First Planning Scheme Signed

The Chronicle (Toowoomba, Australia), February 25, 2012 | Go to article overview

First Planning Scheme Signed


THE Toowoomba Regional Planning Scheme has achieved the distinction of becoming the first to be approved by the Minister under the new legislation.

aBy becoming the first Queensland Planning Provisions compliant scheme under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 the Toowoomba Regional Council has achieved a major milestone in the State,a Mayor Peter Taylor said this week.

Cr Taylor recognised the efforts of councillors and staff following the news the Attorney-General, Minister for Local Government and Special Minister of State Paul Lucas signed off on the scheme.

aThis has been the biggest project undertaken by Toowoomba Regional Council in its first term,a Cr Taylor said.

aCouncil wishes to acknowledge input from members of the community, the local development industry and assistance from the State Government in achieving this milestone.a

The new planning scheme will replace the current eight planning schemes and will streamline planning and development for the future of the region.

The Regional Scheme stimulates opportunities for employment and local services, identifies future infrastructure needs, protects our region's natural assets and provides for a range of housing options across the region.

Attorney-General Paul Lucas said the scheme met the requirements of the Sustainable Planning Act (SPA) 2009 in providing the region with an all-inclusive planning horizon for the next 20 years.

aI congratulate the Toowoomba Regional Council on this monumental achievement,a Mr Lucas said.

aNot only is Toowoomba the first council in the state to adopt this forward-thinking planning scheme, but they are also bringing together eight different pre-amalgamation planning schemes into the one plan for the whole council.

aThis sets the benchmark for all other councils to aspire to in providing their community with direction and a greater sense for the bigger picture.

aI know this has been a passion for the Mayor Peter Taylor, his councillors and planning staff. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Sign up now for a free, 1-day trial and receive full access to:

  • Questia's entire collection
  • Automatic bibliography creation
  • More helpful research tools like notes, citations, and highlights
  • Ad-free environment

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this article

This article has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this article

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited article

First Planning Scheme Signed
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Full screen

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.