The Minister for Planning has 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 aTerms of Reference (PDF, 906.6 KB) on 6 October 2017.

Committee members

The Minister has appointed an Advisory Committee:

  • Sarah Carlisle (Chair)
  • Geoffrey Carruthers

Member 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 commence at:

10:00 am Tuesday 24 October 2017
Council Chambers
Rural City of Wangaratta
62 – 68 Ovens Street

A reserve day, if required, has also been allocated for 25 October 2017.

Advisory Committee Report

In accordance with the Terms of Reference the Advisory Committee is expected to submit its report within 15 business days from the completion of its hearings.


Once a final decision has been made, the Advisory Committee Report will be made available on this page.

More information

For more information contact:

Advisory Committee process:
Greta Grivas,
Senior Project Officer
Planning Panels Victoria
(03) 8392 5121