Past Court Cases · Nature & the Reef

Redland koala planning appeal

15 February, 2007

EDO Qld acted for the Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland Bayside Branch (WPSQ Bayside Branch) in a case that protected important koala habitat in Southeast Queensland. The case was a challenge to the approval of a residential subdivision.

The Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland Bayside Branch (Qld) Inc v Redland Shire Council & Anor [2007] QPEC 16

Read the full decision.

WPSQ Bayside Branch appealed an approval and a preliminary approval by Redland Shire Council, in the Planning and Environment Court under the Integrated Planning Act 1997. The approved subdivision was for 94 lots and the preliminary approval for further lots in another part of the 69 hectare property.

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