On 21 June 2022, Council endorsed a landmark strategy for investment in smart technologies and commitment to smart collaboration, planning, design and local services, while aligning with the values of the region, to deliver a vibrant and prosperous economy and community.
The first of its kind, the Scenic Rim Smart Region Strategy 2022-2032 will leverage new technologies, innovation and data to enhance the liveability, workability and sustainability of the region.
This strategy was developed following consultation with local residents and business operators to create a shared vision for the region’s use of new technologies and data and to allow local businesses and communities to embrace and adapt to changing global digital trends.
The vision of the strategy is to be an accessible and serviced region with a vibrant, sustainable and prosperous economy and community. This will be achieved through investment in smart technologies and innovation focused in the areas of:
Economy: leading an innovative and progressive economy attracting growth and investment.
Place: Enabling resilient and sustainable management to future-proof communities and the environment.
Community: Creating inclusive, liveable, and supported communities that attract and retain residents.