Submissions

Submission: Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Scheme Independent Review

Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards scheme independent review WELS Regulator GPO Box 858 Canberra ACT 2601 Via email: wels@agriculture.gov.au  Re: Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards scheme independent review Thank you for the opportunity to respond to this WELS scheme review. VicWater is the peak body of the Victorian water industry with its membership comprising Victoria’s…

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Submission: Victoria’s Draft 30-Year Infrastructure Strategy

Infrastructure Victoria Level 33, 140 William Street Melbourne VIC 3000  Re: Victoria’s Draft 30-Year Infrastructure Strategy  Thank you for the opportunity to respond to the Victoria’s Draft 30-year Infrastructure Strategy. VicWater is the peak body of the Victorian water industry with its membership comprising Victoria’s 19 statutory water corporations. They are responsible for the provision…

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Submission: Draft Guidance on Drinking Water Advisories and Protocols

Water Unit Health Protection Branch Department of Health Level 14, 50 Lonsdale St Melbourne VIC 3000  via email: water@dhhs.vic.gov.au  Re: Draft guidance on drinking water advisories and protocols  Thank you for the opportunity to respond to the draft guidance on drinking water advisories and protocols. As the peak body of the Victorian water industry, VicWater…

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Submission: Proposed Buffer Area Overlay

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning 8 Nicholson Street East Melbourne Victoria 3002  Via email planning.systems@delwp.vic.gov.au  Re: Proposed Buffer Area Overlay  Thank you for the opportunity to respond to the proposed Buffer Area Overlay (BAO) as part of the review into planning for amenity, health and safety buffers. VicWater is the peak body of…

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Submission: Inquiry into Environmental Infrastructure for Growing Populations

The Committee Manager Legislative Assembly Environment and Planning Committee Parliament House Spring Street EAST MELBOURNE VIC 3002  Dear Committee Members  Re: Inquiry into Environmental Infrastructure for Growing Populations  Thank you for the opportunity to respond to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Environmental Infrastructure for Growing Populations. VicWater is the peak body of the Victorian water industry…

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Submission: Native Vegetation Clearance Procedure

Mark Chisholm Native Vegetation Regulation, Biodiversity Division Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning Level 16, 150 Lonsdale Street Melbourne Victoria 3003  Via email: mark.chisholm@delwp.vic.gov.au  Dear Mark,  Re: Native Vegetation Clearance Procedure  Thank you for the opportunity to provide feedback on the Procedure to rely on the utility installations exemption in planning schemes – Water…

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Submission: Continuing Professional Development for Builders and Plumbers

Attention: Continuing Professional Development Team – Building Division Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning Level 16, 150 Lonsdale Street Melbourne Victoria 3003 Via email: building.policy@delwp.vic.gov.au Re: Continuing Professional Development for Builders and Plumbers Thank you for the opportunity to respond to the proposed changes to requirements for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for Builders and…

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Submission to the Productivity Commission – Water Reform 2020

The Productivity Commission has published an issues paper on national water reform. A copy of the issues paper is available at https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/current/water-reform-2020/issues VicWater met with Commissioner Jane Doolan (also a Western Water Board Director) during February to discuss water reform priorities, opportunities for the issues paper and a renewed National Water Initiative. Submissions are due…

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Submission to the Federal Government NGER

During June, VicWater prepared a submission on proposed amendments to the national greenhouse reporting framework (https://consult.industry.gov.au/climate-change/2020-national-greenhouse-and-energy-reporting-nger/). The focus of the submission was on changed nitrous oxide emission factors which could result in significant fluctuations in reportable emissions over the coming years.

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Industry submission: Skills for Victoria’s Growing Economy

Jenny Macklin Review Chair Skills for Victoria’s Growing Economy Via https://engage.vic.gov.au/skillsforvictoria Dear Jenny, Re: Industry Submission on “Skills for Victoria’s Growing Economy” The Victorian Water Industry Association (VicWater) is the peak body for the Victorian water industry, with all 19 water corporations as its members. VicWater is focused on supporting Victorian water corporations and the…

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