Overview

Background

The Victorian Government is committed to better meeting the housing needs of Victorians.

As part of the Homes for Victorians strategy, the government has committed a $2.6 billion program of investment into social housing and to reduce homelessness. The creation of safe, accessible, affordable and suitable housing so that all Victorians feel supported by and part of the community is a key priority of the Victorian Government

The Department of Health and Human Service (DHHS) is planning to redevelop ageing public housing estates into vibrant, better-connected, mixed-tenure neighbourhoods where people can live in housing that is safe and secure, and meets modern standards as part of its Public Housing Renewal Program.

Panel or Committee

The Minister for Planning has appointed a Standing Advisory Committee to provide advice on the suitability of planning proposals to facilitate the renewal and redevelopment of existing public housing estates to increase the supply of social housing.

Terms of reference

Read the terms of reference (PDF, 2.1 MB).

Committee members

  • Kathy Mitchell (Chair)
  • Sarah Carlisle (Deputy Chair)
  • Debra Butcher
  • Rodger Eade
  • Peter Edwards
  • Mandy Elliott
  • Ann Keddie
  • Peter McEwan.

Read more about the members by reading their biographies (PDF, 105.4 KB).

Sites

Abbotsford Street, North Melbourne

BellBardia and Tarakan Estates, Heidelberg West

Debneys Precinct; Flemington Estate, Flemington

Gronn Place, Brunswick West

New Street, Brighton

Walker Street, Northcote

More information

Find out more about planning for social housing renewal.

  • For information about the Standing Advisory Committee process, please contact:
    Planning Panels Victoria
    ☎ Phone: (03) 8392 5123
    ✉ Email: planning.panels@delwp.vic.gov.au

Documents

All documentation relating to this project can be found here.

Panel documents

Abbotsford Street, North Melbourne
BellBardia and Tarakan Estates, Heidelberg West
Debneys Precinct; Flemington Estate, Flemington
Gronn Place, Brunswick West
New Street, Brighton
Walker Street, Northcote

Find out more about planning for social housing renewal.