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Project overview*

EIS status 'Significant project' declaration lapsed
Description A themed tourist and entertainment development.
Proponent Tropical Resort Developments Pty Ltd
Location/s 18 km south of Cairns.
Local government/s Cairns Regional Council
Key features
  • Major theme park and film studio
  • Water park
  • Resort hotels and mix of short-stay accommodation
  • Village centre, including retail and entertainment precincts
  • Golf driving range
  • Extreme sports complex

* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.

Environmental impact statement (EIS) process

Date Activity
23 May 2012 'Significant project' declaration lapsed.
24 May 2010 Terms of reference for EIS (PDF icon 916 KB) released.
27 February 2010 to
29 March 2010
Public consultation on draft terms of reference for EIS.
23 December 2009 Project deemed a controlled action by Commonwealth Minister for the Environment. More information
24 November 2009 Project referred to Commonwealth Minister for the Environment.
23 October 2009 Gazettal of 'significant project' declaration (PDF icon 94 KB)
6 August 2008 Application, including initial advice statement (PDF icon 503 KB), submitted.

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