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Topic: SEPP 65
Apartment standards: is policy being made in a vacuum?

Apartment standards: is policy being made in a vacuum?

It looks like Victoria's Planning Minister has gone too far on minimum apartment standards to back off now. It's up to the Premier to make sure the proper analysis is done first

Can apartment residents be trusted to make their own decisions?

Can apartment residents be trusted to make their own decisions?

A new report from Victoria's Planning Minister shows 3/4 of new 1 and 2 bedroom apartments in Melbourne are smaller than the NSW minimum. If there's a problem it's in NSW, not Victoria

Seriously, does even storage in new apartments need to be regulated?

Seriously, does even storage in new apartments need to be regulated?

The Victorian Government Architect is proposing a mandatory design standard for apartments. But it's not all milk and honey; it'll lower housing supply, raise costs and reduce housing choice