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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'.)

Disclaimer

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 4.2 9300 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Byerwen Coal Northern Bowen Basin, 140 km west of Mackay 1.76 350 Additional information for the EIS and submissions being assessed by Coordinator-General
Cairns Shipping Development Port of Cairns Not available 215 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Capricorn Integrated Resort 9 km north of Yeppoon 0.6 8500* Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Carmichael Coal Mine and Rail 160 km north-west of Clermont 16.5 2475 Additional information for the EIS and submissions being assessed
Central Queensland Integrated Rail Galilee Basin to ports of Abbot Point and Hay Point 2.0 2500 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
China Stone Coal 300 km west of Mackay Not available 2120 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Dudgeon Point Coal Terminals Port of Hay Point, 25 km south of Mackay 12.0 1800 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Emu Swamp Dam 15 km south-west of Stanthorpe 0.076 145 Additional information for the EIS being assessed by other government agencies
Etheridge Integrated Agricultural Project 78 km west of Georgetown, Gulf Savannah Queensland 1.977 1780 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Fitzroy Terminal Adjacent to Port Alma, 40 km north-west of Gladstone 1.2 380 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Galilee Basin Power Station 30 km north-west of Alpha 1.25 1000 Draft 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 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
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 EIS and submissions being assessed
North Galilee Basin Rail Vicinity of Mistake Creek (west of Moranbah), to Port of Abbot Point (near Bowen) 2.2 up to 1700 Additional information for the EIS being prepared by proponent
North Surat - Collingwood Coal 12 km north-east of Wandoan 0.652 1000 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
North Surat - Taroom Coal 3 km south-east of Taroom 1.12 1000 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Pisolite Hills 50 km north-east of Weipa 0.4 200 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Port of Gladstone Gatcombe and Golding Cutting Channel Duplication Port of Gladstone 0.4 100 Draft 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 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
South Galilee Coal 170 km west of Emerald 4.2 1600 Additional information for the EIS being prepared by proponent
Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion Marcoola, Sunshine Coast 0.418 419 Draft 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 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Wongai Project 150 km north-west of Cooktown 0.5 250 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Yarwun Coal Terminal 11 km north-west of Gladstone 2.2 600 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent

*On site, over approximately 20 years.

Last updated on Monday, 07 April 2014