Woolloongabba Priority Development Area (PDA)


The Queensland government has declared a new, vastly expanded Priority Development Area (PDA) in Woolloongabba and East Brisbane. This controversial decision, driven by the $2.7 billion Gabba Stadium redevelopment, raises serious concerns about community consultation, transparency, and the future of this vibrant neighbourhood.

Amy MacMahon provides an excellent breakdown of the issues associated with the PDA on her website.

What is a PDA?

A PDA is a planning tool used by the government to fast-track major developments, often with limited public input. This raises concerns about:

What's included in the Woolloongabba PDA?

The Interim Land Use Plan outlines the government's vision for the area, which includes:

Community concerns:

Residents are deeply concerned about the PDA's potential impacts, including:

What can you do?

Together, we can ensure the future of Woolloongabba is shaped by the needs and aspirations of the community, not driven solely by profit and political interests.