The Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change will ask VEAC to carry out an investigation into the values of forests in the central west of Victoria, including the Wombat, Wellsford, Mount Cole and Pyrenees Range forests within the area shown on the accompanying map. The purpose of the investigation is to:
- Identify and evaluate the condition, natural and cultural values and the current uses of public land in the specified area, and
- Make recommendations for the balanced use and appropriate management arrangements to conserve and enhance the natural and cultural assets.
Comments are invited on the attached terms of reference and area of the investigation and can be sent to proposed firstname.lastname@example.org or
Director Land Policy
Proposed Central West Forests Investigation
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
PO Box 500
EAST MELBOURNE VIC 8002
Comments close 5pm Friday 2 December 2016.