Civil and Commercial Construction Projects

in the Townsville and North West Queensland Region

This information has been gathered by Regional Development Australia Townsville and North West Queensland (RDA) based on information sourced from a variety of organisations’ publications including the 2019 Queensland Major Projects Pipeline Report, 2020 Queensland Major Projects Pipeline Report, Construction Skills Queensland Knowledge Centre and Townsville Enterprise: Opportunity Townsville North Queensland – Edition 04 . We note that project information is frequently changing and the following is only a guide to the civil and commercial construction projects in Burdekin, Charters Towers, Hinchinbrook, Mount Isa and Townsville Local Government Areas.

NOTE: This report has been prepared by Regional Development Australia Townsville and North West Queensland (RDA) to promote the pipeline of civil and commercial construction projects in Burdekin, Charters Towers, Hinchinbrook, Mount Isa and Townsville Local Government Areas. RDA accepts no liability or responsibility whatsoever for or in respect of any use of or reliance upon this report.

Project nameProject Owner/SponsorProject Value $MLGAProject stage19/2020/2121/2222/2323/242019 QLD Major Projects Pipeline2020 QLD Major Projects PipelineCSQ Knowledge CtrTELTSV BulletinWhat jobs are needed? How many?Comments
70 The StrandLachlan Bell3TownsvilleCommitted10Seven-storey apartment block (12 units) and a two-storey food and drink outlet. Commencing Q2 2020.


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/70-the-strand-development-to-go-ahead-after-townsville-city-council-ceo-gives-approval/news-story/23d1905d1ffcc0dd22b7c04860684541
Abbot Point Coal Terminal O ProjectAdani1500Mackay WhitsundaysPlanned714New standalone port facility to export up to 70 Mtpa of coal from Carmichael Coal Mine in Galilee Basin

https://www.adaniaustralia.com/projects-businesses

https://www.adaniaustralia.com/projects-businesses
Adani Carmichael Rail NetworkAdani350TownsvilleCommitted1500Workforce to be based out of Townsville and Rockhampton.
https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/bmd-awarded-350m-adani-contract/news-story/a40279bc73d8cd6f412b9e0220766c75

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/australian-company-awarded-220m-critical-adani-rail-contract/news-story/b0058f2da5c422f7eaa7501fcdb5194b
Agripower Amorphous Silica – Fertiliser Processing PlantAgripower Australia Ltd663Charters TowersProspective490Agripower expects to produce one million tonnes of fertiliser from the new facility, to be exported to the world – and to do that with a project life of up to 200 years
http://statements.qld.gov.au/Statement/2019/5/23/new-nq-fertiliser-mine-could-have-200year-life
Ardmore Phosphate Rock ProjectCentrex Metals58Mount IsaPlannedThe Ardmore Phosphate Rock Project (“Ardmore”) is located south of Mt Isa in North West Queensland. The project is linked to the Port of Townsville via an existing rail line.
http://www.centrexmetals.com.au/ardmore/
Armoured Vehicle Simulation Centre - Lavarack BarracksDepartment of Defence40TownsvilleCommitted3 storey simulator facility, construction expected to commence September to mid 2022.
Australia- Singapore Military Training InitiativeDepartment of Defence2300TownsvilleCommittedConstruction of a Military Training Facility. Commencing Q4 2022 to 2028
The $2.25 billion Australia Singapore Military Training Initiative will see an estimated $36.2 million spent in Townsville every year throughout its life, and will involve about 14,000 Singaporean soldiers training for 14 weeks a year for 25 years.
Laing O’Rourke was awarded the $800 million managing contract for Shoalwater Bay.
https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville/businesses-urged-to-tender-for-lucrative-defence-deals/news-story/291d1c3c4737176c7441138c072b3498

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/defence/nq-businesses-wanted-for-225-billion-defence-deal/news-story/e351290332fe09c34c6409c7f83577a6

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/three-major-contractors-shortlisted-for-joint-australiansingapore-military-training-facility/news-story/28f601f14afa99a00389208798bcd2d1
Australian Taxation OfficeFederal Government12.5TownsvillePlanned
Ayr Showgrounds5TownsvillePlannedUpgrade of the Ayr Showgrounds including Covered Grandstand and Amenities Block
Battery Processing FacilityImperium3 Consortium/Magnis2000TownsvilleCommittedTwo Townsville-based firms have joined the project team to build the lithium-ion battery plant proposed for the city. GHD and Douglas Partners are now engaged through the Imperium3 consortium to build the $2 billion battery plant, which would position Townsville as an international and national leader in advanced manufacturing. 18 GWh lithium-ion battery manufacturing plant will be built in Townsville over 3 years, 6 GWh stages with a net present value of $2.55 billion and estimated 21% internal rate of return.

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/townsville-battery-plant-moving-forward-after-council-meetings/news-story/9ffd828faf48d6d0c20cfef208999bd0
https://www.pv-magazine.com/2019/10/03/australias-townsville-battery-gigafactory-reaches-new-milestone/

Black Rock CaveGlencore400Mount IsaUnder Construction233Black Rock further develops the existing copper resource at Mount Isa Mines, using sub-level caving to improve the economic viability of extracting ore from the existing ore-body.
https://pybar.com.au/pybar-awarded-underground-contract-at-mount-isa-mines-black-rock-cave-project/#:~:text=PYBAR%20awarded%20underground%20contract%20at%20Mount%20Isa%20Mines'%20Black%20Rock%20Cave%20project,-May%202%2C%202018&text=PYBAR%20will%20complete%20underground%20decline,on%20site%20at%20peak%20production.
Blackview Avenue SubdivisionTownsville Earthmoving2TownsvillePlanned
Bruce Highway – Ingham to Cardwell Range DeviationQld Government & Federal Government460TownsvilleProspective30
Bruce Highway – Sarina to Cairns – Haughton River & Pink Lily Lagoon UpgradeQld Government & Federal Government515TownsvilleUnder ConstructionBruce Highway - Haughton River and Pink Lily Lagoon Upgrade. Program of safety and flood immunity upgrades on the Bruce Highway at Giru, including wider and higher-level bridges, reconfigured intersections and 13.5km of upgraded highway pavement across the Haughton River Floodplain.
https://www.tmr.qld.gov.au/Projects/Name/H/Haughton-River-Floodplain-Upgrade-Project-Bruce-Highway-Horseshoe-Lagoon-Palm-Creek
Bruce Highway – Sarina to Cairns – Saltwater Creek UpgradeFederal Government103TownsvilleAnnounced280Construct a high-level bridge and approaches on a new alignment at Saltwater Creek crossing and a new bridge and approaches to Deadman’s Gully on a new alignment. Upgrade four existing floodway sections north of Saltwater Creek between Maryborough and Torbanlea to improve flood immunity.

