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Planning, development and land use

'Planning and land use' often overlaps with environmental and mining issues, so the articles listed are less comprehensive than the overall planning issues confronting Queensland.

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Queensland public transport 'too expensive'

Cameron Atfield reports in the Brisba... More »

No 1 William Street

Dr Jon Stanford comments on the announcement by the Treasurer, Curtis Pitt, that the government has no option but to occupy all floors of the buldi... More »

Four ways we can clean up corruption in land rezoning in Queensland

In an article in The Conversation (4.6.15) Paul Frijters and Cameron Murray report on their research into land rezoning in Queensland... More »

Infrastructure Symposium QUT 24 June 2015

Engineers Australia Queensland and The Royal Society of Queensland are hosting a symposium to encourage public debate about the need for new public... More »

Transport oriented urban transformation

In the last three decades numerous cities around the world have realised the need to address the financial, social and environmental problems manif... More »

2015 Federal budget harks back to old ideas for northern Australia

Andrew Campbell writes in The Conversation (19.5.15) that 'Treasurer Joe Hockey’s announcement of a A$5 billion Northern Austra... More »

How planning defies good theory

Joe Hurley ad Elizabeth Taylor write in The Conversation ( 10.3.15):

'Research into the way cities do – or do not – wo... More »

ALP government scraps LNP Bus and Rail tunnel

Tony Moore reports in the Brisbane Times (6.2.15) that:

'For the third time in eight years, and with its fourth premier, the Queen... More »

Queensland business calls on Labor to kickstart infrastructure pipeline

Tony Moore reports in the Brisbane Times (18.2.15) that Queensland's bigger businesses want Labor to settle its infrast... More »

Why don't we build better suburbs?

Professor Peter Spearritt reviews Designer Suburbs: Architects and Affordable Homes in Australia, by Judith O’Callaghan and Cha... More »

'Complacency rules' as Qld makes risky edict on sea-level rise

Justine Bell suggests Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney's decision to order Moreton Bay Regional Council to remove future seas level rise from its plannin... More »

Brisbane mega-suburb gets final green light

Tony Moore reports in the Brisbane Times (10.12.14): 'About 15 residents from Upper Kedron and The Gap sat in Brisbane City Council's publ... More »

Pro-development decisions angering voters

Madonna King writes in the Brisbane Times (4.12.14) that 'South East Queensland has never seen such a rash of pro-development decisions, r... More »

Brisbane Transit Centre could be demolished

Kristian Silva reports in the Brisbane Times (1.12.14) that the Transit Centre may be demolished as the BaT Tunnel route is changed. ... More »

Jeff Seeney rezones caravan park with LNP link

'Queensland Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney used his ministerial powers to rezone a privately-owned caravan park on the Sunshine Coast against the wishe... More »

Removing residents' rights to have a say about developments?

Kim Stephens (The Brisbane Times, 6.11.14) reports on ALP Councillor Milton Dick's concerns about increased state power over councils' planning dec... More »

What Brisbane's ferries can teach us about funding public transport

Barbara TH Yen, in The Conversation (22.10.14), discusses the relationship between property values, property development, and access to th... More »

South Brisbane plan a 'fluffy cartoon' with no detail

Tony Moore reports in The Brisbane Times (2.10.14) that the Australian Institute of Architects will ask Brisbane City Council to redraft a 'fluffy ... More »

Community has been 'shafted' by LNP government's Planning and Development Act

Bill Hoffman writes in the Sunshine Coast Daily (1.10.14) that 'despite promising to put communities back in control of their future, the governmen... More »

Upper Kedron unimproved capital value and the new 'mega suburb' plan

Kim Stephens reports in The Brisbane Times (30.9.14) that 'The Gap consultation has been a "charade" - Brisbane City Council has been "caught out d... More »

Coalition's 'one stop shop' is falling apart

Chris McGrath writes in The Conversation (29.8.14) that the Coalition's one-stop-shop policy for environmental approvals is failing.  He flags... More »

Questions over Brisvegas casino tendering

Michael West reports in the Brisbane Times (25.8.14) that in a Queensland 'rush job' the Newman Government intends to award two casino lic... More »

John Birmingham on the Queensland Plan

John Birmingham writes in The Brisbane Times on the consultation process over the Queensland Plan, citing Brian Feeney's criticisms.

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The Queensland Plan: good community engagement or flawed process?

Brian Feeney, author of the attached article, is a co-convenor of The Future Queensland Forum, a place to discuss openly future options for Queensl... More »

Dr Howard Guille: 'The rents of paradise - what to do with Island economies'

Presentation by Howard Guille to The 1st South East Queensland Island Forum held on North Stradbroke Island and Southern Moreton Bay Islands Februa... More »

28 Feb 2014


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