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Integrated Regional Planning (7972.3)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Built Environment and Design


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    • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (165155) - View
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    This unit examines co-ordinated planning across government in Australia. It utilises case studies from Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria to examine the effectiveness of inter-governmental co-operation and the role of the private sector and community. It will examine some of the advances, and issues arising from regional councils and by other regional organisations such as Catchment Management Groups. It will look at the cooperative Federalism arising out of COAG in the protection, development and management of regional resources.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Have a knowledge of the role of government, community and the private sector in governance, particularly as it relates to land use planning and regional development policy; an understanding of the responsibilities across government and intergovernmental relations. an understanding of natural processes and the ability to leverage these to support more efficient, sustainable human and natural systems.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    2 hours lectures and one hour tutorial.


    Strategic Planning and Development Controls.

    Assumed Knowledge

    An understanding of planning at state and local government, intergovernmental relations and statutory planning.

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