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DPT & DPPT Operator Pty Ltd is seeking concept approval for the redevelopment of the Cockle Bay Wharf, 241-249 Wheat Road, Cockle Bay.


In response to the feedback received during previous exhibitions of the concept proposal, the applicant has lodged a Response to Submissions report, which further amends the original concept proposal.


Elements of the (amended) Concept Proposal include:

  • development area of 24,900 m2
  • demolition of existing site improvements
  • building envelope providing a podium and tower form with a maximum height of 183 m approximately 40 storeys (reduce from an original proposal of RL 325)
  • building controls and design guidelines to guide future development within the building envelope and public domain
  • a maximum gross floor area of 75,000m2 for commercial and 14,000m2 for retail development
  • minimum of 6,500 m2 and maximum of 12,000 m2 open space
  • amendments to Wheat Road and maximum 150 car parking spaces.

Note: This application seeks approval for the concept proposal and demolition works.


  • The Department has referred its assessment to the Independent Planning Commission (IPC) for determination.
  • The IPC may choose to hold a public meeting as a part of its consideration. 
  • Once a final decision has been made, the Department will notify the community, and those who made a submission, of the outcome.

To find out more you can:

  • visit our Major Projects website
  • call our Information Centre on 1300 305 695
  • if English isn’t your first language and you require an interpreter, call 131 450 and ask for an interpreter in your language and then ask to be connected to the Information Centre on 1300 305 695.

Page last updated: 18/01/2019