Media Release: 'New' Metropolitan Planning Authority - a missed opportunity

The Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA) says the announcement of the Metropolitan Planning Authority (MPA) is a missed opportunity to represent Victorian communities. The Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA) says the announcement of the Metropolitan Planning Authority (MPA) is a missed opportunity to represent Victorian communities. “While we welcome the MPA and the clear plan of action provided by Plan Melbourne, the opportunity for a new, democratic model with new governance arrangements has been overlooked,” said VLGA President Cr Samantha Dunn. “We acknowledge that people in the MPA have experience working in growth areas and have worked with our member local governments on many projects. “However we believe a representative governing body is best placed to oversee the implementation of Plan Melbourne rather than a board of appointed directors.

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