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ABC Interview with BDA Speaker Dr Stefan Hajkowicz

ABC Radio's Steve Austin interviewed Dr Stefan Hajkowicz, Leader of CSIRO Futures, who was one of the guest speakers at the recent BDA breakfast event held on Thursday, 29 May 2014. Please follow the link below to download the interview. 

The Brisbane Development Association is calling for Expressions of Interest for the role of Executive Director.

In July 2013, the role of Executive Director of the Brisbane Development Association (BDA) was vacated. At that time, the BDA Management Committee appointed an acting Executive Director on a temporary basis.

Science Behind the Success of Future Brisbane Development


The design and quality of public and commercial spaces in Brisbane will have to improve over the next 20 years to combat technological changes allowing people to shop and work from home.

City Farming - A Brisbane Development Association Inititive

City farms turn empty or underutilised urban space into productive food producing areas.

BDA Young Patrons present History in the Making

As part of the UR{BNE} Festival 2014, the Brisbane Development Association Young Patrons presents:


Street side gallery and engagement piece showcasing historical and present day images of the Queen’s Wharf precinct to generate community discussion on its past and its future.

Download the flyer HERE

The Queensland Plan: a 30-year vision for Queensland Our working draft created by Queenslanders, for Queensland

The Queensland Plan: a 30-year vision for Queensland – our working draft has been prepared by the Queensland Government on behalf of the people of Queensland.

BDA 2014 Management Committee Elected

The BDA Management Committee for 2014 was elected at the Annual General Meeting of the Association held on Wednesday, 4 December 2013. View the Management Committee list HERE

View the BDA 2013 Year in Review HERE

CitySmart Leaders Project 2013

CitySmart Leaders Project 2013

This forum will lead the discussion in how new approaches and technologies can assist in the sustainable economic development of Brisbane and Queensland - a timely topic given the recent release by the Queensland Government of its blueprint for infrastructure reform.