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The plan

Plan Melbourne is our long-term plan to ensure Melbourne grows more sustainable, productive and liveable.
What is Plan Melbourne?

Plan Melbourne is a metropolitan planning strategy that defines the future shape of the city and state over the next 35 years.

Integrating long-term land use, infrastructure and transport planning, Plan Melbourne sets out the strategy for supporting jobs and growth, while building on Melbourne's legacy of distinctiveness, liveability and sustainability.

The plan includes:

  • 9 principles to guide policies and actions
  • 7 outcomes to strive for in creating a competitive, liveable and sustainable city
  • 32 directions outlining how these outcomes will be achieved
  • 90 policies detailing how these directions will be turned into action

In addition, a separate 5-year Implementation Plan with 112 actions has been developed.

View a summary of Plan Melbourne (PDF 4.4MB)

Find out more about what Plan Melbourne means for you


Download the Plan Melbourne Strategy document in either full resolution PDF or in an accessible RTF format.

Highlights of Plan Melbourne