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Guide to varying approvals in ROVER

This guide tells you:

  • who can apply to vary an approval
  • which approvals can be varied, and
  • how to complete and submit an application to vary an approval.

The guide explains what information you need to include in your application to vary an approval and things to check before you submit it.

The timeframe for the department to assess variation applications is also set out, as well as the process for notifying you of the decision.

Latest version

January 2022 – revised to provide more practical guidance on how to complete and submit a variation application through ROVER and to remove references to the interim application process for varying approvals.