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Operating under the auspices of VA 2717 Premiers Department (Division of State Development) and following from the report of the State Regional Boundaries Committee, the Central Planning Authority was responsible for coordinating regional planning in Victoria. It was chaired by the Minister of State Development and had representatives from other major planning bodies such as the Town and Country Planning Board.
The functions of the Authority were to:
* promote and support the constitution of regional committees
* advise and assist these committees in making surveys and investigations into regional resources
* disseminate information about planning
* consider and report to the Government on recommendations made by these regional committees as well as by other planning committees.