The State Government has proposed a new system to fast-track low-impact planning permit applications. Master Builders' submission supports this view, but calls for further work to speed up Victoria's planning process and cut red tape faced by industry.
Residential building approvals in regional Victoria..
It appears a lack of affordable housing in Melbourne is the key driver for venturing to regional Victoria seek more affordable.
Apartments and units driving decline in housing approvals..
The latest building approvals data for Victoria has been released, showing an overall decline in approvals, with apartments/units.