https://investment.infrastructure.gov.au/projects/ProjectDetails.aspx?Project_id=091547-16QLD-NP

https://www.ccfqld.com/saltwater-creek-upgrade-project/

Bruce Highway – Townsville Northern Access Intersections UpgradeQld Government & Federal Government107TownsvilleAnnouncedThis project involves the upgrade of 5.2km of the Bruce Highway between the Veales Road intersection to Pope Road intersection. The project is currently in the planning phase that will determine the project's full scope for delivery.
https://investment.infrastructure.gov.au/projects/ProjectDetails.aspx?Project_id=061469-15QLD-NP
Bruce Highway (Townsville to Ingham) Hecths Road-Easter CreekQld Government15HinchinbrookCommitted
Burdekin Falls – hydro-electric power station (50MW)Stanwell200BurdekinProspective6060206Construction of a 30 - 50 MW hydro-electric power station to commence Q2 2020 to Q3 2021. Reported to be on hold TSV Bulletin 6 Feb 2020
https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/opinion/decision-on-hydro-overdue/news-story/f91d704b9f7691913769b86ac786183e
Burdekin Falls Dam – Saddle Dam and Monolith ImprovementSunwater330BurdekinAnnounced250A key project in Sunwater’s Dam Improvement Program. It will ensure the long-term viability of the dam by bringing its infrastructure into line with the safety requirements set out in the Water Supply (Safety and Reliability) Act 2008 (Qld). Improvement works include strengthening of the left spillway abutment, installing post-tensioned anchors to the dam’s main spillway and abutments, and installing anchor bars at the downstream end of the spillway.
https://www.sunwater.com.au/projects/burdekin-falls-dam-improvement-project/
Burdekin Solar Farm220BurdekinCommittedConstruction of a 75MW Solar Farm (72 Cell Panels). Start Q1 2020 .
Calcium Cattle Holding FacilityWoodstock Pastoral ServicesApprovedThe project have the capacity to accommodate 20,000 head of cattle. It is expected to directly generate up to 10 full-time jobs on-site once fully operational and will indirectly support many more in the beef farming and related industries.The facility will be developed in four stages between 2020 and 2029, and will consist of sheltered cattle receiving and handling yards, holding pens, a workshop and hardstand area, feed shed, offices and a weighbridge.
https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/approved-live-cattle-holding-yard-to-create-10-jobs/news-story/080d33b27a5e5e69bc85fd70358715d4


Calvary Christian College1TownsvilleCommittedClassroom block for school - alterations and additions.
Cannington ExpansionBHP Billiton400Mount IsaCredibly Proposed306030
Carlyle GardensCarlyle Gardens85TownsvilleUnder ConstructionExpansion of Existing Retirement Village (additional 344 Homes and 66 Units).
Century Mine ProjectNew Century Resources113Mount Isa/ BurkeUnder Construction69Located at Lawn Hill, 250km north-west of Mount Isa in the Lower Gulf of Carpentaria, the Century mine began open-pit production in 1999. During its 16 years of operation, Century was one of the largest zinc mines in the world, producing and processing an average of 475,00tpa zinc concentrate and 50,000tpa lead concentrates at Lawn Hill. The product was transferred in slurry form via a 304km underground pipeline to Century’s Port facility at Karumba for shipping to smelters in Australia, Europe and Asia.
https://www.newcenturyresources.com/century-mine-project/
CH2 Warehouse Mount Lousia2TownsvillePlannedWarehouse - Single Storey. Commencing Q2 2020 to Q4 2020.
https://app.estimateone.com/s/lanskey-qld/stage/201576
Charters TowersCitigold Corporation246Charters TowersProspective
Charters Towers Stock Feed Processing Facility60Charters TowersPlanned111Project to end Q4 2020.
City Land and City Arcade RedevelopmentTownsville City Council60TownsvilleUnder Construction31Redevelopment of the shopping centre. Expected completion Q1 2020.
Cloncurry Copper Project (Roseby Copper/Little Eva/Eva)Altona Resources320CloncurryPossible395Open Cut Mine - Iron-Oxide Copper Gold
Cloncurry Rail Loading FacilityGrand Central Industries Holdings31CloncurryPlanned12Multi-user loading facility to continue the link between the north west and Townsville.
https://www.i-q.net.au/main/construction-nears-for-31m-freight-terminal-project
Clyde Park Project750TownsvillePossible
CopperString 2.0 Transmission LineCopperString1800Mount IsaPlanned800The CopperString transmission line will link the North West Minerals Province’s isolated electricity network into the National Electricity Market (NEM) and deliver lower electricity prices for those critical businesses. The closing date for the submission of proposals in response to the RFP is 1 July 2020.

CopperString is preparing an environmental-impact statement to submit to the State Government, while expressions of interest in the project’s engineering, procurement and construction close on March 13.


http://copperstring2.com.au/

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/state-government-injects-148m-into-copperstring-20-to-help-with-preconstruction-works/news-story/968c07a95e2693806e6cde4601243d27

https://reneweconomy.com.au/copperstring-could-unlock-wind-and-solar-and-huge-minerals-province-89804/

https://www.statedevelopment.qld.gov.au/coordinator-general/assessments-and-approvals/coordinated-projects/current-projects/copperstring-project.html

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/developers-seek-contractor-for-15b-nq-power-project/news-story/5e3309e3a86e54c4a8ed3f8d80e9c7df
Cosgrove master Planned CommunityParkside Developments250Mount LouisaUnder Construction5372,100 lot residential development including retail, business and park facilities as well as a school. (TEL Opportunity Townsville North Queensland - Edition 04)
DriveIt NQDriveIt NQ18.5TownsvilleUnder Construction50The DriveIt NQ proposal is seeking a $18.5M commitment toward the establishment of a state-of-the-art driver education and training facility at Calcium near Townsville. The precinct will address a critical need to support driver education and motorsport in Townsville, generating significant economic and community benefits. The proposed upgraded motorsports facility at Charters Towers, together with a new Driver Education and Motorsport Precinct for Townsville, will enhance Townsville’s profile as a motorsport events destination.

BMD North Queensland construction manager Michael Peterson met with DriveIt NQ chairman Greg Fitzgerald at the site on 15 May 2020 to sign the $2.6 million contract to build access roads and the skid pan for a driver education program.
https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/driveit-facility-to-inject-14bn-into-townsvilles-economy/news-story/56545c5250bcef2d4bf3bc34901e98c7
Elliot Springs - MasterplanLendlease4700TownsvilleUnder ConstructionMasterplan community up to 15,000 residential lots.
https://communities.lendlease.com/queensland/elliot-springs/
Eva Copper Project600CloncurryUnder Construction269Mine - Iron-Oxide Copper Gold, Gold, Lead, Silver and Zinc
https://www.i-q.net.au/main/eva-copper-study-due-out-within-weeks

https://www.northweststar.com.au/story/6779961/copper-mountain-bullish-about-eva-project/
Export Distribution CentreProposedTownsville applied for an Export Distribution Centre grant (valued at $10M) to assist in building the airfreight opportunities available in the region. Harbourside Coldstores has applied for the development of an Export Distribution Centre to be based in Townsville. Currently, products grown in North Queensland are harvested, aggregated and transported out of the region (primarily towards Brisbane) for accumulation and sale into the domestic market or prepared for export. (TEL Opportunity Townsville North Queensland - Edition 04)
Gardens Hills Units - Belgian GardensAsh Agaibey10TownsvilleCommitted12Construction of units (22) and medical centre. Project end date Q4 2020.
https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville/new-belgian-gardens-development-to-inject-10-million-in-townsville-economy/news-story/ec7edc273d18af7285dcc8345233a899
Glencore Office RefurbishmentGlencore2.5Mount IsaCommittedRefurbishment of existing office.
Gorge Weir to Byerwen Coal Project Pipeline project (110km)QCoal240TownsvilleUnder ConstructionSourcing and delivery of water for the project from a pipeline system that connects the project to the Burdekin water supply scheme at Gorge Weir and which traverses the western side of the project area.
http://eisdocs.dsdip.qld.gov.au/Byerwen%20Coal/EIS/EIS%2026May13/05-project-location.pdf
Great Barrier Reef HouseReef House Investment Group30TownsvilleProposedNeeds the commitment from the leading marine science agencies, the waterfront project would proceed, possibly in 2020.
https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville-developer-reveals-plans-for-30m-reef-offices-project/news-story/908bf66c99a6a531409feaf0ba1e9da2
Greater Ascot Residential DevelopmentParkside Developments210TownsvilleUnder Construction4512,000 lot residential development in northern suburbs of Townsville, with a town centre and school. (TEL Opportunity Townsville North Queensland - Edition 04)
Guthalungra Aquaculture FacilityPacific Reef Fisheries100Mackay WhitsundaysCommittedConstruction of a new 259 ha aquaculture facility
http://pacificreef.com.au/guthalungra/

