NSW Department of Planning and Environment

About the plan

The Illawarra Shoalhaven Regional Plan 2041 aims to protect and enhance the region’s assets and plan for a sustainable future.

It is a 20-year land use plan prepared in accordance with section 3.3 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and applies to the local government areas of Wollongong, Shellharbour, Kiama and Shoalhaven.

Read the Acknowledgment of Country


Read the print version

We've gone digital, but you can still download and read the full Illawarra Shoalhaven Regional Plan as a PDF.

Download the Regional Plan 2041

Explore the plan

Where are we

Community engagement for review of the plan

Phase 1

November 2019 to September 2020

Awareness raising

Phase 2

September to October 2020

Exhibition of draft updated plan

Phase 3

2 November to 17 December 2020

Consideration and review of submissions

Phase 4

18 December 2020 to 30 March 2021

Release of final plan

Phase 5

Quarter 2