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Educational Establishments

JGPC has extensive experience in providing planning advice, and preparing and lodging development applications for schools and other similar related educational uses across Queensland. JGPC is very knowledgeable about the needs and day to day operations of schools and works closely with the client and project team to achieve great outcomes for the educational establishment.

JGPC is able to provide advice to schools on the best planning approval approach, including consideration of the Community Infrastructure Designation process now available for independent schools.

JGPC has provided town planning consultancy services to a large number of educational establishments. 


Somerville House

Project
JGPC has assisted Somerville House in acquiring a series of development approvals for new facilities both at the South Brisbane campus and in other parts of Brisbane.

The South Brisbane campus is located within the Queensland Children’s Hospital State Development Area under the State Development and Public Works Organisation Act 1971. Parts of the site are identified as a State Heritage Place. Material change of use applications were assessed by the State Government. All building work applications were assessed by Brisbane City Council. 

Assessing Authority
Department of State Development or Brisbane City Council

Key Issues
South Brisbane campus
> Queensland and local heritage
> Railway corridor
> Traffic and access
> Building design

Other campus’s
> Flooding
> Ecology


Arethusa College

Project
JGPC has assisted the Shaftesbury Centre in acquiring development approvals for the establishment of Arethusa College at two separate campuses in Brisbane.

One of the campuses is listed as a State and Local Heritage Place and is located on land zoned for open space. JGPC also assisted the Shaftesbury Centre in acquiring development approval to reconfiguring this land to create a new leasehold lot.       

Assessing Authority
Brisbane City Council

Key Issues
> Queensland and local heritage
> Building size and bulk
> Traffic


St Joseph's Nudgee College

Project
JGPC has assisted St Joseph’s Nudgee College in acquiring a series of development approvals for new facilities at the Boondall campus, and providing town planning advice on various sites across South East Queensland. The various development approvals have involved assessment by the State government on a number of different State interests.

Assessing Authority
Brisbane City Council

Key Issues
Queensland and local heritage
> Traffic
> Acoustics
> Ecology


Glasshouse Christian College

Project
JGPC has assisted Glasshouse Christian College with the master planning of the educational establishment, and acquiring development approvals for the College including its growth onto adjoining constrained land. The various development approvals have involved assessment by the State government during the assessment process.

Assessing Authority
Sunshine Coast Council

Key Issues
> Flooding
> Stormwater management
> Ecology
> Traffic


Parklands Christian College

Project
JGPC has assisted Parklands Christian College with acquiring development approvals from Logan City Council from the establishment of the educational establishment. A key aspect of the approval process has been the staging of building works over time, as well as staging of external works to help manage college budgets.

The various development approvals have involved assessment by the State government during the assessment process. 

Assessing Authority
Logan City Council

Key Issues
> Infrastructure provision
> Stormwater management