The CAP is a committee that considers and makes decisions regarding development applications on behalf of Council. The CAP is one of the authorities that can make impartial and transparent development assessment decisions based on Wattle Range Council’s Development Plan, in accordance with relevant laws (e.g. Development Act and Planning, Development & Infrastructure Act). Council's Planning Officers refer relevant applications to the CAP for consideration.
A formal meeting schedule has not been adopted and meetings are held as required. An agenda advising the date, time and location of a meeting will be published on this website in advance.
|Independent Member (Presiding Member)||Elizabeth Travers|
|Independent Member||Michael Talanskas|
|Independent Member||Meg Redman|
|Independent Member||Mark Teakle|
|Independent Member (Member of Council)||Cr. Peter Dunnicliff|
|Deputy Independent Member||Michael Shillabeer|
|Deputy Independent Member||Colleen Woodgate|
Appointed by Council’s Chief Executive Officer, the Assessment Manager's role is to manage the staff and operations of the assessment panel as well as provide advice to the assessment panel (as appropriate).
Council's Assessment Manager is John Best who can be contacted at Council's Millicent Office.
The Minister for Planning has adopted an Assessment Panel Members - Code of Conduct to be observed by all members of the CAP.
A number of relevant documents apply to the operation of the panel, including:
Note: The Council Assessment Panel has replaced the Development Assessment Panel that was established under the Development Act.