Distinctive Areas and Landscapes Program
We will be inviting you to participate in shaping the strategies of the places you care most about.
We are currently seeking feedback on these projects.
We will be inviting you to participate in shaping the strategies of the places you care most about.
An Inquiry and Advisory Committee is considering the environmental effects of the proposed North East Link Project. Make a submission before 5pm on 7 June 2019.
The Department of Education and Training has committed to build partnerships with Koorie learners & communities. Consultation closes 30 April.
Parks Victoria is seeking feedback on the draft Strategic Action Plan: Protection of floodplain marshes in Barmah National Park and Barmah Forest Ramsar site by 30 May
Have your say on the future direction of the waterways of the West. Consultation closes 6 May 2019.
Have your say on the policies and principles that will guide regulation of commercial passenger vehicle industry by 14 May 2019.
Help us to better regulate our natural environment and heritage. Consultation closes 17 May 2019
OVIC is seeking submissions from Victorian public sector agencies and other interested parties on draft freedom of information professional standards.
Help us understand community needs for Oakleigh South Secondary College now and into the future. Survey closes on 03 May 2019.
Help shape what an Aboriginal-led evaluation and review mechanism looks like. Survey closes 30 April 2019.
The Commissioner for Residential Tenancies wants to hear your renting experience and raise awareness and advocate for change on your behalf.
Have your say on the key safety issues in your community.
Learn more and have your say about Environment Protection Authority Victoria’s current works approval applications
Stay up to date on the progress of existing projects.
The Government is seeking your feedback on the proposed Mineral Industries Regulatory Reform. Make a submission by 23 April 2019.
Share your ideas and views about how we can better protect strategic agricultural land in Victoria’s per-urban and green wedge areas by 23 April 2019.
Nominations have now closed! Thank you for your contribution.
The proposed Corrections Regulations 2019 cover matters relevant to prisons, parole and community corrections. Submissions are now closed.
We are seeking input on developing our regional strategies created from what communities said were important in Phase 1 and through direct community conversations
Have your say on the Victorian Visa Nomination Occupation List. Submissions close 7 April 2019.
Provide your feedback on proposed changes to support the adoption of the Australian Honey Bee Industry Biosecurity Code of Practice. Survey closes 17 March 2019.
The online consultation has now closed. Thank you for your contribution!
The Alpine Resorts Coordinating Council is inviting all stakeholders to have their say on the future of Victoria's alpine resorts. Submissions close 19 March.
Have your say on the proposed Freedom of Information Regulations 2019. Submissions close 15 March 2019.
Consultation is now closed on the policies for specific regulatory changes. An engagement report on all contributions is now available.
Thank you to everyone who responded to the survey. The establishment of the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System has been announced.
Have your say on the Draft Water Resource Plan for northern Victoria. Submissions close 18 March 2019.
DELWP is working with the community to plan for the future use of public land at Lake Burrumbeet. Submissions close 31 March 2019.
Have your say on proposed future use of the Anglesea Heath area and attend community sessions in January and February 2019. Submissions close 20 February.
An important opportunity to influence the future management of our forests. Consultation closes 31 March 2019.
We want your opinion on what you value at Mount Martha North Beach to help us determine the best option to manage erosion and future beach use. Survey closes 31 January.
The consultation period has now ended. Thank you for your contribution!
We are currently reviewing electronic payment surcharges for taxis. We would like you to share your views with us. Submissions close 4 February 2019.
We want to hear your thoughts about the minimum feed-in tariff rates that should be available from electricity retailers. Submissions close 13 January 2019.
We want your feedback on the future of education at the Victorian College for the Deaf to help us shape education for the Deaf and hard of hearing community.
An Inquiry Panel is considering the environmental effects of the proposed Mordialloc Bypass along with the planning scheme amendment. Submissions close 14 December.
The consultation on the Draft Solar Energy Facilities - Design and Development Guidelines has now closed.
Thank you for having your say on the infrastructure upgrade and modernisation to be delivered as Stage 1 of the Traralgon Secondary and Special School Regeneration.
The consultation period has now ended. Thank you for your contribution.
This consultation has closed. Community input is now being used to design the support scheme.
This consultation is now closed. A status update will be published on this page at the end of Feb 2019.
The consultation period has now closed. Thank you for your input.
