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  1. Directions hearing

    13 December 2022

  2. Public hearing

    6 March – 27 April 2023

  3. Report



The draft Bass Coast Statement of Planning Policy (SPP) and all written submissions received were referred to the Distinctive Areas and Landscapes Standing Advisory Committee by the Minister for Planning on 26 October 2022.

The committee is asked to advise the minister whether the draft SPP:

  • supports objectives of distinctive areas and landscapes legislation
  • creates an appropriate framework for future use and development
  • requires amendments to the structure or proposed planning controls.

Advisory committee members

  • Kathy Mitchell AM (Chair)
  • Peter Edwards
  • Jessica Tulloch

Learn more about the members by reading their biographies.

Public hearing details

The public hearing will start on Monday 6 March 2023. It will be held by both video conference, and in person (with some hearing days in the Bass Coast area and some in Melbourne). The in person locations will be confirmed and a video conference link provided closer to the time.


Terms of reference

Letter of referral

Member biographies


More information

For more information about the Distinctive areas and landscapes program
Places and Precincts
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

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Page last updated: 11/01/23