Yeronga Priority Development Area

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The Yeronga PDA Development Scheme was approved by the Queensland Government and came into effect on 9 August 2019.

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The proposed development scheme was publicly notified from 1 April to 17 May 2019. A submissions report assessing the submissions and any amendments to the proposed development scheme was prepared.

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The development scheme is the regulatory document that assists with planning, carrying out, promoting, coordinating and controlling land development within the PDA. The Yeronga Priority Development Area (PDA) was declared on 10 August 2018 and an interim land use plan (ILUP)

The Yeronga PDA Development Scheme was approved by the Queensland Government and came into effect on 9 August 2019.

Download Yeronga PDA Development Scheme

The proposed development scheme was publicly notified from 1 April to 17 May 2019. A submissions report assessing the submissions and any amendments to the proposed development scheme was prepared.

Download Yeronga PDA Submissions Report

The development scheme is the regulatory document that assists with planning, carrying out, promoting, coordinating and controlling land development within the PDA. The Yeronga Priority Development Area (PDA) was declared on 10 August 2018 and an interim land use plan (ILUP) given effect. The development scheme supersedes the Interim Land Use Plan that has been in place since declaration of the PDA.

Yeronga PDA Development Charges and Offset Plan approved 30 June 2022

The draft Yeronga Priority Development Area (PDA) Development Charges and Offset Plan (DCOP) was publicly notified between 14 March and 26 April 2022. EDQ officers have reviewed the submissions received and amended the DCOP, Infrastructure Planning Background Report (IPBR), Mapping and Schedule of Works where necessary in response to the submissions.

The DCOP was approved on 30 June 2022 with a commencement date of 1 July 2022. The final DCOP and IPBR are available on the Yeronga PDA web page.

A summary of the final charges adopted for the 2022/23 financial year is provided below. The full scope of development charges are outlined in section 2 of the DCOP.

The development charges for the Yeronga PDA align with infrastructure charges levied by Brisbane City Council and Urban Utilities in the areas surrounding the PDA ensuring the PDA remains commercial competitive. Additionally, the development charges ensure that the essential infrastructure required to service the PDA can be delivered in a financially sustainable manner.

If you have any questions, please check the Q&A tab below to see if your question is answered or post your question for a response.

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  • Share Hello, I am interested in hearing more about the residential properties that will be at this site. Where will they be advertised and will they go on the market? on Facebook Share Hello, I am interested in hearing more about the residential properties that will be at this site. Where will they be advertised and will they go on the market? on Twitter Share Hello, I am interested in hearing more about the residential properties that will be at this site. Where will they be advertised and will they go on the market? on Linkedin Email Hello, I am interested in hearing more about the residential properties that will be at this site. Where will they be advertised and will they go on the market? link

    Hello, I am interested in hearing more about the residential properties that will be at this site. Where will they be advertised and will they go on the market?

    AJG asked 7 months ago

    Thank you for your query.

    The approved Parkside Yeronga residential projects, being retirement living (Retire Australia), affordable housing (Brisbane Housing Company), and traditional small lot town homes (JGL Properties) will be coming to the market in early 2024, at which time details of individual developments will be available to the public.

  • Share Hi my daughter lives on villa st where it narrows to virtually one way and gets extremely busy . I am worried about the added traffic driving to and from Ipswich rd from this new development. Can you please advise me how you will address this ? Kind regards Fiona Hoad on Facebook Share Hi my daughter lives on villa st where it narrows to virtually one way and gets extremely busy . I am worried about the added traffic driving to and from Ipswich rd from this new development. Can you please advise me how you will address this ? Kind regards Fiona Hoad on Twitter Share Hi my daughter lives on villa st where it narrows to virtually one way and gets extremely busy . I am worried about the added traffic driving to and from Ipswich rd from this new development. Can you please advise me how you will address this ? Kind regards Fiona Hoad on Linkedin Email Hi my daughter lives on villa st where it narrows to virtually one way and gets extremely busy . I am worried about the added traffic driving to and from Ipswich rd from this new development. Can you please advise me how you will address this ? Kind regards Fiona Hoad link

