Legislative Council Environment and Planning Committee (Vic)

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Inquiry into nuclear prohibition: final report

Currently, nuclear power plays no role in energy generation in Australia and never has. In fact, since the Nuclear Activities (Prohibitions) Act 1983 (Vic) was enacted, there has been a legal prohibition on the construction and operation of nuclear facilities in Victoria. The focus of...

Inquiry into recycling and waste management: final report

The focus of this inquiry is about recycling and waste management in Victoria, particularly in the wake of changes to the export markets and the impact these changes have had on participants in the Victorian industry and on the Victorian community.

Inquiry into recycling and waste management: interim report

Around the time of the commencement of this inquiry, there was a major fire in Campbellfield, which had significant impact on businesses and the community in the area and highlighted the need to avoid dangerous stockpiling of recyclable materials. This interim report deals with the...

Inquiry into the Environment Protection Amendment (banning plastic bags, packaging and microbeads) Bill 2016

In examining the Environment Protection Amendment (Banning Plastic Bags, Packaging and Microbeads) Bill 2016, the Committee has considered all of the submissions and, in this report, it briefly discusses some of the issues raised in submissions or in oral evidence by way of background information...