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How do I lodge a development application?

In order to carry out certain types of developments, an application may need to be made for a development permit. Depending on the type of development proposed, the application may require information about what the development will look like when complete, the materials to be used, and any impacts the proposed development may have on the surrounding environment. Read more >> ^

Where can I find out about plans for my region?

The Queensland Government is committed to delivering a new generation of statutory regional plans which aim to foster diverse and strong economic growth; plan and prioritise infrastructure; manage impacts on the environment; and where necessary, plan for urban growth and resolve land use conflicts such as those arising between agricultural and mining activities. Read more >>^

I'd like to know more about property in the Mary Valley

Following the cancellation of the Traveston Crossing Dam proposal in 2009, approximately 13,000 hectares of land remains in government ownership. The government is committed to returning these assets to private ownership, while revitalising the Mary Valley economy and restoring community stability. This will be achieved through its Mary Valley Economic Development Strategy. Read more >>^

What is the Sustainable Planning and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2012?

At planning reform forums in May to July 2012, local governments, the development industry and environmental sector representatives identified that a number of concepts and processes within Queensland's planning and development system could be improved. This information is being used to identify priorities for change over the next 6 to 24 months. These changes will be implemented through legislative amendments to the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 (SPA). Read more >>^

What are the priorities for the Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning?

We have identified a number of priorities to drive the economic development of Queensland, read more about them. ^

PCA/ANZ survey graph showing six positive quarters

DSDIP’s role in championing the interests of business and industry, and delivering better planning outcomes, has led to the Queensland Government’s performance in planning and managing growth receiving net positive ratings for six consecutive quarters in Australia’s largest business confidence survey.

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Regional Planning Interests Act

The Regional Planning Interests Act seeks to resolve the conflicts which may arise from the interaction between competing land uses, including agriculture and resources. It strikes an appropriate balance between protecting priority land uses and delivering a diverse and prosperous economic future for our regions.

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Royalties for the Regions

Over a four year period that started in 2012, the Royalties for the Regions program will invest $495 million in new and improved community infrastructure, roads and floodplain security projects that benefit those who live, work and invest in our resource regions.

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