GROWTH AREAS INFRASTRUCTURE CONTRIBUTION (GAIC)

On 29 July 2010 the Legislative Council of the Victorian Parliament passed the amendment (VC68) to expand Melbourne’s urban growth boundary allowing 43,600 additional hectares to be brought into metropolitan Melbourne. To support the additional expansion of the urban growth boundary the Planning and Environment Amendment (Growth Areas Infrastructure Contribution) Act 2010 came into operation on 1 July 2010.

Proclamation of Part 1 and sections 3, 4 and 5 of the Planning and Environment Amendment (GAIC) was gazetted and came into operation on 8 June 2010 with the proclamation of the remaining provisions of the Act gazetted on 25 June 2010 to come into operation on 1 July 2010.

For further information please contact the Growth Areas Authority on (03) 9651 9600 or www.gaa.vic.gov.au or the State Revenue Office on 13 21 61 or www.sro.vic.gov.au