The documents tabled by parties before and during the hearing will be progressively published on the Engage Victoria website.
The IAC provided its final report to the Minister for Planning on 22 February 2021.
The Minister has made his assessment of the environmental effects of the project under the Environment Effects Act 1978. The Minister’s Assessment can be found on the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) website website on the ‘Overview’ and 'Documents' tabs.
The Minister has released the IAC’s report which can also be found on the same DELWP website on the 'Overview' and 'Documents' tabs.
The joint Inquiry and Advisory Committee (IAC) was appointed to consider the Environment Effects Statement (EES), draft Planning Scheme Amendments (PSA), and Works Approval Application (WAA) prepared for the project to advise the Minister for Planning. The IAC was also appointed as a Panel to consider and advise the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change on the pipeline license application. The IAC comprised of Kathy Mitchell (Chair), Michael Kirsch (Deputy Chair), Jacquelle Gorski, Chris Harty and Trevor McCullough. See the IAC member biographies here.
The proposal included two components:
The project was on public exhibition between 2 July and 26 August 2020.
You may inspect the EES, draft Planning Scheme Amendments, Works Approval Application, Pipeline Licence and any related documents free of charge on the joint AGL and APA Gas Import Jetty and Gas Pipeline Project webpage.
The documents tabled by parties before and during the hearing will be progressively published on the Engage Victoria website.
Expert Evidence Statements will be progressively published on the Engage Victoria website as they are filed by parties.
The Terms of Reference require written submissions be published online. All submissions will be progressively published on the Engage Victoria website, unless a submitter has specifically requested it not be published.
The audio recordings of the Hearing will be progressively published on the Engage Victoria website.
The IAC has issued the following documents which can be viewed below:
Please note that your submission will be treated as a public document in accordance with the Privacy Collection Statement (which can be accessed through Document Library) which may include provisions to other parties and display in the Hearing. You should not include any other personal information in the submission, such as email and phone details, unless that information can be made publicly available. You can request access to your personal information held by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning by contacting the Freedom of Information Unit on (03) 9637 8186 or FOI.firstname.lastname@example.org
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For questions about the Works Approval Application, please contact:
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