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Bundaberg Land Use Plan Opens for Consultation

Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) continues their commitment to facilitating growth and prosperity at the Port of Bundaberg, going live with their Draft Bundaberg Land Use Plan (LUP) today.


A LUP is a statutory instrument developed every eight years that identifies Strategic Port Land and outlines its future preferred use in the medium term.


Acting CEO Craig Walker said the plan identifies Strategic Port Land to be used for port and related industry development.


“An LUP offers an opportunity for communities to provide feedback on how Strategic Port Land is developed and managed,” Mr Walker said.


“Development on Strategic Port Land is assessable under the provisions of the Planning Act 2016.


“The LUP provides the framework for GPC to assess and approve development on the land.


“The plan also includes maps of the Strategic Port Land, showing the different precincts allocated across the port area.


“We are resolute in our commitment to the Port of Bundaberg and believe it will continue to go from strength to strength.”

GPC invites the Bundaberg community to review the Draft LUP, encouraging residents to have a say on the future of the Port of Bundaberg.


Public consultation will extend from Wednesday 10 June 2020 to Friday 7 August 2020, with submissions to be made online at https://engagegpc.engagementhq.com/bundaberg-land-use-plan or via mail or email.


The Draft LUP is available on GPC’s website, with hard copies available from GPC’s Kullaroo House in Gladstone, the Port of Bundaberg office or by emailing planning@gpcl.com.au.

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