Wide Bay Burnett Regional Plan

The Draft Wide Bay Burnett Regional Plan 2022 has been released for public consultation.

Consultation closes at 5pm on 24 February 2023.

Wide Bay Burnett is home to over 300,000 people. With its enviable lifestyle, more people are expected to call the area home in the future.

This means more infrastructure, jobs and services need to be delivered for the region in a sustainable way.

The Draft Wide Bay Burnett Regional Plan 2022 has a strong focus on:

  • attracting and retaining people in the region
  • promoting workforce opportunities
  • enhancing the region’s existing economic strengths while growing emerging industries
  • reinforcing the region’s positive reputation for liveability and community.

It sets a 25-year vision for the region that identifies what is most important for the future of Wide Bay Burnett. The Draft Wide Bay Burnett Regional Plan 2022 provides a unique opportunity for the region to build on its existing values and position itself to capitalise on new opportunities.

Have your say

Community members are invited to have their say on the Draft Wide Bay Burnett Regional Plan 2022.

The Queensland Government is seeking feedback on all aspects of the plan including the proposed vision for the region, strategic priorities, responses, and mapping. Go to haveyoursay.dsdilgp.qld.gov.au/wide-bay-burnett-regional-plan

You can have your say by answering the weekly quick polls or by making a written submission, which should:

  • be made to the Minister for State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning and Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympics Infrastructure,
  • include the name and residential or business address of each person making the submission,
  • be made in writing and, unless the submission is made electronically, be signed by each person who has made the submission,
  • be made during the consultation period.

Submission should be sent to PO Box 15009, City East Qld 4002 or via email to wbbregionalplan@dsdilgp.qld.gov.au

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