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2017 BDA Management Committee Elected


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Vice President


BDA Annual General Meeting

The 59th Annual General Meeting of the Brisbane Development Association will be held at 5.15pm for 5.30pm on TUESDAY 29 NOVEMBER 2016 at the Royal International Convention Centre (Governor’s Pavilion), 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills 


BDA MLP Event Presentations Available

The BDA event held on 1 September 2016 was a great success. Presentations were given by The Queensland Treasurer, Hon Curtis Pitt MP, as well as representatives from Queensland Treasury and the Port of Brisbane.

Presentation by Adam Beck - Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand

Below is a presentation made by Mr Adam Beck, Executive Director of the Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand. The presentation was made at the BDA Patrons' Breakfast event held on 19 August 2016.

View the presentation HERE

Future of Australian Housing Event - Speakers' Presentations

The speakers' presentations from the BDA Future of Australian Housing Event held on Friday 15 April 2016 are now available for download.

This program contains links to each of the presentations.

Download HERE (16MB) 

AAA Backstage 5th B'day Party - Discounted Tickets

The BDA has organised discounted tickets for BDA Members for AAA Backstage's 5th B'day Party, a two-stage live music extravaganza at The Foundry in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley on Friday 29th April, from 7pm - midnight.


The Brisbane Development Association (BDA) was founded in 1957, and is Brisbane’s leading independent organisation.  We engage government, industry and the community to make Brisbane Australia’s best city.  The BDA is a not-for-profit, public interest organisation, comprising members from across Brisbane who are committed and motivated to create a better Brisbane.  The BDA initiates regular events for members and non-members for the discussion of matters that promote the development of a better Brisbane.

How small is too small? The future of Australian housing

A collaboration between the BDA and the Future Housing Task Force.

Friday, 15 April 2016
8.00am to 4.00pm

BDA luncheon (for seminar attendees and BDA members and guests), 12pm to 2pm

A range of top-flight and provocative speakers are being assembled for a TED-styled event. Special packages will be available to BDA members.

See the Events Page for further information.

Nominations for the BDA Management Committee for 2015-2016

The BDA has received the following nominations for the Management Committee for 2015-2016.

Nominations close at 6.00pm on 7 December 2016

What do people what to know about the Queen's Wharf Brisbane Project?

The Report on the BDA Member and Non-Member Survey is now in, and you can read the results at HERE

The BDA thanks everyone who participated.