    Hi my daughter lives on villa st where it narrows to virtually one way and gets extremely busy . I am worried about the added traffic driving to and from Ipswich rd from this new development. Can you please advise me how you will address this ? Kind regards Fiona Hoad

    Fiona Hoad asked over 2 years ago

    Hi Fiona, thanks for your question in relation to traffic generated by the development and the impact on the surrounding roads. A traffic impact analysis has been completed to confirm the surrounding road network would operate efficiently and within typical practical limits at the completion of the proposal and for a 10-year planning horizon thereafter.  This information is included in the recent master plan application which can be found in Appendix D Traffic Impact Assessment Report.  All documents associated with the application are available on Economic Development Queensland’s (EDQ) current applications web page reference DEV2021/1221.

  • Share As a parent of children attending Yeronga State School and P&C member, we have concerns about the heavy articulated vehicles passing the school frontage along Park Road between 7am and 4pm when children arrive for before school activities, during school hours and during afternoon pick up. Please email me a copy of the Contractor's Traffic Management Plan and record or evidence of EDQ Approval of the TMP and details of the Project Manager in EDQ whom I can contact to discuss. on Facebook Share As a parent of children attending Yeronga State School and P&C member, we have concerns about the heavy articulated vehicles passing the school frontage along Park Road between 7am and 4pm when children arrive for before school activities, during school hours and during afternoon pick up. Please email me a copy of the Contractor's Traffic Management Plan and record or evidence of EDQ Approval of the TMP and details of the Project Manager in EDQ whom I can contact to discuss. on Twitter Share As a parent of children attending Yeronga State School and P&C member, we have concerns about the heavy articulated vehicles passing the school frontage along Park Road between 7am and 4pm when children arrive for before school activities, during school hours and during afternoon pick up. Please email me a copy of the Contractor's Traffic Management Plan and record or evidence of EDQ Approval of the TMP and details of the Project Manager in EDQ whom I can contact to discuss. on Linkedin Email As a parent of children attending Yeronga State School and P&C member, we have concerns about the heavy articulated vehicles passing the school frontage along Park Road between 7am and 4pm when children arrive for before school activities, during school hours and during afternoon pick up. Please email me a copy of the Contractor's Traffic Management Plan and record or evidence of EDQ Approval of the TMP and details of the Project Manager in EDQ whom I can contact to discuss. link

    As a parent of children attending Yeronga State School and P&C member, we have concerns about the heavy articulated vehicles passing the school frontage along Park Road between 7am and 4pm when children arrive for before school activities, during school hours and during afternoon pick up. Please email me a copy of the Contractor's Traffic Management Plan and record or evidence of EDQ Approval of the TMP and details of the Project Manager in EDQ whom I can contact to discuss.

    green_eyed_bumble_bee asked over 5 years ago

    Thank you for your question. The safety of pedestrians and vehicles around the Yeronga PDA is our priority, and has been well considered by the demolition contractor conducting the works.

    The contractor has engaged a consultant to prepare a Traffic Guidance Scheme which includes a number of traffic management measures. In relation to entering and exiting the site, it is a requirement for spotters to be in place on the Villa Street entry. The purpose of these spotters is to ensure trucks are entering the site safely, and no pedestrians are nearby. The spotters also assist the trucks when entering and exiting site and are positioned at the gate during hours of work. If there is a time when a spotter is not present, traffic control signage, which is also informed by the Traffic Guidance Scheme, is erected along Villa Street in order to manage the speed of general traffic and heighten awareness of truck movements.

    When there are more complex movements, such as a delivery or removal from site of an excavator, there are three traffic controllers in place in addition to signage vehicles.  

    Workplace Health and Safety Queensland monitors the safe work practices on this site and have been conducting regular inspections through the course of the works, with no concerns raised to date.

    We acknowledge your request for a copy of the traffic management plan, however it is not standard practice to release this documentation and it has not been included in this response.

