18 October, 2013


The new planning blueprint just released called "Planmelbourne" will replace "Melbourne 2030. The document identifies nine strategic principles each with a set of "directions" to cope with projected population growth of nearly 8.5 million in Victoria by 2051 with about 6.5 million in Melbourne.

The document has 176 pages with a considerable amount of information so we have briefly summarized
the main points in the attachment above.Quite a lot of planning principals contained in Melbourne 2030
reappear in the document although it is a much broader plan and contains some predictable solutions as well as some that will raise concerns for many residents.