Planning and environment resource hub

Access news and resources for cases about planning, land valuation, and environment and resources. 

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We aim to improve knowledge in the community so people can more effectively participate in VCAT planning and environment cases.

You can watch or listen to some of our past recordings below.

How to effectively draft consent orders in a planning and environment case

VCAT Senior Member Sam Cimino shares tips on how to write consent orders. He discusses legal matters you should consider when you have settled a case with other parties outside proceedings or during compulsory conferences.

PowerPoint presentation | Video transcript

For more information on consent orders, see our guide to consent orders and samples of consent orders


Refer to significant decisions that explain things we need to consider under planning and environment laws. Master VCAT's legal procedures using these fact sheets, guides and practices notes.

Significant decisions

Find summaries of recent red dot decisions you may find helpful as they relate to how we apply the law. 

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