New planning rules for Victoria's Big Housing BuildRead more
Approvals are being streamlined to support Victoria's social and affordable housing.
New bushfire planning informationRead more
DELWP has launched new bushfire planning webpages, alongside the new vegetation clearing rules.
Development Facilitation Program has launchedRead more
Learn more about how your project may be eligible for accelerated assessment and determination.
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Learn about the legislation and regulations that provide the legal framework for the planning system in Victoria
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Building Victoria’s Recovery Taskforce
A dedicated Taskforce has been established to help keep Victoria’s building and development industry running during the coronavirus crisis.
Learn about the updated Planning and Environment Act 1987
The Planning and Environment Act 1987 has been updated to address planning processes affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) public health restrictions.
Continuing Professional Development Framework
The Victorian Government is considering introducing a mandatory continuing professional development (CPD) framework for building and plumbing practitioners.