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Key details

The Toolooa Priority Development Area (PDA) is to provide land for residential development.

It is located six kilometres south of the Gladstone CBD in the suburb of Toolooa and covers approximately 180 hectares.

The PDA is situated between Gladstone Benaraby Road, Phillip Street, Glen Eden Drive and Glenlyon Road.

The PDA was declared on 9 December 2011.

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 Toolooa PDA Development Scheme (PDF icon 3.9 MB) commenced on 26 April 2013

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).

Toolooa PDA regulatory map

Download the Toolooa PDA regulatory map (PDF icon 440 KB).

Toolooa PDA boundary map

Last updated: 22 Mar 2022