  • Share Can you advise who the architect or developer is designing the project? on Facebook Share Can you advise who the architect or developer is designing the project? on Twitter Share Can you advise who the architect or developer is designing the project? on Linkedin Email Can you advise who the architect or developer is designing the project? link

    Can you advise who the architect or developer is designing the project?

    Kevin Sheppard asked over 5 years ago

    Currently there is no architect or developer designing the site. An Expression of Interest was released in September 2018 to procure a development partner to undertake the design and development of the site. The successful proponent is expected to be appointed by mid-2019.

    EDQ is also drafting a development scheme that is expected to be released for public notification and public comment in the coming months. This will provide the planning framework for the design outcomes for the site.


  • Share What time in the morning is demolition/construction permitted to start? on Facebook Share What time in the morning is demolition/construction permitted to start? on Twitter Share What time in the morning is demolition/construction permitted to start? on Linkedin Email What time in the morning is demolition/construction permitted to start? link

    What time in the morning is demolition/construction permitted to start?

    Lbourke asked over 5 years ago

    Thank you for your question. The restrictions on audible work activity permit construction to occur Monday to Saturday 6.30 am to 6.30 pm. Brisbane City Council regulations can be viewed on the website, and are also available here.


  • Share Surely with the current demand for schools in the area (with the Dutton Park debate raging) and future development earmarked for much of the catchment - including high density though much of greenslopes, there is argument that Ed department could justify holding on to this site for future expansions to Yeronga State High. on Facebook Share Surely with the current demand for schools in the area (with the Dutton Park debate raging) and future development earmarked for much of the catchment - including high density though much of greenslopes, there is argument that Ed department could justify holding on to this site for future expansions to Yeronga State High. on Twitter Share Surely with the current demand for schools in the area (with the Dutton Park debate raging) and future development earmarked for much of the catchment - including high density though much of greenslopes, there is argument that Ed department could justify holding on to this site for future expansions to Yeronga State High. on Linkedin Email Surely with the current demand for schools in the area (with the Dutton Park debate raging) and future development earmarked for much of the catchment - including high density though much of greenslopes, there is argument that Ed department could justify holding on to this site for future expansions to Yeronga State High. link

    Surely with the current demand for schools in the area (with the Dutton Park debate raging) and future development earmarked for much of the catchment - including high density though much of greenslopes, there is argument that Ed department could justify holding on to this site for future expansions to Yeronga State High.

    Fi asked almost 6 years ago

    The site has been deemed surplus and at this stage is not required by the Queensland Government.

    The future needs of Yeronga State High School are currently being considered by the Department of Education through the Building Future Schools program. The program aims to support Brisbane's growing inner-city communities and plan for the forecast growth and demand for school placements. 

    The Department of Education has committed to developing master plans for all inner city schools, including Yeronga State High School, to identify the capacity of the school to accommodate future growth.

    The master plan will assist in planning for the future infrastructure needs of the school community as part of the inner city schooling network.

    Working in partnership with the school, its community and stakeholders enables the department to effectively direct investment and development to meet the needs of these communities.

    For further information about the Building Future Schools program visit www.advancingeducation.qld.gov.au/building-future-schools

  • Share what are you going to do to reduce the current traffic congestion in the greater area especially given the significant high density development. on Facebook Share what are you going to do to reduce the current traffic congestion in the greater area especially given the significant high density development. on Twitter Share what are you going to do to reduce the current traffic congestion in the greater area especially given the significant high density development. on Linkedin Email what are you going to do to reduce the current traffic congestion in the greater area especially given the significant high density development. link

    what are you going to do to reduce the current traffic congestion in the greater area especially given the significant high density development.

    Broadmere1 asked about 6 years ago

    Thank you for your question. Please see the response provided to trlissat on 17 Mar under the 'traffic tab of the Q&A tool.

