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Toondah Harbour

Key details

The Toondah Harbour Priority Development Area (PDA) aims to enable redevelopment to boost tourism, and create new business opportunities and jobs while supporting existing businesses. It will provide the local community with better services and facilities.

The Toondah Harbour Priority Development Area (PDA) is located on the southern shores of Moreton Bay in Cleveland, approximately one kilometre from of the Cleveland CBD and 33 kilometres from of the Brisbane CBD.

The PDA covers 67 hectares, including 17.5 hectares over land and 49.5 hectares over water within Moreton Bay.

The PDA was declared on 21 June 2013, at the request of Redland City Council.

Development scheme

The development scheme is the regulatory document which assists with planning, carrying out, promoting, coordinating and controlling land development within the PDA.

The Toondah Harbour PDA Development Scheme (PDF icon 856 KB) commenced on 29 May 2014.

Note: Amendments to the Economic Development Act 2012 have changed the interpretation of PDA exempt and PDA self-assessable development. More information

Development assessment

Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) assesses development applications together with Redland City Council.

All development applications within the PDA are assessed against the development scheme.


Funding and building infrastructure is key to facilitating development within PDAs and is outlined in the Infrastructure Funding Framework ( 1.4 MB).

Development project

Toondah Harbour PDA

Toondah Harbour PDA regulatory map

Download the Toondah Harbour PDA regulatory map (PDF icon 231 KB).

Toondah Harbour PDA boundary map

Last updated: 22 Mar 2022