The Fast Track Government Land Service (FTGLS) manages planning provisions relating to land owned by the Victorian Government.

This includes ensuring that appropriate planning provisions are in place on government land, correcting anomalies and updating planning provisions to accurately reflect planning use and development.

Panel or Committee

The Government Land Standing Advisory Committee (GLSAC) was appointed in July 2015 to consider planning proposals for land owned, proposed to be owned in the future or to facilitate the delivery of priority projects by the Victorian Government.

Terms of reference

Read the Committee's terms of reference (PDF, 1.9 MB).

Committee members

  • Lester Townsend (Chair)
  • Trevor McCullough (Deputy Chair)
  • Mandy Elliott (Deputy Chair)
  • Gordon Anderson
  • Elissa Bell
  • Alan Chuck
  • Jenny Fraser
  • Prue Mansfield
  • Jane Monk 
  • Rachael O'Neill
  • John Ostroff
  • Tania Quick
  • Cazz Redding
  • Lynn Sweeney.

View our committee member biographies (DOC, 66.5 KB).



The Minister for Planning refers sites in Tranches for the Committee's consideration.


Timing: 6 weeks

The proposal for the site is placed on exhibition, including the relevant documentation and background reports. Submissions can be made during this period on Engage Victoria.

During Exhibition, the Committee holds a Public Information Session to enable the general public to ask questions about the proposal and process.

Public hearing

Timing: 4 weeks

Once the Committee has received all the submissions, a Public Hearing is held to provide submitter with an opportunity to be heard. This occurs roughly 20 business days after the close of exhibition.


Timing: 4 weeks

The Committee submits its report to the Minister for Planning within 20 business days from the last day of the hearing.

Make a submission find out more about the GLSAC process: Engage Victoria

Download information packs and Committee reports: Government Land Planning Service

More Information

If you have any questions or need further information, get in touch via the contact details below.

  • For information about the Government Land Planning service, please contact:
    Fast Track Government Land service
    ☎ Phone: (03) 8683 0901
    ✉ Email: ftgl.service@delwp.vic.gov.au

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All documentation relating to this project can be found here.

Information packs and Committee reports

Find information packs and previous Committee reports: Government Land Planning Service page.

Panel documents