12 December 2022

Join the Hearing in January 2023 for the Environment Effects Statement: Hattah Lakes North and Belsar-Yungera

The Hearing for the Environment Effects Statement: Hattah Lakes North and Belsar-Yungera will begin on Tuesday 17 January 2023 by videoconference using Zoom and will run for 10 days to Friday 10 February 2023.

The purpose of the Hearing is to give people an opportunity to speak in support of their written submission. The Standing Inquiry and Advisory Committee (SIAC) will consider all submissions, irrespective of whether a submitter requests to be heard. The Hearing is open for anyone to watch.

The Hearing Timetable (version 1 dated 8 December 2022) can be found here.

Parties to the Hearing have been contacted by Planning Panels Victoria directly regarding the Hearing.

To observe proceedings, you can access each day of the Hearing at the following link:

Hearing Meeting ID: 880 0049 7839

Hearing Passcode: 12345

To help you access and use Zoom, the Zoom meeting guide, contains more detailed information on how to join, and what to do during the Hearing.

The Hearing will be recorded (audio only). Participants and observers are prohibited from recording any part of the Hearing in any form without permission from the SIAC. This includes audio and video recording.

Joining the Hearing by telephone

If you do not have access to a computer or mobile device or you cannot connect to a network suitable for video conferencing, you can join and participate in the Hearing by telephone.

If you are dialling in from Victoria call 03 7018 2005 and input the Meeting ID: 880 0049 7839 followed by the ‘#’ key. If required, when prompted enter the Hearing passcode: 12345, followed by the ‘#’ key. If you are dialling in from another Australian location please contact Planning Panels Victoria on for other dial in location phone numbers.

Technical Assistance

If you experience technical issues joining or need support at the Hearing please contact our technical support on 03 5051 0700 between 9.30am and 4.30pm on each day of the Hearing.

More information

To view submissions and find out more about the next steps, visit

To view the Environment Effects Statement: Hattah Lakes North and Belsar-Yungera, visit our EES portal.