Proposed Barcaldine Region Planning Scheme



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Proposed Barcaldine Region Planning Scheme
incorporating a proposed Planning Scheme Policy

Barcaldine Regional Council is in the process of making a new planning scheme. The purpose of the new planning scheme is to shape and manage development in the Barcaldine Region over the next 10-20 years.

Barcaldine Regional Council published the proposed versions of the Barcaldine Region Planning Scheme and a new planning scheme policy to be incorporated into the planning scheme, for public consultation, between 5 September and 9 November 2022.

The public consultation period is

During the public consultation period Council conducted planning forums in each of Muttaburra, Aramac, Barcaldine, Jericho and Alpha to address queries and listen to community feedback on the proposed planning scheme. Council also received written submissions from the public.

Barcaldine Regional Council is now in the process of considering, and deciding its responses to, the feedback and submissions received. Once Council has prepared its final version of the proposed planning scheme, it is required to obtain the approval of the State Planning Minister before adopting and giving effect to the planning scheme.


Consultation Report

Now that the public consultation period has closed, a Consultation Report is in the process of being prepared. Once available, the Consultation Report will be published on Council’s website.


If you have queries about making a submission, contact Council on 07 4651 5600 or email

The proposed Barcaldine Region Planning Scheme

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