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Sherwood Road Bus Depot approved by BCC Civic Cabinet on 9 Nov09

Submitted by Leigh Park on Tue, 10/11/2009 - 2:34pm
In spite of concerted opposition by local residents of Sherwood and surrounding suburbs, BCC Civic Cabinet have approved plans to build the Sherwood Road Bus depot.
"I am disappointed, that despite overwhelming community concern, Civic Cabinet have today approved the Sherwood bus depot. Council’s challenge, now a decision has been made, is to ensure that the serious amenity, safety, environmental and traffic concerns of local residents and families are addressed,” Councillor Johnston said.


BBC's application for Sports Grounds

Submitted by webmaster on Wed, 12/08/2009 - 7:12am

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


St. Aidans Master Plan

Submitted by webmaster on Sat, 08/08/2009 - 4:03pm

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.



BCC Bus depot at Sherwood

Submitted by webmaster on Thu, 06/08/2009 - 12:03am

Council to spend $90m on new bus depot

Tony Moore

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.

Julie Attwood MP urges residents to lobby Councillors

Submitted by webmaster on Wed, 05/08/2009 - 7:51pm

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.



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