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Metropolitan Melbourne Investigation (VEAC, 2011)

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Metropolitan Melbourne Investigation (VEAC, 2011)

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Metropolitan Melbourne Investigation (VEAC, 2011)

Final Report

Government Response

The Victorian Government released its response to the final report for the investigation on 13 March 2012.  View the response here.

The final report for the investigation was submitted to the Minister for Environment and Climate Change on 1 August 2011 and released publicly on 8 August 2011.

The report is available to be downloaded here.

The report marks the completion of VEAC's role in the investigation.  Under section 25 of the Victorian Environmental Assessment Council Act 2001, the Minister is required to table the response of the Government to the report within approximately six months specifying the action proposed to be taken with respect to each recommendation.

In July 2008 the Council was requested to carry out an investigation of Crown land and public authority land in 29 municipalities in metropolitan Melbourne.  The full terms of reference are available here.

Notice of investigation was published in February 2009, and 189 submissions were received.  These submissions were considered during the development of a discussion paper.  The discussion paper was published for public comment in October 2010.  VEAC received 123 submissions on the discussion paper and these can be viewed using the View Submissions button in the navigation to the left.