Assessments and approvals
Assessments and approvals of infrastructure projects, including environmental and social impacts.
Projects of economic, social and/or environmental significance to Queensland. Proponents of many of these projects are required to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS), which is evaluated by the Coordinator-General.
The Coordinator-General assesses and decides all development (material change of use) applications in state development areas.
The Coordinator-General may, on behalf of the proponent, compulsorily acquire the land needed for a private infrastructure facility, if agreement with the owners of the land and/or native title holders cannot be reached.
Monitoring and enforcement of compliance with the Coordinator-General's conditions of approval for infrastructure projects.
Proponents of resource projects are required to assess the project's social impacts and develop a social impact management plan.