Public hearings

The Minister for Planning has appointed a joint Inquiry and Advisory Committee under the Environment Effects Act 1978 and Planning and Environment Act 1987.

The Inquiry and Advisory Committee will review the EES, draft Planning Scheme Amendment, Works Approval application, public submissions, and investigate and consider the environmental effects of the Project in accordance with Terms of Reference approved by the Minister for Planning.

Directions Hearing

The Directions Hearing was held Friday 21 June 2019 at The Veneto Club, Bulleen.

At this hearing, the Inquiry and Advisory Committee established the necessary arrangements and a timetable for public hearings.

Public Hearing

The public hearing commenced Thursday 25 July 2019 and continues until Friday 13 September at The Veneto Club, 191 Bulleen Road, Bulleen.

Information on the Inquiry and Advisory Committee process and the timetable for the hearings is available on the Engage Victoria website.

North East Link will run a free shuttle bus between the EES Public Hearing and the nearest train stations. The bus will run every day, Monday – Friday. No bookings needed. Just turn up and go.

Getting to the hearings

Location

Morning shuttle

Afternoon shuttle

Evening shuttle: 27 August only

Bus departs: Surrey Hills station
Cnr Windsor + Alexandra Crescent, Surrey Hills

7.45am

12.00 pm

3.30pm

Bus departs: Heidelberg station
Fred Lasslett Reserve - Yarra Street, Heidelberg

8.25 am

12.40 pm

4.15pm

Bus arrives: Veneto Club 191 Bulleen Road, Bulleen

8.50 am

1.00 pm

5.30pm


Getting home

Location

Afternoon shuttle

Evening shuttle

Night shuttle: 27 August only

Bus departs: Veneto Club 191 Bulleen Road, Bulleen

1.30 pm

5.15 pm

8.35pm (subject to change based on the public hearing timetable). 

Bus arrives: Heidelberg station
Fred Lasslett Reserve - Yarra Street, Heidelberg

1.50 pm

5.40 pm

9:05pm

Bus arrives: Surrey Hills station
Cnr Windsor + Alexandra Crescent, Surrey Hills

2.30 pm

6.30 pm

9.40pm

Note:

  • There will be no public hearing and no shuttle bus on Tuesday 13 and Friday 16 August
  • There will be an evening shuttle bus on Tuesday 27 August
  • Shuttle bus may be cancelled if service is not being utilised