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

Premier’s Active April is go go go

2 April 2015

Catherine Andrews, Marathon legend Steve Moneghetti, exercise and nutrition science expert Professor Paul Gastin and Australian table tennis champ Melissa Tapper were at Treasury Gardens to help launch this year’s Premier’s Active April campaign.

Transition auditors to guide Sunbury Council proposal

27 March 2015

The Minister for Local Government has appointed retired Supreme Court Judge, the Hon Frank Vincent QC AO and experienced local government practitioner, Mr John Watson as transition auditors to make recommendations on the process to separate Sunbury from Hume City Council.

Plan Melbourne reboot

27 March 2015

The Government is giving Plan Melbourne a reboot to ensure it delivers the kind of city the community needs.

Minister's Assessment of the Kilmore-Wallan Bypass EES Inquiry and Advisory Committee Report released

11 March 2015

The Minister for Planning's Assessment is the final step in the Environmental Effects Statement process and is used to inform project decisions including planning, heritage and ecological approvals.

Shipwreck uncovered

19 January 2015

It is 159 years since a recently discovered shipwreck occurred on the beach near Cape Liptrap, leading to a three day trek through rugged scrub to the nearest settlement for four crew members.

Page last reviewed on 3 October 2014

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