Email Minister for State Development Now!

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We need you to act now to stop KUR-World, an ill-thought out mega development that could triple Kuranda's population.

And Email the minister NOW!


We've seen it all before!

Port Hinchinbrook promised a similar resort style.

Paradise Palms at Kewarra Beach lasted as a resort for less than 20 years.

BOTH became poorly planned residential blocks - with improper infrastructure: Dogs, cats, cars... bye bye cassowary, bye bye frogs.

KUR-World could well end up a very large residential subdivision with several thousand people.

You will make a difference if you email Anthony Lynham, Minister for State Development, in charge of projects with “coordinated project status.” [i.e. In charge of fast tracking]

We need to show Minister Lynham that people are watching and organising.

Email to: sdnrm@ministerial.qld.gov.au


Suggested wording for you to start your email 

Dear Minister Lynham,

Stop the current work at the Barnwell Property at Kuranda.

  • There's already been unlawful development resulting in damage to waterways.

  • These are 2 of just a handful of creeks which are home to the critically endangered Kuranda Tree Frog.

  • Suburbs should not be built outside the planning regime in environmentally sensitive areas with active cultural heritage issues

  • Proper consultation with Traditional Owners should be made.

And don't forget to mention

"We've seen it before!"


Read more about the development in our column in the Kuranda Paper