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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.

EIS process

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ProjectLocationEstimated capital expenditure ($ billion)Estimated construction jobsEIS current status
Cairns Shipping Development Port of Cairns Not available 100 Revised draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Capricorn Integrated Resort 9 km north of Yeppoon 0.6 8500* Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
China Stone Coal 300 km west of Mackay 6.7 3900 Additional information for the EIS being prepared by proponent
Coopers Gap Wind Farm 180 km north-west of Brisbane 0.5 350 Draft EIS public consultation from 26 September 2016 to 7 November 2016.
Gladstone Steel Making Facility Gladstone 4.4 2000 Additional information to the EIS being prepared by proponent
KUR-World Integrated Eco-resort 4 km west of Kuranda 0.64 545 Draft terms of reference for EIS and submissions being assessed
Lindeman Great Barrier Reef Resort 40 km south east of Airlie Beach 0.6 865 average per year Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Lower Fitzroy River Infrastructure Eden Bann Weir about 62 km north-west of Rockhampton

Rookwood Weir about 66 km south-west of Rockhampton
0.495 150 The Coordinator-General accepted the draft EIS as the final EIS. The evaluation report on the EIS is being prepared
Nathan Dam and Pipelines 35 km north-east of Taroom 1.4 425 Additional information to the 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
South Burnett Coal Project 6km south of Kingaroy (Mine)

Kingaroy to Theebine (Transport Corridor)
Mine Site: 0.2-0.25

Transport Corridor: 0.3-0.7
600 Draft Terms of Reference being prepared
Three Rivers Irrigation Project 90km south of Normanton 0.20 100 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Townsville Port Expansion Port of Townsville 1.49 139 Additional information to the EIS being prepared by proponent

*On site, over approximately 20 years.

Queensland’s priority ports under the Sustainable Ports Development Act 2015 are the ports of Gladstone, Abbot Point, Townsville and Hay Point/Mackay. View the media release