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The Fishermans Bend Standing Advisory Committee was appointed by the Minister for Planning on 22 October 2018.

Fishermans Bend is an urban renewal project covering approximately 480 hectares of mainly industrial land located in the City of Melbourne and the City of Port Phillip.

The committee has been asked to advise the minister on outstanding issues relating to:

  • unresolved issues between a proponent and other parties relating to site specific planning controls
  • providing timely, transparent and consultative assessment of suitability for site specific planning controls.

Site-specific planning controls relate to:

  • land subject to permit applications called-in by the minister prior to the approval of amendment GC81
  • land subject to new proposals for use and development in Fishermans Bend.

Amendment GC81 was introduced into the Melbourne and Port Phillip planning schemes on 5 October 2018.

It introduced permanent planning controls, and included the final Fisherman’s Bend Framework, September 2018 as a reference document. It included the Infrastructure Contributions Overlay, which prevents a permit from issuing until an Infrastructure Contributions Plan is incorporated into the scheme.

Standing advisory committee members

Current referrals

There are no current referrals.

Documents and completed referrals

Terms of reference

Terms of reference were issued for the standing advisory committee on 29 April 2020.

Completed referrals

Fishermans Bend Tranche 1A was withdrawn and no report was required.

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Page last updated: 27/11/23