Victorian News

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$37M recycling package for Victoria recycling industry

The Victorian Government has announced a $37 million Recycling Industry Strategic Plan to strengthen Victoria’s recycling industry.The Plan is stated…[Read More]

Assessment of Victoria’s coastal reserves

The Victorian Environmental Assessment Council (VEAC) has been requested by the Victorian Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change to…[Read More]

Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2018 – Major re-write of Victoria’s Environmental laws

Article written for AEBN Members by Dr Meredith Gibbs, Special Counsel and Shirley Chen, Associate, Baker & McKenzie law firm…[Read More]

Review of Dangerous Goods (Transport by Road or Rail) Regulations 2008 – Comment sought

The Dangerous Goods (Transport by Road or Rail) Regulations 2008 (existing DG TRR Regulations) will expire in December 2018.  WorkSafe…[Read More]

NEW GUIDELINES – Storing and handling of liquid substances

The Victorian Environment Protection Authority has released the Liquid storage and handling guidelines.The guidelines outline the principles for preventing harm…[Read More]

New Victorian Landfills Register

EPA Victoria has released the Victorian Landfills Register (VLR) which maps all Victorian landfill sites in the state.The VLR was…[Read More]

Updated VEET product application requirements – Released

The Victorian Essential Services Commission has released updated product application requirements under the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target scheme, for Schedules…[Read More]

Victoria bans plastic bags from 2019

The Victorian Government has announced a ban on single-use, lightweight plastic shopping bags from late 2019.The ban will include all…[Read More]

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY – On-farm energy assessments

Applications are now open for free on-farm energy assessments, as part of Agriculture Victoria’s roll out of the first action…[Read More]

Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2018 – Introduced to Victorian Parliament

The Victorian Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change has introduced the Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2018 to the Victorian…[Read More]

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