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Tuesday, 7 February 2017
Page: 201

Bulimba Barracks

(Question No. 622)


Ms Butler asked the Minister for Defence Personnel, in writing, on 21 November 2016:

(1) Will prospective purchasers of the Bulimba Barracks be made aware of the Bulimba Barracks Master Plan (administered by the Brisbane City Council); if so, how.

(2) What assurances, if any, can he give constituents in the electoral division of Griffith that the purchaser will abide by the letter and spirit of the Master Plan.


Mr Tehan: The Minister for Defence Personnel has provided the following answer to the honourable member's question:

(1) Defence will work with the Brisbane City Council to make purchasers aware of Council Planning requirements at the time of sale. The Bulimba Barracks Master Plan is reflected in Temporary Local Planning Instrument 03/16Redevelopment of the Bulimba Barracks effective 10 June 2016. Defence will advise prospective purchasers to appraise themselves of local and state planning requirements for the site. Details of the Bulimba Barracks Master Plan are readily available on the Brisbane City Council website:

www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/planning-guidelines-tools/neighbourhood-planning/neighbourhood-plans-other-local-planning-projects/bulimba-barracks-master-plan.

(2) Any purchaser of the site would be required to comply with Brisbane City Council and Queensland Government planning requirements.