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An important focus in the next phase of the project is the conversations with landholders, local communities and Traditional Owners in the draft corridor.

TCV will work directly with landholders to find the best practicable location for the transmission alignment to minimise impacts to farming operations and agriculture.

TCV is currently talking with farmers and other property owners within the draft corridor to build our understanding of the land and land use.

Every landholder in the draft corridor has a dedicated Landholder Liaison, a key contact to help answer questions on important issues, including farming with transmission lines, biosecurity arrangements, access agreements, compensation for an easement and other payments.

We greatly encourage impacted landholders who have not yet been able to have a discussion with their Landholder Liaison to reach out. A conversation with your dedicated Landholder Liaison will not increase the likelihood of the project going ahead or being located on your land.

It is an opportunity to share details of how farms and properties operate and how your land is being used to reduce the impact of the final location of the line.

You can contact us at 1800 824 221 or email enquiries@transmissionvictoria.com.au to be put in touch with your Landholder Liaison.

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Resources for landholders

This guide provides important answers for landholders on issues such as land access, compensation and farming around transmission.

Download Landholder Guide

The fact sheets below provide important information for landholders on topics we understand matter to you.

If there is a particular topic you can’t see here and you would like to know more about, please get in contact through your dedicated Landholder Liaison, call the project team on 1800 824 221 or email enquiries@transmissionvictoria.com.au.

Biosecurity

Easements

Easement Compensation – Option Agreement

Farming with transmission

Fire safety

Field Surveys

Australian Energy Infrastructure Commissioner

(aeic.gov.au) including information about how to make a complaint, best industry practice and resources for landholders.

Australian Energy Market Operator

(aemo.com.au) including information on the Regulatory Investment Test for Transmission (RIT-T) process for this project.

Energy and Water Ombudsman Victoria

(ewov.com.au) including information about complaints and dispute resolution.

Energy Safe Victoria

(esv.vic.gov.au) including information about the safe design and operation of high voltage transmission networks in Victoria.

Environment Effects Statement Process in Victoria

(planning.vic.gov.au/environmental-assessments/environmental-assessment-guides/environment-effects-statements-in-victoria) including information about the environment assessment process managed by DELWP.

Essential Services Commission

(esc.vic.gov.au) including information about the regulation of transmission licenses in Victoria and the Electricity Transmission Company Land Access Statement of Expectations.

Valuer General of Victoria

(www.land.vic.gov.au/valuations/first-time-here/about-valuer-general-victoria) including general information about how land is valued in Victoria.