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As Australia's largest urban renewal project, Fishermans Bend is a project of state significance. Planning for the next chapter of Melbourne’s growth story is well underway.

During each stage of the planning for Fishermans Bend, community consultation will take place.

The planning phases are:

The Fishermans Bend Vision

From Friday 27 May to Friday 1 July 2016, the Fishermans Bend Taskforce released the draft Fishermans Bend Recast Vision for public consultation.

Community feedback is being used to develop a final Vision for Fishermans Bend that will soon be released.

The Vision sets the strategic directions for planning Fishermans Bend.

Read the Fishermans Bend Recast Vision

The Fishermans Bend Framework

The draft Fishermans Bend Framework has been released.

This document outlines the strategies for transport, built form, community infrastructure, public space and density, heritage, activity centres and sustainability.

Find out more about what’s involved in the Fishermans Bend Framework

Read the draft Fishermans Bend Framework

Fishermans Bend planning review panel

The Minister for Planning has appointed a planning review panel to receive and consider submissions.Any person who requests to be heard through the submission process will be able to present to the panel. Submitters are not required to have formal representation at the hearing. Hearings will be held in February 2018. 

Find out more about the Fishermans Bend planning review panel

Planning Scheme Amendment

A Planning Scheme Amendment will be prepared to implement the Fishermans Bend Framework and planning controls in the planning schemes of the City of Melbourne and the City of Port Phillip.

Precinct plans

Each neighbourhood will have its own Precinct Plan that will reflect the fine-grain detail of what has been outlined in the Fishermans Bend Framework. These plans will also provide the on the ground implementation plans and provide more detail on the staging and timing of development.

To request an accessible Word version of a publication, email fishermansbend@delwp.vic.gov.au