There is an increased awareness within Australia and the community that our cities and towns including the areas which support them such as industrial and commercial areas, need to be more sustainable.

A substantial amount of information is now available to improve the way new development considers and uses our natural resources; however, this has focussed largely on urban and residential uses.

These Guidelines aim to raise awareness of issues and actions that can be taken to improve the environmental, economic and social sustainability of new industrial areas as part of the planning and development process.

Read more.  Download the Guidelines for industrial development