Our role

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.

Read the Committee's terms of reference (PDF, 1.8 MB).

Committee members

  • Lester Townsend (Chair)
  • Brett Davis (Deputy Chair)
  • Mandy Elliott (Deputy Chair)
  • Gordon Anderson
  • Alan Chuck
  • Jenny Fraser
  • Rachael O'Neill
  • John Ostroff
  • Tania Quick
  • Cazz Redding
  • Lynn Sweeney.

View our committee member biographies (DOC, 57.0 KB).

GLSAC Process

ReferralThe Minister for Planning refers sites in Tranches for the Committee's consideration. 
ExhibitionThe 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.
6 weeks
Public HearingOnce 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.4 weeks
ReportThe Committee submits its report to the Minister for Planning within 20 business days from the last day of the Hearing. 4 weeks

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

Download information packs and Comittee reports: Fast Track Government Land Service

Contact Us

If you have any queries on the Advisory Committee process, including questions about the information session, timetable, public hearing or final report, please contact:

Planning Panels Victoria
☎ Phone: (03) 8392 5120
✉ Email: planning.panels@delwp.vic.gov.au

If you have any queries about the Fast Track Government Land service, including questions about the proposal and outcomes, please contact:

Fast Track Government Land service
☎ Phone: (03) 8683 0901
✉ Email: ftgl.service@delwp.vic.gov.au