The Department of Natural Resources and Mines and the Department of Energy and Water Supply have been combined to create the new Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy. This Department manages the state's natural resources: land, water and minerals.
The Brisbane City Council's Planning and Building site provides access to: PD Online (direct access to property, planning and development information specific to Brisbane) -- Building approval information -- Information about buying, selling and searches -- Planning guidelines & tools, including the Brisbane City Plan 2000 and the Draft Brisbane City Plan 2014
The Department provides policy advice, programs and regulation across a wide range of areas including infrastructure planning and coordination, transport safety, land transport, civil aviation and airports, transport security, maritime transport including shipping.
Australia's pre-eminent public sector geoscience organisation. Advisor on the geology and geography of Australia. Applies science and technology to describe and understand the Earth for the benefit of Australia.
The Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources develops and implements policies and programmes to ensure Australia's agricultural, fisheries, food and forestry industries remain competitive, profitable and sustainable, and supports the sustainable and productive management and use of rivers and water resources.
The Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) is a national not-for-profit independent network organisation that funds, conducts, disseminates and tailors high quality research on: housing, homelessness, cities and includes research specific to Indigenous Australians.
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-HABITAT, is the United Nations agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all.
PIA is the national body representing the planning profession. Through education, communication and professional development, PIA is the pivotal organisation serving and guiding thousands of planning professionals in their role to create better communities.
The Urban Land Institute provides leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. ULI is an independent global nonprofit supported by members representing the entire spectrum of real estate development and land use disciplines.
Cities Research Institute began as the Urban Research Program in 2004. The research team, based across Griffith’s Gold Coast and Nathan campuses, is focussed on four key themes of intelligent infrastructure, quality places and changing communities, smart cities and coastal resilience and urban water.
Project for Public Spaces (PPS) is a nonprofit planning, design and educational organization dedicated to helping people create and sustain public spaces that build stronger communities. Our pioneering Placemaking approach helps citizens transform their public spaces into vital places that highlight local assets, spur rejuvenation and serve common needs.