What is happening with the wharf timber?

At this point in time the timber from the demolition of the old wharves can be purchased and used or re-purposed within the Northshore precinct by developers to enhance the public realm.

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What is Northshore Hamilton?

Northshore Hamilton is the name for the 304 hectare Priority Development Area (PDA) being transformed into a vibrant mixed-use precinct. Economic Development Queensland is the planning authority of all 304 hectares and owns approximately 60 hectares of land in the Northshore Hamilton project area.

Where is Northshore Hamilton?

Northshore extends from Brett’s Wharf along Kingsford Smith Drive to the Gateway Bridge (east) and all land south to the Brisbane River. Northshore Hamilton totals 304 hectares and includes the Royal Queensland Golf Course and two kilometres of Brisbane River frontage. For an in-depth look at the site, refer to the Indicative masterplan.

How will the existing road network cope with the extra residents of Northshore Hamilton development?

Significant traffic modelling and traffic management planning has and will continue to be undertaken to ensure Northshore Hamilton’s internal road network caters to the increased population.

What type of environmentally friendly features will be incorporated in the development?

Every aspect of Northshore Hamilton has been planned to reduce impact on the environment.

The master plan provides for high standards of sustainability, including eco-sensitive water features (e.g. recycled water and an environmental park) and alternatives to traditional approaches for stormwater management. A comprehensive alternative transportation infrastructure system is provided (pedestrian, cyclist and public transport) to address one of the most significant modern environmental challenges: climate change / greenhouse gas emissions.

Biodiversity enhancement is planned through rehabilitation of the mangroves and the planting of native species.

What is the relationship of Economic Development Queensland and Northshore Hamilton?

The Northshore Hamilton development was previously owned by the Port of Brisbane Authority until  the Queensland Government transferred ownership of the site to Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) (then the Urban Land Development Authority) in April 2010.EDQ has planning and assessment responsibility for the 304 hectare Priority Development Area of Northshore and will work with local and state government, community and local landholders, and developers to deliver a waterfront community that is diverse, inclusive and utilises best-practise urban design.EDQ is also the owner of approximately 60 hectares of land within the precinct that was transferred from the Port of Brisbane in 2010.