As expected Melbourne Advertising Company Total Outdoor Media Pty. Ltd. has opted to challenge a Mildura Rural City Council decision through the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT).


This case has been scheduled to be heard in Melbourne on 31 October 2018.


If successful, they could be permitted to construct a 12.66 metre wide and six metre high major promotion sign on the corner of Karadoc Avenue and Fifteenth Street in Irymple. This is despite more than 250 objections lodged against the proposal earlier this year.


We are calling on objectors and other concerned citizens to complete a Statement of Grounds to express their reason for opposing this application. To be considered by VCAT it must be received before July 19, and must be sent to the 3 parties involved.

You can download the statement of grounds document here:

Statement of grounds PDF  Portable Document Format

Statement of grounds DOC  Word Format


Send a copy each to VCAT (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.),

Mildura Rural City Council (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

and James Goldsworthy Consultants (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), acting for Total Outdoor Media.


Statement of Grounds forms are available from the VCAT website or at the links above with VCAT file details pre-filled, or by calling in to Irymple Foot Clinic (2094 Fifteenth St, Irymple) in person. There is no charge to lodge a statement of grounds. You can opt to speak at the meeting by paying a small fee to VCAT or if you wish to have Andrew or Tracey speak on your behalf please let us know your reasons for objection and give us your written permission.


It may help if all persons submitting a statement of grounds to ask for the venue to be changed to Mildura. This would afford more people the chance to present their case orally or attend this open session. If enough objections are received (especially those who wish to speak), VCAT may opt to host the hearing in Mildura on October 31.


Step 1: Download Statement of Grounds and fill out with your details and objections

Step 2: If you wish to speak at the meeting pay your fee (either $20.20 or $10.10 depending on if you have a pension card or not). You don’t have to speak if you don’t want to, just write your objections on the form and submit to have them considered. If you want Andrew or Tracey to speak on your behalf you need to give written permission.

Step 3: Forward completed form before the 19th July to :

VCAT (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.),

Council (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and

James Goldsworthy Consultants (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Step 4: Wait to see if VCAT give us the change of venue to Mildura. If not you can choose to have Andrew or Tracey speak on your behalf as they will be at the meeting even if it is in Melbourne.




Privacy policy – Irymple Foot Clinic



The Irymple Foot Clinic is committed to complying with the Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Privacy Principles 2014 and the privacy provisions of all applicable legislation.
This privacy policy covers all personal information we hold, that is, information, or an opinion about an individual, whose identity is apparent, or can be reasonably ascertained, from that information or opinion. This includes information we have collected from people through our office, over the phone and over the internet.

Collecting information

When we collect personal information from an individual, we will ensure that we do so in a fair manner and that we let the individual know where and how to contact our organisation. We will only collect information that is necessary for one or more of our functions or activities.
We will advise individuals or the purpose for which their personal information is collected. 
If we collect sensitive information (as defined under the Act), we will treat it with the utmost security and confidentiality. We will ensure that it is not collected for any purposes, other than those for which we have obtained the individual’s consent, unless the law requires otherwise, or other exceptional circumstances prevail as described under the Act.
Where an individual chooses not to provide requested information, we will advise that individual of what consequences this non-disclosure may have. For example, withholding certain information may limit our ability to provide relevant offers or services to individuals.

Disclosing information

We will only disclose personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act.
This means that personal information may be disclosed:
     •For the purposes for which we have advised that we are collecting it, and for related purposes that the individual would reasonably expect,
     •Where we have the consent of the individual to do so,
     •As required by law, or
     •Under other circumstances where permitted under the Act.
In the course of our business activities, we may need to disclose some of your personal information to relevant staff.

Unauthorised disclosure or access

As the Irymple Foot Clinic is committed to protecting the privacy of individuals, we will view unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, personal information by our employees or contractors, as a serious breach of this policy. Appropriate action (which may include disciplinary or legal action) will be taken in such cases.
Opt- out
We will always provide individuals with a nil-cost way of contacting us to register a request to “opt -out” from receiving any product offers.

Access to personal information

Individuals will be able to access their personal information upon request. However, the Irymple Foot Clinic may occasionally need to deny access to information in accordance with the exemptions contained in the Act.


Our goal is to protect the personal information collected by the Irymple Foot Clinic and its associations. Personal information will be managed confidentially and securely and destroyed appropriately when no longer required.
We will monitor and implement appropriate technical advances or management processes, to safeguard personal information.

Data Quality

We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that the data we collect, use or disclose is accurate, complete and up to date, and has been obtained directly from individuals or other reputable sources.

Privacy Inquiries

Privacy related inquiries or concerns can be directed to the Irymple Foot Clinic.

Availability and review of Policy

We will make our privacy policy available upon request and will provide a link to this policy from our website.
This policy will be reviewed from time to time and any amendments will be incorporated into the updated policy.