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The Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning is leading the delivery of the North Queensland Stadium Project which is expected to support up to 750 jobs throughout the design and construction stages.

With a total project budget of $250 million, the centrally located 25,000 seat, best-practice, multi-purpose, regional stadium will be built in Townsville, in time for the start of the 2020 National Rugby League (NRL) season.

The project provides a catalyst for urban regeneration in Townville, attracting further investment into the region and supporting jobs growth.

Project vision

Develop a vibrant new stadium that attracts visitors and investment, celebrates Townsville's tropical climate, values the water edge environment, delivers high quality public spaces and supports urban regeneration.

Project objectives

The project objectives are:

Project benefits

The North Queensland Stadium project is anticipated to be a catalyst directly and indirectly stimulating change that will benefit Townsville and the North Queensland region.

These changes include:

Partners

North Queensland Stadium is a joint project of the Queensland Government, Australian Government and Townsville City Council and is supported by both the National Rugby League and the North Queensland Cowboys. The stadium forms part of the Townsville City Deal signed in December 2016.

Project delivery team

The delivery of the North Queensland Stadium project is being led by the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning with an experienced team of contractors and consultants including:

Location

The North Queensland Stadium site will be located within the Townsville City Waterfront Priority Development Area adjacent to the Townsville Central Business District, between Ross Creek and Saunders Street.

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Stakeholder engagement and communication

The Government is committed to continuing to work closely with our project partners and stakeholders throughout the design and construction of the North Queensland Stadium.

Information about the project and its progress will be regularly shared on the project website.

General enquiries about the project should be directed to the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning

Enquiries about construction activities on site should be directed to Watpac: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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