HAVE YOUR SAY
The Queensland Regional Plan is being reviewed.
The purpose of the plan is to determine the future direction for growth in our region.
What you say WILL make a difference
Fill in the online survey here
Download a word doc to email your comments
(We have copied the survey and listed some points to questions 5 and 6 as examples)
Beach Mission Beach is made up of four distinct villages separated by rainforest and farmland. World heritage rainforest and reef environments dominate the landscape supporting an exceptional diversity of wildlife including the highest density of cassowaries in Australia. People come from all over the world to catch a glimpse of a cassowary. Our local tourism industry is built on the intrinsic values. These are the values that form our community identity and create a strong sense of place.
Protect Mission Beach intrinsic values
You may have been disappointed by some of the recent development approval decisions. Here is your opportunity to;
- influence stronger planning laws to protect the environment and village amenity,
- reinforce Mission Beach points of difference as a tourist destination and community lifestyle,
- promote 'unique to our area' opportunities to secure a stable future for our community.
To quote "highly successful Fruit Forest Farm tropical fruit farmer Peter Salleras, "When it comes to diversifcation of agricultural land, we can't underestimate what's possible"
The Wet Tropics will become increasingly important for agriculture with climate change. We are likely to retain high rainfall.
Establishing a high value niche cropping industry at Mission Beach is a good example of land use potential. It would;
Fill in the Survey
email your comments to FNQRP@dsdilgp.qld.gov.au
Download a word doc
(We have copied the survey and listed some points to questions 5 and 6 as examples
Please change to your own words)