Public hearings on two issues of significant interest to regional and rural Victoria will be held in Colac next week. The Environment, Natural Resources and Regional Development Committee will take evidence on its inquiry into the sustainability and operational challenges of Victoria’s rural and regional councils, as well as its inquiry into the management, governance and use of environmental water.
The public hearings will be on Friday 10 November from 9:30 am to 2:15 pm at the Colac Bowling Club, corner Moore and Armstrong Streets, Colac. Local government representatives and community groups will be among those presenting to the Committee. The schedules for the hearings are available from the rural and regional councils inquiry webpage and the environmental water inquiry webpage. Issued: 3 November 2017