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The Queensland Government is now in caretaker mode until after the state election. Minimal updates will be made to this site until after the election results are declared.

Electronic Development Assessment (eDA) was a service provided by the state which is used by several councils to support the preparation, lodgement and processing of development applications (where council is the assessment manager).

EDA was retired on 3 July 2017 with the commencement of the new planning system. Sustainable Planning Act applications in progress as at 5pm on 30 June 2017 are still able to be progressed; however no new applications can be lodged in eDA.

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On 3 July 2017, Queensland started operating under new planning legislation – the Planning Act 2016. Information on this page relates to the previous legislation – the Sustainable Planning Act 2009. Learn more about the new planning system.