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Another DA for Controversial Graceville Site

Submitted by webmaster on Sun, 13/02/2011 - 12:13pm

A development application A003008422 has been submitted for this controversial site at 169 Long Street East, where a construction ban was earlier placed by Council following previous resident complaints.


It would appear this new application seeks to extend the original guarantees at this site to include an increase of 1.5 metres in the fascade, and includes semi-enclosed awnings to street described in relevant documents:



Temporary BCC Tennyson office

Submitted by Nicole Johnston on Sat, 05/02/2011 - 7:04pm

The Tennyson Ward Office will be operating from a temporary office from Tuesday, 8 February 2011. Whilst our office location has temporarily changed, we are still available on the same phone number and email address.


LOCATION 431 Ipswich Road, Annerley (opposite Westpac)
PHONE 3403 8605
HOURS Monday - Friday 9am-12:30pm and 1pm-5pm.


Please drop in and see us and we look forward to being back at Fairfield Gardens within the next 8-10 weeks.


Indooroopilly Roundabout Upgrade

Submitted by webmaster on Sat, 04/12/2010 - 6:25pm

Council has announced the upgrade of the round about at Coonan Road and Moggill Road as can be seen in this article


Brisbane City Town and Traffic planners have previously advised the community during the Sherwood-Graceville Neighbourhood Planning meetings that the current restrictions on the Indooroopilly side of Walter Taylor Bridge cause the backup of traffic across the Walter Taylor Bridge and southwards towards Graceville.



Council vote approves 5 storeys in Sherwood-Graceville Neighbourhood Plan

Submitted by webmaster on Thu, 25/11/2010 - 5:49am

On Tuesday, council voted along party lines to approve the 5 storey development in the Sherwood-Graceville Neighbourhood Plan.
Councillor Nicole Johnston's attempted move to amend the approval to replace 5 storey Medium Residential (MR - 5 storey) density with the existing Low-Medium Residential (LMR - 3 storey) was also defeated along party lines with the current council administration refusing to even debate the amendment.
Details of the approved plan are attached to this article and can be downloaded.


Nicole Johnston Media Release - Five Storey Farce for Sherwood and Corinda

Submitted by webmaster on Mon, 22/11/2010 - 8:59pm

22 November 2010
Despite hundreds of letters and submissions opposing five storey developments in Corinda and Sherwood, the Lord Mayor and LNP Councillors are set to approve the proposed plan at Tuesday's Council meeting.
Councillor for Tennyson, Nicole Johnston, said she was saddened that the Lord Mayor had failed to listen to the community.


BBC College submits new Impact Assessible DA for Sporting Grounds

Submitted by webmaster on Sun, 31/10/2010 - 4:36pm


A new Impact Assessible development application has been submitted by Brisbane Boys College for their proposed sports ground on the location of the current Corinda Golf Course and Driving Range (36 hectare site).  See a copy of the Development Application number A002934792 on the Brisbane City Council's website at

Details of the old application with issues details can be found on our website at



7 Multi-Unit Dwelling on Queenslander block Sherwood

Submitted by webmaster on Sun, 17/10/2010 - 8:06pm

An impact assessible development application number A002918689 for multi-unit (7) dwellings to be established on a block with a Queenslander has been lodged with Brisbane City Council


The development application can be viewed by on council's website at



Corinda Rail Maintenance Yards Development Application

Submitted by webmaster on Sun, 17/10/2010 - 7:38pm

Queensland Rail has submitted an Impact Assessible development application for a Material Change in use of the Railway Maintenance Sheds bounded between Dunlop Terrace, Lamb Street, Watt Streets and Lynne Grove Streets, Corinda. 


It is intended to change the temporary use of the area used during the construction of the additional rail line into a permanent facility to be operated 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.



Where does Sherwood Bus Depot Fit SEQ Transport 2031 Plans?

Submitted by webmaster on Fri, 01/10/2010 - 9:15pm

The state government have released the draft 2031 Busway Network plans that can be found here
It is unclear how a Sherwood Bus Depot will increase local services to this area as promised by the Brisbane City Council.


Sherwood Bus Depot Development Application Amendments

Submitted by webmaster on Sun, 29/08/2010 - 10:49am

Brisbane City Council have sold the Bus Depot to Commercial and Industrial Property Pty Ltd to develop the land into the Sherwood Bus Depot and then lease back to Council. 

On the 16th of August, Commercial and Industrial Property Pty Ltd have submitted amendments to BCC for the Development Application regarding the Bus Depot.  An extract from their application to council is shown below.  To see the full development application, you can download a copy at, utilising application number A002879150



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