Powers of intervention

In certain circumstances the Minister for Planning has the power to intervene by:

  • amending a planning scheme
  • advancing the processing of an amendment to a planning scheme
  • calling in a matter before the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

These powers are provided for under the Planning and Environment Act 1987, the Heritage Act 1995 and the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act 1998.

More information about circumstances in which the Minister will consider using these powers and the principles that will apply in considering a request for intervention is contained in the following Practice Note:

Ministerial powers of intervention in planning and heritage matters ((PDF, 64.5 KB))

Recent interventions

View the interventions in planning scheme amendments for the current and previous years:

In certain circumstances the Minister for Planning has the power to intervene on matters associated with planning scheme amendments.

The Ministerial interventions on planning scheme amendments for the 2017 calendar year are listed below. A copy of the reasons for the intervention can be obtained from Planning Scheme Amendments Online under the 'Approval' tab - Supporting Documents section of the amendment record.

Ministerial interventions 2017

January 2017

Casey C250
Darebin C153
Knox C158
Port Phillip C136
Stonnington C247

February 2017

Alpine VC135
Banyule GC48
Banyule GC60
Greater Geelong C272
Hume C196
Melbourne C288
Melbourne C290
Melbourne C310
Melbourne GC40
Monash C132
Port Phillip C146
Whitehorse C212

March 2017

Alpine VC110
Alpine VC134
Bass Coast C148
Brimbank GC46
Frankston C115
Glen Eira C148
Glen Eira C147
Melbourne C273
Port Phillip C145
Yarra C229
Yarra Ranges C162

April 2017

Alpine VC136
Boroondara C258
Boroondara C260
East Gippsland C130
Hume C215
Maroondah C109
Melton C178
Mornington C205
Nillumbik C114
South Gippsland C113
Yarra C240
VC133

May 2017

Greater Bendigo C231
Hume GC63
Maribyrnong GC67
Melbourne C303
Wellington C051
Yarra C260

In certain circumstances the Minister for Planning has the power to intervene on matters associated with planning scheme amendments.

The Ministerial interventions on planning scheme amendments for the 2016 calendar year are listed below.

A report explaining the reasons for the intervention can be obtained from the amendment record on Planning Scheme Online. The report can be found under the 'Approval' tab in the Supporting Documents section of the amendment record.

Ministerial interventions 2016

January

Alpine VC126
Alpine VC127
Brimbank C166

February

Baw Baw GC41  
Glen Eira C144
Knox C147
Melton C161 
Stonnington C226 
Whitehorse C183
Yarra C196

March

Bass Coast C134
Boroondara C235  
Boroondara C237
Colac Otway C89
Greater Geelong C248
Mildura C85 
Moira C83
Stonnington C228
Stonnington C224
Yarra C213

April

Cardinia C210 
French Island and Sandstone Island C5
Melbourne VC129
Moreland C162
Moonee Valley C161

May

Cardinia GC37
Ballarat C197
Boroondara C255
Melbourne C287 
Melbourne GC44 
Mornington Peninsula C225

June

Alpine VC130  
Ararat GC39
Boroondara GC43
Boroondara GC47
Casey C208
Melbourne C289
Monee Valley C166
Port Phillip C119
Stonnington C219
Stonnington C230 
Stonnington C232
Wangaratta C59
Yarra C211
Yarra C215

July

Bass Coast C143 
Boroondara C246 
Cardinia GC53 
Hobsons Bay C110 
Stonnington C239 
Strathbogie C74 
Whitehorse C187 
Yarra C217 7

August

Ballarat C198
Boroondara C242
Boroondara C247 
Greater Dandenong C122
Hume C200
Melbourne C297 
Mitchell C115 
Stonnington C237 
Warrnambool C100 
Yarra C216 
Yarra C221

September

Ararat C35
Baw Baw GC31
Benalla GC52
Brimbank C120 
East Gippsland C132
Greater Geelong C271
Latrobe C98 
Maribyrnong GC54
Maribyrnong C142 
Moonee Valley C167
Nillumbik C110

October

Cardinia C213
Colay Otway C93
Glen Eira C145
Melbourne C299
Melton C167 
Port Phillip C127 
Southern Grampians C50
Victorian Planning Provisions V009 
Whittlesea C201

November

Alpine VC 131
Bayside C129
Campaspe C103
Colac Otway GC57
Hume C216
Melbourne GC50
Melbourne GC59
Mornington Peninsula C203
Pyrenees C41

December

Brimbank C191 
Brimbank GC51 
Cardinia C217
Macedon Ranges GC58
Maribyrnong GC45
Whitehorse C185
Whittlesea C90
Whittlesea C202

In certain circumstances the Minister for Planning has the power to intervene on matters associated with planning scheme amendments.

The Ministerial interventions on planning scheme amendments for the 2015 calendar year are listed below.  

A report explaining the reasons for the intervention can be obtained from the amendment record on Planning Schemes Online. The report can be found under the 'Approval' tab in the Supporting Documents section of the amendment record.

Ministerial interventions 2015

January

Hume C184
Melbourne C260

February

Ballarat C187
Whitehorse C163
Yarra Ranges C141

March

Boroondara C205
Boroondara C215
Frankston C102
Greater Dandenong C185
Greater Shepparton C165
Maroondah C99
Melton C142
Moonee Valley C155
Nillumbik C94
Stonnington C209
Whitehorse C171
Whittlesea C190
Wyndham C213
Yarra C178
VC124

April

Boroondara C211
Frankston C101
Maribyrnong C150
Moreland C153
Yarra C176
Yarra C182
GC29 
VC119
VC122

May

Hobsons Bay C105
Knox C134
Maribyrnong C136
Nillumbik C105
Warrnambool C199
Whitehorse C159
Whitehorse C173
Wyndham C214
GC26
VC125

June

Ballarat C182
East Gippsland C123
Greater Shepparton C176
Maroondah C103
Surf Coast C104

July

Baw Baw C112
Glen Eira GC30
Yarra C186
Yarra C193
Yarra C187
Greater Dandenong C192
Greater Geelong C59

August

Boroondara C220 
Casey C202 
Knox C120
Macedon Ranges C106
Macedon Ranges C104
Melbourne C261
Melbourne GC36
Whitehorse C170
Whitehorse C180

September

Alpine VC128 
Alpine VC101 
Banyule C71
Boroondara C218
Casey C216
Darebin C147
Hobsons Bay C108
Hume C199
Melbourne C262
Monash C123
Whitehorse C162
Whittlesea C181
Yarra C190
Yarra Ranges C147
Yarra Ranges C175

October

Brimbank C181 
Greater Geelong C355 
Horsham C63  
Nillumbik C91
Yarra Ranges C144
Whitehorse C174

November

Alpine VC107
Brimbank C105
Campaspe GC25
Casey C217 
Glen Eira C141 
Kingston C175
Maroondah C95
Murrindindi C53
Moonee Valley C156
Whittlesea C195 
Yarra C199
Yarra C207

December

Alpine VC121  
Bayside C146 
Casey C182
Casey C197  
Latrobe C86
Port Phillip C115
Port Phillip C124
Wellington C93  
Whitehorse C210
Whittlesea C73
Yarra C195

In certain circumstances the Minister for Planning has the power to intervene on matters associated with planning scheme amendments.

The Ministerial interventions on planning scheme amendments for the 2014 calendar year are listed below.  

A report explaining the reasons for the intervention can be obtained from the amendment record on Planning Schemes Online. The report can be found under the 'Approval' tab in the Supporting Documents section.

Ministerial interventions 2014

January

GC05
Greater Shepparton C167
Latrobe C79
Mildura C87
Nillumbik C86
Wyndham C193

February

Alpine Resorts C22
Campaspe C100
Cardinia C182
Casey C91
Central Goldfields C25
Greater Geelong C304
Maroondah C88
Melbourne C226
Mornington Peninsula C195
Mount Alexander C70
South Gippsland C79
Stonnington C190
Whitehorse C156
Wodonga C111
Wyndham C205

March

Surf Coast C95
VC108
VC111
VC115

April

Banyule C102
Frankston C94
Greater Dandenong C138
Latrobe C66  
Melbourne C220
Port Phillip C140
Stonnington C200

May

East Gippsland C118
GC01  
GC06
GC08
GC09
GC10
GC11
GC12  
Golden Plains C69
Melbourne C229
Monash C119
Moyne C59
South Gippsland C98
Surf Coast C94
VC106
Wellington C91
Warrnambool C95
Yarra Ranges C134

June

Alpine C48
Bayside C106
Boroondara C190
Casey C195 
Glen Eira C125
Frankston C97
Manningham C105
Maroondah C93
Melbourne C237
Melbourne C239
Melton C155
Mount Alexander C71
Stonnington C187
Swan Hill C44
Queenscliffe C26
Wyndham C173

July

Banyule C100
Baw Baw C111
Bayside C134
Brimbank C160
Hume C180
GC07
GC16
Greater Geelong C310
Mitchell  C102
Melton C167
Moreland C154
Nillumbik C87
VC109
VC113
Wangaratta C49
Whittlesea C176

August

Bass Coast C131
Cardinia C196
GC17
GC18
Melton C158
Mitchell C95
VC117
VC120
Whitehorse C165
Whittlesea C186
Wyndham C181

September

Ararat C33
Ballarat C177
Bayside C121
Bayside C133
Boroondara C199
Cardinia C178
Cardinia C187
Darebin C144
Greater Bendigo C211
Greater Shepparton C173
Kingston C150
Kingston C160
Latrobe C84
Melbourne C249
Moonee Valley C120
Moonee Valley C141
Moorabool C72
Mornington Peninsula C179
Southern Grampians C32
Surf Coast C98
VC112
VC114
Wangaratta C60
West Wimmera C31
Whittlesea C182
Whittlesea C193

October

Ararat C30
Ballarat C167
Ballarat C180
Baw Baw C108
Boroondara C240
Brimbank C158
Cardinia C200
Cardinia C202
Cardinia C203
Casey C201
East Gippsland C120
GC15
Greater Geelong C311
Greater Geelong C314
Greater Geelong C319
Greater Geelong C322
Greater Shepparton C174
Knox C130
Melton C122
Mornington Peninsula C180
Northern Grampians C45
Stonnington C220
Whitehorse C160
Wodonga C115
Wodonga C117
Wyndham C188

November

Ballarat C176
Ballarat C190
Bass Coast C145
Casey C185
Casey C186
Casey C187
Casey C188
GC21
Glen Eira C128
Golden Plains C65
Greater Geelong C199
Hume C179
Latrobe C88
Macedon Ranges C97
Maribyrnong C138
Melbourne C248
Melbourne C179
Moira C80
VC123
Whitehorse C200
Whittlesea C154
Whittlesea C184
Whittlesea C185
Wyndham C196
Yarra C177
Yarra Ranges C139

December

Boroondara C210
Moreland C152

For information about amendments from previous years please contact us at planning.amendments@delwp.vic.gov.au