28 May 2014
The Victorian Government’s final Plan Melbourne, was recently released, and together with the regional growth plans sets a vision for Victoria. Plan Melbourne is a metropolitan planning strategy which will guide Melbourne’s growth until 2050.
In this final version it is refined with improved clarity around its concept and policies. It is divided into seven outcomes and objectives which are supported by a range of directions.
Environment and Water - Chaper 5 is one such objective that is underpinned by eight directions which acknowledge that to create a sustainable city, management of water, energy and waste needs to improve. Both the planning and managing of the natural, and resilience of the built environment, will require innovative approaches with the following objectives outlined:
Who will drive the implementation of Plan Melbourne?
The Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure will make it happen, in addition to the Metropolitan Planning Authority.
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