Inquiry into the Closure of the Hazelwood and Yallourn Power Stations

Terms of Reference

On 17 March 2021 the Legislative Council agreed to the following motion:

That this House, requires the Economy and Infrastructure Committee to inquire into, consider and report, by no later than 13 December 2021

  1. on the:
    1. impact of the closure of the Hazelwood Power Station on the economy and jobs of the Latrobe Valley, and the success or otherwise of economic recovery efforts to date
    2. expected economic impacts of the proposed closure of Yallourn Power Station in 2028 and options the State Government can pursue to offset the loss of more than 1,000 direct jobs from the plant, as well as associated contractors;
    3. success or otherwise of the Latrobe Valley Authority (LVA) to help the region transition, in light of the decline of funding made available to the LVA over successive State Budgets
  2. and if the Committee proposes to transmit a report for the Inquiry to the House on a day when the House is not sitting, the Chair may give the report to the Clerk and:
    1. the Clerk must:
      1. as soon as practicable after the report is received give a copy of the report to each Member of the House;
      2. as soon as practicable after the report is received cause the report to be published on the Tabled Documents Database and the Committee’s website;
    2. cause the report to be tabled in the House on the next sitting day of the House; and
    3. the report will be taken to be published by authority of the House

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Last Updated on Friday, 26 November 2021