The Queensland Government assists local governments to plan and provide infrastructure for their communities. Local government infrastructure includes water supply and reticulation, sewage treatment, local roads, stormwater management and parks and land for community facilities.

Local Government Infrastructure Planning and Charging Framework review

The department has reviewed the existing framework in 2013 and 2014 to introduce reforms that enhance the clarity, equity and consistency of the system.

Local government infrastructure plans

An LGIP is that part of a planning scheme that identifies the local government's plans for trunk infrastructure that are necessary to service urban development at the desired standard of service in a coordinated, efficient and financially sustainable manner.