The CMPA regularly makes submissions to Government and other regulatory bodies when it believes an issue will have an affect on Members’ businesses.

Following is a history of the CMPA submissions since the beginning of 2005 as developed by the CMPA. Please click on the titles in the table below to download a pdf

Title To Whom Submitted
Review of VCAT Decisions for the Extractive Industry Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources 28/11/2017
Reforming the Victorian Planning Provisions Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning 28/11/2017
Review of the Aboriginal Heritage Regulations 2007 Aboriginal Victoria 22/09/2017
Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning 28/03/2017
Cost Recovery for Regulation of Earth Resources Operations Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources 28/03/2017
Review of the Native Vegetation Clearing Regulations Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning 08/03/2017

Title To Whom Submitted
Victorian OHS Regulation Reform Worksafe Victoria 12/09/2016
All Things Considered Infrastructure Victoria 17/06/2016
Draft Stakeholder Engagement Strategy 2016-2018 Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources 13/05/2016
Water for Victoria – Discussion Paper Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning 13/05/2016
Protecting Victoria’s Environment – Biodiversity 2036 Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning 13/05/2016
 Review of the Native Vegetation Clearing Regulations Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning 28/04/2016
 Laying the Foundations Infrastructure Victoria 11/03/2016

Title To Whom Submitted
 Role of Chemical Exposure Standards in Work Health and Safety Laws  Safework Australia (Federal) 17/12/2015
Plan Melbourne Refresh Discussion Paper 2015 Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning 17/12/2015
Victoria’s Future Industries Construction Technologies Discussion Paper Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources 21/09/2015
 National Clean Air Agreement Department of Environment 17/04/2015
 Review of Training Packages and Accredited Courses Department of Education and Training 13/02/2015

Title To Whom Submitted
 Industry Engagement in Training Package Development – Towards a Contestable Model Department of Industry 19/12/2014
 Noise SEPP Review Environment Protection Authority 15/10/2014
 Aboriginal Heritage Amendment Bill Exposure Draft 2014 Aboriginal Affairs Victoria 13/10/2014
 NEPM in relation to the standards for particles Department of Environment 10/10/2014
 Competition Policy Review Issues Paper 14 April 2014 Treasury 16/06/2014
 Exposure Draft MRSDA Regulations and RIS Department of State Development, Business and Innovation 24/04/2014
 Water Bill Exposure Draft Office of Living Victoria 17/02/2014

Title To Whom Submitted
 Draft MRSD Mineral Industries Regulations 2013 Department of State Development, Business and Innovation 27/08/2013
Draft Loddon Mallee North Regional Growth Plan Department of Planning and Community Development 23/07/2013
Draft Gippsland Regional Growth Plan Department of Planning and Community Development 09/07/2013
Draft Hume Regional Growth Plan Department of Planning and Community Development 09/07/2013
Draft Great South Coast Regional Growth Plan Department of Planning and Community Development 04/07/2013
Draft Highlands Regional Growth Plan Department of Planning and Community Development 04/07/2013
Loddon Mallee South DRAFT Regional Growth Plan Department of Planning and Community Development 31/05/2013

Title To Whom Submitted
Reform of Victoria’s Environmental Impact Assessment System Department of Planning and Community Development 24/11/2012
Recommended Buffer Distances for Industrial Residual Air Emissions Environment Protection Authority 23/11/2012
Future Directions for native Vegetation in Victoria Department of Sustainability and Environment 09/11/2012
Regulatory Impact Analysis: Benchmarking Productivity Commission 05/10/2012
Mineral Regulations Remake Department of Primary Industries 22/06/2012
Draft Geotechnical Guideline – Member comments Department of Primary Industries 06/06/2012
Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 Review – Feedback Aboriginal Affairs Victoria 15/05/2012
Regulatory Impact Analysis Benchmarking Study Productivity Commission 14/05/2012

Title To Whom Submitted
Growth Corridor Plans – Managing Melbourne’s Growth Growth Areas Authority 19/12/2011
Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 Review Aboriginal Affairs Victoria 25/11/2011
Draft Geotechnical Guideline Department of Primary Industries 05/10/2011
Statutory Endorsement Flowchart Department of Primary Industries 28/09/2011
Draft Model Work Health & Safety Regulations an Code of Practice SafeWork Australia 23/09/2011
EDIC – Inquiry into Greenfields Mineral Exploration and Project Development in Victoria EDIC – Parliament of Victoria 24/08/2011
DPCD Victorian Planning Provisions – Advisory Committee Department of Planning and Community Development 31/08/2011
EPA Statutory Policy Review EPA 18/08/2011
MRSDA Review phase 2 Financial Assurance (Rehab Bonds) Discussion Paper Department of Primary Industries 4/07/2011
MRSDA Review phase 2 Discussion Papers Department of Primary Industries 8/06/2011
Harcourt Granite Quarry Department of Primary Industries 26/05/2011
Inquiry into Victoria’s Regulatory Framework – Part 1 Victorian Competiton and Efficiency Commission 8/04/2011
Extractives Sector Rehabilitation Bonds MRSDA Review Phase 2 Department of Primary Industries 28/03/2011

