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Results from UQ Study into consultation on Sherwood-Graceville Neighbourhood Plan

Submitted by Greg Brown on Sun, 28/07/2013 - 8:00am

Attached is a copy of the final published article that Sean and I completed for Sherwood-Graceville. Feel free to circulate this article among WTSAG members. We think the article objectively represents the results from the study and it asks important questions about future public participation efforts in Brisbane.
 

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Oxley Road 4 Storey Unit DA (Impact Assessible - Generally Appropriate)

Submitted by webmaster on Sat, 06/07/2013 - 1:27pm

An impact assessible Development Application has been submitted for 699 Oxley Road, Corinda for a 4 storey, 15 unit development on a 405m2 block.

Details can be found on the council website under application number A003566291

The public submission period is now open until 17th July 2013.

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Alan Fletcher Research Station - Subdivison DA (Impact Assessible - Generally Inappropriate)

Submitted by webmaster on Sat, 06/07/2013 - 12:40pm

An Impact Assessible development application has been submitted for the Alan Fletcher Research station property recently sold by the Queensland government to subdivide the property into individual lots.

Details can be found on council's website under application number A003652705

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Participate in New City Plan changes

Submitted by webmaster on Mon, 08/04/2013 - 8:09pm

Hello everyone,
 
Together with a number of other groups we have been trying to obsorb the proposed changes to the Brisbane City Council City Plan. The plan changes many things and can only be viewed online at the Brisbane City Council's website.  The document is also quite complex in trying to understand the interaction between the various rules and "overlays". 
 

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City Plan Changes - Character Housing

Submitted by webmaster on Sun, 07/04/2013 - 8:40am

 Although there are character housing changes planned in the New City Plan document it appears as though the character protections in the Sherwood-Graceville Neighbourhood plan may be retained.  Of notes in he documents is that across the city plan demolition of pre-war (1945) houses is no longer considered Impact Assessible, and only code assessible.
 

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Impact Assessible DA - doubling units on Ferry St Sherwood property

Submitted by webmaster on Wed, 27/02/2013 - 10:05pm

An impact assessible development application has been submitted for 39 Ferry Street, Sherwood.

 

The development calls for an approx. doubling of the number of units on this site.

 

The public notification period is now open on this DA until 5-Mar-2013.

 

Details can be found on BCC's website under application A003485140.

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Why do developers not want to play by the rules

Submitted by webmaster on Sun, 13/01/2013 - 4:48pm

Hello,
 
It seems the Christmas break has not been a break for developers who appear to be too eager to push well beyond the boundaries of the Sherwood-Graceville Neighbourhood plan.
 
The developers for the Skew Street  Sherwood 5 storey development are taking court action because they are not happy with the BCC rejecting their application based on the Sherwood-Graceville neighbourhood plan.  Details can be found on our website.
 

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