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About us

Our service areas

We're working to shape Queensland’s future by driving economic growth and enabling well-planned, inclusive and resilient local communities.

As Queensland’s population and economy grows, it’s more important than ever for our department to be future focused and bold in its leadership.

Our department thinks ahead and acts now to secure responsible economic development and liveable communities.

Our purpose is to:

  • scan and make sense of the economic road ahead
  • act with urgency
  • secure both our economic development and our liveability
  • develop our economy sustainably, ethically and inclusively
  • direct development in the public interest.

Our Ministers

Hon Steven Miles - Minister for State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning.

Hon Steven Miles is the Minister for State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning and Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympic and Paralympic Games Infrastructure.

Nikki Boyd

Nikki Boyd is the Assistant Minister for Local Government.

Our executive leadership team

Mike Kaiser leads our department, supported by a capable team of highly experienced leaders in the public service.

Our priorities

The department’s priorities are drawn from the ministerial charter letter and are set out in our strategic plan.

Our finances

Information about the department’s budget, spending and financial management practices.

Our governance

Information about our corporate governance framework that guides how we make decisions and manage resources.

Our partners

Queensland Government boards, committees and other government bodies that sit within our minister’s portfolio.

Last updated: 22 Dec 2022