Independent Reviewer’s Green Paper

A Green Paper on Western Australia's planning system was released for public comment in May 2018.

Modernising Western Australia's planning system

A Green Paper was released for public comment in May 2018 which proposed five key reform areas – strategically-led, legible, transparent, efficient and delivering smart growth. 

Summary of Submissions

The Summary of Submissions provides an overview of the 254 submissions and more than 5,800 responses to the individual Green Paper proposals received from industry, government and community stakeholders.

Overall, the responses demonstrate a strong appetite for change, with majority or in-principle support for many proposals. Submitters also provided numerous alternative or additional ideas for improvement of the planning system.

The submissions have informed an Action Plan of reform initiatives for the planning system which will be released in the coming weeks. The Action Plan will include opportunities for stakeholders to be involved in shaping delivery of the reform initiatives.

Media statements

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Page last reviewed 13 August 2019
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