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Central West Investigation

Submissions Closed

The Notice of Investigation was published on 21 June 2017. Submissions closed on Monday 21 August 2017.

On 20 March 2017, VEAC was requested to conduct a Central West Investigation.  

The investigation covers public land in the vicinity of the Wombat, Wellsford, Mount Cole and Pyrenees Range  forests within the area shown on this map

The purpose of the investigation is to:

a) identify and evaluate the condition, natural and biodiversity values and cultural, social and economic values and the current uses of public land in the specified area; and 

b) make recommendations for the balanced use and appropriate management arrangements to conserve and enhance the natural and cultural values.

The Council is required to consult with relevant Traditional Owner Group entities and other relevant Traditional Owner groups.

The full terms of reference can be downloaded here

The Notice of Investigation was published on 21 June 2017.  Submissions closed on 21 August 2017.

Central West Investigation - First consultation period - Fact Sheet

Community Forum Flyer

Community drop-in sessions were held from 18 July to 3 August 2017.

A draft proposals paper and a final report are to be prepared, with the final report due by March 2019.