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Our vision is for a thriving and inclusive Queensland, where the economy, industry and communities prosper.

The Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning brings together a number of functions to improve productivity and quality of life in Queensland by leading economic strategy, industry and sector development, regional economic development, infrastructure and planning, for the benefit of all.

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At Urbis, we have one simple goal – to shape the cities and communities for a better future.

It’s something we achieve by drawing together a network of the brightest minds. Think of Urbis as a creative community of practice experts, working collaboratively to deliver fresh thinking and independent advice and guidance – all backed up by real, evidence-based solutions.

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We exist to make people’s lives better by making NSW a great place to live and work.

We help to provide homes and services, build great communities, create jobs and protect the environment by creating plans for the future of regions and local areas, revitalising urban areas, providing land for new homes, services and open space, assessing important projects to ensure the need for new jobs is balanced with the needs of the community and environment, and developing policies that guide planning activity for government and councils across NSW.

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The Tweed covers a diverse area of 1300 square kilometres and is the largest Council on the north coast of New South Wales, Australia. The Tweed has a broad and productive economy worth around $2.5 billion per year and a biodiverse environment that positions the Tweed with natural credentials and a strong advantage. The Tweed covers a diverse area of 1300 square kilometres and is the natural choice for our residents, business and visitors alike.

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Strategically located on the footstep of Queensland’s engine room – the resource industry – Mackay is a premier mining services hub. The city is in striking distance to the Whitsunday islands and Great Barrier Reef and is the service centre for the Greater Whitsunday Region. Built on the back of the sugar industry, Mackay continues to evolve and change as a significant Queensland city.

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One of the fastest growing local governments in Australia, Sunshine Coast Council serves a community of around 320,000 residents across an area of approximately 2291 square kilometres.

Sunshine Coast Council has an aspirational agenda that focuses on maintaining a strong, sustainable council, investing in the services and facilities that communities need and improving the region’s liveability and vitality.

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NBN Co, the company building and operating Australia’s broadband access network, is undertaking one of the largest and most complex infrastructure initiatives in Australia’s history, and one of the most ambitious in any telecommunications market around the world.

The nbn™ broadband access network will help to enable Australia to become a more connected, competitive and innovative nation. We were established to foster productivity and provide a platform for innovation in order to deliver economic and social benefits for Australians.

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For 20 years, we’ve worked to build an enterprise that contributes to a good society.

We’re a group brought together by a strong desire to help develop communities where everyone has access to housing, education, employment, social & political inclusion, culture, health, recreation and information.

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Isovist is a combined Software and Planning company, bringing experience and expertise in both fields together to provide simple and effective web based planning tools that lead the field. On top of the expertise we bring, we work collaboratively with our council clients to ensure our products remain at the leading edge, providing the high quality and cost effective IT tools that planners need.

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Extent Heritage is one of Australia’s largest heritage consultancies with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Our team of over 40 people includes registered architects, town planners, archaeologists, historians, and specialists in heritage law. We have forged strong professional relationships with Aboriginal communities based on trust and professional conduct. Extent Heritage is a skilled facilitator of community consultation.

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The Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN) is a national resource that empowers researchers, planners, policy and decision-makers to make better decisions for Australia’s urban settlements and their future development.

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The V2i Group is a multi-award-winning software developer with decades of planning experience providing innovative immersive 3D gaming technology-based design and business solutions to a high-profile portfolio of national and international clients.

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Planiter is designed to cut out time spent researching many council web sites and working out where particular applications are located. It enables professionals to focus on the higher-value of providing advice, rather than the basics of research.

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Harvest Digital Planning is an award-winning civic technology company that helps government connect with citizens and involve them in actively shaping their cities and communities.

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