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VEAC Statewide Assessment of Public Land (VEAC, 2017)

In September 2014, the then Minister for Environment and Climate Change requested that the Victorian Environmental Assessment Council (VEAC) carry out an investigation into public land in Victoria.


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On 17 September 2014, VEAC was requested to conduct a Statewide Assessment of Public Land.  On 2 April 2015, the request was amended by the Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water.  The Terms of Reference for the investigation are available here.

The Final Report on VEAC's Statewide Assessment of Public Land was publicly released on Monday 8 May 2017.  A supplement to the discussion paper has also been released with updated information and maps.

Interactive online maps (webmaps)

The interactive map enables users to view the map and associated information using pop-up windows containing details of each study, overlays and other annotations.  A tool bar allows the users to zoom in-out, pan around the map, select a basemap and identify features on each map.

A map showing the date of the most recent comprehensive LCC, ECC or VEAC land use final recommendations across the state is available here

A map showing Victoria's public land overlays across the state is available here


Reports and resources

Title Date Type Filesize
1988 LCC Statewide Assessment of Public Land Use (Pt 1)0000-00-00Other14.52 MB
1988 LCC Statewide Assessment of Public Land Use (Pt 2)0000-00-00Other11.82 MB
Public Land Use Categories Fact Sheet0000-00-00Fact sheets515.53 KB
Bioregional conservation status of EVCs in 28 Victorian bioregions and change in EVC extent between 1750 and 20150000-00-00Other744.52 KB
Municipal Council Consultation0000-00-00Consultants' reports181.04 KB
Government response0000-00-00Government response917.86 KB
Terms of reference0000-00-00Other63.39 KB

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