The Victorian Environmental Assessment Council’s (VEAC) draft proposals paper recommends various steps to streamline land categorisation, improve Crown land information systems and position for development of standard land management regulations.
With these findings and recommendations as a base, the MCA has urged VEAC to recommend investigation of additional tools, including use of offsets, that may enhance or protect biodiversity, cultural and community values on Crown land.
Infrastructure Victoria’s strategy for the state must recommend a national approach to energy security, reliability and affordability.
The proposed Victorian Occuptational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 include a number of common-sense improvements that improve practicality without compromising safety.
The Victorian Government continues to pursue short-growth growth of selected energy technologies without having undertaken a full cost-benefit analysis to understand the impact on cost, industry or employment.