Inland Rail - Border to Gowrie
Draft EIS public consultation extended to 4 May 2021
|EIS status||EIS active|
|Description||216 kilometre single-track dual-gauge freight railway|
|Proponent||Australian Rail Track Corporation Limited|
|Location/s||Queensland Border to Gowrie. Map|
* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.
Frequently asked questions
The Coordinator-General has prepared responses to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the EIS process for the Inland Rail – Border to Gowrie project.
Flood Panel review
Parallel to the Coordinator-General’s EIS process, the Flood Panel is currently reviewing the draft EIS for the project and is preparing a report.
Members of the public can contact the panel regarding the review and report at InlandRailFloodPanel@tmr.qld.gov.au, or in writing to:
The Department of Transport and Main Roads
Inland Rail Team
GPO Box 213 Brisbane Qld 4001.
Have your say
Australian Rail Track Corporation has prepared a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Inland Rail – Border to Gowrie project.
The Coordinator-General has released the draft EIS for public and government agency submissions.
You are invited to make a submission on the draft EIS, including the project’s potential direct and indirect environmental impacts and the effectiveness of measures proposed to manage those impacts.
The Coordinator-General will consider your submission as part of the evaluation of the project’s environmental impacts.
Submissions close at 5pm on 4 May 2021.
Environmental impact statement (EIS) process
|23 January 2021 to 4 May 2021|
Draft EIS public consultation.
|15 July 2020||Coordinator-General stated a new project declaration lapse date of 27 May 2021.|
|15 May 2020||Coordinator-General stated a new project declaration lapse date of 16 July 2020.|
|16 November 2018||Terms of reference for EIS ( 315 KB) released|
|7 May - 18 June 2018||Draft Terms of reference for EIS public consultation ( 300 KB)|
|9 April 2018||Delegate for the Commonwealth Minister for the Environment and Energy decided that the project is a 'controlled action'|
|16 March 2018||Gazettal ( 251 KB) of 'coordinated project' declaration.|
|2 March 2018||Complete final initial advice statement ( 19 MB), submitted
The above has also been split into smaller documents for easier downloading:
|16 February 2018||Application, including initial advice statement submitted.|
|16 February 2018||Project referred to Commonwealth Minister for the Environment and Energy.|
Last updated: Tuesday, Apr 13, 2021