North East Link Inquiry and Advisory Committee (IAC)

The Minister appointed the combined Inquiry and Advisory Committee (IAC) to consider the Environment Effects Statement, draft Planning Scheme Amendments (PSA) to the Banyule, Boroondara, Manningham, Nillumbik, Whitehorse, Whittlesea and Yarra planning schemes, and Works Approval Application (WAA) prepared for the North East Link Project.

Terms of reference

View the Terms of Reference (PDF, 3.3 MB)

Committee members

The Minister has appointed the following Members to the IAC:

  • Nick Wimbush (Chair)
  • Dalia Cook (Deputy Chair)
  • Peter Edwards
  • Mandy Elliot
  • Elizabeth Hui

Learn more about the members by reading their biographies (PDF, 110.9 KB)

Progress

Exhibition period and submissions

The EES was placed on public exhibition, together with a works approval application (WAA) and a draft planning scheme amendment (PSA) to the Banyule, Boroondara, Manningham, Nillumbik, Whitehorse, Whittlesea and Yarra planning schemes, from 10 April 2019 to 5.00pm on 7 June 2019.

View the submissions made to the North East Link Project Inquiry and Advisory Committee

Directions hearing

The Directions Hearing was held Friday 21 June 2019 at 10.00am at The Veneto Club, 191 Bulleen Road, Bulleen.

View the recording of the Directions hearing

At the Directions Hearing, the IAC established the necessary arrangements and a timetable for public hearings.

Public hearings

Public hearings commenced on Thursday 25 July 2019 and concluded on Monday 16 September 2019.

View information updates on the hearing

View the documents tabled at the hearing

View the recordings of the hearings

Report

The Inquiry must produce a written report for the Minister for Planning within 30 business days from its last hearing date, in accordance with the Terms of Reference.

The Public Hearing on the Project concluded on 16 September 2019 and the Inquiry and Advisory Committee subsequently submitted its report to the Minister for Planning on 22 October 2019.

View the Inquiry and Advisory Committee Report  (PDF, 9.2 MB)

Page last updated: 28/09/20