Canopy of green trees at sunrise

Bells Creek, Glass House Mountains Photo credit: Z. Jones

Canopy of green trees at sunrise

Policy positions

Our policy positions give a clear direction of council's intent.

Our policy positions give a clear direction of council's intent

Policy positions support our delivery and provide a point of reference. They say what council's view is on specific issues and help our council and staff give advice, manage issues and make decisions for the future.

Our policy positions inform the information we give to the community and to business.

We use them to:

  • Guide decision-making
  • Inform planning
  • Drive implementation
  • Engage stakeholders.

We also use policy positions help us to advocate to government departments.

Policy positions underpin our themes

Each of the themes in the Environment and Liveability Strategy has its own set of policy positions.

1. Landscape and character
2. Biodiversity
3. Waterways and wetlands
4. Coastal
5. Open space
6. Flooding and stormwater
7. Neighbourhoods and housing
8. Social infrastructure
9. Sustainable design
10. Energy and resources
11. Sustainable living
12. Adaptation and resilience.

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