  • Share I read that a max of 3 storeys for buildings on Villa st and Park rd is a given. Higher may be allowed centrally.....if so what will the max number of storeys be? on Facebook Share I read that a max of 3 storeys for buildings on Villa st and Park rd is a given. Higher may be allowed centrally.....if so what will the max number of storeys be? on Twitter Share I read that a max of 3 storeys for buildings on Villa st and Park rd is a given. Higher may be allowed centrally.....if so what will the max number of storeys be? on Linkedin Email I read that a max of 3 storeys for buildings on Villa st and Park rd is a given. Higher may be allowed centrally.....if so what will the max number of storeys be? link

    I read that a max of 3 storeys for buildings on Villa st and Park rd is a given. Higher may be allowed centrally.....if so what will the max number of storeys be?

    Gardengirl asked about 6 years ago

    A commitment has been made that the heights of any new buildings which front Park Road and Villa Street will not exceed the height of the current buildings. This is approximately three storeys.

    In relation to the remainder of the site, the slope of the site towards the north does lend itself to more than three storeys in the central part of the site, however no decision has been made in relation to height as yet.


  • Share Development of this site with a significant increase in residential in the area will impact the numbers of cars entering the Fairfield/Venner Road roundabout from Park Road. This is already a difficult entry point during peak hour. The left turn off Park Road onto Fairfield will also be impacted, as too will the Villa Street intersection onto Ipswich road. Will this plan also address the road impacts resulting from the increase in local traffic? on Facebook Share Development of this site with a significant increase in residential in the area will impact the numbers of cars entering the Fairfield/Venner Road roundabout from Park Road. This is already a difficult entry point during peak hour. The left turn off Park Road onto Fairfield will also be impacted, as too will the Villa Street intersection onto Ipswich road. Will this plan also address the road impacts resulting from the increase in local traffic? on Twitter Share Development of this site with a significant increase in residential in the area will impact the numbers of cars entering the Fairfield/Venner Road roundabout from Park Road. This is already a difficult entry point during peak hour. The left turn off Park Road onto Fairfield will also be impacted, as too will the Villa Street intersection onto Ipswich road. Will this plan also address the road impacts resulting from the increase in local traffic? on Linkedin Email Development of this site with a significant increase in residential in the area will impact the numbers of cars entering the Fairfield/Venner Road roundabout from Park Road. This is already a difficult entry point during peak hour. The left turn off Park Road onto Fairfield will also be impacted, as too will the Villa Street intersection onto Ipswich road. Will this plan also address the road impacts resulting from the increase in local traffic? link

    Development of this site with a significant increase in residential in the area will impact the numbers of cars entering the Fairfield/Venner Road roundabout from Park Road. This is already a difficult entry point during peak hour. The left turn off Park Road onto Fairfield will also be impacted, as too will the Villa Street intersection onto Ipswich road. Will this plan also address the road impacts resulting from the increase in local traffic?

    trliss asked about 6 years ago

    Once a decision is made regarding the form and scale of development on the Villa Street, Yeronga site, estimated dwelling and population data will inform a detailed traffic analysis for the site. This will help EDQ understand any impacts on the local road network that directly result from the redevelopment and any actions that need to be taken to mitigate these impacts such as intersection upgrades, changes to speed limits or lane widening.


  • Share Providing a multi-use Community Hub facility should be a key priority. What is the current view of the priority of this and the size in relation to the rest of the site. on Facebook Share Providing a multi-use Community Hub facility should be a key priority. What is the current view of the priority of this and the size in relation to the rest of the site. on Twitter Share Providing a multi-use Community Hub facility should be a key priority. What is the current view of the priority of this and the size in relation to the rest of the site. on Linkedin Email Providing a multi-use Community Hub facility should be a key priority. What is the current view of the priority of this and the size in relation to the rest of the site. link

    Providing a multi-use Community Hub facility should be a key priority. What is the current view of the priority of this and the size in relation to the rest of the site.

    BrissieBoy#123 asked about 6 years ago

    A commitment was made at the recent election to deliver a permanent home for the Yeronga Community Centre (YCC) on the Villa Street, Yeronga site.  Following the community consultation process, EDQ will undertake an expression of interest (EOI) campaign to understand what other community uses could be co-located with the YCC. In mid-2018, a decision will be made on how the development will progress including consideration of the staging and size of the community facility. 


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