Notice of proposed Ministerial designation of premises for development of infrastructure under the Planning Act 2016
Proposed Ministerial infrastructure designation
Description of the land and type of infrastructure
The proposed Ministerial infrastructure designation involves the redevelopment of the Thomas Dixon Centre (Queensland Ballet Facility) and applies to land located at 406 Montague Road, West End and described as Lot 417 on SL8190.
This infrastructure is described under the Planning Regulation 2017, Schedule 5, Part 2 as—
3 Community and cultural facilities;
6 Educational facilities; and
18 Storage and works depot including similar facilities, including administrative facilities relating to the provision or maintenance of infrastructure stated in this part.
The use is further described as: the Queensland Ballet training and administration facility including the upgrade and expansion to the existing Thomas Dixon Centre to appropriately house Queensland Ballet’s full range of programs, attract the highest standard of talent to the company and provide excellence in program delivery for professional dancers and the community. The use includes refurbishment of the existing dance studios and administration area and construction of new studios (including a new 350-400 seat performance studio and public studio), wellness centre, dancers lounge, dressing rooms, boardroom and roof terrace areas. The use also includes supporting functions including basement car parking, wardrobes and fitting rooms, public and private amenities, storage, loading dock and other ‘back-of-house’ activities.
How to view details of the proposed Ministerial infrastructure designation
A copy of the draft environmental assessment report for the proposed Ministerial infrastructure designation may be viewed at the links below during the public consultation period, commencing on Monday 26 February 2018 and closing on Tuesday 20 March 2018 (inclusive). The details of the proposed Ministerial infrastructure designation can also be viewed in person at the Thomas Dixon Centre (406 Montague Road, West End) within the Queensland Ballet reception area.
Download the proposed Ministerial Infrastructure Designation for Thomas Dixon Centre (Queensland Ballet Facility) documents here:
- Draft Environmental Assessment Report
- Appendix A – MID Flowchart
- Appendix B – MID Acknowledgement of Request
- Appendix C – MID Assessment
- Appendix D – Property Information
- Appendix E – Detail Survey
- Appendix F – Queensland Heritage Listing
- Appendix G – Heritage Conservation Management Plan
- Appendix H – EMR Listing
- Appendix I – Proposal Plans
- Appendix J – Landscape Plans
- Appendix K – Heritage Impact Report
- Appendix L – Engineering Report
- Appendix M – ESD & Engineering Strategies
- Appendix N – Contaminated Land Report
- Appendix O – Traffic Report
- Appendix P – Noise Impact Report
- Appendix Q – EPBC Act Report
- Appendix R – State Mapping
- Appendix S – Local Government Information
Making a submission about the proposed Ministerial infrastructure designation
Submissions about the proposed Ministerial infrastructure designation can be made during the public consultation period, commencing on Monday 26 February 2018 and closing on Tuesday 20 March 2018 (inclusive), to the Planning Minister, the Hon Cameron Dick MP, via:
mail addressed to:
Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning – Planning Group
PO Box 15009
City East QLD 4002
Any person or entity may make a submission about any aspect of the proposed Ministerial infrastructure designation. The submission should:
- be clearly marked as ‘Proposed Ministerial infrastructure designation for the redevelopment of Thomas Dixon Centre (Queensland Ballet Facility)’;
- be in writing, dated and signed by each person or entity who made the submission;
- state the name and address of each person or entity who made the submission; and
- state the grounds (reasons) of the submission and the facts and circumstances relied on in support of the grounds.
All submissions made or received after Tuesday 20 March 2018 may not be considered ‘properly made’ and may not be eligible to be considered during the Planning Minister’s decision-making.
For further information about the proposed Ministerial infrastructure designation
Any questions about the proposed Ministerial infrastructure designation or in relation to making a submission should be directed to the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning on 1300 967 433 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org