Housing for very low and low income households where rent or mortgage payments are less than 30 per cent of gross household income or the household is eligible to occupy rental accommodation under the National Rental Affordability Scheme.
‘Biodiversity’ or ‘biological diversity’ describes the variety of life on Earth – the life forms, the different plants, animals and microorganisms, the genes they contain and the ecosystems they form. It is usually considered at three levels: genetic diversity, species diversity and ecosystem diversity.
Measures that are taken to protect the economy, environment and community from the negative impacts of pests, diseases and weeds.
The main cluster of businesses found within a town or city.
Centres provide jobs and services such as shopping, dining, health and personal services to meet the daily and weekly needs of the local community.
A change in the state of climate that can be identified by changes in the mean and/or the variability of its properties, and that persists for an extended period, typically decades or longer (Garnaut Review, 2008).
Land zoned for industrial or similar purposes (that is, land zoned B5 Business Development or B7 Business Park in planning instruments). These are generally lower density employment areas containing concentrations of businesses involved in manufacturing; transport and warehousing; service and repair trades and industries; integrated enterprises with a mix of administration, production, warehousing, research and development; and urban services and utilities.
The average number of people living in a dwelling in a State, region or locality.
The term refers broadly to a person’s ability to pay for their housing.
The types of housing available to meet the current or future needs of the community. Housing choice is driven by factors such as the make-up of the population, affordability and lifestyle trends.
Forms of housing, such as single dwellings, boarding houses, dual occupancies, group homes, hostels, multi-dwelling housing, residential flat buildings, secondary dwellings, semi-detached dwellings, seniors housing and shop top housing.
Includes the local government areas of Bega Valley, Eurobodalla, Goulburn-Mulwaree, Hilltops, Queanbeyan-Palerang, Snowy Monaro, Upper Lachlan, Wingecarribee, and Yass Valley.
Centres with the largest commercial component of any location in the region and that provide a full range of higher-order services, including access to hospitals and tertiary education services. Strategic centres in the region include Batemans Bay, Bega, Cooma, Goulburn, Moss Vale, and Queanbeyan.
Meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
The production of goods and services for consumption by visitors, including the industries that directly serve visitors, such as hotels, transport providers, tour companies and attractions, as well as intermediaries and those involved indirectly, such as retailers and food producers.
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