We are a group concerned with protecting the streetscapes and promoting residential amenity in the South Western suburbs of Brisbane.
At the bottom of this forum post are a number of "comments" which contain the content of the "Your Community, Your Plans for The Future" document put out by Council to all residents in the Sherwood/Graceville District Neighbourhood Plan area. This is only a summary document of the full document available on Council's website.
Submitted by Councillor Gail MacPherson (from meeting on 4 May 2010)—
Q1. Could the Town Clerk please provide the approximate number of new dwellings/units forecast by Council planners in the following Neighbourhood Plan areas, which will be counted towards Brisbane City Council meeting the 156,000 new dwellings required under the South East Queensland Regional Plan? Could projected new dwellings/units plus the projected take up rate and occupancy rates on which the calculation is based be provided for each Neighbourhood Plan.
Launch with Property Owners from the Graceville Fiveways Shopping Centre
Venue: Pamplett Sea Scounts - cnr Nadine St and Graceville Ave, Graceville
Moves to exempt Brisbane City Council's civic cabinet deliberations from Right to Information legislation should be treated with suspicion, a grassroots community group said yesterday.
You may be aware that the Alan Fletcher Research Station on Magazine Street is due for decommission this year. This coincides with the State Government releasing its ‘Draft Greenspace Strategy’. The State Government has requested interested parties make submissions regarding this draft strategy. We would like to take this opportunity to urge you to make a submission. Community pressure has resulted in 3.9 hectares of prime riverfront land at Long Pocket being dedicated green space and parklands. Your making a submission is the first step in our community having input into any future de
Councillor Johnston's media release 4 May 1010
by Steven Wardill
COUNCILS fear the federal and state governments are plotting to strip them of their planning powers as part of an overhaul of responsibilities for major cities.
A leading urban expert recently hand-picked for Premier Anna Bligh's growth summit has proposed the establishment of "metropolitan commissions" to take control of cities.