The State Government and the Council of Mayors are looking at ways to open up government land for development

28 Sep 2020 admin

first_imgThe State Government and the Council of Mayors released Transforming SEQ on February 12, highlighting the need for a partnership between all levels of government to deliver a better future for one of Australia’s fastest growing regions.Property Council Queensland executive director Chris Mountford said TransformingSEQ endorsed many proposals prompted by the Property Council.“The development of Growth Infrastructure Compacts, has been flagged as a method of spelling out clear infrastructure delivery expectations for the community in line with population growth,” Mr Mountford said.“It could be a 30-year agreement addressing all classes of infrastructure that are foreseen to be needed by a community, along with a ‘trigger’ for when that infrastructure will be delivered.“Opening up under-utilised government-owned land for development has also been agreed as a clear opportunity to unlock economic activity, create jobs and build business confidence.” RELATED: Rock legend lists ‘Zen like’ home The QLD market set to ‘speed up’ Property Council Queensland executive director Chris Mountford. Picture: Annette DewA CITY Deal could pave the way for government-owned land to be opened for development, as all levels of government work to deliver a “better” future for southeast Queensland. Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad said Transforming QLD put connectivity, liveability and jobs first. Queensland Deputy Premier and Treasurer, Jackie Trad. IMAGE: Darren England“SEQ is growing and changing and we know that we have to work together to maintain the great lifestyle that makes this community special,” Ms Trad said.“We have so much untapped potential, which is why we want to ensure growth makes our region better, not just bigger.”More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus14 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market14 hours agoMs Trad said she was glad the Federal Government had finally indicated their support from the City Deal, they needed the commitment formalised. Cross River Rail will move southeast Queensland towards being a 45-minute region.2. Supercharge an southeast Queensland trade and enterprise spine between the Toowoomba Trade Gateway and the Australia TradeCoast by connecting inland rail to the Port of Brisbane and unlocking new jobs in the southwest and western growth areas.3. Ignite our nationally significant innovation precincts to deliver more high-value, knowledge-intensive jobs through enabling-infrastructure and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. House with its own Irish pub MORE: >>FOLLOW EMILY BLACK ON FACEBOOK<< TransformingSEQ highlights 35 opportunities that could be considered as part of a future City Deal, including six game changers for the region:1. Build on Cross River Rail and Brisbane Metro to move southeast Queensland towards a 45-minute region by delivering the next wave of rail and metro projects to connect our key activity and growth centres. The Sunshine Coast submarine cable announcement has generated more than 80 leads from the announcement and marketing campaign since September 7. 4. Establish southeast Queensland as Australia’s leading Smart Digital Region by leveraging the new international broadband submarine cable to deliver a Digital Trade Hub and taking a region-wide approach to data and digital connectivity.5. Deliver and secure better recreational spaces and landscapes for our growing region, including through a new tripartite Liveability Fund to co-invest in critical blue and green infrastructure.6. Deliver greater coordination and collaboration between federal, state and local governments, including a new tripartite Regional Coordination Board to support strategic governance for the region.last_img

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