6521. Mr Northe to ask the Minister for Energy and Resources — With reference to the media release by the Minister on 18 November 2015 announcing an independent review of previous Government programs for coal development:
(1) Will Coal Resources Victoria maintain a presence in the Latrobe Valley and in particular its Traralgon office following the conclusion of this review.
(2) Will the Coal Resources Victoria advisory committee be maintained following the conclusion of this review.
The Victorian Government has commenced a review of previous government programs for coal development.
It would be pre-emptive to provide commentary on the future of both Coal Resources Victoria and the Coal Resources Victoria Advisory Committee prior to this review being completed.
The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources will maintain its Traralgon office.