The first phase of consultation has closed. Consultation on the Regulatory Impact Statement and proposed regulations will commence in March 2019.
An Advisory Committee is considering and to provide advice on the proposed initial establishment of supermarket-based stores in Victoria by Kaufland Australia Pty Ltd
The consultation period has now ended. Thank you for providing your input.
The consultation has now closed. A feedback report will be published on this page in early 2019.
Have your say on the design for the new campus of McKinnon Secondary College
Have your say on the design of the Fitzroy Gasworks Precinct, including the Senior Secondary School planned for the site until 23 September
A collaborative project to plan the future of Haining Farm.
Informing the future use and development of the Yellingbo Conservation Area over the next 10 years.
Help us celebrate the new status of Healesville Freeway Reserve as public open space by giving the area a new name. Consultation closes 26 October.
We’re drafting a bill for Gender Equality in Victoria and we want to understand what's important to you!
Thank you for your submissions. The outcomes of the consultation are available for download.
Public consultation session open for registration
Pick My Project is a community grants initiative, with $30M available to fund local projects.
The Inspector-General for Emergency Management is conducting a broad review of Victoria's emergency management reforms.
Make a submission on proposals to change the planning provisions to land owned by the Victorian Government.
The government is committed to keeping the community informed about the construction of a maximum-security facility in Lara
Help us plan a new secondary school in Fishermans Bend by completing the survey on the new school design by 13 August.
Have your say on how we should we go about pricing social and justice services in Victoria.
The Act is being reviewed with the goal of improving self-determination, good governance and economic sustainability for the Lake Tyers and Framlingham Aboriginal Trusts
Have your say on the future direction of stormwater management in Victoria.
Have your say on EPA’s proposed new Residential Noise Regulations.
Have your say on proposed new Victorian Energy Efficiency Target Regulations. Consultation closed on 19 June 2018.
Help us develop recommendations for improvements to the Authority to Control Wildlife (ATCW) system.
Victorian Air Quality Statement and consultations
Help us understand what we should consider in the review of the EPA licences held by Victoria’s brown coal-fired power stations – Loy Yang A, Loy Yang B and Yallourn.
Help shape education in the Clyde Cranbourne area.
Help shape education in the Craigieburn Whittlesea area, including Greenvale.
Help shape education in the Melton Caroline Springs area.
Help shape education in the Wyndham Point Cook area.
Help shape education in the Pakenham Officer area.
Help us test and review concept designs and experiences for new Eco Sleeper Pod accommodation which will soon be available in parks around Victoria
Read the action plan and find out more by attending community information sessions on the Great Ocean Road.
Now is your chance to help shape your new school.
Make a submission on the SEPP (Waters) Review until 19 June 2018.
We invite you to help inform the future use of Patterson River. What do you want to see the area become?
Parks Victoria invites your feedback on the draft management plan, aimed to protect and enhance the Belfast Coastal Reserve, located between Port Fairy and Warrnambool.
Help us manage feral horses in the Alpine National Park. Review the draft action plan and complete the survey by 16 February 2018.
The Victorian State Government has released its Anglesea Futures Land Use Framework for the future of the former Alcoa coal mine and power station site in Anglesea.
Parks Victoria seeks your comments on a draft master plan prepared to guide future decisions about Plenty Gorge Park.
Have your say on the draft Framework for Australia’s biggest urban renewal project.
After comprehensive consultation and engagement, the Victorian Rural Drainage Strategy has been developed to establish contemporary arrangements for rural drainage.
A recent discussion paper released by the Smart Planning program put forward proposals to reform the structure and operation of the Victoria Planning Provisions (VPP).
Make a submission on draft Environment Effects Statement scoping requirements for the proposed Golden Plains Wind Farm until 3 November 2017.
Education, good health and wellbeing transform lives. Have your say on how schools deliver these services for our community. Online survey ends 29 October.
Tell us what features, services, and design elements for a future St Kilda Pier would enhance your visit. Fill in the survey until 20 October 2017.
Thank you to everyone who provided feedback to the phase 3 school design engagement.
Have your say on the Draft EES Scoping Requirements for the Fingerboards Mineral Sands Project
Share your ideas, visions and concerns about the future of education in Bendigo. Help us to develop a community-driven, ten-year plan by making a submission.
