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Central West Investigation

Submissions Closed

Submissions to the Draft Proposals Paper closed on 10 December.

A Final Report will be submitted to the Minister in June 2019.

In March 2017, the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change requested VEAC to undertake a Central West Investigation.  The terms of reference for the investigation are available hereVEAC's investigations are conducted independently of government.  A final report will be submitted to the Minister in June 2019.  Government has approximately six months to respond to the recommendations in the final report.

The Draft Proposals Paper was released on Friday 31 August 2018. A summary brochure is available here.  

For consultant's reports and other information see the Additional Information link in the navigation panel to the left.

Submissions to the draft proposals paper

Submissions closed on 10 December 2018.  Processing and analysis of the approximately 2,700 written submisisons received by VEAC has been completed and the submissions can be viewed here.  More information about how submissions are processed and analysed can be found here.

Summary brochure

Fact sheet 1 - Overview

Fact sheet 2 - Traditional Owner Rights and Interests

Fact sheet 3 - Natural Values

Fact sheet 4 - Resource Uses

Fact sheet 5 - Recreational Uses

Fact sheet 6 - Mount Cole-Pyrenees Block

Fact sheet 7 - Wellsford block

Fact sheet 8 - Wombat-Macedon block