The Minister for Environment and Climate Change has requested the Victorian Environmental Assessment Council (VEAC) to investigate additional prospecting areas in parks.
The final terms of reference for the investigation were determined following a public consultation process during August and September 2012. The statement specifying how comments received on the proposed terms of reference were dealt with was tabled in Parliament on 25 October 2012.
Statement of response to submissions on the proposed terms of reference
[MS Word Document - 43.5 KB]
Terms of Reference for the Investigation into Additional Prospecting Areas in Parks
[PDF File - 49.1 KB]
Terms of Reference for the Investigation into Additional Prospecting Areas in Parks (accessible version)
[MS Word Document - 26.5 KB]
The attached map displays the parks that VEAC has been requested to consider in the investigation.
Map of proposed additional prospecting areas in parks
[PDF File - 4.0 MB]
Details about the investigation are available on the VEAC website.