‘They don’t want anything to change’: NIMBYs’ ‘questionable’ use of heritage listings – Brisbane Times, 27 February 2022

Urban Taskforce chief executive Tom Forrest said there was a misplaced view that development and higher density changes a suburb for the worse.

Planning rules were too strict and council staff should work with developers to protect “genuine heritage” while enabling development, Mr Forrest said. “Too often, we see heritage weaponised by using questionable and variable references to heritage used to simply block development.”

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