Three buildings in the south-west are at increased risk of fire due to suspect cladding.
A statewide audit by the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) has found three privately owned buildings - one in Warrnambool, one in Corangamite and one in Colac Otway shire - were built with the combustible cladding.
The audit was launched in December 2017 following several fires in Melbourne and around the world, including the June 2017 Grenfell Tower tragedy in London which claimed the lives of 72 people.
More than 2200 privately-owned buildings have been inspected and 1069 with cladding were referred to independent expert panels.
The audit is targeting apartment buildings and short term accommodation such as hotels, motels and student accommodation that are three storeys or higher; and public buildings such as private hospitals and schools and aged care facilities that are two storeys or higher.
Two types of cladding - aluminium composite panels (ACP) and expanded polystyrene (EPS) - that are known to easily combust and allow fire to quickly spread between floors have been used on many Victorian buildings, putting residents at risk.
The state government established a Victorian Cladding Taskforce in 2017, and earlier this week announced Cladding Safety Victoria, a new body within the VBA to provide support and funding to apartment owners to remove cladding on their buildings.
VBA chief executive Sue Eddy said the establishment of the new body by the state government provided a clear plan for the advancement of rectification works across the state.
"This announcement enables thousands of Victorians to commence the cladding rectification process, making their buildings and homes safe and compliant," Ms Eddy said. Inspection of a further 500 sites will take place over the next 12 months.
Premier Daniel Andrews said the world-first program would fix the buildings most at risk.
The state government is also seeking federal government funding.
"Combustible cladding is a national problem and we want the federal government to be part of the solution here in Victoria," Mr Andrews said.
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