Land Victoria Lodging Book
The Land Victoria Lodging Book contains up-to-date examples of various transactions under the Transfer of Land Act 1958, Subdivision Act 1988 and other Acts related to land dealings in Victoria.
It provides details of documents that need to be lodged in support of common dealing types. The Lodging Book also includes a useful glossary of terms and an index to enable easy access to the information contained in the book.
The Lodging Book comprises five sections: Section 1 General Information, Section 2 Approved Forms, Section 3 Transfer of Land Act, Section 4 Subdivision Act and Section 5 Associated Acts.
The Lodging Book is a guide to preparing the formal requirements of regular dealing types and documents lodged at Land Victoria; it does not contain advice on the content of such documents. If you want to access PDFs of Land Victoria’s interactive forms that can be filled out online, visit our Forms, guides and fees page.
If the information you require is not in the book, please contact Land Victoria on (03) 8636 2010. For STD callers outside the Melbourne metropolitan area the reserved number is (03) 8636 2020.
From 1 May 2010, the Transfer of Land Act 1958 and the Subdivision Act 1988 were amended by the Land Legislation Amendment Act 2009.
Not all the amendments and practice changes are included in this version of the Lodging Book. However, a description of the amendments and practice changes can be found in Customer Information Bulletin 122.
All forms referred to in Section 2 - Approved Forms are now available online on this website - see the Forms, guides and fees pages.
Section 4 - Subdivision Act 1988 has been updated (November 2012) to include changes to requirements under the Subdivision (Registrar's Requirements) Regulations 2011 and to direct customers to the current forms to be used. The forms are available online on this website - see the Forms, guides and fees pages.
||Section 1 General information
Section 1 General information (accessible version)
Information on preparing documents for lodging transactions at Land Victoria, execution clauses and signing of applications, lodging your documents, rectifications, approval of forms for individual use, receipt for purchase of Crown land (Treasurer’s receipt), statutory declarations, glossary of terms.
||Section 2 Approved forms
Section 2 Approved forms (accessible version)
Information on the process, according to Section 121 of the Transfer of Land Act 1958, for lodgement of approved forms at Land Victoria.
|Section 3 Transfer of Land Act 1958
Section 3 Transfer of Land Act 1958 (accessible version)
Details of forms and requirements for lodging transactions at Land Victoria according to the Transfer of Land Act 1958.
||Section 4 Subdivision Act 1988
Section 4 Subdivision Act 1988 (accessible version)
Details of forms and requirements for lodging transactions at Land Victoria according to the Subdivision Act 1988.
||Section 5 Associated Acts
Section 5 Associated Acts (accessible version)
Details of forms and requirements for lodging transactions at Land Victoria under associated Acts including the Associations Incorporation Act 1981, Building Act 1993, Housing Act 1983, Land Acquisition and Compensation Act 1986, Legal Aid Act 1978, Local Government Act 1989, Planning and Environment Act 1987, Retirement Villages Act 1986, Water Act 1989.