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Key details

The Clinton Priority Development Area (PDA) is located six kilometres south-west of the Gladstone CBD and covers 26 hectares.

The PDA was declared on 1 April 2010.

Development scheme

The development scheme is the regulatory document which assists with planning, carrying out, promoting, coordinating and controlling land development within the PDA.

The Clinton Priority Development Area Development Scheme (PDF icon 4.37 MB) commenced on 3 December 2010.

Note: Amendments to the Economic Development Act 2012 have changed the interpretation of PDA exempt and PDA self-assessable development. More information

Development assessment

Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) assesses development applications for this PDA.

All development applications are assessed against the development scheme.


Funding and building infrastructure is key to facilitating development within PDAs and is outlined in the Infrastructure Funding Framework ( 1.4 MB).

Development project


Clinton PDA regulatory map

Download the Clinton PDA regulatory map (PDF icon 265 KB).

Clinton PDA boundary map

Last updated: 22 Mar 2022