http://www.statedevelopment.qld.gov.au/coordinator-general/assessments-and-approvals/coordinated-projects/completed-projects/guthalungra-aquaculture.html
Haughton Channel Capacity UpgradeQLD Government90TownsvilleProspective
Haughton Pipeline Duplication – Stage 2QLD Government250TownsvilleAnnounced76The Haughton Pipeline Duplication Project (HPDP) involves the duplication of a fully functioning and sustainable 36.5km pipeline from the Haughton Pump Station to the Ross River Dam. A backup to the Ross River Dam, the HPDP will provide a bulk raw water supply link to the Burdekin Haughton Water Supply Scheme. The pipeline is capable of pumping raw water into the Ross River Dam to augment or “top up” water levels during periods of very low rainfall.
https://www.townsville.qld.gov.au/building-planning-and-projects/council-projects/haughton-pipeline-duplication-project

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville-city-council-calls-for-tenders-for-next-section-of-pipeline/news-story/5d4880b15f610bbab0393ae48e22711f

Hells Gate Dam5400Charters TowersPossible12647Construction of a new 2110 GL dam. THE Hells Gates Dam could generate more than 12,000 jobs in its construction phase and contribute millions of dollars to the local economy, according to analysis of the multibillion-dollar project.

A summary of the Hells Gates Irrigation Scheme feasibility study states project would generate about $1.2 billion in household ­income and create 12,647 full-time equivalent jobs during construction.


https://www.hellsgatesproject.com.au/

https://www.townsvilleenterprise.com.au/key-projects/hells-gate-dam-project/

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/12000-job-hopes-in-hells-gates-irrigation-scheme/news-story/d1f99b9d295b608d33cc74833a04ecf9
Herveys Range Development RoadTownsville City Council/Qld Gov8.9TownsvilleCommitted14https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/state-government-to-fund-widening-of-townsville-region-road/news-story/27b33e8a867369e2aa8493261c56467d
Hinchinbrook Shire Council DFRA ProgramHinchinbrook Shire Council2HinchinbrookCommittedhttps://www.hinchinbrook.qld.gov.au/our-council/procurement-and-tenders/current-procurement-and-tender-opportunities/
Hughenden Showgrounds and Aquatic Centre MasterplanFlinders Shire Council2FlindersPossibleConstruction of Aquatic Centre, Showgrounds and Racecourse
http://www.flinders.qld.gov.au/documents/44837427/44964502/Hughenden%20Showgrounds%20-%20Mater%20Plan%20-%20November%202013.pdf

http://www.flinders.qld.gov.au/documents/44837427/44964502/Hughenden%20Memorial%20Aquatic%20Centre%20%28Swimming%20Pool%29%20-%20Master%20Plan%20-%20November%202013.pdf
IIllich Park Detention BasinTownsville City Council6TownsvilleUnder ConstructionConstruction of a flood mitigating 65 litre detention basin
https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville/6m-illich-park-upgrade-to-fend-off-floodwaters-and-become-playing-ground-for-residents/news-story/91bdf32ffc3c676fffe0defbf9cac5c1
Ingham Bio-energy Project (110MW)NQ Bio-Energy Corp640TownsvilleCredibly proposed
Irrigated Agricultural Development ProjectFlinders Shire Council47FlindersPossible77Construction of Logistics Facility, Irrigation Networks and Power Supply Infrastructure
https://www.northweststar.com.au/story/6290517/state-approves-hughenden-15-mile-irrigated-agricultural-development/

https://www.statedevelopment.qld.gov.au/coordinator-general/assessments-and-approvals/coordinated-projects/completed-projects/15-mile-irrigated-agricultural-development-project.html
James Cook University Townsville - MasterplanJames Cook University1000TownsvilleUnder ConstructionAlterations & Additions to the University Campus. Commenced Q1 2019, anticipated End Q1 2035.
https://www.jcu.edu.au/estate-directorate/campus-planning/townsville-campus-master-plan
James Cook University Townsville - ongoing campus renewalJames Cook University73TownsvillePlanned348Adjacent to Tecnology Innovation Complex, planned to be ready for Semester 1 2022.
https://www.jcu.edu.au/estate-directorate/campus-planning/townsville-campus-master-plan

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/wave-of-development-in-townsville-is-set-to-create-1500-jobs/news-story/cecaeca07c3e474c715c53870081fc7e
James Cook University Townsville - Student AccommodationJames Cook University53TownsvillePlanned348Adjacent to Technology Innovation Complex, planned to be ready for Semester 1 2022.
https://www.jcu.edu.au/estate-directorate/campus-planning/townsville-campus-master-plan

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/james-cook-university-secures-46-million-naif-loan-to-build-7storey-student-housing-complex/news-story/8fa81a3c44ba2f0134a8d76c026905e0
James Cook University Townsville - Technology Innovation ComplexJames Cook University98TownsvilleUnder Construction270JCU has announced the development of a state-of-the-art Technology Innovation Complex. This facility would boost enrolment in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) higher education training for the next generation of employees and entrepreneurs. Creating 270 jobs during construction and operation, this development is part of the larger STEAM program promoting and educating the community through industry engagement, science and art activity development and school programs. (TEL Opportunity Townsville North Queensland - Edition 04)
https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/jcu-seeks-contractor-for-landmark-technology-centre/news-story/6bf627f29223ac7d8808c1e9f8c2e869

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville/early-work-will-start-on-270-job-generating-project-next-year/news-story/090ffd30fd9b67d37a10748532e35504
John Flynn Place Museum and Art Gallery15CloncurryPlannedThe redevelopment would deliver interactive displays, a new cafe and would address compliance concerns.
https://www.i-q.net.au/mount-isa/redevelopment-plans-for-john-flynn-place
Joint Health Command CentreDepartment of Defence11TownsvilleUnder Construction100Medical facilities expected completion Q4 2020.
https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/wave-of-development-in-townsville-is-set-to-create-1500-jobs/news-story/cecaeca07c3e474c715c53870081fc7e
Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project 250MWGenex Power700EtheridgeCommitted500Bulletin 31/03/20: finalised an energy supply agreement with EnergyAustralia
Fed Govt’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility offering a concessional loan of up to $610M, Qld Gov committed $132M towards cost of transmission line needed for the project.

