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DELWP provides statutory and strategic guidance about planning in Victoria.
Our role covers conservation, tourism, recreation and primary industries.
08 October 2015
An independent investigation into the escape of a planned burn undertaken at Lancefield on 30 September 2015 will begin this week.
25 September 2015
The Fire Operation Plan outlines where fuel reduction on public land will occur. The plan spans three years and is updated annually with input from local communities.
07 September 2015
The Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning is conducting a review of Melbourne's central city built form over the next 12 months.
17 September 2015
The Victorian Government is reviewing an independent report into whether Sunbury should separate from the City of Hume and become a local government entity in its own right.
13 October 2015
Community members are invited to an on-site discussion on the removal of hazardous trees and further fuel management works planned for the Bendigo Regional Park between Bonazza Road, Maiden Gully and Bracewell Street, Eaglehawk.
13 October 2015
A tracked skid-steer machine has been trialled as a mulcher to reduce fuel loads at the Yea Wetlands recently by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning's (DELWP) Hume Region.
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