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Consultations - Environment


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    Consultations

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

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    • Bunyip North Granite Quarry EES Scoping Requirements
      Bunyip North Granite Quarry EES Scoping Requirements

      Make a submisison on draft Environment Effects Statement requirements for the proposed Bunyip North granite quarry until 9 August 2017.

      Category: Environment

      Opening date: 20 July 2017

      Closing date: 9 August 2017

      Status: Open

      Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

    • Draft Wimmera-Mallee Water Resource Plan
      Draft Wimmera-Mallee Water Resource Plan

      The Victorian Government has released a draft of its first Water Resource Plan for comment. The draft has been prepared to respond to the requirements of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan. Submissions are invited until 5pm Friday 18 August 2017.

      Category: Environment

      Opening date: 19 May 2017

      Closing date: 18 August 2017

      Status: Open

      Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

    • Inquiry into Community Energy Projects
      Inquiry into Community Energy Projects

      To the Economic, Education, Jobs and Skills Committee, for consideration and report no later than 1 July 2017, into supporting the role of communities in the Victorian energy economy and, in undertaking the inquiry, the Committee should

      1. look at the potential role of co-operatives, mutuals, social enterprises and community ownership in the energy sector;
      2. investigate the benefits of community owned energy programs;
      3. investigate the best ways to encourage the uptake of community energy projects;
      4. investigate the ability to expand community energy projects outside of solar and wind power;
      5. review the best practice models of other Australian and international jurisdictions for supporting community ownership options in the energy sector;
      6. investigate the challenges to community energy projects in metropolitan areas; and
      7. investigate ways to support communities to surmount challenges to community owned energy in metropolitan areas.

      The submission closing date is Thursday 29 September 2016.

      Category: Environment

      Opening date: 23 June 2016

      Closing date: 29 August 2017

      Status: Open

      Parliament of Victoria

    • Inquiry into the RSPCA Victoria
      Inquiry into the RSPCA Victoria

      On 17 August 2015 the Legislative Council agreed to the following motion:

      That, pursuant to Sessional Order 6, this House requires the Economy and Infrastructure Committee to inquire into, consider and report on, no later than 22 August 2017, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
      Victoria (Inc) in relation to —

      the appropriateness and use of its powers pursuant to the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1986, including in the context of its other objectives and activities;
      the appropriateness and use of funding provided by the Victorian Government, including in the context of its other objectives and activities; and
      any other consequential matters the Committee may deem appropriate.

      Category: Agriculture, Environment

      Opening date: 17 August 2016

      Closing date: 22 August 2017

      Status: Open

      Parliament of Victoria

    • Inquiry into VicForests Operations
      Inquiry into VicForests Operations

      Self referenced by the Committee on 10 May 2017

      That pursuant to sessional order 6 —

      the Economy and Infrastructure Committee inquire into VicForests operations, and that the committee reports its findings and recommendations to the Legislative Council by 31 July 2017, and that the inquiry in particular examine:
      compliance with VicForests Utilisation Standards, with specific reference to log grading procedures, sawlog preparation and coupe utilisation standards
      economic and environmental loss that is attributable to poor compliance
      alternatives to the current utilisation standards that could deliver improved economic, social and environmental outcomes
      VicForests modelling scenarios around past, present and future supply levels of commercial timber; and
      VicForests business practices with specific reference to its approach to customers and any disputes, complaints or investigations.

      Category: Environment

      Opening date: 10 May 2017

      Closing date: 31 July 2017

      Status: Open

      Parliament of Victoria

    • Lake Boort Wildlife Reserve Management Plan
      Lake Boort Wildlife Reserve Management Plan

      Parks Victoria is developing a management plan for Lake Boort Wildlife Reserve with assistance from Context.

      Development of a plan is an outcome of the Dja Dja Wurrung Recognition and Settlement Agreement. The plan will provide the basis for negotiation of a Cultural Heritage Agreement under the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 (Vic) between the State and the Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation (DDW).

      Category: Environment

      Status: Ongoing

      Parks Victoria

    • The Winchelsea Common
      The Winchelsea Common

      The Department of Environment Land Water and Planning (DELWP) are working with Surf Coast Shire (SCS) and the local community to plan the future use of the Winchelsea Common (the Common).

      Category: Environment

      Status: Ongoing

      Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

    • Yellingbo Conservation Area: Haining Farm
      Yellingbo Conservation Area: Haining Farm

      Help inform the future use of Haining Farm as part of the broader implementation of the Yellingbo Conservation Area. What do you want to see at Haining Farm?

      Category: Environment

      Opening date: 7 June 2017

      Closing date: 2 July 2017

      Status: Closed

      Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

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