Mt Fyans Wind Farm Planning Permit Application

Submissions closing on 07 February 2023, 04:45 PM


The Minister for Planning has given notice of the application for a planning permit for the Mt Fyans Wind Farm PA1800406.  

Council sought feedback from the community to form its submission to the Minister - community feedback closed on January 23. 

Members of the community can make a submission to the Minister for Planning until February 7.  Submissions can be made via email to or by post to PO Box 500, East Melbourne VIC 8002

Key aspects of the proposal include:

  • Construction of up to 81 wind turbines to a maximum blade tip height of 200 metres;
  • Up to 3 meteorological monitoring masts;
  • An onsite substation and an offsite grid connection substation with 19 km of 220kV overhead transmission line connection;
  • 500 metres of 500kV overhead transmission line between the grid connection substation and the Mortlake Terminal Station;
  • Approximately 80 km of underground cabling trench onsite;
  • Temporary construction facilities;
  • Operation and maintenance buildings;
  • Approximately 85 km of internal access tracks;
  • Removal of native vegetation;
  • New and upgraded road access points.

You may view the application and any supporting documents at:

In person:

Moyne Shire, Mortlake Office

Moyne Shire, Port Fairy Office

Koroit Library, High Street, Koroit

Mt Fyans Wind Farm office, Dunlop Street, Mortlake