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Planning Panel Boundaries

Planning Panels

Planning Panel Boundaries and Members

The following outlines the Panel members and the local government areas (LGAs) which fall within the district or region in which each panel operates.

The Minister for Planning and Public Spaces has re-appointed all state members of the panels for a period of six months, ending 31 December 2019.

Sydney District Panels

Sydney Eastern City Planning Panel 

Chair

Carl Scully                                                                                    

State Members

Dr John Roseth

Sue Francis

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Panel Member Bios

Boundary Area                                                        

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Council members 

Bayside Council      

Michael Nagi                             Member
Ed McDougall Member
Joe Awada Alternate
Ron Bezic Alternate
Andrew Tsounis Alternate
Louay Moustapha Alternate
Michael Sheils Alternate
Paul Pappas Alternate
Ann Mairaed Bilmon Alternate

Burwood Council

JOHN FAKER                             Member
Bruce MacDonnell Member
Tommaso Briscese Alternate
Heather Crichton Alternate
GEORGE MANNAH Alternate
City of Canada Bay Council
MICHAEL MEGNA                   Member
Angelo Tsirekas Member

Inner West Council

Monica Wangmann               Member
Ted Cassidy Member
Brian McDonald Member
Deborah Laidlaw Member
Sam Iskandar Member
Victor Macri Member
Jacinta Reid Alternate
Rosana Tyler Alternate

Randwick City Council

MURRAY MATSON                 Member
Christie Hamilton Member
Danny Said Alternate
Kathy Neilson Alternate
Brendan Roberts Alternate

Strathfield Municipal Council

Michael Ryan                            Member
Vivienne Albin Member
Eric Armstrong Alternate

Waverley Council

STEPHEN BARGWANNA      Member
BILL GAWNE Member
Lee Kosnetter Member
Jan Murrell  Member
Jeremy Swan  Member

Woollahra Municipal Council

TONI ZELTZER                           Member
Mary-Lou Jarvis Member
Luise Elsing Alternate

 

Sydney Central City Planning Panel

Acting Chair

Mary-Lynne Taylor                                                                            

State Members

Mary-Lynne Taylor

Paul Mitchell                                                                                                       

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Panel Member Bios

Boundary Area

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Council members  

Blacktown City Council

Chris Quilkey                             Member
Kathie Collins Member
Kevin Gillies Alternate
Moninder Singh Alternate

City of Parramatta Council

Sameer Pandey                         Member
Steven Issa Member
Martin Zaiter Alternate
Jane Fielding Alternate
Richard Thorp Alternate
David Ryan Alternate

City of Sydney Council

There are no current members 

Cumberland Council

Paul Stein                                     Member
Paul Moulds Member
Brian Kirk Alternate
Martyn Byrne Alternate
Ms Julie Walsh Alternate
Brian McDonald Alternate
Stuart McDonald Alternate
Gabrielle Morrish Alternate

The Hills Shire Council                                                       

Mark Colburt                              Member
Chandi Saba Member
STEWART SEALE Alternate

 

Sydney Western City Planning Panel

Chair

Justin Doyle                                                                               

State Members                                                                                            

Bruce McDonald

Nicole Gurran

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Panel Member Bios

Boundary Area

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Council members  

Blue Mountains City Council 

CHRIS VAN DER KLEY                Member
MICK FELL Member
Don McGregor Alternate

Camden Council

PETER SIDGREAVES                    Member
LARA SYMKOWIAK Member
Theresa Fedeli Alternate
Paul Farrow Alternate

Campbelltown City Council

GEORGE GREISS                          Member
Darcy Lound Member
MEG OATES Alternate

Fairfield City Council

NINOS KHOSHABA                    Member
Frank Carbone Member
Sera Yilmaz Alternate

Hawkesbury City Council

Jeff Organ                                          Member
Judy Clark Member

Liverpool City Council

PETER HARLE                                  Alternate
Karess Rhodes Alternate

Penrith City Council

ROSS FOWLER                               Member
GLENN MCCARTHY Member
Karen Mckeown Alternate
Jeni Pollard Alternate

Wollondilly Shire Council

Matthew Deeth                               Member
Judy Hannan Member
Matt Gould Alternate
Ally Dench Alternate
Blair Briggs Alternate
Michael Banasik Alternate
Simon Landow Alternate
Robert Khan Alternate
Matt Smith Alternate

