Our role

Background

An advisory committee was appointed to consider two draft planning scheme amendments that propose to rezone and develop two precincts within the Flemington Racecourse known as 'Flemington Hill' and Epsom Road'.

Consistent with its terms of reference, the advisory committee provided its’ report to the Minister for Planning.

More information regarding the proposals can be found on the following websites:

Terms of reference

Read the terms of reference  (PDF, 1.4 MB). The location of the two precincts are shown in the attached map (PDF, 592.5 KB).

Committee members

  • Kathy Mitchell (Chair)
  • Des Grogan and
  • Jim Holdsworth.

Read the advisory committee biographies (DOC, 38.5 KB).

Progress

Review

Stage 1 has been completed.

The Stage 1 Report (PDF, 1.2 MB) prepared by the advisory committee has been released.

In response to the Stage 1 report the Victoria Racing Club advised the advisory committee that it wishes to proceed with the draft amendment process.

Letter from the Victoria Racing Club (PDF, 156.2 KB).

Public consultation

The draft amendment was on exhibition between 11 January and 19 February 2016. Submissions on the draft amendments were accepted during this period (with late submissions only being accepted from the community up until 1 March 2016).

Directions hearing

A directions hearing was held on 1 March 2016.

Public hearings

Public hearings were held between Tuesday 15 March and Wednesday 6 April 2016.

Report

Consistent with its terms of reference, the advisory committee provided its’ report (PDF, 2.3 MB) to the Minister for Planning.

More information

If you have any queries regarding the advisory committee process please contact Planning Panels Victoria on (03) 8392 5137 or planning.panels@delwp.vic.gov.au.