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Formal Complaint to QLD DES DG

Following on from discussions with the EDO and QLD Ombudsman, the Local Residents (LR) created a formal complaint to the DES Director General regarding the BCC Mt Coot-tha Quarry.

Main Complaint Document
 
MCLR Mt Coot-tha Quarry Advisory Proposal

This report was ignored by the BCC and LM Quirk.

Nov-2017 MCLR Quarry Proposal Report
 
Generalised DES Letter to Residents

After the LR completed their series of expensive Internal Home Blast Vibrations, a posted letter arrived from DES Mr Karle (MKL).
This document claims that our measurements are invalid and that AS2187.2 2006 can be applied to every home in Mt Coot-tha. (Even those containing asbestos fibre sheeting).

June 2018 MKL Document
 

Known Approximate Areas:
Roma St Parklands = 16 Hectares.
Southbank Parklands= 18 Hectares.
Mt Coot-tha Quarry = 30 Hectares = Roma St Parklands &+ Southbank Parklands Added Together.
MC Botanic Gardens = 52 Hectares.

Known Approximate Factors:
Mt Coot-tha Quarry Area = 300,000sqm (30ha).
Total Legacy Way Spoil Volume = 2.3million cubic metres.
Approximate Quarry Hole Length=500m, Width=400m, Depth=150m.
Indicative Possible Total Hole Volume=15 million cubic metres = 35 million tonnes.
Maximum Number of Bench Shelves = 10.
Mine Design Bench/Shelf Parameters, Drop-off Height=15m, Rock-Width=20m.