Offshore renewable energy public consultation

The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water are coming to Gippsland to answer any questions the community may have about the public consultation for the area proposed for offshore renewable energy in the Bass Strait off Gippsland.

There will be five open houses throughout Gippsland, where the Commonwealth Government will be available to answer any questions about the current public consultation.

These are drop-in sessions open to everyone with no registration.

TownDate and TimeLocation
Morwell4.00pm – 6.00pm
Monday 29 August 2022
The Italian/Australian Club
499-501 Princes Dr, Morwell VIC 3840
Lakes Entrance4.00pm – 6.00pm
Tuesday 30 August 2022
Lakes Mechanics Hall
18 Mechanics Street, Lakes Entrance
Sale4.00pm – 6.00pm
Tuesday 30 August 2022
Port of Sale, Wellington Centre, Wellington Room
70 Foster Street, Sale, Gippsland
Yarram4.00pm – 6.00pm
Wednesday 31 August 2022
The Regent Theatre
210 Commercial Rd, Yarram
Wonthaggi11.00am – 2.00pm
Thursday 1 September 2022
Wonthaggi Workmen’s Club
75 Graham St, Wonthaggi, Gippsland
Leongatha5.00 pm – 7.00 pm
Thursday 1 September 2022
South Gippsland Shire Council Chambers
1 Michael Place, Leongatha

The community is encouraged to read the Minister’s notice of proposal for the Bass Strait off Gippsland, Victoria. A number of supporting documents are available, providing additional information on the background of the offshore renewable energy consultation and declaration process as well as the Gippsland area. Please head to the Consultation hub to read these documents and provide your feedback.

Submissions close 11.59pm on 7 October 2022.