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:

Recent interventions

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

Ministerial interventions 2017

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 Schemes Online under the 'Approval' tab - Supporting Documents section of the relevant amendment record.

January 2017

  • Casey C250
  • Darebin C153
  • Knox C158
  • Port Phillip C136
  • Stonnington C247

February 2017

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

March 2017

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

April 2017

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

May 2017

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

June 2017

  • GC64
  • Greater Dandenong C199
  • Melbourne C311
  • Monash C134
  • Monash C135
  • Mornington Peninsula C208
  • Stonnington C242
  • Stonnington C254
  • Stonnington C256 
  • VC137

July 2017

  • Casey C227
  • Frankston C116
  • GC68
  • GC73
  • Knox C162
  • Manningham C121
  • Monash C130
  • Moreland C163
  • Moreland C168 
  • VC137

August 2017

  • Boroondara C250
  • Boroondara C265
  • Darebin C160
  • GC72
  • Glen Eira C152
  • Greater Shepparton C201
  • Stonnington C263
  • VC139
  • Whittlesea C207

September 2017

  • Boroondara C251
  • East Gippsland C138
  • GC13
  • GC69
  • GC70
  • GC74
  • Glen Eira C170
  • Hobsons Bay C111
  • Melbourne C295
  • Moonee Valley C183
  • Port Phillip C135
  • VC132
  • Whittlesea C211

October 2017

  • Banyule C113
  • Banyule C122
  • GC49
  • GC75
  • Latrobe C100
  • Wellington C98 
  • Yarriambiack C21

November 2017

  • Ballarat C208
  • Boroondara C272
  • Boroondara C273
  • Frankston C117
  • Frankston C118
  • GC65
  • GC71
  • GC78
  • Greater Geelong C374
  • Latrobe C107
  • Melbourne C316
  • Moreland C172
  • Port Phillip C123
  • Port Phillip C150
  • Stonnington C273
  • VC141

Ministerial interventions 2016

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 relevant amendment record.

January

  • VC126
  • 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

  • VC130  
  • Ararat GC39
  • Boroondara GC43
  • Boroondara GC47
  • Casey C208
  • Melbourne C289
  • Moonee 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

  • VC131
  • 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

Ministerial interventions 2015

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 relevant amendment record.

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

  • VC128
  • 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

  • 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

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

Ministerial interventions 2014

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.

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

More information

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