Current Projects

Many projects on state government land are considered by the Minister for Planning due to their importance to the State of Victoria.

For examples of state infrastructure projects facilitated by State Project Planning Facilitation see:

Coburg train station new main entrance, November 2020

Bell Street entrance to Coburg train station

Recent State Project decisions

In accordance with Clause 52.30-2 (State Project Decision), the Minister for Planning has determined the following projects are considered a state project:

Beaufort Commuter Car Park Project

Commuters will access new parking facilities at Beaufort train station. 
The project was granted approval as a state project. under clause 52.30-2 and for consultation report clause 52.30-5,  and other pre-commencement requirements  environmental management framework clause 52.30-6.

Determined 17 August  2022

Riddells Creek Commuter Car Park Project

Commuters will access new parking facilities at Riddells Creek train station. 
The project was granted approval as a state project. under clause 52.30-2 and for consultation report clause 52.30-5,  and other pre-commencement requirements  environmental management framework clause 52.30-6.

Determined 17 August  2022

For further information about the car park projects email projects@victrack.com.au or visit the Victrack website at:

Beaufort  Station car park upgrade

Riddells Creek Station car park upgrade

Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place

Approval granted to use the site for temporary office and place of assembly use for the Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place:

The project was granted approval as a state project. under clause 52.30-2.

Determined on 29 April 2022

Approval of pre-commencement requirements for the Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place under Clause 52.30-6 of the Whitehorse Planning Scheme.

Determined on 10 August 2022

To obtain further details:
✉ Operations Manager Mullum Mullum Indigenous Gathering Place

Reimagining Moonee Ponds Creek Project

Will restore a section of the previously engineered stormwater channel to more natural creek system.

Clauses 52.30-5 consultation requirement and 52.30-6 Pre-commencement requirements:

Determined on 5 June 2022

Clause 52.30-2 State Project Decision:

Determined on 19 April 2022

To obtain further details about the project:
Carlo Ludiciani – Melbourne Water
☎ (03) 9700 8705 / 0400 335 200

High Priority Ambulance sites

Project State Project Decision Consultation and Pre-commencement requirements
Inglewood Ambulance Branch Determined 13 February 2022 Determined 19 June 2022
Rochester Ambulance Branch Determined 13 February 2022 Determined 19 June 2022
Gisborne Ambulance Branch Determined 13 February 2022 Determined 24 August 2022
Wyndham Vale Ambulance Branch Determined 13 February 2022 Determined  23 August 2022
Foster Ambulance Branch Determined 13 February 2022 Determined 14 August 2022
Epping Ambulance  BranchDetermined 12 October 2021Determined 10 December 2021

To obtain further details about the project and works:
Web: Victorian Health Building Authority
✉ vhba@health.vic.gov.au

Kingston Public Sector Aged Care Facility

Determined on 20 December 2021

The project to provide a new 150-bed public sector aged care accommodation facility is part of the Victorian Government's Modernisation of Metropolitan Melbourne Public Sector Residential Aged Care Strategy.

To obtain further details about the project:
Web: Victorian Health Building Authority
vhba@health.vic.gov.au

Dja Dja Wurrung Corporate and Community Centre, Bendigo

Determined on 19 September 2021

To obtain further details about the project:
✉ Garry Richards – Senior Project Manager
☎ 0487374835

Bendigo Tramways Project

Determined on 5 September 2021

To obtain further details about the project:
Web: Bendigo Tramways Expansion

Dennys Place Breakthrough Project

Determined on 5 September 2021

Dennys Place Breakthrough Project is part of the wider Revitalising Central Geelong Action Plan.

To obtain further details about the project and the community engagement:
Web: Laneway Breakthroughs
✉ Revitalising Central Geelong Partnership

Suburban Rail Loop East (Cheltenham to Box Hill) Initial Works

Determined on 15 August 2021

Clause 52.30-5 consultation and Clause 52.30-6 pre-commencement documents approved 19 December 2021.

To find out more about the Initial Works and to provide your feedback visit Engage Victoria SRL East: Initial Works.

For more information contact Suburban Rail Loop Authority:
☎ 1800 105 105 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)
✉ Suburban Rail Loop East
Web: Suburban Rail Loop East

Werribee Open Range Zoo Ropeway Gondola Project

Determined on 19 July 2022

Clause 52.30-5 consultation requirement and 52.30-6 Pre-commencements requirements.

Determined on 26 June 2021

Werribee Open Range Zoo Ropeway Gondola Project is part of a bigger Werribee Zoo expansion project.
To obtain further details about the project contact Zoos Victoria.

Planning Scheme Amendments

The following state infrastructure projects were recently facilitated by State Project Facilitation Service:

  • Toorak Road, Kooyong Level Crossing Removal Project is part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to remove 75 dangerous and congested level crossings across Melbourne by 2025 to improve road, rail and pedestrian safety and public transport facilities.
  • The Victorian Pride Centre, St Kilda is a new civic and community facility that will be the first of its kind in Australia. It will provide positive social benefits for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) community and the Victorian community.
  • Ikon Park, Carlton North (previously Princes Park) provides for a facilities upgrade and transformation into the new home for AFLW.
  • Chisholm Road Prison, Lara is a new facility needed to accommodate the growing prison system and deliver rehabilitation, education and transition programs.

Page last updated: 09/09/22