Wide Bay Burnett 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.


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

  • Cr Bill Trevor (Chair)
  • Ms Leone Aslett
  • Ms Nancy Bates
  • Mr Stephen Cooper
  • Cr Kathy Duff
  • Mr Eric Law
  • Mr Kerren Smith
  • Mr Don Waugh
  • Mr Glen Winney

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

  • Ms Maria Griffin, Commonwealth Department of Employment
  • Ms Fiona Bowden, Department of State Development

Map of Region

The Regional Jobs and Investment Packages (RJIP) region takes in six local government councils including Fraser Coast Regional Council, South Burnett Regional Council, Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council, Gympie Regional Council, Bundaberg Regional Council, and North Burnett Regional Council.

A map of the region can be found below.

For enquiries regarding the establishment of the Wide Bay Burnett Local Planning Committee, please contact rjip@infrastructure.gov.au