Redlands 2030 Community Plan

The Redlands 2030 Community Plan was released by the City Council in 2010 following extensive research throughout the community.

Redlands 2030 Community Plan

Redlands 2030 Community Plan

Its purpose is to guide development of our Redlands in accordance with shared community values. Its vision is that “in 2030 the Redlands will be a well-designed, vibrant city of mainland and island communities, each with distinctive character, heritage and lifestyles”. For an understanding of the importance of the Plan see Cr Paul Bishop’s video.

The Community Plan was “forged” in 2010 and developed with widespread community participation, involving more than 3,000 people. In June 2012, the incoming Mayor Williams said of the Community Plan, it “remains an important strategic document” and it is “an important reference point for the values that our community holds” .

Accordingly the Redlands 2030 Community Plan is the ‘people’s plan’ to guide the decisions and actions of Council and inform ongoing reviews of strategies and services to the year 2030.

Council has facilitated a number of activities and projects since the adoption of the Community Plan including:

Redlands 2030 Community Plan Monitoring Review Report 2010 to 2012

Redlands 2030 Progress Report Breakthrough Projects

Sadly, Council has since become less transparent and accountable in implementing the Redlands 2030 Community Plan.

For more information go to News and Views category on Governance.



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2 thoughts on “Redlands 2030 Community Plan

  1. I was wondering if the planned reforms to the Planning Act in Qld would move planning practice towards what Darryl presented as best practice in planning.
    So I have three questions (from Darryl’s presentation) for the Qld Government and the EDO Qld
    1. Will the reforms enhance contemporary planning approaches?
    2. Will the reforms promote adopting processes that facilitate best practice?
    3. Will the reforms base planning on principles of best practice to deal with uncertainty? For example,Precautionary Principle, and the Principles of Sustainability, Ecological Sustainable Development, Biodiversity and Resilience.

    What are the implications for Queenslanders?

  2. There are three areas with “red lights” including the formation of a Redlands 2030 Community Committee. Why are we waiting?

    A well balanced Community Committee seems low hanging fruit and would harness more of the energy already displayed in the development the Plan and the Monitoring and Implementation report.