Priority Development Area Updates

Economic Development Queensland have made some key announcements pertaining to Priority Development Areas in South-East Queensland

Priority Development Areas (PDA’s) are portions of land where development will have significant economic and social benefits for a community. Once a PDA has been identified, government works with the private sector and the community to develop that area.

Woolloongabba Cross River Rail        

A new PDA has been declared in Woolloongabba to support the delivery of Cross River Rail in the precinct. The new PDA will replace and expand on the existing PDA, allowing the development of the station to stadium precinct.

The PDA will provide for targeted development and construction in the area linking residential, commercial and retail developments to create a vibrant mixed-use precinct.

Ripley Valley PDA

The Queensland Government has announced $20 million in funding for the Ripley Valley PDA. The funding via the Catalytic Infrastructure Fund will allow for the development of two new roads.

Over $7 million has been funded in Binnies Road West and further $13 million will directed toward the development of Cumner Road. In total, these investments are predicted to allow for the development of 8900 new jobs.

Have your say on the Oxley PDA

The masterplan for the Oxley PDA and stage one residential works are open for public review and comment. The development is expected to transform the underutilised site into a vibrant and sustainable community hub and create 70 local jobs.

The community is encouraged to view the masterplan’s development application (DA) and provide feedback by 11 May 2020.

For more information on the Oxley PDA and how to provide feedback to the masterplan, please click here.