development of the land for a multi-level (7 storey) office building, with a total floor area of 12,106m2 and 440 carparking spaces (VCAT Ref. P28/2019).


Decision to Grant Planning Permit issued

12 December 2018: Notice of Decision to Grant Planning Permit issued by Greater Geelong City Council

Application for review called in by the Minister for Planning

9 January 2019: Application to review Council’s decision lodged with VCAT

25 July 2019: Matter called in from VCAT by the Minister for Planning

Public Hearings

The Directions Hearing was held at 11.00am on Wednesday 25 September 2019 at the Eastern Hub Geelong, Hinchcliff Room, 358A McKillop Street, Geelong.

The Public Hearing will commence on Thursday 20 February 2020 in Geelong.

Advisory Committee Report

The Advisory Committee submitted its report on 1 April 2020.

50 Mackey Street North Geelong Advisory Committee Report(PDF, 2.7 MB)

More Information

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

Andrea Harwood
Senior Project Manager
Planning Panels Victoria
☎ Phone: (03) 8392 5123
✉ Email: planning.panels@delwp.vic.gov.au

Panel or Committee

Terms of Reference

Terms of Reference (PDF, 1.9 MB)

Standing Advisory Committee Members

The Minister has appointed an Advisory Committee:

  • Michael Kirsch (Chair)
  • Steve Blackley

Learn more about the members by reading their biographies (DOC, 49.0 KB)


All supporting documents for this project can be found here.

Supporting Documents

Page last updated: 08/10/20