The Minister for Planning appointed an Advisory Committee to consider two applications made to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT).

These applications challenged Kingston City Council's decision to refuse to extend planning permission for a materials recycling and waste transfer station at 275-315 Kingston Road, Clarinda.


Decision to Refuse to Grant Planning Permit issued

25 November 2019: Council refused the secondary consent request to extend the planning permit.

11 December 2019: Council refused the application to amend the planning permit.

Matters called in by Minister for Planning

23 December 2019: Applications for review lodged with VCAT.

16 February 2020: Matters called in by Minister for Planning on at the request of Kingston City Council.

Terms of reference

29 April 2020: The Minister for Planning signed a Terms of Reference for the Clarinda Recycling Facility Advisory Committee.

Appointment of Advisory Committee

29 April 2020: The Minister for Planning appointed the Advisory Committee.

Public Hearings

19 May 2020: A Directions Hearing was held by MS Team video link.

10 June 2020: A further Directions Hearing was held by MS Teams video link.

29 June 2020: The Public Hearing for this matter will commence. Use the following links to access the hearing by Zoom video conference:

Monday 29 June - Friday 3 July

Tuesday 7 July - Wednesday 8 July

Please note observers to the hearing should always keep microphones on mute and cameras turned off.

Advisory Committee Report

18 August 2020:The Advisory Committee Report submitted

More information

For more information on the Panel process contact:

Planning Panels Victoria
Email: planning.panels@delwp.vic.gov.au

Panel or Committee

Terms of Reference

Standing Advisory Committee Members

The Minister has appointed an Advisory Committee:

  • Nick Wimbush (Chair)
  • Sophie Handley
  • Colin McIntosh

Learn more about the members by reading their biographies:


All supporting documents for this project can be found here.

Supporting Documents

Directions and Timetables