Green Light for Toondah Harbor Study

The Commonwealth Minister for Environment and Energy, Josh Frydenberg, has today given the green light to progress the environment referral application for the Toondah Harbor project in Cleveland.

Walker Group will now be able to take the application to the next stage of the process, which is to have the science tested.

Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams, said: “We have always supported such scrutiny, and believe Walker Group should have the opportunity to demonstrate the acceptability of the proposal through an environmental impact assessment.

“This is a sensible approach and proves commitment to both the Redlands and our environment.

“I would also like to highlight that the Redlands community will have the opportunity to have their say during the environmental impact assessment phase.”

The project’s proponents plan to add 3600 units and a marina development to Toondah Harbor, which is a gateway to North Stradbroke Island.

The $1.3 billion scheme has been delayed six times before reaching this stage because of the potential impact of dredging the Toondah Harbor on the feeding grounds of a number of world-recognized wading birds.

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