Community Engagement Review Released

The Australian Government on the 2 February 2024 released the Community Engagement Review and accepted in principle all its recommendations.
The review was commissioned in July 2023 to advise on improving community engagement on renewable energy infrastructure developments.

The Review made the following recommendations:
• encourage best practice and select reputable developers for new projects
• reduce unnecessary and onerous community engagement by improving the way project sites are selected
• make engagement more efficient by revising planning and approval processes
• improve complaint handling processes
• keep communities informed about the transition, including its goals, benefits and requirements
• equitably share the benefits of the transition.
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