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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 Weir 0.06 172 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Big-T Pumped Hydropower Energy Storage project45 km north-east of Toowoomba 1.3 350 Draft terms of reference for EIS public consultation from 21 January 2023 to 22 February 2023
Blackwater South Coking Coal50 km south-west of Blackwater and 80 km south-east of Emerald 1.0 500-750 Draft terms of reference for EIS and comments being assessed
Burdekin Falls Dam Raising160 km upstream from the Burdekin River mouth and 210 km south of Townsville Up to 0.52 150 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
H2-HubTM GladstoneYarwun, in the Gladstone State Development Area, 8-10 km north-west of Gladstone. 4.7 550 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Inland Rail – Border to GowrieQueensland border 15 km south east of Goondiwindi to Gowrie near Toowoomba 1.4 400 Additional information for the EIS being prepared by proponent
Inland Rail – Calvert to KagaruCalvert to Kagaru 1.2 271 Additional information for the EIS being prepared by proponent
Inland Rail – Gowrie to HelidonToowoomba 1.35 264 Additional information for the EIS being prepared by proponent
Inland Rail – Helidon to CalvertHelidon to Calvert 1.0 190 Additional information for the EIS being prepared by proponent.
Mt Rawdon Pumped Hydro project75 km south-west of Bundaberg 3.34 500 Draft terms of reference for EIS being prepared
Peak Downs Mine Continuation Project30 km south-east of Moranbah and 40 km north-west of Dysart 2 160 Draft terms of reference for EIS being prepared
Port of Gold Coast - Ocean-side Cruise Ship TerminalPhilip Park, Gold Coast 0.463 363 Draft terms of reference for EIS being prepared
Richmond-Julia Creek Vanadium Project45 km north-west of Richmond 0.242 50 Draft terms of reference for EIS and comments being assessed
Winchester South Project30 km south-east of Moranbah 1.0 500 Revised draft EIS and submissions being assessed

Last updated: 06 Feb 2023