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Media statements

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DateNews item
10 April 2017 Billboard tells Queen’s Wharf jobs story
1 January 2017 New Year kicks off with QWB's 6-year jobs journey
22 December 2016 New jobs start flowing at Queen's Wharf
19 December 2016 Queen's Wharf on the move with first approval
30 November 2016 Apprentices are go on Queen's Wharf project
30 September 2016 State Development helping to strengthen Queensland's future
14 September 2016 Queensland domestic tourism expenditure gets boost worth almost $1 billion
24 August 2016 Minister reveals economic plan for local jobs
12 August 2016 New bridge honours Indigenous pioneer
18 July 2016 Darling Downs briefed on Queen's Wharf opportunities
19 April 2016 Jobs jackpot looms as Queen's Wharf moves a step closer
17 April 2016 Queen's statue is moving to make way for Queen's Wharf development
16 November 2015 Queen's Wharf Brisbane delivers – jobs, public spaces, dollars
21 July 2015 Echo consortium wins Queen's Wharf Brisbane prize
22 December 2014 First exciting glimpse of plans for Queen's Wharf Brisbane
26 September 2014 Queen's Wharf Brisbane - Presentation from Major Projects Conference
(PDF icon 7 MB)
17 July 2014 Brisbane Development Association breakfast presentation - 17 July 2014
(PDF icon 7 MB)
28 May 2014 Shortlisted companies vie for Queen's Wharf Brisbane
1 Apr 2014 Strong interest in creating world-class resorts
5 Mar 2014 Nineteen bidders vie for integrated resorts
13 Feb 2014 Government sets high bar for integrated resorts
17 Jan 2014 Tourism developers in running for Integrated Resort licences
19 December 2013 Hunt for Queen's Wharf developer commences
21 November 2013 'Queen's Wharf' to become Brisbane icon
31 October 2013 Precinct Probity Adviser appointed
26 August 2013 Precinct Consultation Closes Soon
8 August 2013 Have your say at this year's Ekka
29 July 2013 Book a lunchtime date to discuss government precinct
15 July 2013 Government precinct consultation underway
19 June 2013 Public comment sought on precinct redevelopment
22 May 2013 Government set to revive tired CBD precinct
28 August 2012 High interest in William Street development
30 May 2012 Widespread Praise for Government Precinct Plan
29 May 2012 Master Plan announced to reinvigorate Government Precinct

Construction notices

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DescriptionDate(s)Timing
Telstra installation works on George Street Sunday 30 July until Thursday 28 September 2017, excluding Friday and Saturday nights 8 pm to 5 am
Footpath reinstatement on George and Margaret Streets Sunday 30 July until Thursday 31 August 2017, excluding Friday and Saturday nights 8 pm to 5 am
Energex services installation on George Street Tuesday 18 July until Thursday 20 July 2017 8 pm to 5 am
Weekend road closures to Riverside Expressway – Margaret Street off-ramps Friday through to Monday, for up to seven weeks from 21 July 2017 to 11 September 2017, exclusing 25-28 August 8 pm to 4 am
Services work on the footpath at the corner of George and Margaret Streets Tuesday 25 July until Saturday 5 August, excluding Friday and Saturday nights Continuous day and night works
Temporary pedestrian diversion for intersection of William Street and Queen Street extended Sunday 23 July until Thursday 27 July 2017 8 pm to 5 am
Water main connection in Margaret Street Sunday 23 July until Thursday 3 August 2017 8 pm to 5 am, excluding Friday and Saturday nights
Telstra installation works on Alice and William Streets Monday 17 July until Monday 31 July 8 pm to 5 am, excluding Friday and Saturday nights
Temporary pedestrian diversion for intersection of William and Queen Streets Monday 17 July and Thursday 20 July 8 pm until 5 am
Single traffic lane closure along part of George Street (between Charlotte and Mary Streets) Monday 3 July to Monday 10 July 2017 5 am to 5 am continuously, day and night
APA gas main installation along George Street extended Sunday 2 July until Thursday 31 August 2017 7 pm to 5 am
Temporary traffic changes for intersection of Victoria Bridge, William Street and Queens Wharf Road - revised dates Sunday 18 June to Friday 14 July 2017 11:30 pm to 5 am
Services installation on George Street extended Sunday 2 July until Thursday 31 August 2017 7 pm to 5 am
George Street single traffic lane closure extended further due to wet weather Extended from 13 June until 5am Monday 19 June 2017 7 pm to 5 am
Single traffic lane closure along part of George Street extended 24 hours Friday 9 June to Tuesday 13 June 7 pm to 5 am
Work to occur in the footpath at the corner of Queen and William streets Sunday 2 July and Monday 3 July 8 pm to 5 am
Single traffic lane closure along part of George Street Friday 9 June to Monday 12 June 7 pm to 5 am
Margaret Street off-ramp closed for night works (affecting southbound traffic only) – works extended Extended from Sunday 4 June – Friday 9 June 9 pm to 4 am
Temporary traffic changes for intersection of Victoria Bridge, William Street and Queens Wharf Road Sunday 11 June – Friday 30 June (excluding Fri and Sat nights) 11.30 pm to 5 am
Single traffic lane closure in part of William Street Monday 22 May – Friday 26 May 7 am to 3 pm
Margaret Street off-ramp closed for night works (affecting southbound traffic only) Sunday 28 May – Friday 2 June 9 pm to 4 am
Services installation on Margaret Street affecting footpath access Sunday 21 May – Friday 26 May 7 pm to 5 am
Changed footpath access along William Street, between Alice and Margaret Streets Tuesday 16 May 7 pm to 5 am
Gantry installation on Alice Street Monday 8 May 8 pm to 5 am
APA gas main installation along George Street Monday 1 May – Friday 30 June 2017 8 pm to 5 am
Services installation on George Street extended Wednesday 26 April – Friday 30 June 2017 8 pm to 5 am
Permanent site hoarding installation continuing From Wednesday 26 April 2017 For approximately one month
Services installation on Margaret Street extended Thursday 27 April – Friday 30 June 2017 7 pm to 5 am
Telstra communications hut to be removed from 80B George Street 1 April 6 am to 9 am
Easter long weekend road closure on Margaret Street Thursday–Tuesday, 13–18 April 2017 7 pm to 4 am
Services installation on Margaret Street Sunday, 19 March – Wednesday, 26 April 2017 7 pm to 5 am
Services installation on George Street Sunday, 26 March – Thursday, 20 April 2017 8 pm to 5 am
Permanent site hoarding installation (PDF icon 406 KB) Thursday, 16 March 2017 for approximately one month Varies
Truck movements to begin late-February (PDF icon 594 KB) Late February 2017 onwards Varies
Telstra diversion works (PDF icon 467 KB) 26 February – 7 April 2017 7 pm to 5 am