 

Sydney North Planning Panel

Chair

Peter Debnam                                                                         

State Members                                                                                      

Dr John Roseth

Sue Francis

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Panel Member Bios

Boundary Area

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Council members  

Hornsby City Council

DAVID WHITE                                    Member
Ross Walker Member
Felicity Findlay Alternate

Hunters Hill Municipal Council

RICHARD QUINN                             Member
BRIAN MCDONALD Member
GREG PATCH Alternate
SUE HOOPMANN Alternate

Ku-Ring-Gai Council

Cheryl Szatow                                    Member
Martin Smith Member
Suzanne Jolly Alternate
Barbara Newman Alternate

Lane Cove Municipal Council

EUGENE SARICH                             Member
Deborah Sutherland Member
Vivienne Albin Alternate

Mosman Municipal Council

PAUL STEIN                                         Member
TOM SHERLOCK Member
BRIAN MCDONALD

North Sydney City Council

MICHEL REYMOND Member
VERONIQUE MARCHANDEAU Member
Stephen Barbour

Northern Beaches Council

Steve Kennedy                                  Member
Annelise Tuor Alternate
Marcus Sainsbury Alternate
Peter Biscoe Alternate

Ryde City Council

Edwina Clifton                                   Member
Bernard Purcell Member
Simon Zhou Alternate

Willoughby City Council

Gail Giles-Gidney                             Member
Linda McClure Member
Norma Shankie-Williams Alternate
Judith Rutherford Alternate

 

Sydney South Planning Panel

Chair

Helen Lochhead

State Members                                                                        

Bruce McDonald Nicole Gurran                                                            

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Panel Member Bios

Boundary Area

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Council members 

Canterbury-Bankstown Council

Deputy Mayor Nadia Saleh            Member
Cr Bilal El Hayek Member
Cr Charlie Ishac Alternate
Rachelle Harika Alternate
Clare Raffan  Alternate

Georges River Council

Con Hindi                                                Member
Nick Katris Member
Leesha Payor Alternate

Sutherland Shire Council      

Steve Simpson                                      Member
Michael Forshaw Member
Carol Provan Alternate
Jake Boyd Alternate

 

Regional Panels 

Hunter and Central Coast

Chair

Jason Perica (Chair)      

State Members

Kara Krason                              

Michael Leavey

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Panel Member Bios

Boundary Area

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Council members  

Central Coast Council

Kyle MacGreggor                                  Member
Chris Burke Member
Jeff Sundstrom Alternate
Jane Smith Alternate

Cessnock City Council                      

Bob Pynsent                                             Member
Anne Sander Member
Mark Lyons Alternate
Allan Stapleford Alternate

Dungog Shire Council

Tracy Norman                                           Member
John Connors Member

Lake Macquarie City Council

Justin Hamilton                                        Member
Jason Pauling Member
Scott Anson Alternate
Nick Jones Alternate

Maitland City Council

Peter Garnham                                        Member
Sally Halliday Member
Mitchell Griffin Alternate

Mid-Coast Council

Peter Epov                                                 Member
David Keegan Member
Jan McWilliams Alternate

Muswellbrook Shire Council

Derek Finnigan                                        Member
Kellie Scholes Member

Newcastle City Council

John MacKenzie                                      Member
Jason Dunn Member
Matthew Byrne Alternate
Port Stephens Council
Paul Lemottee                                          Member
Ryan Palmer Member
Chris Doohan Alternate
Giacomo Arnott Alternate

Singleton Shire Council

John Martin                                               Member
Sue George Member
Hollee Jenkins

Upper Hunter Shire Council

Wayne Bedggood                                Member
Steve McDonald Member
Sue Abbott Alternate
Josh Brown Alternate

 

Northern

Chair

Garry West

State Members                                                                                      

Pamela Westing

Stephen Gow

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Panel Member Bios

Boundary Area

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Council members 

Armidale Regional Council

Diane Gray Member
Simon Murray Member

Ballina Shire Council

DAVID WRIGHT Member
Nathan Willis Member
Eoin Johnston Alternate
Sharon Cadwallader Alternate

Bellingen Shire Council

Daniel Walsh Member
Dominic King Member

Byron Shire Council

Vanessa Ekins Temporary
Katie Milne Temporary
David Brown Member
Basil Cameron Alternate
Joe Vescio Alternate

