Inquiry into Apartment Design Standards
Terms of Reference
On 4 August 2021 the Legislative Assembly agreed to the following motion:
That this House refers an inquiry into apartment design standards to the Environment and Planning Standing Committee for consideration and report no later than 30 March 2022* and the Committee should consider better apartment design standards, in a global context including, but not limited to, an examination of the:
(a) current apartment living standards in Victoria;
(b) improvements that can be made to the liveability in apartments and apartment building developments, including communal areas; and
(c) initiatives undertaken by other states or nations that have improved apartment design standards.
*The reporting date was extended to 30 June 2022 by resolution of the Legislative Assembly on 7 September 2021.**
**The reporting date was further extended to 31 August 2022 by resolution of the Legislative Assembly on 8 March 2022.