Bowen Basin Region

Local Planning Committee

The Local Planning Committee (LPC) has been established with responsibility for developing a Local Investment Plan in consultation with the local community.

The Local Investment Plan will identify forward looking strategic growth sectors that drive economic growth and create jobs.

Membership

The Minister for Regional Development, Senator the Hon Fiona Nash, has appointed the following members to the LPC:

  • Mr Graeme Kanofski (Chair)
  • Mr Nigel Burnett
  • Mr Ken Corfield
  • Ms Melanie Davies
  • Ms Adrienne Rourke
  • Mr Wally Tallis
  • Ms Melissa Westcott

In addition, the following Australian and State Government representatives will contribute in an advisory role:

  • Ms Cass Richardson, Department of Employment
  • Ms Nikki Wright, Department of State Development

For enquiries regarding the establishment of the Bowen Basin Local Planning Committee, please contact rjip@infrastructure.gov.au

Map of Region

The Regional Jobs and Investment Packages (RJIP) region comprises nine local government areas stretching from Whitsunday Regional Council in the north to the Gladstone Shire Council in the south.

A map of the region can be found below.

For enquiries regarding the establishment of the Bowen Basin Local Planning Committee, please contact rjip@infrastructure.gov.au