The Draft South East and Tablelands Regional Plan is underpinned by a strong evidence base. Data and evidence was gathered and analysed about population change, the regional economy, the housing and employment markets, the location of important environmental and resource areas and natural hazards.
Background research that has informed the draft Plan can be found under resources.
The Draft South East and Tablelands Regional Plan was on exhibition from 23 May until 23 August 2016.
The draft plan outlines goals for the region including:
There was considerable community interest in the Draft South East and Tablelands Regional Plan during the feedback period which closed on 23 August, 2016.
The Department of Planning and Environment has received submissions from South East and Tablelands residents and other community representatives including local councils, community groups, and peak bodies. The feedback received throughout the consultation period will inform the finalisation of the plans. Department staff are currently considering the submissions, including recording and analysing the issues and examining the suggested changes to the draft plans.
Once all submissions are considered the final Plan will be released.