The decision to develop Bahrs Scrub can still be rejected by Logan City Council!
Logan City Council representatives and publications claim that the development of the BSP is a foregone conclusion, decreed by the State Government. The South East Queensland Regional Plan, the overarching planning instrument for Queensland has mandated the Bahrs Scrub Precinct for fast-tracked development.
HOWEVER, the SEQ RP clearly states that remnant vegetation and land that has 'constraints such as flooding, land slope, scenic amenity, and the need to protect significant biodiversity values' may be ''unsuitable for development' (SEQ RP, p15). Most importantly, the SEQ RP also states that the ultimate development decision is at the discretion of the local authority: