20-year study of Queen’s Wharf Brisbane

20-year study of Queen’s Wharf Brisbane

QUT will lead a 20-year study on the Queen’s Wharf development in Brisbane with an initial three-pronged focus on gambling impact, connectivity and public sentiment.

Queen's Warf new development

Optimising opportunities linked to the $3 billion Queen’s Wharf Brisbane development has near-neighbours the State Government, QUT and The Star Entertainment Group signing a Memorandum of Understanding.

Quen's Warf Kerrie Mengersen
Distinguished Professor of Statistical Science Kerrie Mengersen

The Study (LBIS) will be led by QUT Distinguished Professor of Statistical Science Kerrie Mengersen who said this was the first time a study of this nature and scale has been commissioned.

“For the Gambling Impact Study, this information will be made available to advisory committee members and policy makers so that it can be proactively improved and any negative impacts that arise minimised,” Professor Mengersen said.

She said the data would provide an evidence base for subsequent decisions made not just in relation to the Queen’s Wharf Brisbane project, but elsewhere in Queensland.

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