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

Polly Woodside grant

3 October 2016

The Planning Minister has announced a $500,000 heritage grant for urgent conservation works on the Polly Woodside.

New Planning and Subdivision Fees to Apply from 13 October

29 September 2016

The Governor in Council made new planning and subdivision fee regulations on 27 September 2016.

The new fees will apply to applications made on or after 13 October 2016.

Have your say on Better Apartment standards

15 August 2016

Draft apartment design standards have been released for public consultation before guidelines are introduced later this year.

What will Victoria look like in 2051?

15 July 2016

The annual report on Victoria's official population and household projections, Victoria in Future 2016, confirms we remain the fastest-growing state in the country with our population expected to reach 10.1 million by 2051.

Protecting the Yarra River (Birrarung) discussion paper launched

1 July 2016

The Yarra River is one of Victoria’s most iconic waterways and along with its network of parklands and open spaces is an important aspect of Melbourne’s liveability.

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