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North Queensland Country Club Resort and Equestrian Centre

Project overview*

EIS statusLapsed
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.
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.

Environmental impact statement (EIS) process

18 March 2021 'Coordinated project' declaration lapsed.
18 September 2019 Terms of reference for an EIS (PDF icon 1 MB) released.
18 June 2019 Commonwealth Minister for the Environment decided the project is a 'controlled action'. More information
17 June 2019 to 12 July 2019 Draft terms of reference for EIS (PDF icon 903 KB) public consultation.
8 April 2019

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

initial advice statement (PDF icon 11.5 MB).

Media releases

Further information

Read more about the EIS process.

Last updated: 16 Mar 2023