19 April 2016
residents are urged to have their say on the future of the Environment
Protection Authority, when the Inquiry team visits the region on Wednesday 16
independent inquiry has been commissioned by the Minister for Environment,
Climate Change and Water to look at the future role of the EPA, Victoria's
is among 17 locations around the State where an open public forum will be held
to better understand local ideas and issues to inform long term planning for
exploration include land use planning, public health, emergency management,
climate change, better regulatory approaches, and ways the EPA can effectively
consult with the community.
Advisory Committee members, Jane Brockington and Janice van Reyk, will be
viewing key sites of interest across the local region.
OPEN PUBLIC FORUM – WARRNAMBOOL
Wednesday 16 September
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Venue: The Lighthouse Theatre, 185 Timor Street, Warrnambool
Register at: www.epa-inquiry.vic.gov.au or Tel: 9948 2882
of the Inquiry, Jane Brockington said, "After extensive consultations in
Melbourne and with the State Government, we are now seeking feedback directly
from regional communities."
"We want to
better understand individual, community and business needs, so the EPA can be
well equipped to meet Victoria's future challenges," she said.
parties are encouraged to visit the interactive website www.epa-inquiry.vic.gov.au to register to attend the
consultations, participate in discussion forums, read the discussion paper and
find out how make online and written submissions.
will report to the Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water by 31