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Regional Economic Development Incentive (REDI)

Council is providing an incentive for projects that can demonstrate that they will provide a significant net economic and community benefit to the Central Highlands region.

Development incentive packages apply to both facilities and structures for:

  • New businesses;
  • Expansion to existing businesses; and
  • Residential development in Central Highlands townships other than Emerald, Blackwater and Capella.

Incentives may be in the form of (but not limited to) a reduction or elimination of fees and charges, time schedule for payment of fees and charges or a joint marketing or promotional package.

To determine your eligibility for an incentive simply:

  1. Download the REDI Policy and assess your project/business against listed the criteria.
  2. Use the fact sheet and checklist in conjunction with the policy to assist you in preparing your submission.
  3. Download the application form or fill it out below.
  4. Your online form will be submitted automatically. If you downloaded your application form forward it and all supporting material to or lodge at any council office.

Other helpful resources:

Please contact council’s Strategic Land Use Team for assistance with all matters relating to the REDI Policy.

  • REDI Application Form

    REDI Application Form

    Development Details

    Registered Business Address
    Postal Address

    Applicant Details


    Applicant Incentives

    I am applying for:

    Have you attached all required documentation?

    Max. file size: 50 MB.
    Brief summary of what your development or business is and how it provides a significant economic and community benefit to the Central Highlands Region
    Max. file size: 50 MB.
    Relevant supporting material which addresses the criteria noted in the REDI Policy – in particular sections 3.0 Guidelines, 4.0 Minimum requirements, 5.0 Primary Criteria and 6.0 Secondary Criteria
    Max. file size: 50 MB.
    Copy of your development approval

    Application Declaration

    MM slash DD slash YYYY

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