As of 1 January 2015, the functions of the Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure have been incorporated into three new departments:

Property and land titles

Information about land titles, property data, valuations, land surveying and naming places in Victoria.


Find out about how the department provides statutory and strategic guidance about our planning system.

Local government

Information about Victoria's 79 local councils and how we work with them.


Find out about transport planning and projects being delivered by the department.

Sport and recreation

Find out about how we maximise the economic and social benefits of the sports and recreation sector.


Find out about how our cultural heritage places and objects are protected.


Your one-stop-shop when applying for a grant.

About the department

Find out about the department, its ministers and corporate news.

Data and research

The department prepares a range of bulletins, datasets, publications and reports across a range of topics. .

News and Events

Plan Melbourne refresh discussion paper – Have your say on Plan Melbourne

22 October 2015

The Victorian Government has released a Plan Melbourne refresh discussion paper to bring together community and industry voices about how we plan for growth across our city.

Review to shape Melbourne’s central city

8 September 2015

The Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning is conducting a review of Melbourne’s central city built form over the next 12 months.

War Cemetery on Register

25 August 2015

The first foreign war cemetery established in Australia has been added to the Victorian Heritage Register.

Amended protection

25 August 2015

The house where Ned Kelly lived as a child is one of several recently amended heritage registration designed to provide greater protection for these places.

Local Government Act Review commences

11 August 2015

The first comprehensive review of local government in a quarter of a century has commenced. An Advisory Committee has been appointed to advise the Minister for Local Government on the reforms required to the Local Government Act 1989.

Page last reviewed on 3 October 2014

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