Proposed Ministerial Infrastructure Designation of premises for Extensions to an Educational Establishment under the Planning Act 2016

On behalf of the Iona College School, The Planning Place has requested that the Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning designate the premises at 85 North Road, Wynnum West, Queensland. This proposed Infrastructure Designation has been requested in accordance with Chapter 2, Part 5 of the Planning Act 2016.

Type of Infrastructure:

It is proposed to designate the subject land for the following type of infrastructure in accordance with Schedule 5 (Infrastructure), Section 13, Part 2 (Other Infrastructure) of the Planning Regulations 2017:

  • Item 6: Educational Facilities

Description of Infrastructure:

The project to be undertaken in stage will include:

  • A Multi-purpose Hall/Gathering Space of approximately 4,440m2 of floor area and associated carparking area.
  • It will involve a school extension accommodating the same student numbers as currently but providing improved school infrastructure and facilities at the school. 

The proposed Infrastructure Designation applies to the land owned by the Iona College School (the owner of the assets and operations of the school). The site is bounded by Sandy Camp Road to the north, Bulgin Avenue to the east, Alness St Wynnum West and the railway corridor to the south, and is dissected by North Road between the main college area and the western sports fields.

Intended Outcomes of Proposed Infrastructure:

The proposed designation will provide improved and state-of-the-art educational facilities to enable Australian Curriculum to be delivered to meet the needs of the school and its students, while providing ongoing long-term educational and associated employment opportunities.

Have your say:

To have your say about the proposed Ministerial Designation, you can make a submission, on or before 21st November 2019, to the Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning. The Proposed Infrastructure Designation DSDMIP Reference is: MID-0919-0371. All submissions can be made to the Infrastructure Designation team via:

If you wish to discuss the proposal, please contact the Infrastructure Designations team within the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning on 1300 967 433, or at the above email address.

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Ian Adams
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Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning Graduate Diploma of Management