Category Archives: Town Planning

New City Centre Neighbourhood Plan Adopted by Council

On Tuesday 14 February 2017, Council adopted the City Centre Neighbourhood Plan together with consequential amendments to Brisbane City Plan 2014. The new City Centre Neighbourhood Plan becomes effective on Friday 24 March 2017. The new Neighbourhood Plan retains much of the content as originally advertised and represents changes to key criteria for assessment of…
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How Affordable is Retirement Living in our Smart Cities.

Affordable Living for Australia's Seniors Discussed at 9th International Urban Design Conference. Accessibility to well designed and affordable retirement accommodation for Australia’s older population is an ever increasing challenge for our cities. Demand for retirement living is set to double by 2027 with over 65s the fastest growing age group in Australia. By 2060, over…
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New Neighbourhood Plan will shape the future of Spring Hill

Amendments to the Petrie Terrace and Spring Hill Neighbourhood Plan, and the Traditional Building Character (Demolition) Code. Brisbane City Council is preparing a new neighbourhood plan for Spring Hill, one of Brisbane’s oldest suburbs. The Spring Hill Draft Neighbourhood Plan package includes a number of planning changes relevant to Spring Hill and Brisbane demolition controls more…
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Draft SEQ Regional Plan released today

Shaping SEQ - Draft South East Queensland Regional Plan This morning, Deputy Premier Jackie Trad released the Draft South East Queensland Regional Plan for public consultation. Formal submissions are open from today until midnight on Friday 3rd March 2017. The plan outlines the framework for managing projected growth within the region over the next 25…
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