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Brisbane: River's Edge Strategy
« on: September 26, 2013, 03:19:29 AM »
River's Edge Strategy --> http://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/planning-building/planning-guidelines-and-tools/other-plans-and-projects/rivers-edge/index.htm
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Re: Brisbane: River's Edge Strategy
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2013, 03:20:48 AM »
Brisbanetimes --> Council planning takes city closer to the River's Edge

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Brisbane's zip line is one step closer to reality.

The proposed zip line, suggested to run between Kangaroo Point Cliffs and the City Botanic Gardens, is considered a medium term project under the Brisbane City Council's River's Edge Strategy – provided the private sector steps up and funds the proposal.

Thursday's release of the strategy is an update of the draft plan released in June, taking into account public submissions and feedback gathered over the past 12 months.

Short term projects – which could be implemented in as little as two years - include riverside eating and drinking precincts, a network of non-motorised watercraft launches and short-term mooring sites, lighting along the riverside parks and paths and mobile food and drink vendors in public parks adjacent to the river.
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An expansion of the RiverWalk pedestrian and cycle network has also been identified, which could include the construction of additional pedestrian, cyclists and bus bridges in “high travel demand areas”.

Construction of the Howard Smith Wharves, Kingsford Smith Drive, Maritime Museum and Bulimba Riverside Park links would be led by the state government. The Northshore Hamilton, Commercial Road to Newstead Riverpark, Mowbray Park to Cairns Street at Kangaroo Point, Byron Street Bulimba and Bulimba Barracks links would “occur incrementally as part of any redevelopment” ...

Read more: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/council-planning-takes-city-closer-to-the-rivers-edge-20130925-2uedf.html
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Re: Brisbane: River's Edge Strategy
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2013, 03:45:26 AM »
Couriermail --> Brisbane River future revealed in city council’s Rivers Edge strategy

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A CROSS-river flying fox, a downtown marina and extra bridges and walkways could be a reality by 2023 under a council vision to capitalise on Brisbane’s “greatest natural asset”.

In the short term, disused ferry terminals at Dutton Park and Teneriffe could be reborn as community facilities under the finalised River’s Edge Strategy.

Two days before the annual Riverfire extravaganza, Brisbane City Council will today unveil the finished document, which aims to generate tourism, economic growth and recreational opportunities along the city’s famous river from St Lucia to Hamilton ...
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