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We know Brisbane is a great city to live in but newcomers from out of state are bringing on a case of severe "development fatigue", reports Steve Gray.
Brisbane Boys school have a development application before council to convert the existing golf course into a school sports facility.
Residents have expressed concerns over the increased traffic that this will cause, impact of night lighting, and issues to the already notorious intersection of Oxley Road and Cliveden Avenue.
You can see more details on Council's DA website using application number A002354466
A resident who attended the Council Meeting on the 6th of August has kindly passed on a copy of St. Aidans draft plans (attached).
Additional information from another resident idicates that the school has been granted federal money to demolish the Queenslander (just recently rezoned to Educational Use) and to replace it with a 2 storey library.
Council to spend $90m on new bus depot
August 5, 2009 - 10:36AM
Objections have been raised over a plan to build a $90 million bus depot metres from a local school in Brisbane's south.
Brisbane City Council will spend the money on vacant industrial land and a bus depot for 200 buses on Sherwood Road at Sherwood, near the Brisbane Markets.
The site is 500 metres from Sherwood State School.
The following letter appears to have been distributed in the Corinda area to all residents by the Member for Mt Ommaney, Julie Attwood. A scanned version of the letter is attached (individual addressee removed)
5 Storey Developments Not Wanted in Corinda
I am writing in relation to the Draft Sherwood/Graceville Neighbourhood Plan in which your local Brisbane City Councillor's are putting forward a proposal for 5 storey developments in the residential precinct around Clara Street.