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New Noosa Short Term Accommodation (STA) Rules – Do You Comply with the Proposed Changes?

New Noosa Short Term Accommodation (STA) Rules – Do You Comply with the Proposed Changes?

Posted 12 May 2021

Business Strategy, Noosa Plan 2020, Tourism & Events

What Operators Need To Do To Stay Within The Rules Noosa Council is working through community consultation, with a new Local Law that will provide a regulating framework governing short term accommodation offerings. This includes short-stay letting and home-hosted accommodation. These rule changes will affect anyone operating a Short Term Accommodation (STA) operation including holiday […]

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Draft Local Law Short Term Accommodation – Public Comment

Draft Local Law Short Term Accommodation – Public Comment

Posted 11 April 2021

Noosa Plan 2020, Town Planning

Noosa Council has opened up the proposed changes to Short Stay Accommodation laws for public comment. As outlined in our previous short stay accommodation article these changes can have a huge impact on owners and operators of short stay accommodation options in Noosa. You only have until 14 May to submit your concerns and comments […]

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Will proposed Noosa Plan 2020 amendments impact your development?

Will proposed Noosa Plan 2020 amendments impact your development?

Posted 10 March 2021

Noosa Plan 2020, Town Planning

Noosa Shire is proposing changes to the 2020 Noosa Plan. These changes will see changes to some definitions and requirements within the Plan and amendments to the Zoning Map for several locations. At their meeting on 9 March 2021, Noosa Shire’s Planning and Environment Committee were asked to consider the proposed changes to the Noosa Plan 2020 […]

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Short Stay Accommodation – new proposed rules and management imposts on operators in Noosa Shire

Short Stay Accommodation – new proposed rules and management imposts on operators in Noosa Shire

Posted 09 March 2021

Business Strategy, Noosa Plan 2020, Tourism & Events, Town Planning

Noosa Council considers changes to draft Short Stay Letting local laws At its meeting on 9 March 2021, Noosa Shire Council’s Planning and Environment Committee considered changes to draft local laws governing the operation of short term or short stay accommodation in Noosa Shire. We outline some of the changes and their possible impact – […]

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New opportunities in tourism for agribusiness

New opportunities in tourism for agribusiness

Posted 26 October 2020

Business Strategy, Noosa Plan 2020, Tourism & Events, Town Planning

Anecdotal evidence from rural property holders shows how COVID-19 has actually helped them during the pandemic. A recent article on Commercial Real Estate outlines how several property holders have been able to diversify and grow their income during the pandemic. Supplementing traditional farm income with agritourism is helping several landowners through this crisis. A 2800-hectare sheep and […]

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Short-term accommodation in Noosa: Rules, regulations and requirements

Short-term accommodation in Noosa: Rules, regulations and requirements

Posted 16 October 2020

Noosa Plan 2020, Tourism & Events, Town Planning

UPDATE: Read more about the 2021  proposed changes to Noosa Shire’s local laws governing short stay letting operations by clicking here. A lot of questions have been raised about short-term accommodation or short-term rentals in Noosa by the recently implemented changes to the Noosa Plan 2020. The changes came into effect on 31 July 2020, […]

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Noosa Planning Scheme (Noosa Plan 2020) set for adoption

Noosa Planning Scheme (Noosa Plan 2020) set for adoption

Posted 10 July 2020

Noosa Plan 2020, Town Planning

After close to four years and an investment in excess of $3m, Noosa Council is about to adopt their new Planning Scheme (Noosa Plan 2020). On 16 July 2020, the Council will vote on adopting the new plan. If they adopt the plan it will come into effect on 31 July 2020. What will the […]

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Planning for the Love of Noosa

Posted 26 February 2018

Business Strategy, Noosa Plan 2020, Ramblings, Town Planning

I recently had the pleasure of discussing my views on Noosa with Yenny from Noosa Stories. We spoke about how my business, RG Strategic, is built around helping the local community — building and protecting at the same time. Take a listen below. Find out more about how RG Strategic can help you with your town […]

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Noosa Plan: What it means!

Posted 26 September 2015

Fact Sheet, Noosa Plan 2020, Town Planning

Noosa Council is proposing to amend The Noosa Plan for the Shire of Noosa. Draft amendments are currently on public display and the community is invited to provide feedback. Submissions Close on 2 October 2015. It is proposed to increase the minimum rear boundary setback for houses in an effort to protect the amenity of […]

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