The Department of Planning and Community Development is responsible for building policy and legislation in Victoria.
This includes managing the regulatory framework and working closely with industry and stakeholders to deliver better building outcomes for Victoria.
New Victorian Building Authority
A new Victorian Building Authority will be established to oversee building industry regulation in Victoria.
Bushfire protection for vulnerable use buildings
The Victorian government is considering new regulations that would introduce bushfire construction requirements for new and significantly modified 'vulnerable use buildings' located in bushfire prone areas across Victoria.
Public construction policy and resources
Effective 21 August 2012 the Minister for Finance became responsible for policy about procurement, tendering and contracting procedures for public construction in Victoria.
The Department of Treasury and Finance (DTF) provides support and advice to the Minister for Finance and the information and resources that was previously available from this website has now been transferred to the DTF website.
Victorian Building Commission
For information on the building control system in Victoria contact the Victorian Building Commission.