270km north of Townsville
EOI for subcontractors and suppliers now available on website (01/04/2020)


https://www.genexpower.com.au/250mw-kidston-pumped-storage-hydro-project.html

https://www.mcconnelldowell.com/about-us/procurement



https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/genex-finalises-power-supply-deal-for-700m-kidston-hydro-project/news-story/f3dab7f6cf5f477b1bbc43522d0a4945+AM51
Kidston Solar Project – Stage 2 (270 MW)Genex Power400EtheridgeProspective
Kidston Stage 3 Wind Project 150MWGenex250EtheridgeProspective
Kidston Transmission ProjectGenex/Powerlink200EtheridgeProspective
Land 4502 Additional Chinook FacilitiesFederal Government50TownsvilleUnder Construction400New facilities for the 5th Aviation Regiment’s CH-47 Chinook helicopters are under construction and include new aircraft shelters, a support resource, working accommodation and tarmac parking for three of the army choppers.
The project is expected to be complete this year with around 400 workers directly participating in the construction of the new facilities.


https://www.i-q.net.au/construction/lions-share-stays-local-as-raaf-base-job-progresses
Little Street Units - Belgian GardensCable Property Developments24TownsvilleCommitted53Construction of 30 Units across 3 Buildings. Project end date Q4 2020.

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/developers-return-to-townsville-market-with-24m-unit-project/news-story/532758d404b7382d0edd8ce53abafe5b
Mackay Entertainment and Convention CentreMackay Regional Council1.2MackayUnder Constructionhttps://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/business/suppliers/tenders_and_purchasing
Majors Creek Solar Project 400MWEdify Energy500TownsvillePlanned400Construction of a Solar Farm (200 MW). Commencing Q3 2020 to Q3 2021.


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/wave-of-development-in-townsville-is-set-to-create-1500-jobs/news-story/cecaeca07c3e474c715c53870081fc7e
Marina ResidencesMaidment Group50TownsvillePlanned74Construction of Apartments (16) and Townhouses (11). Commencing Q2 2020 to Q1 2021. Colliers International Townsville agent Neville Smith helped negotiate the sale of the land


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/developers-say-marina-residences-will-be-best-townsville-has-seen/news-story/859b7e26a932ef64cb2f4b8f29591c69
Mount Isa Electrical Works for Government Sites0.9Mount IsaUnder ConstructionMaintenance Services for Government Sites
Mount Isa Family Fun Park UpgradeMount Isa City Council51Mount IsaCommittedThe Mount Isa Family Fun Park and surrounds will be significantly upgraded in a $5.1 million project jointly funded by the Queensland Government's Building our Regions program and Council.

Stage 2 Redevelopment project of the Family Fun Precinct - which comprises the Family Fun Park, Mount Isa Skate Park and Splashez Aquatic Centre - will improve its usability, functionality and appeal.


https://www.northweststar.com.au/story/6770772/51m-upgrade-for-mount-isa-family-fun-park/
Mount Isa to Rockhampton Corridor Upgrade (incl. Yeppoon Road Duplication)Qld Government & Fed Government318Mount IsaAnnounced
Mount Isa to Townsville Rail UpgradeQueensland Rail380Mount IsaCredibly Proposedhttps://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/upgrade-to-crucial-nq-rail-line-is-reaping-dividends-for-regional-towns/news-story/71eb387c0300fdd40b45de923d3da9a0
Mt Elliot - Swan ProjectChinova1800Mount IsaPossibleOpen Pit & Underground Mine - Copper/Gold
Mt Louisa Walking TrackTownsville City Council1TownsvilleCommittedPart of the Townsville 2020 Masterplan. 1.8km track from end of Bayswater Rd up towards summit of Mt Louisa. It will have 2 viewing platforms.


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville/worldclass-mount-louisa-walking-trail-to-open-in-july-townsville-city-council/news-story/18eb9f07f1e0317fc6a650efe211e44e
Mt Low Masterplan450TownsvillePlanned870Masterplanned Community.
North Queensland Bio Energy – Ethanol PlantNorth Queensland Bio Energy640TownsvilleUnder Construction
North Queensland Country Club Resort and Equestrian CentreLandmark Projects1000TownsvillePlanned300The 440 hectare North Queensland Country Club Resort, to be set in 1000 hectares of private land at Toolakea, will feature 2800 rooms, a country club and an Olympic-standard equestrian centre. It hopes to create 300 direct construction jobs over 25 years and directly employ 3750 people and give the local tourism economy an annual $360 million boost.


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville/regional/north-queensland-country-club-resort-proposal-near-townsville-moving-forward/news-story/79b68a06dbb75e41fa9c2351c967540a
North Queensland Cowboys Centre of ExcellenceNorth Queensland Toyota Cowboys50TownsvillePlanned213NAIF - Multi-sport training spaces, sports medical and allied health service and community spaces. Commencing Q2 2020.


https://naif.gov.au/case-studies/cowboys-community-training-and-high-performance-centre/

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/cowboys-40m-high-performance-centre-is-set-for-early-2021-completion/news-story/1edb05c369d144a10eb8a58c75ce09a7
https://www.cowboys.com.au/news/2019/11/12/naif-funding-for-cowboys-community-centre-meets-milestone/
North Rail Yards (Townsville Technology Precinct)Townsville City Council50TownsvillePlannedCommunity Precinct. Expected completion Q4 2020. The North Rail Yards, at the western end of Flinders St, will be turned into the Townsville Technology Precinct, focused on the “emerging software development industry”.


https://www.townsville.qld.gov.au/about-council/news-and-publications/media-releases/2019/january/north-rail-yards-redevelopment-on-the-right-track
https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville/north-rail-yards-to-become-townsville-technology-precinct/news-story/e948d8a9858527d0b02756b373841939
Oasis HubDepartment of Defence11.1TownsvilleUnder Construction450The Oasis Townsville will provide a one-stop shop for veterans and their families to access assistance from government, health services, ex-service organisations (ESOs) and community groups.
It will significantly expand and enhance the existing range of services it already offers. The major building works for the project include a partial demolition of the existing building, refurbishment of the remaining half of the building, construction of an indoor/outdoor café, five smaller buildings and other external works.
http://statements.qld.gov.au/Statement/2020/5/14/new-facility-for-the-oasis-townsville-one-step-closer-to-completion

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/defence/tender-packages-to-be-released-this-week-for-construction-of-the-oasis-townsville/news-story/2f5c145e3095c8059aaa9bb13ecfb8ff

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/defence/hundreds-of-local-jobs-up-for-grabs-to-build-oasis/news-story/5f46726ef425709c89809d29cc001287
Paluma to Wallaman Falls TrailTownsville City Council6TownsvillePlannedBiking Trail.
Pentland BioenergyRenewable Developments Australia564Charters TowersCommitted500The Pentland Bio Energy project involves the construction of a purpose-built, fully integrated, energy self-sufficient bio-ethanol production facility on 66,152 hectares of land at Pentland (50 km south-west of Charters Towers).

https://www.thechronicle.com.au/news/biofuel-project-to-bring-jobs-boom-to-north-queens/3333838/


https://www.thechronicle.com.au/news/biofuel-project-to-bring-jobs-boom-to-north-queens/3333838/
Pinnacles Satellite City Development - MasterplanEJ Cooper & Son2000TownsvillePossible9910Masterplanned Community including Lavarack Barracks, 5,100 dwellings, town centre and industrial precinct. To commence Q1 2020.


