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19 Sep 2017

A community energy project is a renewable energy or energy efficiency project that a community develops, delivers and benefits from. Examples include a cooperative that raises funds to construct a small wind farm, or a community group that organises a bulk buy of solar panels for installation on...

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23 Mar 2017

This report looks at the ‘new economy,’ (peer-to-peer markets) - specifically, ride-sharing services, and outlines options for regulation and taxi industry compensation.

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Ridesharing services are operating without licences and without being subject to regulation in...

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07 Mar 2017

Victoria’s population is ageing and causing significant growth in demand for retirement housing. At the same time, residents have heightened expectations about the services that will be delivered.

This creates a range of challenges for government and industry, and also prompted...

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08 Jun 2016

The Victorian Parliament's Legal and Social Issues Committee to inquire into, consider and report, no later than 31 May 2016, on the need for laws in Victoria to allow citizens to make informed decisions regarding their own end of life choices and, in particular, the Committee should —

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05 May 2016

Machinery of government (“MoG”) changes are the formal transfer of functions from one department to another. These changes may occur at any time, but are most common following an election, particularly where there has been a change of government. MoG arrangements are used to align functions in a...

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10 Dec 2015

Following the November 2014 election, the newly elected Victorian government undertook a departmental restructure, which saw nine departments merged into seven, a reallocation of functions between departments and a number of changes to ministerial portfolios.

On 27 May 2015, the...

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03 Sep 2014

Whilst methamphetamine use as a generic category may have stabilised over the last decade, there has been a significant rise in the use of crystal methamphetamine the more potent and dangerous form of the drug, particularly by young people between 20 and 29 according to this report.

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15 Nov 2009

The Rural and Regional Committee (‘the Committee’) is a Joint Investigatory Committee of the Parliament of Victoria. It was first established in 2007 and is preceded by the Rural and Regional Services and Development Committee. The Committee comprises seven Members of Parliament drawn from both...

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13 Dec 2007

The issue of body image development and the effect of negative body image upon young people is of major importance to the community. As this report shows, a significant proportion of young people are affected to a significant degree. The issue of body image development and the effect of negative...

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18 Aug 2005

While it has been estimated that body image dissatisfaction can result in extreme dieting and eating disorders in between 2 and 4 per cent of the population, it affects a far greater proportion of young people at a dangerous yet less acute level. The committee therefore placed stress on the...

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