The RAMSAR listed wetlands of Moreton Bay are under threat from more developments than the proposed 3,600 home development at Toondah Harbour, according to media platform eFlux.
Already approved developments include the $1billion 65,000 home Pacific-City at Norwell Valley and a new freeway, linking that city to the Gold Coast and Brisbane. So far there are no plans for public transport. Moreton Bay Council announced in February plans to more than double its economy in two decades by encouraging agribusiness, construction and tourism.
The Bay is home to more than 50,000 waterbirds, including one percent of the world’s migratory species.
The Southern Moreton Bay Islands 2030 Community Plan, now a decade old, does not mention the major development of infrastructure required for Pacific City and its proposed satellites.
Moreton Bay Shire Council plans to expand the region’s economy from $17billion to $40billion by encouraging development in agribusiness, construction and tourism.
You can hear that story in The Generator News for Wednesday May 26th
Link to eFlux story
Real Estate Agent Ray White’s summary of the project