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DELWP provides statutory and strategic guidance about planning in Victoria.
Our role covers conservation, tourism, recreation and primary industries.
01 February 2016
Discover Victoria's diverse and unique wetlands on World Wetlands Day, 2 February.
02 December 2015
The Victorian Government has committed to restoring Victoria as a leader in climate change action.
21 December 2015
Our Aboriginal inclusion plan Munganin – Gadhaba, meaning 'Achieve Together', sets out DELWP's approach to inclusion for 2016 – 2020.
22 January 2016
Expressions of interest are invited for appointment to a new Councillor Conduct Panel List.
08 February 2016
Passionate volunteers and community spirit drew more than 9,000 Victorians to more than 250 free events during for the 20th anniversary of the 2016 Summer by the Sea program.
08 February 2016
Residents are invited to attend a second round of community meetings in the State's north east for the Granite Creeks flood study - one of ten regional scale flood mapping projects underway across the state.
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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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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