‘Not in their backyard’: Residents rally against unit block


Historic Amity House in New Farm. Photo: New Farm Historical Society

New Farm residents fear a proposal for a scaled-down apartment complex in the backyard of heritage-listed Amity House will gain development approval.

An application to build a six-storey unit block at the back of the riverfront property was rejected by Brisbane City Council in 2008, a decision appealed by owner Tony Dempsey in the Planning and Development court.

With the court case ongoing a compromise to build a four-storey complex has brought to both city council and the Queensland Heritage Council.

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