https://www.celestino.net.au/pinnacles/residential
Port Carpentaria RailwayCarpentaria Rail1500Mount Isa/ CloncurryPlannedThe Port Carpentaria Railway is a $1.5B project aimed at increasing export productivity and lowering export costs from the North West minerals province in an increasingly competitive global market. Carpentaria Rail is an alliance between the local aboriginal native title owners and MIEPCO Pty Ltd. As part of the project the company will undertake an extensive ongoing indigenous training and employment program. MIEPCO is undertaking design and feasibility evaluation works to get the project “shovel ready” prior to seeking major project investment.


http://www.carpentariarail.com/
Proserpine Entertainment CentreWhitsunday Regional Council10Whitsundayscommittedhttps://www.whitsunday.qld.gov.au/683/Proserpine-Entertainment-Centre

RAAF Health Care FacilityDepartment of Defence11TownsvilleCommittedThe facility will include primary care including mental health and rehabilitation, inpatient unit, pharmacy, physiotherapy, dental, general support, external works, airfield response and deployable health accommodation for No. 1 Expeditionary Health Squadron.


https://www.defenceconnect.com.au/key-enablers/5312-st-hillier-s-property-secures-contract-for-construction-of-townsville-adf-health-centre
Ravenswood Extension ProjectResolute Mining200Charters TowersPossibleThe Ravenswood Expansion Project is expected to extend the life of gold mining in the region by 10-15 years as well as employ up to 350 people, with 99 per cent of the workforce to be hired locally.

The company currently held 1600km of exploration tenements in and around the Ravenswood area which had a “very high gold endowment”. They would also be creating a new tailings facility capable of holding more than 100 million tones of tailings, and the processing plant is expected to go from five million tonnes annually to more than seven million tonnes.


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville/regional/charters-towers/ravenswood-mine-expansion-will-see-more-jobs-for-locals/news-story/ddf154fb9aeb3e2b8066b1597bccc804
Reef HQ AquariumFederal Government26.9TownsvillePlannedUpgrade of the coral reef exhibit and turtle hospital. The world’s largest living coral reef aquarium, is due to undergo a four-year Federal Government-funded $26.9 million upgrade from mid-2020.


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/queensland/reef-hq-in-a-critical-state-of-disrepair-will-shut-for-12-months-for-269-million-upgrade/news-story/c4a7900ded258803e48d4b63831cacd5
Riversleigh Fossil Centre RevitalisationMount Isa City Council1.4Mount IsaUnder ConstructionRiversleigh Fossil Centre at Outback at Isa is one step closer to revitalisation as planning ramps up and works begin.

The $1.44 million project, 75 per cent of which is funded by the Department of Innovation, Tourism Industry Development and the Commonwealth Games as part of the “Outback Tourism Infrastructure Fund” will be a boost to tourism in Mount Isa.


https://www.mountisa.qld.gov.au/news/article/6/riversleigh-fossil-centre-revitalisation-project-update
Riverway PlazaGeon Property33TownsvilleUnder ConstructionShopping centre redevelopment.


https://geonproperty.com.au/project/riverway-plaza/
Rollingstone Solar FarmESCO Pacific210TownsvillePlannedConstruction of a 110MW Solar Farm (400,000 Panels). Project to end Q1 2021.
Roseby ProjectUniversal Resources164CloncurryPlanned282The project is located in north-west Queensland approximately 65 kilometres (km) north-west of Cloncurry and 90 km north-east of Mount Isa wholly within the Cloncurry Shire.


https://www.qld.gov.au/environment/pollution/management/eis-process/projects/completed/roseby-copper-project
Royal Flying Doctor Servicefunding not secured2TownsvillePossible100Aeromedical Facility - Expansion

Applying for BBRF for funding- waiting for outcomes


https://www.flyingdoctor.org.au/news/flying-doctor-reveals-townsville-expansion-plans/


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville/rfds-ready-to-expand-after-reaching-capacity/news-story/3476fd2efb3305d82c6226c89466605f

Saint Elmo Vanadium ProjectMulticom Resources30Mount IsaPlannedOpen-cut vanadium pentoxide mine. Estimated production of 10,000 tpa with a mine life of 30 years.


https://www.mcres.com.au/saint-elmo-project


https://www.northweststar.com.au/story/6539191/st-elmo-vanadium-gets-major-project-status/
Salvation Army : Townsville Recovery Services CentreSalvation Army1TownsvilleCommittedAssessment Centre For Rehabilitation Facility - Single Storey. Q1 2020 to Q2 2020.
Sanctum Residential DevelopmentMaidment Development Group200TownsvilleUnder Construction430Master planned estate with associated community infrastructure. Totalling 1,300 lots, with 700 completed. (TEL Opportunity Townsville North Queensland - Edition 04)


https://www.maidment.com.au/sanctum/
Sarina State High School Performing Arts & Sports CentreMackay Regional Council11MackayCommittedhttp://statements.qld.gov.au/Statement/2019/6/19/budget-delivers-more-than-40-million-for-schools-in-mackay-and-surrounds

SarsfieldResolute Mining250TownsvilleProspective
Saxby ProjectStrategic Energy Resources30PossibleHistoric drilling at Saxby includes high grade zones of 9m @ 11.27g/t Au and 8m @ 15.1 g/t Au. Strategic Energy Resources will perform further drilling to test continuity and extent.


https://www.strategicenergy.com.au/projects/saxby/
SCONI (Norinco) Scandium ProjectMetallica Minerals1300TownsvillePlanned500Sconi’s proposed development is based on three pits and a 2 million tonne-per-annum processing plant, with an 18-year mine life and average annual revenue from production estimated at $512 million. Projected to be completed Q4 2023.


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville/life-of-greenvale-battery-metals-project-extended-to-30-years/news-story/f1b51735c6b11e15fdfca5b7b7289c8c
Sea View HotelPaul Irvin Hotel Group8TownsvilleUnder ConstructionRejuvenation of internal areas, redevelopment of new gaming room, renovation of beer garden, restoration of former public bar, relocation of bottle shop.


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville/public-bar-of-townsvilles-seaview-hotel-will-be-restored/news-story/7d40c283e712cabcce4f318f30d41b4b
South Beach5TownsvillePlanned20Construction of apartments (40) and restaurant complex.
Southern Suburbs New SewerTownsville City Council23TownsvilleCommitted20Cost: Stage 1 – $10m, Stage 2 – $13m Tender: Stage 1 – Newlands, Stage 2 – BMD
The new Southern Suburbs Rising Main will reduce pressure on sewerage and cater for growth. Stage 2 of these works will link the pump in Yolanda Drive, Annadale by installing an 11.15km pipeline. The project was expected to create 20 local jobs. The Queensland Government provided $5 million towards the project.
St Francis SchoolCatholic Education2BurdekinCommitted
St Patrick's CollegeSt Patrick's College15TownsvilleUnder ConstructionPerforming arts, library and learning facility.
Steam Hub80TownsvillePlannedAlterations & Additions to the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics precinct.

**Need to confirm if this is connected and the same project**The Northern Australia STEAM Precinct and Regional Collaborator (SPARC) in Townsville North Queensland would provide a variety of formal and informal education engagement and inquiry-based experiences that would transform the learning process. The proposed Precinct and its programs would cater to the entire community, empowering and inspiring students to pursue STEAM careers. (TEL Opportunity Townsville North Queensland - Edition 04)
Strand LagoonTownsville City Council85TownsvillePossibleThe ‘Townsville 2020’ Master Plan identified that safe all-year round water based activities located on the Strand would redefine and enhance the city and provide a definitive local, domestic tourist attraction and statement. (TEL Opportunity Townsville North Queensland - Edition 04)

The prospective lagoon will cover a total area of 10.5 hectares, and it will offer a wide variety of leisure activities and water sports, such as kayaking, paddle boarding, and swimming. On hold


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville-mayor-says-strand-turtles-must-be-preserved/news-story/acb0f952427952f5641b577bb3a60810
Stuart Cell 3A - new landfill cellTownsville City Council5TownsvilleUnder ConstructionThe Stuart Landfill Cell 3A project is located at Council’s Stuart Landfill facility south of Townsville adjacent the Bruce Highway, off Vantassel Street. Valued at $4.7M, the project is required to provide the facility with additional landfill capacity to meet the needs of the city.

http://www.mendi.com.au/project/stuart-landfill-cell-3a
Sun metals Zinc Refinery Stage 2Sun Metals300TownsvilleUnder Construction374Zinc Refinery Expansion.

"The expansion would … mean an additional $300 million invested in Townsville and is expected to support up to 827 construction jobs during peak construction, also with significant increase in permanent workers at the refinery and across Sun Metals. The expansion would also see an increase in economic activities for Townsville, with significant increase in Townsville Port activities, uplift for local suppliers and contractors and also, via use of new refining technology, reduced water usage and environmental footprint.”


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/premier-heading-overseas-to-talk-sun-metals-expansion/news-story/51932b47b76b8b568d15bc7627bc158d
Tec-NQ Student Accommodation7TownsvilleCommittedTec-NQ Beachside is a welcoming and nurturing boarding facility housing up to 33 boarders. The safe and secure facility is located in North Ward close to shops and The Strand in sunny, tropical Townsville.

https://www.tecnq.com.au/accommodation

The HiveGleeson Group450TownsvillePlanned561Mixed Use Development including residential, commercial and cultural precinct to include Concert Hall, Convention Centre, indigenous Art Gallery and performance space.


https://www.thehivetownsville.com.au/
The VillageEnviro Development Queensland163TownsvilleUnder Construction35083ha residential development with plans for approximately 1,000 homes. Stages 1–6 and 10 completed. Stage 7 and 12 commenced. (TEL Opportunity Townsville North Queensland - Edition 04)


https://www.thevillagetownsville.com.au/
Tobruk Memorial Baths RedevelopmentTownsville City Council11.3TownsvilleUnder ConstructionRestoration of the Tobruk Memorial Baths including new eight lane pool, new toddler pool and improved disability access. Commenced Aug 2019, due for completion April 2020.


https://www.townsville.qld.gov.au/building-planning-and-projects/council-projects/tobruk-pool-redevelopment
Townsville Airport RedevelopmentQld Airport Ltd80TownsvillePlanned207Redevelopment of Townsville Airport. Excepted end date Q4 2023
Upgrade works would include refurbishment of the terminal, construction of a new terminal roof and new water fire and waste facilities.


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/major-80-million-townsville-airport-redevelopment-hits-milestone-with-naif/news-story/a310afb00a706219b7c4afea17524cbb
Townsville Eastern Access Rail CorridorTMR700TownsvillePlannedThe TEARC project is a proposed 8.3km rail freight line which would connect the North Coast rail line directly into the Port of Townsville through the Townsville State Development Area via a path parallel to the Port Access Road. The project is a proposed 8.3km rail freight line connecting the North Coast rail line directly into the Port of Townsville.


https://www.tmr.qld.gov.au/Projects/Name/T/Townsville-Eastern-Access-Rail-Corridor.aspx
Townsville Flood Recovery1500TownsvilleUnder Construction680Q1 2019 to Q2 2021
Townsville Marine Tourism PrecinctHoneycomb property & Sealink72TownsvilleCommittedReclamation and development of approximately 34 hectares of land for marine-dependent industries. Project scheduled for 2020/2021, due to start May/June.
On Hold**


https://www.statedevelopment.qld.gov.au/assessments-and-approvals/townsville-marine-precinct.html


https://www.ditid.qld.gov.au/our-work/attracting-tourism-fund/townsville-marine-tourism-precinct
Townsville Mater Hospital CarparkMaterTownsvilleCommitted400 space carpark.


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/20m-naif-funding-to-fix-parking-woes-at-townsville-mater-private-hospital/news-story/ee94a5b403f4b04bafdc9c54b419296e
Townsville Mater NQ Specialist CentrePDS Qld25TownsvillePlannedMater Private Hospital Townsville has commenced delivery of a 10 year Master Plan to enhance the health care services for the communities of the North Queensland region. The construction of the specialist centre is scheduled to start in August.


https://www.matertsv.org.au/page/about-us/our-story/hospital-redevelopment


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/healthy-interest-expressed-in-townsville-specialist-centre/news-story/850344b39065900f42f6cdac2328383b

Townsville Ore Processing FacilityPure Minerals416TownsvillePossible532Refinery - Nickel sulphate, Cobalt sulphate, Hematite, Alumina, Magnesium
Project scheduled for Q3 2020 to Q4 2025


https://www.pureminerals.com.au/qpm/
Townsville Port Expansion ProjectQld Government1600TownsvilleCommittedExpansion of the Port of Townsville to accommodate forecast growth in trade at the port and address current capacity constraints. Planned completion by Q4 2040.


http://statedevelopment.qld.gov.au/assessments-and-approvals/townsville-port-expansion.html
Townsville Port Expansion Project – Channel Capacity UpgradeQld Government193TownsvilleUnder Construction120The Channel Upgrade will be delivered over a period of six years from 2018 to 2023. Under the deliver schedule, it will create 120 FTE jobs in Townsville during construction and support 245 Full Time Equivalent jobs in Queensland.


https://www.townsville-port.com.au/infrastructure/infrastructure-projects/channel-upgrade/project-schedule/
Townsville Port Expansion Project – Outer Harbour Expansion (berths 14+15)Qld Government200TownsvilleProspective
Townsville Port Freight TerminalQld Government48TownsvilleCommitted50Open Cut Underground Mine - Thermal Coal.

https://www.townsville-port.com.au/townsville-port-welcomes-pit-to-port-rail-freight-initiatives/

http://statements.qld.gov.au/Statement/2019/6/9/mount-isa-line-plan-puts-north-west-minerals-freight-on-fast-track
Townsville Port upgradesQld GovernmentTownsvilleUnder ConstructionBerth 10: Design of the works is completed, and tenders have been called. Construction is scheduled to start early 2020.
Berth 4 and cargo terminal: Construction is underway and is scheduled to be completed by end of 2020.
Truck staging area: Design of the works is expected to be completed in 2019 with construction scheduled to start early 2020.


