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  1. Directions hearing

    2 December 2022

  2. Public hearing

    21 February – 3 March 2023

  3. Report



On 17 October 2022 the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Action, Solar Homes (as Minister jointly administrating the Planning and Environment Act 1987) referred Glenelg draft planning scheme amendment C109gelg to the Priority Projects Standing Advisory Committee.

The draft amendment will facilitate the use and development of a 500-tonne land-based aquaculture facility (abalone farm) on land at 315 Dutton Way, Bolwarra and surrounds.

Committee members

  • Lester Townsend (Chair)
  • Mandy Elliott (Deputy Chair)
  • Ian Hamm

Learn more about the members by reading their biographies.

Public hearing details

The public hearing will start on 21 February 2023. It will be held by both video conference using MS Teams, and in person in Portland. Check the latest version of the Timetable for in person locations.

Use the details below to join online.

Join the hearing by video conference

Join by telephone
+61 03 7018 2005.(in Australia)
Webinar ID: 823 2195 0428#
Passcode: 271689#

Read the guide to using MS Teams to familiarise yourself with MS Teams before the hearing.


Terms of reference

Letter of referral

Member biographies


More information

For information about the Development Facilitation Program
Development Facilitation
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
(03) 8508 2044

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Page last updated: 03/03/23