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Newsletter Update # 18:  November 28, 2023 (Click to view)

 

Note: Previous Newsletter Updates are in the table below our 2023 submissions

Our 2023 submissions on matters of Community Engagement

 

Beachfront highrise "minor change" to remove approval conditions

2023 May

We have lodged our submission with Council relating to the "minor change request" by Pacific Diamond 88 to remove turtle lighting approval conditions: MCU18/0190.04.  The developer's request was lodged in April 2023, nearly 3 years after the approval conditions were applied in July 2020.

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NOTE:  Pacific Diamond 88 Pty Ltd, the (trustee) developer behind a controversial Buddina Beachfront 7 storey apartment complex lodged a Planning and Environment Court appeal in September 2023 against the Council over its refusal of an application to remove some of the turtle lighting approval conditions.

 

Draft Master Plan for the Pt Cartwright and LaBalsa Recreation Parks

2023 June

We have lodged our submission with Council relating to the Draft Master Plan for the Pt Cartwright and LaBalsa Park recreation areas

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Sunshine Coast Major Public Transport Projects

2023 August

We have lodged our submission with Dept Transport and Main Roads relating to the

SC Public Transport Projects.

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Draft Shaping SEQ, South East Queensland Regional Plan 2023 Update

2023 September

We have lodged two submissions with the State Government relating to the

Draft Shaping SEQ, South East Queensland Regional Plan 2023 Update

Read our 1st submission (Click to view)

Read our 2nd submission (Click to view)

Proposed amendments to Local Laws - Pt Cartwright

2023 October

We have lodged our submission with the Council relating to the

Proposed amendments to Local Laws (relating to dog access) - Pt Cartwright

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SC Public Transport Community Engagement TMR:  Vehicle Options

2023 November

We have lodged our submission with Dept Transport and Main Roads relating to the

SC Public Transport Community Engagement on Vehicle Options with

"NO LIGHT RAIL"

Read our submission (Click to view)

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Newsletter Update # 18:  November 28, 2023 (Click to view)

 

Newsletter Update # 17:  December 31, 2022 (Click to view)

Newsletter Update # 16:  November, issued 04 December, 2022 (Click to view)

Newsletter Update # 15:  August, issued 01 September, 2022 (Click to view)

 

Newsletter Update # 14:  April issued 03 May, 2022 (Click to view)

 

Newsletter Update # 13:  2nd Special Edition March 29, 2022 (Click to view)

Newsletter Update # 12:  Special Edition March 11, 2022 (Click to view)

Newsletter Update # 11:  February 27, 2022 (Click to view)

 

Newsletter Update # 10:  January 23, 2022 (Click to view)

Newsletter Update # 9:   December 21, 2021 (Click to view)

 

Newsletter Update # 8:   November 27, 2021 (Click to view)

 

Newsletter Update # 7:   October 23, 2021 (Click to view)

Newsletter Update # 6:   September 30, 2021 (Click to view)

Newsletter Update # 5:   August 27, 2021 (Click to view)

Newsletter Update # 4:   July 31, 2021 (Click to view)

Newsletter Update # 3:   June 18, 2021 (Click to view)

Newsletter Update # 2:  May 31, 2021 (Click to view)

 

Newsletter Update # 1:   April 26, 2021 (Click to view)

 Community Meeting 2019 

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 News and Media 

Media Release:  October 28, 2022 (Click to view)

The Minister advised that all parts of the proposed amendment relating to the Buddina Urban Village are to be removed from the proposed site specific SC planning scheme amendments.

News Update:  October 25, 2021 (Click to view)

Legal challenge update - Judge Long delivered his decision on Friday 22 October 2021, 11 months after the hearing.

News Update:  April 2, 2021 (Click to view)

Buddina Community Meeting to be held on Wednesday 21 April 2021.  What is proposed for Buddina and our neighbours?  Let's discuss some current and emerging issues.... you may be surprised!

News Update:  December 31, 2020 (Click to view)

Legal challenge update - Judge Long told the court he would take time to review evidence and the law and deliver his decision at a later date.

Press Release:  October 16 2020 (Click to view)

Community Group, Friends of Buddina, continues its challenge in the Planning and Environment Court over the Buddina Beachfront development approval

Press Release:  August 23, 2020 (Click to view)

Friends of Buddina Ltd. Community Challenging Inappropriate Development

 

Media Story:  June 7, 2020 (Click to view)

Don't fear: Sekisui won't affect Buddina Beach Case

Media Story:  April 16, 2020 (Click to view)

High Rise Trial Could Set Precedent for Future Developments

Press Release:  November 11 2019 (Click to view)

Court Action by Friends of Buddina Ltd

News Update:  April 30, 2019 (Click to view)

Councillors Approve Talinga Street Devlopment 6 to 5 votes

News Update:  April 17, 2019 (Click to view)

Petition with 1,016 Signatures

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