https://www.townsville-port.com.au/infrastructure/infrastructure-projects/


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville-port-to-extend-car-carrier-berth-for-larger-ships/news-story/97b093eea478170dd2ad8f28a72d83b0
Townsville Ringroad stage 5Qld Government & Fed Government230TownsvillePlannedThe $230 million TRR5 project is jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments on an 80:20 basis under the 15-year, $12.6 billion Bruce Highway Upgrade Program. The Australian Government has committed $184 million and the Queensland Government has committed $46 million to deliver the TRR5 project.
The Townsville Ring Road link is a 22-kilometre section of the 36-kilometre Bruce Highway route through Townsville, forming part of the National Highway which is Queensland's primary freight, passenger and tourism corridor. It also connects Townsville’s suburbs to key employment nodes and essential services.


https://www.tmr.qld.gov.au/Projects/Name/T/Townsville-Ring-Road-Stage-5-project
Townsville to Roma Corridor UpgradeQld Government & Fed Government125TownsvilleAnnounced
Tropical Marine and Aquaculture Research CentreQld Government & Fed Government100TownsvillePossible1547An international marine research precinct that would promote advancements in marine and aquaculture commercialisation, research and innovation. This will enable infrastructure to underpin regional capabilities to ensure our marine industry is able to grow competitively and sustainably. (TEL Opportunity Townsville North Queensland - Edition 04)
Walford Creek Base Metals ProjectAeon Metals785DoomadgeePlannedOpen Pit Mine
The Walford Creek Project is located approximately 350km north west of Mount Isa in Northwest Queensland, close to the Northern Territory border. The closest town is Doomadgee, approximately 70km to the east, which is accessed by a sealed road from Cloncurry. Doomadgee has a commercial airstrip connecting to other major centres within Queensland.


https://www.aeonmetals.com.au/walford-creek/
Westmoreland ProjectLaramide411Possible262Open Cut Mine - Uranium
The Westmoreland Uranium Project, that is able to be developed as an open cut mining operation, is currently at an advanced exploration and delevopment stage, as significant work in these areas has been carried out in the past by the project's former owner Rio Tinto.

Located about 400km north our Mount Isa on the border of Queensland and Northern Territory border.


http://mininglink.com.au/site/westmoreland
Whitsunday ShoresGreater Rewards Group900Mackay WhitsundaysCommitted112Construction of residential dwellings (1800), aged care living precinct, child care centre, sporting fields, community club house and tavern
Yepoon to Mount Isa Roadwork190Mount IsaPossiblehttps://www.i-q.net.au/main/government-unveils-730m-road-plan-to-upgrade-700km
Project nameProject Owner/SponsorProject Value $MLGAProject stage19/2020/2121/2222/2323/242019 QLD Major Projects Pipeline2020 QLD Major Projects PipelineCSQ Knowledge CtrTELTSV BulletinWhat jobs are needed? How many?Comments
70 The StrandLachlan Bell3TownsvilleCommitted10Seven-storey apartment block (12 units) and a two-storey food and drink outlet. Commencing Q2 2020.


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/70-the-strand-development-to-go-ahead-after-townsville-city-council-ceo-gives-approval/news-story/23d1905d1ffcc0dd22b7c04860684541
Abbot Point Coal Terminal O ProjectAdani1500Mackay WhitsundaysPlanned714New standalone port facility to export up to 70 Mtpa of coal from Carmichael Coal Mine in Galilee Basin

https://www.adaniaustralia.com/projects-businesses

https://www.adaniaustralia.com/projects-businesses
Adani Carmichael Rail NetworkAdani350TownsvilleCommitted1500Workforce to be based out of Townsville and Rockhampton.
https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/bmd-awarded-350m-adani-contract/news-story/a40279bc73d8cd6f412b9e0220766c75

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/australian-company-awarded-220m-critical-adani-rail-contract/news-story/b0058f2da5c422f7eaa7501fcdb5194b
Agripower Amorphous Silica – Fertiliser Processing PlantAgripower Australia Ltd663Charters TowersProspective490Agripower expects to produce one million tonnes of fertiliser from the new facility, to be exported to the world – and to do that with a project life of up to 200 years
http://statements.qld.gov.au/Statement/2019/5/23/new-nq-fertiliser-mine-could-have-200year-life
Ardmore Phosphate Rock ProjectCentrex Metals58Mount IsaPlannedThe Ardmore Phosphate Rock Project (“Ardmore”) is located south of Mt Isa in North West Queensland. The project is linked to the Port of Townsville via an existing rail line.
http://www.centrexmetals.com.au/ardmore/
Armoured Vehicle Simulation Centre - Lavarack BarracksDepartment of Defence40TownsvilleCommitted3 storey simulator facility, construction expected to commence September to mid 2022.
Australia- Singapore Military Training InitiativeDepartment of Defence2300TownsvilleCommittedConstruction of a Military Training Facility. Commencing Q4 2022 to 2028
The $2.25 billion Australia Singapore Military Training Initiative will see an estimated $36.2 million spent in Townsville every year throughout its life, and will involve about 14,000 Singaporean soldiers training for 14 weeks a year for 25 years.
Laing O’Rourke was awarded the $800 million managing contract for Shoalwater Bay.
https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville/businesses-urged-to-tender-for-lucrative-defence-deals/news-story/291d1c3c4737176c7441138c072b3498

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/defence/nq-businesses-wanted-for-225-billion-defence-deal/news-story/e351290332fe09c34c6409c7f83577a6

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/three-major-contractors-shortlisted-for-joint-australiansingapore-military-training-facility/news-story/28f601f14afa99a00389208798bcd2d1
Australian Taxation OfficeFederal Government12.5TownsvillePlanned
Ayr Showgrounds5TownsvillePlannedUpgrade of the Ayr Showgrounds including Covered Grandstand and Amenities Block
Battery Processing FacilityImperium3 Consortium/Magnis2000TownsvilleCommittedTwo Townsville-based firms have joined the project team to build the lithium-ion battery plant proposed for the city. GHD and Douglas Partners are now engaged through the Imperium3 consortium to build the $2 billion battery plant, which would position Townsville as an international and national leader in advanced manufacturing. 18 GWh lithium-ion battery manufacturing plant will be built in Townsville over 3 years, 6 GWh stages with a net present value of $2.55 billion and estimated 21% internal rate of return.

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/townsville-battery-plant-moving-forward-after-council-meetings/news-story/9ffd828faf48d6d0c20cfef208999bd0
https://www.pv-magazine.com/2019/10/03/australias-townsville-battery-gigafactory-reaches-new-milestone/

Black Rock CaveGlencore400Mount IsaUnder Construction233Black Rock further develops the existing copper resource at Mount Isa Mines, using sub-level caving to improve the economic viability of extracting ore from the existing ore-body.
https://pybar.com.au/pybar-awarded-underground-contract-at-mount-isa-mines-black-rock-cave-project/#:~:text=PYBAR%20awarded%20underground%20contract%20at%20Mount%20Isa%20Mines'%20Black%20Rock%20Cave%20project,-May%202%2C%202018&text=PYBAR%20will%20complete%20underground%20decline,on%20site%20at%20peak%20production.
Blackview Avenue SubdivisionTownsville Earthmoving2TownsvillePlanned
Bruce Highway – Ingham to Cardwell Range DeviationQld Government & Federal Government460TownsvilleProspective30
Bruce Highway – Sarina to Cairns – Haughton River & Pink Lily Lagoon UpgradeQld Government & Federal Government515TownsvilleUnder ConstructionBruce Highway - Haughton River and Pink Lily Lagoon Upgrade. Program of safety and flood immunity upgrades on the Bruce Highway at Giru, including wider and higher-level bridges, reconfigured intersections and 13.5km of upgraded highway pavement across the Haughton River Floodplain.
https://www.tmr.qld.gov.au/Projects/Name/H/Haughton-River-Floodplain-Upgrade-Project-Bruce-Highway-Horseshoe-Lagoon-Palm-Creek
Bruce Highway – Sarina to Cairns – Saltwater Creek UpgradeFederal Government103TownsvilleAnnounced280Construct a high-level bridge and approaches on a new alignment at Saltwater Creek crossing and a new bridge and approaches to Deadman’s Gully on a new alignment. Upgrade four existing floodway sections north of Saltwater Creek between Maryborough and Torbanlea to improve flood immunity.

