Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (Vic)

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14 Aug 2017

This options paper explores a range of options for the arrangement and improvements for Hanging Rock.


13 Aug 2017

This report outlines the findings of the independent panel review, which found that Victorian consumers are not gaining the benefits of a competitive retail market. The review has recommended a suite of reforms and initiatives, with eleven key recommendations to place the consumers back on...


13 Jul 2017

This plan outlines the actions that the Victorian government is taking to encourage investment in the energy sector and to ensure Victorians continue to benefit from a renewable, affordable and reliable energy system.


11 Mar 2017

Plan Melbourne builds on the legacy of values that have made Melbourne one of the most liveable cities in the world. It is a long-term plan to accommodate Melbourne’s future growth in population and employment. It contains an agenda to protect the character of the...


24 Jan 2017

Climate change is one of the most critical issues facing Victoria. Our Government will maximise the opportunities while minimising the adverse impacts of climate change for our state. We are taking action on climate change and demonstrating our leadership.

Victoria’s Climate Change Framework sets...


17 Jan 2017

The Independent Inquiry into Victoria’s Environment Protection Authority (EPA) was undertaken over ten months from June 2015 to March 2016 by a Ministerial Advisory Committee chaired by Penny Armytage. The inquiry made 48 recommendations to government about how the EPA can be equipped to meet...


15 Dec 2016

The Victoria Planning Provisions and all planning schemes will be amended in March 2017 to introduce the Better Apartments Design Standards. The Better Apartments Design Standards will apply to all apartment developments in Victoria. Apartment developments up to four storeys in a residential zone will...


19 Oct 2016

Water for Victoria is the Victorian Government's strategic plan for management of water resources, now and into the future. We will ensure we manage water to support a healthy environment, a prosperous economy and thriving communities.

To meet the challenges of climate change...

Discussion paper

12 Sep 2016

The past decade has seen the energy industry, and particularly electricity generation, transformed. As households install solar panels and communities develop renewable energy projects, electricity generation is rapidly becoming localised.

Community renewable energy projects are an important and increasing part of this transformation....


23 Aug 2016

This directions paper has been prepared by the Victorian government, following extensive consultation with key stakeholders and the community. It will enable all Victorians to have their say on how we adapt to climate change. It outlines:

the goals we are working towards to...

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