Bulletin - August 2019

Bulletin

Draft SA environmental noise guidelines for wind farms
New building licensing regulations to be developed in Victoria

Draft SA environmental noise guidelines for wind farms

The EPA has released Draft Wind Farms Environmental Noise Guidelines for public consultation, following a review conducted in mid-2018. Community, local government, other development authorities, state agencies, acoustic engineers, wind farm development proponents and other stakeholders on noise from wind farms are invited to provide feedback on the updated guidelines. Comments close September 30 2019. Have your say here.

New building licensing regulations to be developed in Victoria

The VIC Government is seeking feedback on a consultation paper relating to the recent amendments of the Building Act 1993. The proposed new regulations will provide for the licensing and registration of building contractors and licensed employees and will, among other things, help integrate the schemes. The list of priority building trades will be finalised by October 2019. View the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Plannings’ page for more.