The Environment we Create

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The Environment we Create focuses on the built environment and in particular growth management, liveability and the sustainable design of our neighbourhoods, dwellings and public areas.

The Environment we Create is presented under five themes:

(Click on each icon for more information.)


Open Space
What we want to see for the future: A diverse and green network of open space contributes to our healthy lifestyle.
What we want to achieve: Maintain the 2016 rate of provision for publicly accessible open space network by 2041.
What are council's policy positions? Find out more...



Flooding and Stormwater
What we want to see for the future: Flood risk managed for community wellbeing, facilitated by an integrated stormwater network that contributes to waterway health.
What we want to achieve: All urban areas have local area drainage models by 2041.

What are council's policy positions? Find out more...



Neighbourhoods and Housing
What we want to see for the future: A diversity of neighbourhoods and housing provides sustainable and affordable living options for everyone.
What we want to achieve: Increase the mix of housing by 2041.

What are council's policy positions? Find out more...



Social Infrastructure
What we want to see for the future: A network of social infrastructure encourages community participation and underpins liveability.
What we want to achieve: The principal and major activity centres will be well serviced by a suite of social infrastructure by 2041.
What are council's policy positions? Find out more...



Sustainable Design
What we want to see for the future: A well-designed built environment that minimises environmental impacts, improves liveability and supports community resilience.
What we want to achieve: Increase the number of developments which are verified as achieving a minimum Green Star Rating of 5 and/or NABERS rating of 5, or equivalent nationally recognised sustainability rating, by 2041.
What are council's policy positions? Find out more...


Learn more about:
Part A:

Strategic directions

Part B:
Five-year implementation plan
Part C:
Network plan


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The Environment we Create focuses on the built environment and in particular growth management, liveability and the sustainable design of our neighbourhoods, dwellings and public areas.

The Environment we Create is presented under five themes:

(Click on each icon for more information.)


Open Space
What we want to see for the future: A diverse and green network of open space contributes to our healthy lifestyle.
What we want to achieve: Maintain the 2016 rate of provision for publicly accessible open space network by 2041.
What are council's policy positions? Find out more...



Flooding and Stormwater
What we want to see for the future: Flood risk managed for community wellbeing, facilitated by an integrated stormwater network that contributes to waterway health.
What we want to achieve: All urban areas have local area drainage models by 2041.

What are council's policy positions? Find out more...



Neighbourhoods and Housing
What we want to see for the future: A diversity of neighbourhoods and housing provides sustainable and affordable living options for everyone.
What we want to achieve: Increase the mix of housing by 2041.

What are council's policy positions? Find out more...



Social Infrastructure
What we want to see for the future: A network of social infrastructure encourages community participation and underpins liveability.
What we want to achieve: The principal and major activity centres will be well serviced by a suite of social infrastructure by 2041.
What are council's policy positions? Find out more...



Sustainable Design
What we want to see for the future: A well-designed built environment that minimises environmental impacts, improves liveability and supports community resilience.
What we want to achieve: Increase the number of developments which are verified as achieving a minimum Green Star Rating of 5 and/or NABERS rating of 5, or equivalent nationally recognised sustainability rating, by 2041.
What are council's policy positions? Find out more...


Learn more about:
Part A:

Strategic directions

Part B:
Five-year implementation plan
Part C:
Network plan


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