Draft regulations and policy on native vegetation clearance – briefing paper

January 13, 2017

Prior to Christmas 2016, the Victorian Government released proposed new regulations and policy on the clearing of native vegetation in Victoria. The documents include:


Our Briefing Paper outlines some of the main proposed changes, as well as continued concerns in protection of natural habitat through the new regulations and policy.

We also outline some ways the proposed system could be improved to create stronger protection for native vegetation.

Read EJA’s briefing paper: Draft planning provisions and policy guidance regulating native vegetation clearance.


Submissions are due to DELWP by 5 February 2017. Find out how to have your say.


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