Project overview*

EIS status EIS active
Description The proposal is to develop an integrated country club resort including luxury accommodation, an equestrian centre, educational and business facilities, and outdoor sport and recreation amenities.
Proponent Landmark Projects Pty Ltd.
Location/s Approximately 30 km north-west of Townsville. Map
Local government/s Townsville City Council
Investment $1 billion
Key features
  • Approximately 2800 luxury accommodation rooms and units in a country club resort, including small scale retail, conference and function facilities and an art gallery and restaurants.
  • Equestrian centre, including indoor and outdoor training arenas, training yards, horse stabling, veterinarian services, cross-country trails and camping sites.
  • Low-impact activities including bushwalking, bird watching, bike trails and educational infrastructure.
Construction start date 2022
  • 300 per year (construction)
  • 3750 (operational)

* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.

Have your say

The Coordinator-General has prepared draft terms of reference (TOR) for an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the North Queensland Country Club Resort and Equestrian Centre.

The draft TOR sets out the matters Landmark Projects Pty Ltd must address when preparing the EIS.

You are invited to comment on whether the draft TOR adequately covers all the matters the project proponent must address when preparing the EIS.

The Coordinator-General will consider your comments before finalising the TOR.

Comments close at 5 pm on 12 July 2019.

Read and comment on the draft TOR

Environmental impact statement (EIS) process

Date Activity
17 June 2019 to 12 July 2019 Draft terms of reference (PDF icon 903 KB) for EIS public consultation.
17 May 2019 Project referral under consideration by the Commonwealth Minister for the Environment.
8 April 2019

Gazettal (PDF icon 247 KB) of 'coordinated project' declaration.

initial advice statement (PDF icon 11.5 MB).

Media releases

Further information

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