Information on the latest fire news and updates from across the state.
Find out about how we protect and preserve Victoria’s native landscape.
Access the latest news on how DELWP manages Victoria’s water resources.
All you need to know about Victoria's 79 local councils and how we work with them.
DELWP provides statutory and strategic guidance about planning in Victoria.
Our role covers conservation, tourism, recreation and primary industries.
03 July 2015
Applications are invited for the new $50 million Interface Growth Fund. The fund supports Melbourne's interface councils to accelerate the delivery of critical community infrastructure.
26 June 2015
DELWP conducts planned burning and other activities (like slashing, mowing and clearing) in parks and forests to reduce bushfire risk. Community members and groups can have their say on the activities planned for their local area.
01 July 2015
With the lapse of a 50 year lease for Point Nepean Quarantine Station, a new plan for the site is required.
13 May 2015
The Victorian Government has released a new discussion paper – Better Apartments – to bring together community and industry voices about how to improve the internal design amenity of apartments.
03 July 2015
The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is stepping up efforts to prevent illegal dumping of household rubbish of Yarra State Forest.
02 July 2015
Preparation is underway for a planned burn on Mt Buninyong scheduled for spring 2015.
The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning advises and supports the Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water, the Minister for Local Government and the Minister for Planning.
Minister for Environment, Climate Change & Water
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Our programs and services are delivered throughout six regions: Hume, Gippsland, Port Phillip, Grampians, Loddon Mallee and Barwon South West.
DELWP General enquiries: 136 186
Victorian Bushfire Information Line: 1800 240 667
Planning and Local Government Switchboard: 03 9208 3333
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