Protecting the Macedon Ranges

Have your say on protecting the Macedon Ranges

Public feedback being sought until 5pm Friday 15 April

In the lead up to the 2014 state election, Labor recognised the need to protect the unique natural environment and rural character of the Macedon Ranges from inappropriate development.

In 2015, following a public planning forum held in Gisborne, the Minister for Planning, Richard Wynne announced an independent Ministerial Advisory Committee would be established to determine the best way to ensure planning protection for the Macedon Ranges.

Terms of Reference were established an independent Advisory Committee comprising four planning experts have been appointed.

Following the release of an Issues Paper, the Advisory Committee is now accepting written submissions from individuals and community organisations.

Download a copy of the Issues Paper here.

Online submissions in response to the Issues Paper can be made here.

For further information about the Macedon Ranges Protection Advisory Committee and the timelines for it’s report to the Minister for Planning, please visit the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning here.