Herston Quarter

Key details

The Herston Quarter Priority Development Area (PDA) will be redeveloped into a mixed-use, health-related precinct.

The proposed redevelopment includes a public health facility, private hospital, aged care and retirement living, residential accommodation, childcare facilities, retail and restaurants.

It covers approximately 6 hectares and is located in the suburb of Herston, two kilometres north of the Brisbane CBD.

It includes state-listed heritage sites including the Lady Lamington Nurses Home, Edith Cavell and Lady Norman buildings which will be preserved and re-used.

The PDA was declared on 18 November 2016.

Development scheme

The development scheme is the regulatory document which assists with planning, carrying out, promoting, coordinating and controlling land development within the PDA.

The Herston Quarter PDA Development Scheme commenced on 21 December 2017.

Note: Amendments to the Economic Development Act 2012 have changed the interpretation of PDA exempt and PDA self-assessable development. More information

Development assessment

Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) assesses development applications for this PDA.

All development applications are assessed against the Development Scheme.


Funding and building infrastructure is key to facilitating development within PDAs.

The Herston Quarter PDA Development Charges and Offset Plan identifies relevant development charges, how these charges are calculated, levied and administered, and the trunk infrastructure required to service the PDA.

You can also view the Herston Quarter PDA Infrastructure Plan Background Report (IPBR).

To claim either a provisional or a final infrastructure offset use the online form. Please refer to the application checklist before completing the online form.

Development project

Herston Quarter

Herston Quarter PDA regulatory map

Download the Herston Quarter PDA regulatory map.

Herston Quarter PDA boundary map

Last updated: 28 June 2024