VicRoads and Roads and Maritime Services NSW propose to construct a second bridge crossing of the Murray River; between Echuca (Vic) and Moama (NSW).

Joint inquiry and panel

The Minister for Planning appointed a  combined inquiry and advisory committee to consider the exhibited documents and public submissions relevant to Victoria, in accordance with the approved Terms of Reference ((PDF, 1.2 MB)).

Inquiry panel members

  • Trevor McCullough (Chair);
  • Mandy Elliott; and
  • James Golsworthy.

Exhibition and submissions

The EES, and draft planning permit applications were on public exhibition from 27 August to 9 October 2015.

Inquiry report and release of the Ministers Assessment

The Inquiry submitted its report to the Minister on 20 January 2016 .

In March 2016, the Minister for Planning released the report and his Assessment of the project ((DOC, 36.5 KB)).

More information

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