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Project overview*

EIS status 'Coordinated project' declaration lapsed
Description Coal export facility with an initial capacity of 10 million tonnes per annum (Stage 1) and a future capacity of 22 mtpa (Stage 2).
Proponent Fitzroy Terminal Project Pty Ltd
Location Adjacent to Port Alma, 50 km south-east of Rockhampton and 40 km north-west of Gladstone.
Local government/s
  • Gladstone Regional Council
  • Rockhampton Regional Council
Key features
  • rail spur connecting to the North Coast Line
  • coal stockpiles
  • enclosed three-kilometre-long conveyor
  • barge loading terminal
  • covered barges (10,000 dead weight tonnage)
  • floating transhipper
Investment $1.2 billion
Jobs Stage 1
  • 380 (construction)
  • 150 (operational)
Stage 2
  • 250 (construction)
  • 45 (operational)

* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.

Environmental impact statement (EIS) process

Date Activity
5 May 2014 'Coordinated project' declaration lapsed
4 May 2012 Terms of reference for EIS (PDF icon 423 KB) released.
30 January 2012 to
2 March 2012
Draft terms of reference for EIS public consultation.
31 October 2011 Gazettal of 'coordinated project' declaration (PDF icon 81 KB)
5 September 2011 Project deemed a controlled action by Commonwealth Minister for the Environment. More information
8 August 2011 Project referred to Commonwealth Minister for the Environment.
16 June 2011 Application, including initial advice statement (PDF icon 6.2 MB), submitted.

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Further information

For more information, visit the Fitzroy Terminal Project website.