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Victorian Environmental Assessment Council

VEAC provides independent and strategic advice to the Victorian government relating to the protection and ecologically sustainable management of public land

Advice on Aspects of Public Land Use Information

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INVESTIGATIONS & ASSESSMENTS

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Report in preparation

Advice on Aspects of Public Land Use Information

VEAC was requested on 30 November 2020 by the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change the Hon Lily D’Ambrosio MP to provide advice on aspects of public land use information. The request is for technical advice on aspects of public land use information and does not extend to recommending changes to public land use.

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Completed

Assessment of Victoria's Coastal Reserves

VEAC was requested by the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, the Hon Lily D'Ambrosio MP to carry out an assessment of Victoria's coastal reserves. The Final Report was submitted to the Minister on 6 March 2020 and publicly released in mid March 2020.

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Completed

Central West Investigation

The report on VEAC's Central West Investigation was publicly released on 21 June 2019. The Government response to the recommendations, which was due to be tabled in 2020, has been delayed.

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NEWS

What's happening at VEAC

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11 June 2021

Progress updates available for Aspects of Public Land Use Information project

Updates are now available here outlining VEAC’s progress on the technical advice requested by the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate on aspects of public land use information. Updates have been prepared for the two areas specified in the terms of reference: (a) data on recreational activities on Victoria’s public land and (b) improvements to the VEACRecs25 dataset on public land use decisions. 

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22 April 2021

Renewing Victoria’s public land legislation

As part of its Statewide Assessment of Public Land in 2017 VEAC recommended a complete rewrite of Crown land legislation with a consultation paper as part of the legislative reform process. The government has now issued a consultation paper which you can view by visiting Engage Victoria.

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09 March 2021

50th anniversary

Fifty years ago, VEAC’s predecessor the Land Conservation Council was established. VEAC is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2021, with a program of online events. Details of events will be posted on our social media and website throughout the year. You can find out more on our 50th anniversary page.


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