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Current projects

The following table lists those 'coordinated projects' currently going through the environmental impact statement (EIS) process or the impact assessment report (IAR) process.

(Prior to 21 December 2012, these projects were called 'significant projects'.)

Disclaimer

The data on the estimated capital expenditure and construction jobs was supplied by the proponents and is subject to change.

IAR process

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ProjectLocation Estimated capital expenditure ($ billion) Estimated construction jobs IAR current status
Scenic Rim Agricultural Industrial Precinct4 km west of Kalbar 0.05 126 Additional information for the IAR being prepared by proponent

EIS process

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ProjectLocation Estimated capital expenditure ($ billion) Estimated construction jobs EIS current status
Big Rocks Weir project26 km north of Charters Towers and 24 km upstream from Charters Towers Weir0.06172Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Burdekin Falls Dam Raising160 km upstream from the Burdekin River mouth and 210 km south of Townsville Between 0.358 and 0.665 150 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Capricorn Integrated Resort9 km north of Yeppoon 0.6 8500* Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
CopperString ProjectTownsville to Mt Isa 1.7 750 Additional information for the EIS being reviewed by draft EIS submitters and government agencies
Inland Rail – Border to GowrieQueensland border 15 km south east of Goondiwindi to Gowrie near Toowoomba 1.4 400 Draft EIS and submissions being assessed
Inland Rail – Calvert to KagaruCalvert to Kagaru 1.2 271 Additional information for the EIS being prepared by proponent
Inland Rail – Gowrie to HelidonToowoomba 1.35 264Draft EIS public consultation from 2 August to 25 October 2021
Inland Rail – Helidon to CalvertHelidon to Calvert 1.0 190Draft EIS and submissions being assessed.
Port of Gold Coast - Ocean-side Cruise Ship TerminalPhilip Park, Gold Coast 0.463 363 Draft terms of reference for EIS being prepared
REMONDIS Waste to Energy Facility10 km south-east of Ipswich 0.4 200 Draft terms of reference for EIS being prepared
Urannah Project80 km west of Mackay 2.9 1200 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Valeria Project27 km north-west of Emerald 1.5 1400 Draft terms of reference for EIS being prepared
Winchester South Project30 km south-east of Moranbah 1.0 500 Draft EIS and submissions being assessed

*On site, over approximately 20 years.

Last updated: 21 Oct 2021