The Minister for Planning appointed an Advisory Committee to review an Application for Review P608/2014 called in from VCAT against the Minister's Notice of Decision to Grant a Permit on Application 2008/0980 for the construction of the 3km Mt Buller - Mt Stirling Link Road between Corn Hill Road and Howqua Gap in the Alpine Resorts Planning Scheme.

Terms of Reference 

Terms of Reference for the Advisory Committee (PDF, 696.1 KB)

Committee members

The Committee comprises:

  • Chris Harty(Chair)
  • Des Grogan


On 10 December 2008, the Mt Buller and Mt Stirling Alpine Resort Management Board (the proponent) lodged an Planning Permit Application for buildings and works associated with the construction of the road and the removal of vegetation.

The Victorian National Parks Association lodged an objection to the application.

On 24 March 2014 the then Minister for Planning issued a Notice of Decision to Grant a Permit subject to conditions.

On 14 May 2014, the Victorian National Parks Association lodged an application for review at VCAT of the Minister for Planning's decision.

The Minister for Planning called in the VCAT proceeding on 14 August 2014, under clause 58 of Schedule 1 to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 1998.

The Advisory Committee Report (PDF, 1.2 MB) was submitted on 1 June 2015.

More information

Contact Greta Grivas, Senior Project Manager at Planning Panels Victoria on 8392 6393 or by email at greta.grivas@delwp.vic.gov.au