Historical Articles

The TWRA has a rich history of involvement in matters that will advance the interests of the community. This section contains a selection of historical documents on topics that have been important over the years. For more details, just click on the links.

Twin Waters West

The future of Twin Waters West is of significant interest to Twin Waters residents.  So far there have been three distinct phases, with a fourth phase that has just commenced:

  • The First Proposal and its defeat – 2007 to 2013 (TWW # 1)
  • The Town Planning Amendment – 2014 to 2018
  • The Second Proposal and its defeat – 2019 to 2022 (TWW # 2)
  • The Third Proposal - DA lodged on 11 May 2023 (TWW # 3)

Relevant documents are included within this section.


TWW #3 – Information for Members ahead of Public Notification phase – August 2023

August 19, 2023

TWRA Email to Members dated 19 August 2023   Dear TWRA Members The Public Notification for Stockland’s Twin Waters West […]

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TWRA Newsletter Special Report on Twin Waters West

September 2, 2022

The TWRA June 2022 Newsletter is the best and most recent summary of the history, key events and maps of Twin Waters West.

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TWW #2 – Judgement on the appeal to the P&E Court – September 2022

September 1, 2022

UPDATE – 18 September 2022 The formal Judgement document (link below) was delivered by His Honour, Judge Everson on Thu […]

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TWW #2 – Written Submissions from Main Parties at P&E Court Hearing – August 2022

September 1, 2022

Following an onsite inspection, the formal hearing began in the Planning & Environment Court of Stockland’s appeal over the future […]

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TWW #2 – TWRA Submission during Public Notification – July 2019

July 28, 2019

The Assessment Manager Sunshine Coast Council Locked Bag 72 Sunshine Coast Mail Centre. 4560 By email:  [email protected]    Dear Sir […]

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TWW #2 – Review of Stockland DA for Twin Waters West – June 2019

June 9, 2019

The TWRA reviewed the DA and advised members of its views.

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TWW Presentation to TWRA General Meeting June 2017

June 15, 2017

At the request of some of our newer members and residents, Twin Waters West was on placed on the Agenda […]

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TWW #1 – Summary & Link to Next Phase – Dec 2016

December 14, 2016

A letter to TWRA members from the President that provides a good summary of the then status and the link to the next step in the history.

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Twin Waters History

Planning Amendment – TWRA submission & Council’s decision – 2016 & 2017

November 11, 2016

TWRA’s Submission to Council and Council’s response including their decision.

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Planning Amendment – Agreement between TWRA, Stockland & Council – June 2015

March 22, 2015

Advice to members following a letter sent from TWRA to Council and Stockland 15th June 2015 including a copy of the Nine Conditions Precedent that were the basis of the agreement between the parties about the Planning Amendment.
It also includes information from a Stockland presentation to the TWRA General Meeting on 15th April 2015

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Sunshine Coast Council

TWRA Submission – New 2041 Planning Scheme Project

March 28, 2022

Sunshine Coast Council is developing a new Town Plan to take us to 2041. TWRA prepared a submission to Council that incorporated comments and feedback received from residents, as per […]

Anchorage Circuit Park Revetment Wall Repairs

April 18, 2015

REVETMENT WALL REPAIRS The following email was sent to the Twin Waters Residents’ Association on Tuesday 14th April 2015 Dear Twin Waters Residents’ Association, The following information is provided to […]

Sunshine Coast Airport

Sunshine Coast Airport Community Forum

March 22, 2020

Because of the importance of air travel to the Sunshine Coast and its potential impact on Twin Waters, the TWRA is a member of the Sunshine Coast Airport Community Forum. […]

2006 Airport Draft Master Plan

June 27, 2018

TWRA had a significant impact on the SCA’s 2006 Draft Master Plan, resulting in it being withdrawn and redone to put the East-West Runway into the Strategic Plan. The first draft plan in 2006 proposed that the small, narrow, North-South Runway be extended at each end within the boundaries by approx. 190 metres overall. Fortunately for Twin Waters this did not happen. Read more.

Landscape Maintenance

New to the Area

Development of Landscape Maintenance Arrangements

August 7, 2005

History of the development of the unique public area Landscape Maintenance arrangements for Twin Waters.

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