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Have your say on the proposed Jimboomba locality boundaries

11 July 2017

Department of Natural Resources and Mines Executive Director South Region Ken Sherwood said the proposal involved altering the existing boundaries of the localities of Flagstone, Jimboomba and South Maclean and creating the new localities of Glenlogan and Riverbend.

“The proposed changes will define new locality boundaries to the east of the Brisbane-Sydney interstate railway line within the Jimboomba region,” Mr Sherwood said.

“Whilst Flagstone, Jimboomba and South Maclean are existing localities, Glenlogan recognises the former location of Glenlogan Park thoroughbred stud farm on Lance Road. The name Riverbend is based on a prominent geographic feature in the Logan River at the southern end of that locality.”

Mr Sherwood said Logan City Council suggested these changes in July 2016 to cater for the existing and future residential growth of the Jimboomba region over the next 20 years.

“Reviewing and defining locality boundaries within the Jimboomba region will ensure boundaries reflect the future structure of the community and ensure minimal address changes for new residents,” Mr Sherwood said.

“Stakeholders including Logan City Council, the Public Safety Business Agency, Australia Post, Telstra and the Flagstone Community Association have already been consulted and the Government is now seeking the views of the wider community in the affected areas.

“The public and community groups can make submissions on the proposal until the close of consultation on 21 July 2017. This public feedback is then considered by the Minister for State Development and Natural Resources and Mines before a decision is made on whether to accept and approve a proposal.”

Queensland place name plan QPN1281 shows the location of the place names considered under the proposal and may be viewed at the Queensland Place Names section on the Department of Natural Resources and Mines website – www.qld.gov.au/environment/land/place-names

The plan may also be viewed at the Logan City Council Administration Centre, Wembley Road, Logan Central or at DNRM’s Beenleigh Business Centre in Tansey Street, Beenleigh.

Submissions in writing, either in support of or against the proposal, can be submitted online at www.dnrm.qld.gov.au or sent to Queensland Place Names, Department of Natural Resources and Mines, GPO Box 2454, Brisbane Qld 4001. Enquiries about the proposal should be directed to 13 QGOV or by emailing qldplacenames@dnrm.qld.gov.au

Contact: Brad Muir
Phone: (07) 3199 8253

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Last updated: 11 July 2017


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