A vibrant region, ranging from the inner city hubs of Brunswick & Coburg to the growing outer suburbs of Craigieburn & Mernda and the green wedge area of Nillumbik.
The Western metropolitan region has a diverse and growing population in established inner and middle suburbs and a significant share of Melbourne's growth areas.
This region spans bayside, growth areas and regional hubs of Frankston and Dandenong, and extends from Cheltenham, to Mornington Peninsula and out east to Pakenham.
Extending from Flemington Racecourse & the inner-city suburbs of Collingwood & Richmond to Port Phillip Bay & St Kilda, this region is the urban centre of Melbourne.
A highly diverse region extending from the research hub of Monash and the established suburbs of Doncaster and Box Hill to the Dandenong Ranges and the Yarra Valley.
Melbourne’s smallest region reaches from Kew to the beaches of Brighton and features universities, retail hubs and a high density of heritage-listed buildings & gardens.
The Victorian Government is reviewing the Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988. The consultation period is now closed.
Your ideas, your future. Be part of the conversation.
We are upgrading the Bayside Special Development School and we want your input into the new design
DELWP has released a draft of its first Water Resource Plan for comment. The draft has been prepared to respond to the requirements of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
Following consultation, we incorporated community feedback into the design of the new school. We’re now releasing the master plan.
Consultation on the discussion paper closed 14 August 2017. Feedback will inform the preparation of a strategy for Planning for Golf in Victoria.
Thank you for taking part in the Yarrambat Park Primary School engagement. Your contributions will help inform the new school design.
The Government is committed to keeping the local community informed about the new youth justice centre being built west of Werribee near Cherry Creek.
Since 2016 the program has promoted LGBTIQ Inclusion across Victoria.
Bordering New South Wales and extending south east to the Victorian Alps, the Ovens Murray has a thriving tourism sector and is renowned for producing quality food & wine
Make a submisison on draft Environmental Effects Statement requirements for the proposed Bunyip North granite quarry until 9 August 2017.
Thank you for taking part in the Aitken Hill Primary School engagement. Your contributions will help inform the new school design.
The Government is preparing the Moolap Coastal Strategic Framework Plan to identify the future strategic direction of the study area, and any potential land-use changes.
Bordering the Murray River, the Mallee extends to the edge of the outback in north-west Victoria, with agriculture and horticulture driving the economy.
Thank you for taking part in the Burnside Primary School engagement. Your contributions will help inform the new school design.
Thank you for taking part in the Pakenham North East Primary School engagement. Your contributions will help inform the new school design.
Thank you for taking part in the Point Cook South Senior Secondary School engagement. Your contributions will help inform the new school design.
Thank you for taking part in the Sanctuary Lakes P-9 School engagement. Your contributions will help inform the new school design.
Thank you for taking part in the Truganina East P-9 School engagement. Your contributions will help inform the new school design
Community and stakeholder feedback on the proposed changes to the native vegetation clearing regulations closed on 8 March 2017.
Have your say on how the Government should respond to past and present Victorian Police personnel who have been subject to sex discrimination and sexual harassment.
The Training and Innovation Hub will give students the opportunity to develop the skills they need – for jobs today and tomorrow. How do you think the Hub could be used?
In July 2015, a comprehensive review into the Country Fire Authority (CFA) and the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) was launched with the aim of ensuring Victoria remains a world leader in emergency management.
Making it easier for small business to do business and employ staff
Review the Environment Effects Statement for the proposed Golden Plains Wind Farm. Ask a question or make a formal submission to the decision-making process.
Tell us what you think about the concept designs for new lookouts at Twelve Apostles Saddle and Loch Ard Precinct Blowhole and pedestrian bridge at Port Campbell Creek.
Join the conversation and tell us your thoughts about the draft plan. Does it capture the activities and features you would use and like to see?
Make a submission about the Werribee Township Park, Kororoit Creek Park and Clyde Regional Park.
Submissions have now closed into the on-demand sector or 'gig economy'.
These projects have concluded and are archived for your reference.
Stage 2 consultation is now open till 7 April 2019.
The Victorian Government is seeking feedback from the community about aspects of the commemoration event to mark the 10 Year Anniversary of the 2009 Victorian Bushfires.
Have your say on the future keno licensing arrangements in Victoria.
Help shape the future of education in the Romsey area. Survey closes October 22.
