Victorian News

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Landfill fined over $16,000

EPA Victoria has fined a landfill over $16,000 for two breaches of its Environment Protection Licence.The breaches comprised uncovered waste…[Read More]

Victoria extends refund timeframe for paper waste transport certificates

From 1 July 2019, all duty holders will be required to submit waste transport certificates (WTCs) electronically. This will enable EPA…[Read More]

Ravenhall landfill Works Approval upheld at VCAT

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) has upheld the Victorian Environment Protection Authority’s (EPA’s) works approval for Melbourne Regional…[Read More]

Parliamentary Committee Inquiry into Victoria’s recycling sector: More hearings

As reported in previous editions of the National ENW e-news, a Victorian parliamentary inquiry is underway into the recycling and…[Read More]

Legislation introduced to ban single-use and lightweight plastic shopping bags in Victoria: Commences 1 November 2019

The Victorian Government has introduced legislation into Parliament to ban lightweight, single-use plastic shopping bags across Victoria from 1 November…[Read More]

Mineral resources Regulations: Gazetted

The Victorian Government has gazetted the Mineral Resources (Sustainable Development) (Mineral Industries) Regulations 2019.A number of amendments were made to…[Read More]

Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act – Introduced into Victorian Parliament

The Victorian Government has introduced into Parliament the Flora and Fauna Guarantee Amendment Bill.The Bill amends the existing Act to…[Read More]

Expression of Interest for Councils to participate in the Officers for the Protection of the Local Environment pilot program

The Victorian Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has opened an Expression of Interest (EOI) for councils interested in participating in the…[Read More]

Remaking the Forests (Licences and Permits) Regulation: Have your say!

The Victorian Government is consulting on the remaking of the Forests (Licences and Permits) Regulations 2009, which are due to…[Read More]

New regulatory and program changes to Victorian Energy Updates – Commence 10 June 2019

The Victorian Essential Services Commission (ESC) has advised that further updates to the Victorian Energy Upgrades (VEU) Registry and guidance…[Read More]

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