Skip links and keyboard navigation

Project overview*

EIS status 'Coordinated project' declaration cancelled by Coordinator-General.
Description Two coal export terminals with a combined capacity of up to 180 million tonnes per annum; and associated infrastructure.
Proponent North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation Ltd, lead proponent
Adani Mining Pty Ltd
Dudgeon Point Project Management Pty Ltd
Location/s Dudgeon Point, Port of Hay Point, 25 km south of Mackay.
Local government/s Mackay Regional Council
Investment $10-12 billion
Key features
  • two coal export terminals
  • six rail loops and train unloading facilities
  • rail connection to Goonyella rail system
  • offshore wharf facilities for up to eight ship berths
  • dredging of approximately 13-15 million m3 to create berth pockets and a departure apron for ships
  • expanded tug facilities to accommodate up to 10 extra tug and service berths.
Jobs
  • 1800 (construction)
  • 640 (operational)

* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.

Environmental impact statement (EIS) process

Date Activity
20 June 2014 ‘Coordinated project’ declaration cancelled by Coordinator-General.
21 June 2012 Terms of reference for EIS (PDF icon 270 KB) released.
21 April 2012 to
21 May 2012
Draft terms of reference for EIS public consultation.
7 February 2012 Project deemed a controlled action by Commonwealth Minister for the Environment. More information
10 January 2012 Project referred to Commonwealth Minister for the Environment.
27 October 2011 Gazettal of 'coordinated project' declaration (PDF icon 72 KB)
29 September 2011 Application, including initial advice statement (PDF icon 6.48 MB), submitted.

Read more about the EIS process.

Media releases

Further information

For more information, visit the North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation website.