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DELWP provides statutory and strategic guidance about planning in Victoria.
Our role covers conservation, tourism, recreation and primary industries.
19 May 2015
The Inquiry into the Environment Protection Authority will commence on 1 June, with an independent three-person ministerial advisory committee (MAC) established to conduct the inquiry.
07 May 2015
The Victorian Government has announced details of the recast Fishermans Bend precinct.
20 May 2015
The Victorian Government has announced the Inspector-General for Emergency Management's report on performance targets for bushfire fuel management, and what the next steps will be.
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.
22 May 2015
A minutes silence was held at the refurbished memorial at Mt Torbreck on the weekend to mark the 75th anniversary of the deaths of four Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) members who died in a plane crash.
22 May 2015
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) authorised officers say members of the public are increasingly willing to report illegal activities such as illegal tree felling on public land and the illegal sale of firewood in the region.
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