VRCA is required under the Port Management Act 1995 to prepare the Port Development Strategy for the Port of Geelong.

The Port Development Strategy is under-pinned by capacity planning for trade throughput at the port. It addresses the requirements of the act and associated Ministerial Guidelines including current and projected trade, land use, port infrastructure and transport infrastructure.

The port is in a unique position to capture growth in trade, given the inherent operating flexibility of its landside assets and its capacity to handle a significant increase in shipping traffic, without creating congestion issues.

Read the 2013 Port Development Strategy