Regional Assessment Panel

The Minister for Planning has formed the Riverland Regional Assessment Panel, incorporating the areas of Renmark Paringa Council, the Berri Barmera Council and the District Council of Loxton Waikerie, pursuant to the Planning Development and Infrastructure Act 2016. The Regional Assessment Panel commenced operations on 1 October 2017.

The following people have been appointed as members of the Regional Assessment Panel by the Minister:

Independent Presiding Member

  • Mr Bruce Ballantyne

Independent Members:

  • Mr Jake McVicar
    Mr Geoffrey Parsons
    Ms Julie Lewis 

Cr Rhonda Centofanti is the Elected Member appointed to the Panel until December 2018, on behalf of the host, Berri Barmera Council.

Council has delegated authority to the Regional Assessment Panel to both assess development applications and hear applicants, pursuant to Part 4 of the Development Act 1993. The Panel will adhere to the Code of Conduct for Assessment Panel Members, provided by schedule 3 of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act, and adopts its own Meeting Procedures for the conduct of its members and for its meetings.

Meetings are held as required, generally at 1.30pm on the third Thursday of the month, at various Riverland Council offices.

The Agendas and Minutes of the Panel are available below. 


RRDAP Policy Documents

Agendas & Minutes


Category Agendas
Late attachment
Late Report
December 13 2018
.pdf Agenda RAP - December 2018 Agendas
.pdf Minutes RAP - December 2018 Minutes
November 15 2018
.pdf Agenda RAP - November 2018 Agendas
.pdf Minutes RAP - November 2018 Minutes
September 20 2018
.pdf Agenda RAP - September 2018 Agendas
.pdf Minutes RAP - September 2018 Minutes
June 21 2018
.pdf Agenda RAP - June 2018 Agendas
.pdf Minutes RAP - June 2018 Minutes
April 19 2018
.pdf Agenda RAP - April 2018 Agendas
.pdf Minutes RAP - April 2018 Minutes
February 15 2018
.pdf Agenda RAP - February 2018 Agendas
.pdf Minutes RAP - February 2018 Minutes
January 18 2018
.pdf Agenda RAP - January 2018 Agendas
.pdf Minutes RAP - January 2018 Minutes
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