Have your say on proposed new civil fees for the County Court of Victoria. Submissions close 26 September 2018
Have your say about the future use of the former Kyneton Primary school site.
Have your say on the future wagering and betting licensing arrangements in Victoria. Submissions are closed.
The Central Region SWS review is now complete
Learn about and provide feedback to help shape a world class mountain biking network in and around Warburton.
Have your say on proposed new civil fees for the Supreme Court of Victoria. Submissions have closed.
The consultation has now closed. The information collected from the community workshops, online survey and comment board will inform the final design of the school.
Help us shape a 50-year narrative and structure plan for the Cultural River Precinct
Help us shape this vital reform. Together we can create a more collaborative system to improve the wellbeing and safety for all Victorian children.
Help us to manage combustible recyclable waste in Victoria by developing a waste management policy and reviewing the associated guideline.
We are reviewing accident towing and storage fees in Melbourne and are inviting feedback to help us understand what’s changed in the industry since our last review.
We are seeking your input on whether there should be a clearer requirement for students to meet minimum standards of literacy and numeracy to be awarded the VCE or VCAL.
The Victorian Government is planning for the health needs of Melbourne’s west, which is expected to see a 40 per cent growth in the next 40 years.
We are seeking your views on how much Victoria should aim to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by during the period 2021 - 2030
Help us review the evidence guides that reduce the burden of compliance and support the provision of a quality education system.
We reviewed fares for unbooked commercial passenger vehicles such as taxis. The new maximum fares came into effect 1 October 2018.
An Advisory Committee is considering improvements to land use terms and their definitions in Clause 74 of the Victoria Planning Provisions .
The stakeholder submission period has ended. Thank you to all who contributed. Feedback will be analysed and the guideline amended before the final approval process.
Submissions for the the Victorian Aboriginal Affairs Framework (VAAF) are now closed.
Have your say on proposed new firearms regulations
Help us protect the future of the Macedon Ranges. Share your feedback on the vision, objectives and settlement boundaries until 19 February 2018.
We are seeking feedback on the prices that water businesses plan to apply from 1 July 2018.
Help us find a name for a new conservation reserve in the Strzelecki Ranges.
Better health outcomes and better quality and safety happen when consumers, carers and communities work together with health workers.
Help shape the values, guiding principles and evaluation process for the Health Innovation Zone by completing the survey by 4 December 2017.
Make a submission about a sustainable future for fire management and help contribute to Victoria’s long term strategy. Submissions are closed.
Share your views on changes to how we manage our waste in Victoria: banning single-use plastic bags, e-waste landfill ban and waste to energy technologies.
We are seeking feedback on proposed new regulations that will apply from the commencement of the Fines Reform Act 2014.
The Government is seeking your feedback on the key features of an independent legislated registration and accreditation scheme for Victoria's disability workforce.
We are undertaking a review to modernise reporting of notifiable conditions by medical practitioners and laboratories.
The Fisheries (Fees, Royalties and Levies) Regulations 2017 were made by by the Governor in Council on 22 November 2017, and will commence on 29 January 2018.
A joint Inquiry and Advisory Committee (IAC) has been appointed to consider the EES, a draft planning scheme amendment, WAA and public submissions
Make a submission on the suitability of planning proposals for the redevelopment of social housing sites.
Alpine resorts have a special place in the hearts of many Victorians, and we need to ensure they continue to maximise economic and social benefits for all Victorians.
LGV is leading work with the emergency management and local government sectors, aimed at enhancing the capability of local government in emergency management.
The region spans the east-west transport corridor connecting Melbourne, western Victoria and Adelaide.
Submissions on draft amendments to the Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infrastructure Plan have now closed.
The Great South Coast region extends from the Shipwreck Coast to the South Australian border. Features include beautiful beaches, rich farmland and the Port of Portland.
Share your feedback on the Whittlesea Police Service Area police response model until 8 September 2017.
Help shape the next stage of the precinct by completing the survey or attending the workshop.
This growing region which includes Victoria's largest regional city, Geelong, as well as the Great Ocean Road, forests and rich surrounding farmland.
Help transform Victoria’s EPA into a 21st century environmental regulator that is equipped for current and future complex environmental challenges
The Premier's Jobs and Investment Panel is seeking reform ideas to enhance Victoria's economic performance and productivity.
