Under the Environmental Protection Act, it is an offence to cause unreasonable noise from residential premises. Unreasonable noise is determined by its volume, intensity and duration.
There are steps that can be taken to deal with the noise before it reaches excessive levels. This includes:
The EPA Victoria website has a list of prohibited times for residential and tips on how to address common residential noise issues.
The EPA Annoyed by Noise publication can also provide you with further information.