Planning Act 2016

Affected Agency 
Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation

The Queensland Government is committed to delivering a better planning system that enables responsible development and delivers prosperity, sustainability and liveability for now and into the future. On 25 May 2016, the Planning Act 2016 was assented to after being passed by the Legislative Assembly earlier that month. The new legislation captures key reforms outlined in the Better Planning for Queensland Directions Paper – Next Steps for Planning Reform; which was released by the Queensland Government in May 2015

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