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 Port Phillip City Council’s decision to Refuse to Grant Planning Permit 989/2016. The proposal is for the construction of a ten-storey mixed use building over two basement levels, containing 174 dwelling and two retail premises, and a reduction in car parking requirements (VCAT Ref. P2100/2017).


Decision to Refuse to Grant Planning Permit issued

14 July 2017: Notice of Decision to Refuse to Grant Planning Permit issued by City of Port Phillip

Application for review called in by the Minister for Planning

Application to review Council’s decision lodged with VCAT 23 July 2018: Matter called in from VCAT by the Minister for Planning

Public Hearings

Directions Hearing: the Directions Hearing took place at 10.00am on Wednesday 9 October 2019 at Planning Panels Victoria, Ground Floor, 1 Spring Street, Melbourne Public Hearings:

Hearings were scheduled to commence on 25 November 2019. On 26 November 2019, the Applicant advised the Committee that it intends to withdraw the permit application for 1-7 Waterfront Place. Accordingly, the Hearing will not continue.

More Information

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

Planning Panels Victoria
☎ Phone: (03) 8392 5137
✉ Email: planning.panels@delwp.vic.gov.au

Panel or Committee

Terms of Reference

The Minister for Planning signed a Terms of Reference on 1 September 2019.

Terms of Reference (PDF, 1.1 MB)

Committee Members

The Minister has appointed an  Advisory Committee:

  • Sarah Carlisle (Chair)
  • Trevor McCullough
  • Rachael O'Neill

Learn more about the members by ready their biographies (DOC, 50.5 KB)


All supporting documents for this project can be found here.

Supporting Documents