Sustainable Growth for the Region

Development in the region will be informed by sustainability principles, particularly with regard to water, biodiversity conservation, urban form and employment location, transport and service delivery.

SHORT TERM IMPLEMENTATION

  • Develop a Regional Management Framework between ACT and NSW State and Local governments to ensure cooperative management of critical issues.
  • Introduction of a code of practice for Water Sensitive Urban Design principles.
  • Development of an investment strategy to ensure infrastructure provided in a coordinated and efficient manner.
  • Detailed structure planning will address the need for community services and facilities, including health care and education facilities within new urban areas.
  • Amendments to sustainable development design guidelines to incorporate appropriate water sensitive urban design standards.
  • Participate in the preparation of the Sydney-Canberra Corridor Strategy.

MEDIUM TERM IMPLEMENTATION

  • Planning and installation of infrastructure for new and existing areas to be addressed through further investigation, structure planning initiatives and the Capital Works Program and provision of services within established and new areas.
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