Perception of Brownfield Sites : Myth or Reality?

Susilawati, Connie & Thomas, Kelsey (2012) Perception of Brownfield Sites : Myth or Reality? Remediation Australasia, pp. 34-37.

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Abstract

The scarcity of large parcels of land in well-serviced areas is one motivator for redeveloping industrial or commercial property that is abandoned or underused and often environmentally contaminated – so-called brownfield land. Poor industrial waste disposal practices caused by industrial activities including gas works, factories, railway land and waste tips have contributed to many instances of contaminated land identified as brownfield sites. It is estimated there are between 10,000 and 160,000 brownfield sites in Australia, with Queensland accounting for around 4000 of these.

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ID Code: 58404
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
Keywords: Brownfield Land, Redevelopment, Risk
ISSN: 2201-1722
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 CRC Care.
Deposited On: 18 Mar 2013 23:24
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2013 16:39

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