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DELWP provides statutory and strategic guidance about planning in Victoria.
Our role covers conservation, tourism, recreation and primary industries.
04 August 2015
$4.3 million Living Libraries Infrastructure Program is receiving expressions of interest until 1 October.
23 July 2015
Victorians can look forward to improved public access and safety along the state's coastline, thanks to the 2015-16 Coastal Environments Program.
01 July 2015
With the lapse of a 50 year lease for Point Nepean Quarantine Station, a new plan for the site is required.
31 July 2015
Fire Operation Plans outline where fuel reduction on public land will occur.
03 August 2015
Residents and visitors to Portarlington this week are urged to keep their distance from a large male Australian Fur seal visiting the harbour foreshore area and nearby streets of Portarlington.
03 August 2015
Trail bike riders and 4WD vehicle drivers are reminded that it is illegal to operate motorised vehicles off-road in Victorian State forests, parks and reserves.
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.
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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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