Brumby to streamline planning for renewable energy projects

By Rob O'Brien Planning processes for renewable energy projects will be streamlined with Victorian councils receiving support to administer wind farm permits, the State Government has announced. The Brumby Government will set timeframes for industry and provide more easily accessible information for communities under reforms to approval processes for renewable energy projects across Victoria. “If […]

Madden offers new funding for councils

The Victorian State Government will provide $8.3 million in new funding to help councils and developers with planning needs, the Minister for Planning said today. Planning Minister Justin Madden said the 2010 Expert Assistance Program was instrumental in helping councils create vital, attractive, sustainable and safe activity centres across metropolitan Melbourne. “This funding will give developers […]

Bushfire bunkers to be scrutinised

By Staff Writer The Victorian Government has introduced new regulations and accreditation process for the construction of bunkers and bushfire shelters. Planning Minister Justin Madden said the interim regulations will be in place until proposed new national regulations are introduced next year. The regulation and accreditation process was developed by the Victorian Building Commission in […]


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