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Planning reform

Queensland's planning and development system is being modernised, integrating community and industry involvement in planning for better planning outcomes and sustainable communities.


The Sustainable Planning Act 2009 (SPA) is the principal legislation for Queensland’s planning and development system. The Queensland Government is preparing new planning legislation as part of creating Australia's best planning and development assessment system.

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Did you know Queensland has new planning legislation that commences in 3 July 2017? Learn more about it.