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.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 March 2022