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Sustainable Planning Act 2009

The Sustainable Planning Act 2009 (SPA) is the principal legislation for Queensland's planning and development system.

The Queensland Government is preparing new legislation to deliver a better planning system that enables responsible development and delivers prosperity, sustainability and liveability for now and into the future. The planning reform aims to create a more efficient planning system that supports investment and jobs, but will not come at the expense of community participation or the role of local governments.

List of all active Queensland Planning Legislation

A list of all Queensland planning legislation that has not lapsed or been repealed.

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On 3 July 2017, Queensland started operating under new planning legislation – the Planning Act 2016. Information on this page relates to the previous legislation – the Sustainable Planning Act 2009. Learn more about the new planning system.