Clarence Valley Council

JIM SIMMONS Member
Jason Kingsley Member
ANDREW BAKER Alternate

Coffs Harbour City Council

DENISE KNIGHT Member
Tegan Swan Member
George Cecato Alternate

Glen Innes Severn Council

COLIN PRICE Member
Steve Toms Member
Patric Millar Alternate

Gunnedah Shire Council

ROB MALLIK Member
Jamie Chaffey Member
Murray O'Keefe Alternate
Robert Hooke Alternate

Gwydir Shire Council

JOHN COULTON Member
CATHERINE EGAN Member

Inverell Shire Council

BRETT MCINNES Member
Dianna Baker Member

Kempsey Shire Council

RHONDA HOBAN Member
Daniel Walsh Member

Kyogle Council

Danielle Mulholland Member
John Burley Member

Lismore City Council

BRENT MCALISTER Member
Isaac Smith Member
Neil Marks Alternate

Liverpool Plains Shire Council

No Members

Moree Plains Shire Council

SUE PRICE Member
Stephen Ritchie Member

Nambucca Shire Council

Liz Campbell Member
Erin Fuller Member

Narrabri Shire Council

Robert Kneale Member
Cameron Staines Member
Ron Campey Alternate

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council

PAUL DRAKE Member
Robert Hussey Member

Richmond Valley Council

ROBERT HAYES Member
DANIEL SIMPSON Alternate

Tamworth Regional Council

James Treloar Member
Stephen Bartlett Member
Colin Murray Alternate

Tenterfield Shire Council

PETER PETTY Member
Greg Sauer Member

Tweed Shire Council

NED WALES Member
STEPHEN PHILLIPS Member
John Byrne Alternate

Uralla Shire Council

Andrew Hopkins Member
Robert Bell Member
Isabel Strutt Alternate

Walcha Council

DAVID LOCKE Member
CAMERON GREIG Member
SOPHIE THOMSON Alternate

 

Southern

Chair                                                                                                           

Hon. Pam Allan

State Members

Alison McCabe

Renata Brooks

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Panel Member Bios

Boundary Area                                                                

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Council members  

Albury City Council           

David Thurley                                            Member
Henk van der Ven Member
Amanda Cohn Alternate

Bega Valley Shire Council

Russell Fitzpatrick                                   Member
Jo Dodds Member
Mitchell Nadin Alternate
Liz Seckold Alternate

Coolamon Shire Council

TERREY KISS                                               Member
KRISTON DUNSTAN Member
Anthony Donoghue Alternate
John Seymour Alternate

Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council

Ray Graham                                                  Member
Tony Donoghue Member

Eurobodalla Shire Council

LINDSAY USHER                                         Member
ROB POLLOCK Member

Goulburn Mulwaree Council

DENZIL STURGISS                                    Member
Tina Dodson Alternate
Chris Berry Alternate

Greater Hume Shire Council

DENISE OSBORNE                                    Member
BRENT LIVERMORE Member

Hilltops Council

Penny Day                                                      Member
Craig Filmer Member

Junee Shire Council

Tony Donoghue                                          Member
David Carter Member

Kiama Municipal Council

Mark Honey                                                Member
Andrew Sloan Member
MICHAEL FORSYTH Alternate

Lockhart Shire Council

PETER YATES                                               Member
ROBERT CRAWFORD Member
DAVID WEBB Alternate
RODGER SCHIRMER Alternate

Shellharbour City Council

GRAHAM ROLLINSON                          Member
MARIANNE SALIBA Member
JOHN MURRAY Alternate

Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council

Pete Harrison                                              Member
Lorena Blacklock Member
Brian Brown Alternate

Shoalhaven City Council

GREG WATSON                                        Member
ERNIE ROYSTON Alternate
Patricia White Alternate

Snowy Monaro Regional Council

John Rooney                                                 Member
Peter Bascomb Member

Snowy Valleys Council

No Members

Temora Shire Council

TONY DONOGHUE                                 Member
Nigel Judd Member

Upper Lachlan Shire Council

Ron Cummins                                              Member
Paul Culhane Member

Wagga Wagga

KERRY PASCOE                                         Member
ROD KENDALL Member
Dan Hayes Alternate
Greg Conkey Alternate

