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Current EIS projects

The following table lists those 'coordinated projects' currently going through the environmental impact statement (EIS) process.

(Prior to 21 December 2012, these projects were called 'significant projects'.)

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The data on the estimated capital expenditure and construction jobs was supplied by the proponents and is subject to change.

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ProjectLocationEstimated capital expenditure ($ billion)Estimated construction jobsEIS current status
Aquis Resort at the Great Barrier Reef 13 km north of Cairns and 3 km south of Yorkeys Knob 8.15 7250 EIS and submissions being assessed
Cairns Shipping Development Port of Cairns Not available 215 EIS being prepared by proponent
Capricorn Integrated Resort 9 km north of Yeppoon 0.6 8500* EIS being prepared by proponent
Central Queensland Integrated Rail Galilee Basin to ports of Abbot Point and Hay Point 2.0 2500 EIS being prepared by proponent
China Stone Coal 300 km west of Mackay 6.0 2120 EIS being prepared by proponent
Emu Swamp Dam 15 km south-west of Stanthorpe 0.076 145 The Coordinator-General's evaluation stage has commenced
Etheridge Integrated Agricultural Project 78 km west of Georgetown, Gulf Savannah Queensland 1.977 1780 EIS being prepared by proponent
Galilee Basin Power Station 30 km north-west of Alpha 1.25 1000 EIS being prepared by proponent
Gladstone Steel Making Facility Gladstone 4.4 2000 Additional information for the EIS being prepared by proponent
Lower Fitzroy River Infrastructure 0.434 150 Re-issued draft terms of reference for EIS and submissions being assessed
Nathan Dam and Pipelines 35 km north-east of Taroom 1.4 425 Additional information for the EIS being prepared by proponent
New Acland Coal Mine Stage 3 35 km north-west of Toowoomba 0.896 260 Additional information for the EIS being prepared by the proponent
North Surat - Collingwood Coal 12 km north-east of Wandoan 0.652 1000 EIS being prepared by proponent
North Surat - Taroom Coal 3 km south-east of Taroom 1.12 1000 EIS being prepared by proponent
Pisolite Hills 50 km north-east of Weipa 0.4 200 EIS being prepared by proponent
Port of Gladstone Gatcombe and Golding Cutting Channel Duplication Port of Gladstone 0.4 100 EIS being prepared by proponent
Red Hill Mining Lease 20 km north of Moranbah Not available 2000 Additional information for the EIS being prepared by proponent
Santos GLNG Gas Field Development Central and southern Queensland Not available 1700 EIS being prepared by proponent
South Galilee Coal 170 km west of Emerald 4.2 1600 The Coordinator-General's evaluation stage has commenced
Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion Marcoola, Sunshine Coast 0.418 419 EIS being prepared by proponent
Townsville Port Expansion Port of Townsville 1.49 139 Additional information for the EIS being prepared by proponent
Underground Bus and Train Project Dutton Park to Spring Hill, via Brisbane CBD 5.0 Not available EIS being prepared by proponent
Wongai Project 150 km north-west of Cooktown 0.5 250 EIS being prepared by proponent

*On site, over approximately 20 years.

Last updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014