What we do


OVGA provides advice, advocacy and collaborative services to the Victorian community.


The Office of the Victorian Government Architect provides strategic advice to government about architecture and urban design. Where requested by ministers, we provide advice on specific projects or initiatives. We advise state departments, agencies and local government on how to improve design outcomes for capital works programs, individual projects and broader planning initiatives.


We promote an awareness of the importance of good design including the process of making great places and sustainable urban environments.

View OVGA's Good Design publications.


OVGA fosters partnerships and collaborations among government, professional, academic, industry and community bodies to maximise excellent design outcomes in the built environment.

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