The state government has backed a controversial housing estate, featuring a 3600-apartment complex, in Moreton Bay despite plans for the project to be built on environmentally significant Ramsar wetlands.

The state planning department outlined its support for the Walker Group’s 3600-apartment complex, and marina, in a confidential supplementary submission which was sent directly to Canberra.

Full details of the state stance, including any conditions to be imposed on the Cleveland housing development, will remain secret until after Federal Environment minister Tanya Plibersek…

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