Priorities and Projects

Our RDA's vision is to “lift economic and social participation in our community and encourage pride in our region's diversity and resilience”. We believe success lies in achieving the following priorities with strategies to support the development of strong integrated regional centres.

 Priorities and Projects

Our RDA's vision is to “lift economic and social participation in our community and encourage pride in our region's diversity and resilience”. We believe success lies in achieving the following priorities with strategies to support the development of strong integrated regional centres.

Social Integration

Social Integration

  • Enhancing literacy, numeracy and school participation and completion rates
  • Improving economic participation, particularly in the high unemployment suburbs of Woodridge, Kingston and Marsden and the Southern Moreton Bay Islands and for Indigenous and CALD job seekers
  • Encouraging innovative social and cultural programs
  • Celebrating our region's diversity and creation of social capital
  • Enhancing healthcare services to meet the needs of an expanded and ageing population
  • Supporting key infrastructure and services, particularly sport and recreation, affordable and accessible housing, transport, social and health services including disability care
  • Working with government and local education providers to support an increased focus on skills gaps including those that will arise as a result of an ageing community

Economic Consolidation

Economic Consolidation

  • Partnerships with stakeholders to continue facilitating new major urban areas (Greater Flagstone and Yarrabilba), Priority Declared Areas (Toondah Harbour and Weinam Creek), high priority centres and precincts
  • Creating a positive city image in Logan to support business confidence, new investment and visitation
  • Further development of social enterprises and tourism, eg, on Redlands' North Stradbroke Island

Connectivity

Connectivity

  • Assistance to progress regional economic development, with a particular focus on the digital economy
  • Improved access to major trade and freight routes including road and rail upgrades and enhanced public and commuter transport links
  • Strengthening of stakeholder relationships with government, business, industry, community and academia

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