Government position on regulation of Victorian embedded networks set – draft General Exemption Order now available for comment

The next milestone in the review of the regulation of Victorian embedded networks was reached last month when the Department of Environment, Land Water and Planning (DELWP) released its final position paper on the Victorian electricity licence exemptions framework (the Position Paper) including a draft revised General Exemption Order (GEO). Following on from changes made […]

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Setting the standard for PFAS management in Australia – PFAS NEPM consultation paper released

Australia and New Zealand have moved one step closer to establishing a framework to manage PFAS, a manufactured chemical which has emerged as a contaminant of concern worldwide over the recent years and this year has been the basis for two class actions in Australia. PFAS, short for per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances, has become an issue […]

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New residential zones, including new mandatory height limits, are imminent

Last week, the Government announced that it would implement Amendment VC110 to make changes to Victoria’s residential zones in response to recommendations by the Managing Residential Development Advisory Committee’s (the Committee) review of the residential zones which began in late 2015 and was recently reported to the Minister for Planning. The three residential zones, the […]

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