A more holistic strategy for rural lands is required to preserve the
distinctive character, values and economic capacity of our rural areas for
The Rural Lands Chapter explores diversity of land uses competing for
rural land resources, and identifies how people are using rural lands.
This Chapter outlines a range of actions
to guide rural land use planning and policy across the LGA.
These actions propose
how Council can facilitate land use changes, develop evidence and data
collection, work with state government and industry groups, and improve
communications to assist new and existing rural communities living in rural
The Draft Rural
Lands Chapter is currently on public exhibition until 28 February 2019.