29 November 2007
Barro filed an appeal in the Queensland Planning and Environment Court (P&E Court) against Council’s decision.
27 November 2007
Council refused the application, as it considered the impacts on the community, environment and traffic to be unacceptable.
20 March 2009
The P&E Court ‘struck out’ the appeal, determining that Barro’s application to Council was not properly made.
30 March 2009
Barro filed an appeal against the decision of the P&E Court in the Queensland Court of Appeal.
16 October 2009
The Court of Appeal upheld the P&E Court’s judgment and Barro was unable to proceed with the extension.
21 December 2010
Barro lodged another development application to expand its operations with Council.
12 June 2013
Council refused Barro’s application for a number of reasons, including the impacts on the community, environment and traffic.
26 September 2013
The (then) State Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning called in the development application. The call in powers allow the Minister to decide applications where a State interest is affected, removing the decision making power from the local government.
20 December 2013
The (then) State Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning approved Barro’s application, with conditions.
18 December 2015
The (then) State Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning approved an application by Barro to change the development approval.
08 December 2017
Barro lodged an application with Council to extend the currency period for the approval given by the Minister in December 2013. Barro sought the extension as it needed more time to complete the works under the approval given by the Minister.
27 March 2018
Council refused Barro’s application, maintaining its position that the impacts on the community, the environment and traffic were unacceptable.
19 June 2019