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Upcoming Climate Change Hearings - Shepparton, Wangaratta, Melbourne & Mildura

The parliamentary inquiry into tackling climate change in Victorian communities continues next week with public hearings and site visits in Shepparton and Wangaratta on 12 and 13 February.

The Legislative Assembly’s Environment and Planning Committee will meet with local councils, sustainability groups and community organisations to discuss regional responses to climate change and what the government can do to help communities take action.

Shepparton hearing

12 February 2020 10.30am - 1:15pm

Mooroopna Education and Activity Centre

23 Alexandra Street, Mooroopna

The Committee will then visit the Violet Town Community Forest and meet with local sustainability groups at the Violet Town Community Complex.

Appearing before the Committee in Shepparton will be several local councils, the North East Region Sustainability Alliance (NERSA) and Benalla Sustainable Future Group.

Wangaratta hearing

13 February 2020 9.30am to 12.15pm

Wangaratta Regional Study Centre, GoTafe and Charles Sturt University

218 Tone Road, Wangaratta

A site visit with Totally Renewable Yackandandah to discuss the group’s community energy projects will follow.    

The Wangaratta hearing will include several local councils, Goulburn Broken Greenhouse Alliance and Wodonga and Albury Toward Climate Health (WATCH).


Further public hearings are being held in Melbourne on 26 February and 10 March and in Mildura on 12 March.

To view the full schedule of hearings go to - https://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/epc-la/article/4198

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