We want to know what you think about disability services in Victoria, what you value most about those services, and the opportunities you hope the NDIS can provide.
Share your ideas for the future of health services in Mount Alexander Shire.
From unspoilt beaches to snowfields and rainforests, Gippsland covers a vast range of stunning landscapes and truly has something for everyone.
We want to hear your ideas on how we can work together to address the issues facing government, industry, training providers and jobseekers.
The Victorian Government conducted a survey to hear what's important to Victorians and inform future community safety policy.
The Victorian Government is undertaking a review of the current building regulations prior to their expiry in June 2018.
Stretching from the outskirts of Melbourne to the floodplains of the mid-Loddon River, Loddon Campaspe has a diverse population and economy.
The Victorian Government has appointed an independent bi-partisan panel to conduct a review of electricity and gas retail markets in Victoria.
Make a submission on draft Environment Effects Statement requirements.
The Wimmera Southern Mallee region in central western Victoria spans one of the world's great wheat and cereal growing regions.
Have your say on how and why we should share and use your data, to make sure we do it in the right way. Fill in the survey until 31 August 2017
The Government is committed to reform the State’s emergency management arrangements to create safer and more resilient communities.
The review of the Residential Tenancies Act aims to ensure that Victoria's rental sector meets the needs and expectations of tenants and landlords, now and in the future.
The Victorian Government wants to hear from you about how we can update tenancy rights for specialist disability accommodation residents.
DELWP appreciates all input that was provided during this review. A summary of the changes to the draft regulations in response to stakeholder feedback can be found here.
Have your say that the proposed Regulations by making a submission until 23 May 2017.
DELWP are working with Surf Coast Shire (SCS) and the local community to plan the future use of the Winchelsea Common (the Common).
The Coronial Council of Victoria conducted a review of current provisions under the Coroners Act 2008 allowing for appeals and the re-opening of investigations.
We want to ensure that the most disadvantaged and vulnerable in our community receive the support they need when engaging with the law and justice system.
Have your say in determining the best option to achieve protecting livestock industries from the impact of animal diseases
The Victorian Government has committed to open a new co-educational secondary school for Years 7 to 12 students on the site of the former Preston Girls' Secondary College
Michael Brett Young has completed the 2015 review of the Charter. The Attorney-General tabled the report of the review in Parliament on 17 September 2015.
Looking at proposed reforms to criminal procedures to reduce trauma experienced by victims of crime and reduce delay in the criminal justice system.
Contribute to the planning of the Lonsdale Bight coastal zone and read about the independent coastal processes review.
This Amendment seeks to facilitate an alternate urban design concept for the remaining stages of the Freeway Apartments Precinct in the Commonwealth Games Village
View the final concept plans for the Ballarat Station precinct and make comment on aspects you support or would like to see modified
Have your say on the future of Victoria's major stadia.
This review was asked to consider if the Open Courts Act strikes the right balance between the need for open and transparent justice
The Inspector-General for Emergency Management invited public comments and submissions on a review of the emergency response to the thunderstorm asthma event of 21-22 November 2016. The final report is now available.
The review into Victoria's bail system focused on legislative and practical reforms to manage risk and maximise community safety.
Working with the Victorian Aboriginal Community to identify options for a representative body.
Submissions were invited on current gaming machine harm minimisation measures to ensure these measures are appropriate in helping Victorians gamble responsibly.
Have your say on aged care for the Chinese community
Public comments and submissions in response to a review of the Liquor Control Reform Act 1998 closed on 16 December 2016.
Emergency Management Victoria (EMV) is leading reforms to Victoria’s arrangements that apply to planning for emergencies.
Submissions on proposed changes to the Gambling Regulation Act 2003
We sought your views on current and future gaming machine arrangements in Victoria.
The current safety framework has been in place for more than a decade. It is time to review the existing arrangements to adequately reflect the needs of the community.
Have your say on the merits of expanding the existing boundary for the Maroondah Phylloxera Infested Zone in the Yarra Valley Geographic Indicator.
Sustainability Victoria is seeking your views on the Draft Guide to Better Practice for Waste Management and Recycling in Multi-unit Developments.
Complete the survey to help us evaluate Pick My Project
Help shape the core principles of the Client Voice Framework and have your say on what resources you want to support embedding client voice into your organisation’s work.