The Oonoonba Priority Development Area (PDA) will provide a range of housing styles and prices for home ownership and rental.
It covers 83 hectares and is three kilometres from the Townsville CBD.
It sits between the Ross River to the north and west, the railway line and Abbot Street road corridor to the east, and Riverwood Drive and Viewpoint Terrace to the south.
The PDA was declared on 23 April 2010.
The development scheme is the regulatory document which assists with planning, carrying out, promoting, coordinating and controlling land development within the PDA.
The Oonoonba Priority Development Area Development Scheme ( 1.25 MB) commenced on 15 April 2011 and was amended on 7 August 2021 ( 30 KB).
Note: Amendments to the Economic Development Act 2012 have changed the interpretation of PDA exempt and PDA self-assessable development. More information
Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) assesses development applications for this PDA.
All development applications are assessed against the development scheme.
Funding and building infrastructure is key to facilitating development within PDAs.
The Oonoonba PDA Development Charges and Offset Plan ( 6.6 MB) accompanies the PDA development scheme. It identifies relevant development charges, how these charges are calculated, levied and administered, and the trunk infrastructure required to service the PDA.
You can also view the Oonoonba PDA Infrastructure Plan Background Report ( 35 MB).
To claim either a provisional or a final infrastructure offset use the online form.
Oonoonba PDA regulatory map
Oonoonba PDA boundary map
Last updated: 30 Jun 2023