The Victorian Government is increasingly using the internet to provide a channel for public consultations on specific topics. These government consultations link to agency websites where the relevant agency has published a discussion or consultation paper, which can be responded to via the internet or by postal mail.


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    The Victorian Government wants your opinions and ideas on specific matters listed below.

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    • 2015 Review of the Climate Change Act 2010
      2015 Review of the Climate Change Act 2010

      The Victorian Government has committed to position our state as a leader in climate change action. The independent review of the Climate Change Act 2010 (the Act) is one of the first steps to achieve this goal.

      The Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water has issued the Terms of Reference for the independent review and appointed an Independent Review Committee to undertake the review. DELWP is supporting the independent review.

      There will be an opportunity to contribute to the review through a public submissions process.

      Category: Environment

      Opening date: 7 July 2015

      Closing date: 2 August 2015

      Status: Closed

      Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

    • 2016 Water Price Review
      2016 Water Price Review

      It's time for Melbourne Water to set waterway, drainage and wholesale water and sewerage charges for 2016-17 to 2020-21, starting 1 July, 2016.

      Category: Environment

      Opening date: 22 June 2015

      Closing date: 31 July 2015

      Status: Closed

      Melbourne Water

    • A Victorian redress scheme for institutional child abuse
      A Victorian redress scheme for institutional child abuse

      The Victorian Government has released a consultation paper concerning a potential Victorian redress scheme for victims of institutional child abuse.

      The release of this consultation paper is the next step in the Victorian Government’s public commitment to implement all outstanding recommendations from Betrayal of Trust. The paper will give members of the public an opportunity to have their say on a potential redress scheme for survivors of institutional child abuse in Victoria.

      Category: Justice

      Opening date: 5 August 2015

      Closing date: 5 October 2015

      Status: Closed

      Department of Justice and Regulation

    • Albert Park Master Plan
      Albert Park Master Plan

      The Draft Issues & Opportunities Paper has been completed and is available to download and review now.

      Category: Environment

      Status: Ongoing

      Parks Victoria

    • Better Apartments
      Better Apartments

      The government is consulting broadly to better understand community and stakeholder views on the internal design amenity of apartments.

      Your feedback on the Better Apartments discussion paper is important. Survey responses and submissions are due by 31 July 2015.

      Category: Property & Planning

      Opening date: 25 May 2015

      Closing date: 31 July 2015

      Status: Closed

      Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

    • Community Review
      Community Review

      The Victorian Veterans Council is conducting a Community Review and wants veterans and organisations across the state to have their say.

      Category: Community

      Opening date: 16 July 2015

      Closing date: 14 August 2015

      Status: Closed

      Department of Premier and Cabinet

    • Council Boundary Reviews
      Council Boundary Reviews

      The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) conducts electoral representation reviews in three groups, every four years.

      The Minister for Local Government has given notice that a review of 26 specific municipalities must be completed before 22 April 2016.

      Review of the first group of municipalities commences 4 February 2015, with other groups commencing at various times until 3 February 2016.

      Details of the review schedule and key dates for public submissions are available on the VEC website.

      Category: Local Government

      Opening date: 4 February 2015

      Closing date: 27 April 2016

      Status: Open

      Victorian Electoral Commission

    • Creative Industries Strategy
      Creative Industries Strategy

      The Victorian Government is developing a strategy to increase the public value of the creative industries to Victoria – culturally, socially and economically.

      All Victorians – whatever their connection to the creative industries – are invited to participate in the development of the strategy via the website or by attending a public workshop.

      Category: Arts, Culture & Heritage

      Opening date: 10 June 2015

      Closing date: 17 July 2015

      Status: Closed

      Creative Victoria

    • Discussion Paper - 'The Right to Know'
      Discussion Paper - 'The Right to Know'

      The Government has released a Discussion Paper, 'The Right to Know', which outlines how the proposed changes will work in practice.

      It details how donor-conceived people will be able to apply for information, how contact preferences will apply, and how donors and donor-conceived people will be supported through this process.

      The Government is calling for submissions on this Discussion Paper.

      Category: Health

      Opening date: 6 July 2015

      Closing date: 4 September 2015

      Status: Closed

      Department of Health and Human Services

    • Draft management statement for Lake Burrumbeet
      Draft management statement for Lake Burrumbeet

      A draft management statement for Lake Burrumbeet, identifying the uses, values, issues and management actions, has been released for public comment.

      The draft management statement is available for review, for 30 days from 15 June to 15 July 2015.

      Copies of the plan are available from the DELWP Customer Service Centre on 136 186.

      Category: Environment

      Opening date: 15 June 2015

      Closing date: 15 July 2015

      Status: Closed

      Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

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