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 Charter of Human Rights
      2015 Review of the Charter of Human Rights

      The review will look at ways to enhance the effectiveness of the Charter and improve its operation. Mr Brett Young is required to report to the Attorney-General by 1 September 2015.

      Category: Justice

      Opening date: 30 April 2015

      Closing date: 4 June 2015

      Status: Closed

      Department of Justice and Regulation

    • 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: Open

      Melbourne Water

    • Albert Park Master Plan
      Albert Park Master Plan

      The Community is invited to provide information on how and why Albert Park is important to the community and in doing so help to guide the master planning process.

      Category: Environment

      Status: Ongoing

      Parks Victoria

    • Bendigo Metro Rail
      Bendigo Metro Rail

      Bendigo Metro Rail aims to deliver a commuter train service for Bendigo, with an increased number of services running from Epsom, Eaglehawk and Kangaroo Flat to Bendigo. The project aims to reduce local traffic and allow people to commute to work and school via rail.

      Category: Transport

      Opening date: 30 April 2015

      Closing date: 31 May 2015

      Status: Closed

      Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

    • 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: Open

      Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

    • Canadian Park
      Canadian Park

      The Victorian Government is establishing Canadian Park, a new park comprising the Canadian State Forest and the adjoining former plantation land in Ballarat.

      Feedback from existing user groups of the Canadian State Forest, adjacent residents and the wider community will help the government to successfully establish the park.

      Category: Environment

      Opening date: 8 April 2015

      Closing date: 30 April 2015

      Status: Closed

      Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

    • Commercial food waste defined in draft position statement
      Commercial food waste defined in draft position statement

      Public comments are encouraged on a draft position statement that aims to clarify what constitutes commercial food waste in the Environment Protection (Industrial Waste Resource) Regulations 2009.

      The position statement, available online, provides two points of clarification: commercial food waste must be a solid waste to be a schedule 1 industrial waste; and it is waste produced during the food processing, food retail and post consumption stages.

      Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) welcomes comments on the draft position statement until 5pm Friday 29 May 2015. Submissions can be made to guidelines@epa.vic.gov.au.

      Category: Environment

      Opening date: 4 May 2015

      Closing date: 29 May 2015

      Status: Closed

      EPA Victoria

    • Coolart Road speed limit reduction
      Coolart Road speed limit reduction

      We are seeking feedback on the proposed speed limit reduction along Coolart Road between Baxter and Balnarring from 90km/h to 80km/h, as speed is a big contributing factor to the safety along this road.

      Category: Transport

      Opening date: 25 May 2015

      Closing date: 7 June 2015

      Status: Closed


    • 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: Open

      Creative Victoria

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