Strong and Sustainable Resource Communities

The Strong and Sustainable Resource Communities Act 2017 is to ensure that residents of communities near large resource projects benefit from the construction and operation of those projects.

Assessments and approvals

The Coordinator-General manages the assessments and approvals of infrastructure projects, including environmental and social impacts.

State development areas

Clearly defined areas of land for industry, infrastructure corridors and major public works are established to promote economic development in Queensland. Development in these areas is overseen by the Coordinator-General.

Compulsory land acquisition

The Coordinator-General can compulsorily acquire, or take, land for infrastructure development.

Project facilitation

Laws and other mechanisms the Coordinator-General can use to facilitate the planning and delivery of infrastructure.