Posted by: Glenn Ferguson | Date: 12 November 2019
The Cross River Rail is one of the largest infrastructure projects to be undertaken in South East Queensland.
The Project team have stated, “It is a critical public transport infrastructure project which will improve quality of life, help our economy keep growing, generate thousands of jobs, and activate urban development across the whole region.”
As part of the project, the Cross River Rail Delivery Authority (CRRDA) can compulsory acquire (resume) land and properties required for the project to proceed.
It is believed that the government will gazette the ‘Taking of Land Notice’ in late November or December 2019. At that time CRRDA will assign an officer to each potential property affected and obtain and an independent property valuation.
The CRRDA have indicated the following general framework for the process will be undertaken:
Some of the questions we have helped our clients with are:
It is important when you are dealing with CRRDA you get the right advice and engage the right consultants to maximise your claim for compensation. These costs are generally all paid for by the authority so you will not be left out of pocket.
We have significant experience in the area of compulsory acquisition of land and resumption claims. We will ensure your costs are covered. Call us or contact us for a no obligation consultation today.