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Have your say – the Future South Bank Draft Master Plan has dropped and you can say yay or nay Have your say – the Future South Bank Draft Master Plan has dropped and you can say yay or nay Have your say – the Future South Bank Draft Master Plan has dropped and you can say yay or nay

Have your say – the Future South Bank Draft Master Plan has dropped and you can say yay or nay

Whether you're a devoted northsider or a steadfast southsider, there's one thing we can agree on – South Bank is one of Brisbane’s most famous destinations. For more than 30 years, the renowned riverside precinct has welcomed locals and tourists alike to enjoy its mix of natural and urban splendour, and now it's time for a little refresh. Before the makeover montage begins though, the State Government and South Bank Corporation are asking the public to have their say on the proposed upgrade plans. Eager to put your two cents in? Read on to discover what might be in store for South Bank ...


South Bank Corporation has released its draft master plan and long-term vision for South Bank and it’s pretty snazzy, to say the least. The Future South Bank Draft Master Plan proposes seven ideas to help guide the evolution of the riverside precinct. These include realigning the 1.2-km Clem Jones Promenade to make the river’s edge more inviting, as well as slowing vehicular traffic, widening footpaths and introducing a protected bikeway on Grey Street. The parkland core could change dramatically too, with plans to update the famous Streets Beach and lagoon, integrating playgrounds and water play, creating a tree-top walk and providing a new tilted lawn. It also proposes the creation of ‘Little Tribune Street’, a new connection between the Queensland College of Art and Ship Inn.

The master plan also includes proposed updates to the hub’s northern gateway (the area located outside of QPAC and featuring the iconic Brisbane sign), with the aim of making it more accessible via improved connections to the Victoria Bridge, a new plaza connection for pedestrians and a separate ramp to safely link cyclists from the bridge to the boardwalk. The oft-overlooked maritime precinct has been tabbed as a place with potential to become a higher-frequented area of South Bank. It goes without saying, the implementation of any elements of the plan are subject to subsequent South Bank Corporation and Queensland Government consideration and approvals. However, State Government has put the call out for Brisbane locals to have their say and offer feedback on the draft master plans for South Bank. If you want to give your opinion, head to the South Bank Corporation website.

Please note, images are artist impressions of indicative outcomes, not final designs.



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