Tessa Scott from Nine News Brisbane interviewed me yesterday morning regarding the proposed re-development of the Brisbane Workers’ Community Centre and associated shops on the corner of Given and Latrobe Terraces, Paddington. I was supportive of the proposed mixed-used (i.e. commercial and residential) development, arguing higher density brings many economic and social benefits, including reduced transport costs, lower greenhouse gas emissions, and greater opportunities for business and social interactions. Here’s a link to the Nine News story in which I’m interviewed:
Let’s hope this doesn’t become another missed opportunity, like the missed opportunity to develop the old Milton Tennis Centre site, which is now being turned into a park. The development should proceed.