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Investigation into Additional Prospecting Areas in Parks (VEAC, 2014)

Requested in October 2012 by the Minister for Environment and Climate Change, VEAC's investigation into additional prospecting areas in parks made recommendations on which areas (in general terms) of the following parks could be made available for recreational prospecting: Alpine, Baw Baw, Croajingolong, Errinundra, Lake Eildon, Lind, Mitchell River and Yarra Ranges national parks and Lerderderg State Park.

Progress

  • Draft
  • In progress
  • Completed

Overview

On 25 October 2012, the Minister for Environment and Climate Change, the Hon. Ryan Smith, requested VEAC to conduct an investigation into additional prospecting areas in parks.

The report on VEAC's Investigation into Additional Prospecting Areas in Parks was publicly released on Friday 7 June 2013.

The purpose of the investigation was to make recommendations on which areas (in general terms) of the following parks could be made available for recreational prospecting: Alpine, Baw Baw, Croajingolong, Errinundra, Lake Eildon, Lind, Mitchell River and Yarra Ranges national parks and Lerderderg State Park.

Reports and resources

Title Date Type Filesize
Report on Investigation into Additional Prospecting Areas in Parks0000-00-00Reports1.94 MB
Title Date Type Filesize
Map A0000-00-00Maps1.10 MB
Maps B-G0000-00-00Maps4.74 MB
Croajingolong National Park0000-00-00Maps6.29 MB
Errinundra and Lind National Parks0000-00-00Maps36.00 KB
Yarra Ranges National Park0000-00-00Maps36.00 KB
Title Date Type Filesize
Victorian Government Response to VEAC’s Report on the Investigation into additional prospecting areas in parks0000-00-00Government response444.97 KB
The potential impact of minerals prospecting on streams in Vic National Parks0000-00-00Consultants' reports245.54 KB
Investigation Into Additional Prospecting Areas In Parks flyer0000-00-00Fact sheets2.99 MB
Q&As0000-00-00Other1.08 MB
Park overview - Alpine0000-00-00Other51.57 KB
Park overview - Baw Baw0000-00-00Other49.43 KB
Park overview - Croajingolong0000-00-00Other47.18 KB
Park overview - Errinundra0000-00-00Other47.23 KB
Park overview - Lake Eildon0000-00-00Other45.41 KB
Park overview - Lerderderg0000-00-00Other48.75 KB
Park overview - Lind0000-00-00Other41.57 KB
Park overview - Mitchell River0000-00-00Other49.07 KB
Park overview - Yarra Ranges0000-00-00Other49.46 KB
Alpine National Park0000-00-00Other13.26 MB
Baw Baw National Park0000-00-00Additional maps10.78 MB
Lake Eildon National Park0000-00-00Additional maps36.00 KB
Lerderderg State Park0000-00-00Additional maps36.00 KB
Mitchell River National Park0000-00-00Additional maps36.00 KB
Government response0000-00-00Government response444.97 KB
Terms of reference0000-00-00Other61.40 KB

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