Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is a government department in Victoria, Australia.
|Formed||1 January 2015|
|Headquarters||8 Nicholson Street, |
East Melbourne, Victoria 3002
Commencing operation in January 2015, it is responsible for various matters related to the environment, energy and planning.
The DELWP was created in the aftermath of the 2014 state election, with Premier Daniel Andrews announcing that the previous Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) would be renamed. The newly-formed DELWP subsequently assumed property and land titles, planning and local government portfolios from the previous Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure, whilst responsibilities for agriculture were transferred to the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources.
The DELWP supports four ministers in the following portfolio areas:
|Lily D'Ambrosio||Labor||Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change |
Minister for Solar Homes
|Lisa Neville||Labor||Minister for Water|
|Richard Wynne||Labor||Minister for Planning|
|Adem Somyurek||Labor||Minister for Local Government|
The DELWP has responsibility for the following policy areas: