Streamlining for Growth Program

The Streamlining for Growth Program is funded by the Victorian State Government and managed by the Victorian Planning Authority (VPA). It aims to provide support and capacity building for councils in regional Victoria and metropolitan Melbourne. Through the provision of targeted funding and staff resources, the program assists to unblock delays in the strategic planning system and speed up the delivery of projects that provide employment growth and/or increased housing choice, diversity and affordability.

The aims of the Program are:

In Regional Councils:
  • build council capacity through grants and assistance
  • ensure a land supply pipeline to facilitate regional growth
  • implement Regional Growth Plans
  • undertake master planning for strategic sites
Metropolitan Councils:
  • streamline post-Precinct Structure Plan subdivision approvals processes and provide strategic planning backlog support in greenfield growth areas
  • provide strategic planning support for Councils in established areas, to clear backlogs that help unlock brownfield and strategic development sites
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Melissa Allan
Executive Assistant/ Streamlining for Growth Project Support Officer
Telephone: (03) 8644 8818

Paul Cassidy
Director Streamlining
Telephone: (03) 9651 9606