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Declared on 27 March 2008 and located six kilometres from the Brisbane CBD, the Northshore Hamilton Priority Development Area (PDA) covers 304-hectares of land, with a two kilometre river frontage.

The Northshore Hamilton PDA includes land between Kingsford Smith Drive and the Brisbane River, extending from Bretts Wharf to the west and the Gateway Motorway to the east.

The Northshore Hamilton PDA is close to some of Brisbane's most important economic drivers, including the Brisbane Airport and the Australia Trade Coast precinct.

All development applications for the Northshore Hamilton Priority Development Area are to be lodged with and assessed by the department.

Latest news (June 2016)

Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) has now commenced a review of the Northshore Hamilton PDA Development Scheme, planned to be completed in late 2016.

In May 2016, as part of Stage 1 – Information Review, EDQ gathered the community's feedback through two community information sessions and an online survey.

EDQ will now progress to Stage 2 – Planning Options Analysis. This will involve reporting back to the community the key issues raised during the community consultation in Stage 1.

View the Northshore Hamilton PDA Development Scheme review page to keep updated with the latest project information.

Note: In February 2013 the Urban Land Development Act 2007 (ULDA Act) was repealed and replaced with the Economic Development Act 2012 (ED Act). From then on land areas identified for priority development were referred to as PDAs not UDAs and existing UDAs were transitioned under the ED Act. Any reference to the term UDA on this website is taken to mean a transitioned UDA.

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  1. Bretts Wharf
  2. Portside Cruise Ship Terminal
  3. Royal Queensland Golf Club

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