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Environment Victoria reaction to Andrews government’s Water for Victoria plan

Wednesday19 October 2016

Environment Victoria has today welcomed the release of the Andrews government’s water plan Water for Victoria, which attempts to secure the health of Victoria’s rivers and waterways – and the communities and industries dependent on them – from the growing impacts of climate change and population growth.

Environment Victoria CEO Mark Wakeham said today:

Water for Victoria is an important next step for water reform in Victoria. It faces up to the fact that our future will be hotter and drier, while our water resources will be under increasing pressure...


Latrobe Valley coal closure fund needed urgently

13 October 2016


New report highlights opportunity to develop sustainable new jobs in the Valley

The Latrobe Valley can create hundreds of jobs, reduce cost-of-living pressures and...


Failed coal project funding needs to be reallocated to Hazelwood closure transition

3 October 2016


Three proposed coal projects in the Latrobe Valley that received government funding have failed to materialise, with a second project now...


Decision needed to retire Hazelwood power station and invest in the Latrobe Valley’s future

24 September 2016


Reports today that ENGIE, French owner of Hazelwood power station, may decide in...


Climate Change Authority report highlights Coalition’s poor policy

1 September 2016


The Turnbull Government’s climate change policies are completely inadequate to deal with the crisis of global warming, Environment Victoria said today...


Fracking ban delivers for the environment and communities

30 August 2016


The Andrews Government’s decision to ban unconventional gas mining is a welcome and decisive step to protect Victoria’s natural...


Environment Victoria welcomes revival of Greener Government Buildings Program 

22 August 2016


Environment Victoria has today welcomed the Andrews Government’s decision to...


Strong support for phasing out polluting coal plants in Victoria’s key marginal seats​

28 June 2016


Three of Victoria’s most marginal federal electorates are on a knife-edge, with voters in all three seats showing strong support...


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