QELA is a key stakeholder in government’s public consultation about legislative change in the areas of planning, development and environmental law. QELA has made written and oral submissions to government about a range of topics, and has been involved in workshops and parliamentary committees about proposed legislative changes.

Copies of QELA’s recent submissions are available below.


Planning and Development Bill 2014 and Planning and Environment Bill 2014

Queensland Heritage and Other Legislation Amendement Bill 2014

Regional Planning Interests Bill 2013

Sustainable Planning (Infrastructure Charges) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014

Environmental Offsets Bill 2014


Planning Bill 2015 and Planning and Environment Court Bill 2015


Environmental Protection (Chain of Responsibility) Amendment Bill 2016


Please contact QELA if any you require any assistance regarding our public submissions.