“After seven years as Queensland’s independent Coordinator General, Mr Barry Broe will step down from his position this week.
“Mr Broe has advised he will not seek re-appointment to the role when his term expires in November this year.
“The Coordinator-General is one of the most senior public servants within the Queensland Public Service, with a wide range of powers to assess and balance the pressures of economic development, environmental sustainability and social impact.
“Mr Broe has worked diligently since his appointment in 2012 and developed a reputation for getting things done.
“He leaves behind a legacy of more efficient and robust project coordination and delivery across Queensland.
“His work in assisting the Queensland Government create the unique Strong and Sustainable Resource Communities Act 2017 to ensure communities near large resource projects benefit from the construction and operation of these projects is particularly noteworthy.
“Its implementation so far is benefiting 269 regional communities across Queensland.”
“In the short term, the Director General of the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning will act in the role. A recruitment process will commence shortly.
“I thank Mr Broe for his years of service and for his contribution towards advancing economic development in Queensland, and I wish him well for the future.”