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Community engagement a key focus for gas program


The Victorian Gas Program (VGP) continues to share its research with the community to help ensure its advice to government reflects the broad range of views across the state regarding onshore conventional gas exploration and development.

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Support for businesses in the resources sector


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Learn about local land use and onshore conventional gas


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Ancient Geology contributes to minerals exploration and investment


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Fossickers allowed day trips under gradual easing of restrictions


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Rehabilitation resumes at former mine site


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Ensuring locals have input into minerals licensing decisions


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