Title To Whom Submitted
Inquiry Into Victoria’s Regulatory Framework Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission 8/11/2010
Urban Growth Boundary Review – Amendment CV68 Growth Areas Authority 3/11/2010
EPA Victoria Compliance & Enforcement Review Discussion Paper EPA 22/10/2010
Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission 20/10/2010
Streamlining Local Government in Victoria – Draft Report Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission 30/06/2010
Transforming VCAT Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal 28/06/2010
Draft Extractive Industry Work Plan Guidelines Department of Primary Industries 7/05/2010
Inquiry into the Environment Effects Statement process in Victoria Environment & Natural Resources Committee 30/04/2010
Noise from industry in regional Victoria EPA 26/03/2010
Proposal for Statutory Endorsement of Work Plans Department of Primary Industries 23/03/2010
State Planning Policy Framework review Department of Planning & Community Development 2/03/2010

Title To Whom Submitted
An Unsustainable Future Report: The prohibitive costs of securing access to construction material resources in Victoria Department of Primary Industries 30/08/2009
Extractive Industry Regulations Regulatory Impact Statement Department of Primary Industries 24/12/2009
Code of Practice for Small Quarries Department of Primary Industries and Minister for Energy & Resources 12/11/2009
Strategic Construction Material Resources within the Urban Growth Boundary Department of Primary Industries and Minister for Energy & Resources 26/10/2009
Community Engagement Plan Template Department of Primary Industries and Minister for Energy & Resources 7/10/2009
Modernising Victoria’s Planning Act – Response Papers Department of Planning & Community Development 29/09/2009
MRSDA Review Department of Primary Industries and Minister for Energy & Resources 21/08/2009
Urban Growth Boundary Review Growth Areas Authority 17/07/2009
Inquiry into Victorian Environmental Regulation – Draft Report Submission Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission 13/07/2009
VCAT President’s Review Victorian Civil Administrative Tribunal 10/07/2009
Extractive Industries Regulation Discussion Paper Department of Primary Industries and Minister for Energy & Resources 24/05/2009
Melbourne @ 5 Million Growth Areas Authority 23/2/2009
December Draft – Native Vegetation Guidelines for the Earth Resources Industry Department of Sustainability & Environment 9/1/2009

Title To Whom Submitted
CMPA Concerns with Proposed EID Act Revisions Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission 11/11/2008
Inquiry into Victorian Environmental Regulation Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission 20/10/2008
Proposed Resources Industry Legislation Amendment Department of Primary Industries and Minister for Energy & Resources 23/9/2008
Proposed Resources Industry Legislation Amendment Department of Primary Industries 29/8/2008
Land & Biodiversity at a Time of Climate Change Department of Sustainability & Environment 30/6/2008
Establishment & Management of Rehabilitation Bonds DPI – Minerals & Petroleum Regulation 27/3/2008
Inquiry to Enhance Victoria’s Liveability Victorian Competition & Efficiency Commission 31/1/2008

Title To Whom Submitted
Earth Resources & Native Vegetation Management Framework Department of Sustainability & Environment 16/11/2007
Review of Environmental Review Committees DPI – Minerals & Petroleum Regulation 16/10/2007
River Red Gum Forest Investigation Victorian Environment Assessment Council 4/10/2007
Select Committee on Public Land Development SC on Public Land Development 28/9/2007
Draft Aboriginal Heritage Regulations 2007 Aboriginal Affairs Victoria 18/5/2007

Title To Whom Submitted
VEAC Red Gum Forests Investigation Victorian Environmental Assessment Council 7/12/2006
Native Vegetation Regulation & the Extractive Industries Department of Sustainability & Environment Ministers Batchelor & Thwaites 5/12/2006
Protocol for Environmental Management – Mining & Extractive Environment Protection Authority 4/9/2006
Owner Drivers & Forestry Contractors Bill Industrial Relations Victoria 12/5/2006
Inquiry to Point the Way Towards a Safer Resources Industry Department of Primary Industries 31/3/2006
National Parks Inquiry Federal Senate Committee 1/3/2006
Guidelines for Assessing Environment Affects Department of Sustainability & Environment 24/2/2006
Streamlining Planning Permits Department of Sustainability & Environment 20/2/2006
Extractive Industries Development Act Review Department of Primary Industries 13/2/2006

Title To Whom Submitted
Aboriginal Heritage Bill Exposure Draft Aboriginal Affairs Victoria 19/12/2005
Native Vegetation Exceptions – State Planning Policies Planning Panel Victoria 11/11/2005
Inquiry into Vocational Education and Training Department of Education & Training 13/10/2005
Draft Industry Standard for Recycled Construction and Demolition Materials EcoRecycle Victoria 4/7/2005
River Red Gum Terms of Reference Victorian Environment Assessment Council 4/7/2005
MCMPR Fiscal Competitiveness Study Commonwealth Department of Industry, Tourism & Resources 20/5/2005
National Mine Safety Framework Department of Primary Industries 15/4/2005
Draft Principles for Engagement with Communities and Stakeholders Commonwealth Department of Industry, Tourism & Resources 24/3/2005
Melbourne 2030 Department of Primary Industries 16/3/2005
Regulation and Regional Victoria Challenges and Opportunities Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission 11/3/2005
Civil Construction Industry Alliance Civil Contractors Federation 9/2/2005
Indigenous Land Management Framework Department of Sustainability and Environment 31/1/2005
Industry Alternatives to the QMAP Institute of Quarrying Australia Various
Revision of the National Exposure Standard for Crystalline Silica National Occupational Health and Safety Commission Implementation Phase