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Manages Victoria's planning, building and heritage systems including: developing long-term, integrated land use strategies and policies;administering statutory responsibilities;facilitating urban development;and enabling government's infrastructure strategies and programs. The group works collaboratively with local government and other key public and private stakeholders to lead programs that support Victoria's growth and liveability, and to ensure that quality services and outcomes are delivered across the state.

Phone13 61 86
Postal Address
GPO Box 2392

Organisational Units
Category Title Main Phone Description
Other BodiesArchitects Registration Board of Victoria03 9417 4444The Architects Registration Board of Victoria (ARBV) is a self-funding statutory authority which has as its primary responsibilities, the registration of architects and approval of architectural companies/partnerships, investigation of complaints against architects, provision of Tribunal inquiry into professional conduct and accreditation of architecture courses.
Other BodiesBuilding Advisory CouncilThe Building Advisory Council (BAC) is established under the Building Act 1993 to advise the Minister for Planning on the administration of the building regulatory framework and issues relating to the building permit levy.
Other BodiesBuilding Appeals Board1300 815 127The Building Appeals Board (BAB) makes decisions about matters relating to the Building Regulations, the Building Code of Australia and sections of the Building Act 1993.
Other BodiesBuilding Regulations Advisory Committee1300 815 127The Building Regulations Advisory Committee (BRAC) provides advice to the Minister for Planning on draft building regulations and also accredits building products and systems.
Other BodiesCladding Safety Victoria1300 456 542Cladding Safety Victoria works with owners and owners corporations to help them rectify non-compliant cladding by providing support, guidance and connections to appropriately registered and qualified practitioners.
Other BodiesDevelopment Victoria13 18 25Development Victoria is a new organisation that combines the expertise and capabilities of Places Victoria and Major Projects Victoria to create and deliver economic and social value to Victoria. Development Victoria will formally operate from 1 April 2017 as a statutory authority, reporting to a Board.
DivisionsForward Policy & Business Strategy03 9208 3333
Other BodiesGrowth Areas Infrastructure Contribution Hardship Relief Board03 9651 9600The Growth Areas Infrastructure Contribution (GAIC) legislation has established the Hardship Relief Board (HRB) to consider applications from a person who is liable to pay the GAIC, for relief from payment of the GAIC.
Other BodiesHeritage Council of Victoria03 9208 3344The Heritage Council of Victoria provides the highest level of legal protection for cultural heritage places and objects in Victoria.
Other BodiesHeritage Victoria03 9208 3333Discover what we do, how we work with the Heritage Council and the National Trust, and the difference between state and local heritage listings.
DivisionsPlanning and Heritage03 9208 3833
DivisionsPlanning Implementation03 9208 3333
DivisionsPlanning Panels Victoria03 8392 5116Find information about planning panels and committees and the role of Planning Panels Victoria.
Other BodiesPlumbing Advisory Council03 9208 3333The Plumbing Advisory Council (PAC) is a senior industry advisory group established under Part 12A of the Building Act 1993, to provide advice to the Minister for Planning and the Victorian Building Authority.
DivisionsStatutory Planning Services03 9208 3333
Other BodiesVictorian Building Authority1300 815 127The Victorian Building Authority (VBA) regulates building and plumbing practitioners to ensure the achievement of efficient and competitive building and plumbing industries in Victoria.
Other BodiesVictorian Planning Authority03 9651 9600The Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) works closely with councils and local communities, other government agencies, landowners and developers to plan for strategically important precincts in inner and middle ring Melbourne, the growth areas and regional cities.
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Office Locations
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Regional OfficesBarwon South West Region - Planning13 61 86Responsible for the following municipalities: Colac-Otway, Corangamite, Greater Geelong, Glenelg, Moyne, Queenscliffe, Southern Grampians, SurfCoast, Warrnambool.
Regional OfficesGippsland Region - Planning03 5172 2533Responsible for the following municipalities: Bass Coast, Baw Baw, East Gippsland, French Island and Sandstone Island, La Trobe, South Gippsland, Wellington.
Regional OfficesGrampians Region - Planning03 5336 6856Responsible for the following municipalities: Ararat, Ballarat, Golden Plains, Hepburn, Hindmarsh, Horsham, Moorabool, Northern Grampians, Pyrenees, West Wimmera, Yarriambiack.
Regional OfficesHume Region - Planning03 5722 7119Responsible for the following municipalities: Alpine, Benalla, Greater Shepparton, Indigo, Mansfield, Mitchell, Moira, Murrindindi, Strathbogie, Towong, Wangaratta, Wodonga.
Regional OfficesLoddon Mallee Region - Bendigo office - Planning03 4433 8000Responsible for the following municipalities: Campaspe, Central Goldfields, Greater Bendigo, Loddon, Macedon Ranges, Mount Alexander.
Regional OfficesLoddon Mallee Region - Mildura office - Planning03 5051 2000Responsible for the following municipalities: Buloke, Gannawarra, Mildura, Swan Hill.
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Staff Members
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Key StaffDeputy SecretaryJulian Lyngcoln
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