Wingecarribee Shire Council

DUNCAN GAIR                                          Member
Carl Peterson Member
Jim Gilvary Alternate
Graeme Andrews Alternate

Wollongong City Council

MICHAEL MANTEI                                   Member
David Brown Member
MARK CARLON Alternate
Mithra Cox Alternate

Yass Valley Council

GEOFF FROST                                             Member
Michael McManus Member

 

 

Western

Chair                                                                                                  

Gordon Kirkby (Chair)

State Members

Ruth Fagan                                                                                           

Mark Grayson

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Panel Member Bios

Boundary Area

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Council members  

Balranald Shire Council        

STEVE O'HALLORAN                               Member
LEIGH BYRON Member

Bathurst Regional Council

DAVID SHERLEY                                       Member
Graeme Hanger Member
Monica Morse Alternate

Berrigan Shire Council

Cr John Taylor                                            Member
Cr Daryll Morris Member
Cr Denis Glanville Alternate

Bland Shire Council

GARY PEARSON                                        Member

Blayney Shire Council

HEATHER NICHOLLS                               Member
DAVID SOMERVAILLE Member
Scott Ferguson Alternate

Bogan Shire Council

KEVIN RYAN                                                 Member
Graeme Bourke Member
Ty Robson Alternate

Bourke Shire Council

BARRY HOLLMAN                                     Member
Lachlan Ford Member
ROBERT STUTSEL Alternate

Brewarrina Shire Council

MATTHEW SLACK-SMITH                      Member
FRAN CARTER Member
BELINDA COLLESS Alternate

Broken Hill City Council

James Roncon                                             Member
Darriea Turley Member
Razija Nu’man Alternate

Cabonne Shire Council

ANTHONY DURKIN                                  Member
Mark Dicker Member

Carrathool Shire Council

PETER LAIRD                                                  Member

Central Darling Shire Council

No Members                   

Cobar Shire Council

ROBERT SINCLAIR                                   Member
KEVIN RYAN Member
Janine Lea-Barrett Alternate

Coonamble Shire Council

TIM HORAN                                                 Member
DON SCHIEB Member
BARBARA O'BRIEN Alternate

Edward River Council

Michael Keys                                                 Member
Mr David Christy Member

Federation Council

Ian Kreutzberger                                       Member
William Bott Alternate

Forbes Shire Council

PHYLLIS MILLER                                           Member
CHRIS ROYLANCE Member

Gilgandra Shire Council

Brian Mockler Member
Greg Peart Member

Griffith City Council

Bill LANCASTER                                           Member
MIKE NEVILLE Member

Hay Shire Council

Bill Sheaffe                                                     Member
Jack Terblanche Member

Lachlan Shire Council

Paul Phillips                                                    Member
Peter Harris Member

Leeton Shire Council

EMERSON DOIG                                        Member
George Weston Member
RAY PLUIS Alternate

City of Lithgow Council

ANDREW MUIR                                          Member
Stephen Leslie Member
Ray Thompson Alternate

Mid-Western Regional Council

Russell Holden                                             Member
Paul Cavalier Member

Murray River Council

Chris Bilkey                                                   Member
Gen Campbell Member
Thomas Weyrich Alternate

Murrumbidgee Council

Ruth McRae                                                  Member
Robert Black Member
Patrick Brown Alternate

Narrandera Shire Council

Julian Geddes                                               Member
Tammy Galvin Member

Narromine Shire Council

LES LAMBERT                                              Member
Craig Davies Member
Dawn Collins Alternate

Oberon Council

CLIVE MCCARTHY                                    Member
Mark Kellam Member
IAN DONEY Alternate

Orange City Council

Allan Renike                                                   Member
Russell Turner Member

Parkes Shire Council

KEN KEITH                                                      Member
ALAN WARD Member

Walgett Shire Council

Matthew Clarkson                                    Member
Jessica McDonald Member
Andrew Wilson Alternate

Warren Shire Council

No Members

Warrumbungle Shire Council

PETER SHINTON                                          Member
KEVIN TIGHE Member

Weddin Shire Council

PETER MOFFITT                                            Member
GEOFF CUNNINGHAM

Wentworth Shire Council

Peter Nunan                                                  Member
Susan Nicholls Alternate
BILL WHEELDON Alternate