https://investment.infrastructure.gov.au/projects/ProjectDetails.aspx?Project_id=091547-16QLD-NP

https://www.ccfqld.com/saltwater-creek-upgrade-project/

Bruce Highway – Townsville Northern Access Intersections UpgradeQld Government & Federal Government107TownsvilleAnnouncedThis project involves the upgrade of 5.2km of the Bruce Highway between the Veales Road intersection to Pope Road intersection. The project is currently in the planning phase that will determine the project's full scope for delivery.
https://investment.infrastructure.gov.au/projects/ProjectDetails.aspx?Project_id=061469-15QLD-NP
Bruce Highway (Townsville to Ingham) Hecths Road-Easter CreekQld Government15HinchinbrookCommitted
Burdekin Falls – hydro-electric power station (50MW)Stanwell200BurdekinProspective6060206Construction of a 30 - 50 MW hydro-electric power station to commence Q2 2020 to Q3 2021. Reported to be on hold TSV Bulletin 6 Feb 2020
https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/opinion/decision-on-hydro-overdue/news-story/f91d704b9f7691913769b86ac786183e
Burdekin Falls Dam – Saddle Dam and Monolith ImprovementSunwater330BurdekinAnnounced250A key project in Sunwater’s Dam Improvement Program. It will ensure the long-term viability of the dam by bringing its infrastructure into line with the safety requirements set out in the Water Supply (Safety and Reliability) Act 2008 (Qld). Improvement works include strengthening of the left spillway abutment, installing post-tensioned anchors to the dam’s main spillway and abutments, and installing anchor bars at the downstream end of the spillway.
https://www.sunwater.com.au/projects/burdekin-falls-dam-improvement-project/
Burdekin Solar Farm220BurdekinCommittedConstruction of a 75MW Solar Farm (72 Cell Panels). Start Q1 2020 .
Calcium Cattle Holding FacilityWoodstock Pastoral ServicesApprovedThe project have the capacity to accommodate 20,000 head of cattle. It is expected to directly generate up to 10 full-time jobs on-site once fully operational and will indirectly support many more in the beef farming and related industries.The facility will be developed in four stages between 2020 and 2029, and will consist of sheltered cattle receiving and handling yards, holding pens, a workshop and hardstand area, feed shed, offices and a weighbridge.
https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/approved-live-cattle-holding-yard-to-create-10-jobs/news-story/080d33b27a5e5e69bc85fd70358715d4


Calvary Christian College1TownsvilleCommittedClassroom block for school - alterations and additions.
Cannington ExpansionBHP Billiton400Mount IsaCredibly Proposed306030
Carlyle GardensCarlyle Gardens85TownsvilleUnder ConstructionExpansion of Existing Retirement Village (additional 344 Homes and 66 Units).
Century Mine ProjectNew Century Resources113Mount Isa/ BurkeUnder Construction69Located at Lawn Hill, 250km north-west of Mount Isa in the Lower Gulf of Carpentaria, the Century mine began open-pit production in 1999. During its 16 years of operation, Century was one of the largest zinc mines in the world, producing and processing an average of 475,00tpa zinc concentrate and 50,000tpa lead concentrates at Lawn Hill. The product was transferred in slurry form via a 304km underground pipeline to Century’s Port facility at Karumba for shipping to smelters in Australia, Europe and Asia.
https://www.newcenturyresources.com/century-mine-project/
CH2 Warehouse Mount Lousia2TownsvillePlannedWarehouse - Single Storey. Commencing Q2 2020 to Q4 2020.
https://app.estimateone.com/s/lanskey-qld/stage/201576
Charters TowersCitigold Corporation246Charters TowersProspective
Charters Towers Stock Feed Processing Facility60Charters TowersPlanned111Project to end Q4 2020.
City Land and City Arcade RedevelopmentTownsville City Council60TownsvilleUnder Construction31Redevelopment of the shopping centre. Expected completion Q1 2020.
Cloncurry Copper Project (Roseby Copper/Little Eva/Eva)Altona Resources320CloncurryPossible395Open Cut Mine - Iron-Oxide Copper Gold
Cloncurry Rail Loading FacilityGrand Central Industries Holdings31CloncurryPlanned12Multi-user loading facility to continue the link between the north west and Townsville.
https://www.i-q.net.au/main/construction-nears-for-31m-freight-terminal-project
Clyde Park Project750TownsvillePossible
CopperString 2.0 Transmission LineCopperString1800Mount IsaPlanned800The CopperString transmission line will link the North West Minerals Province’s isolated electricity network into the National Electricity Market (NEM) and deliver lower electricity prices for those critical businesses. The closing date for the submission of proposals in response to the RFP is 1 July 2020.

CopperString is preparing an environmental-impact statement to submit to the State Government, while expressions of interest in the project’s engineering, procurement and construction close on March 13.


http://copperstring2.com.au/

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/state-government-injects-148m-into-copperstring-20-to-help-with-preconstruction-works/news-story/968c07a95e2693806e6cde4601243d27

https://reneweconomy.com.au/copperstring-could-unlock-wind-and-solar-and-huge-minerals-province-89804/

https://www.statedevelopment.qld.gov.au/coordinator-general/assessments-and-approvals/coordinated-projects/current-projects/copperstring-project.html

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/developers-seek-contractor-for-15b-nq-power-project/news-story/5e3309e3a86e54c4a8ed3f8d80e9c7df
Cosgrove master Planned CommunityParkside Developments250Mount LouisaUnder Construction5372,100 lot residential development including retail, business and park facilities as well as a school. (TEL Opportunity Townsville North Queensland - Edition 04)
DriveIt NQDriveIt NQ18.5TownsvilleUnder Construction50The DriveIt NQ proposal is seeking a $18.5M commitment toward the establishment of a state-of-the-art driver education and training facility at Calcium near Townsville. The precinct will address a critical need to support driver education and motorsport in Townsville, generating significant economic and community benefits. The proposed upgraded motorsports facility at Charters Towers, together with a new Driver Education and Motorsport Precinct for Townsville, will enhance Townsville’s profile as a motorsport events destination.

BMD North Queensland construction manager Michael Peterson met with DriveIt NQ chairman Greg Fitzgerald at the site on 15 May 2020 to sign the $2.6 million contract to build access roads and the skid pan for a driver education program.
https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/driveit-facility-to-inject-14bn-into-townsvilles-economy/news-story/56545c5250bcef2d4bf3bc34901e98c7
Elliot Springs - MasterplanLendlease4700TownsvilleUnder ConstructionMasterplan community up to 15,000 residential lots.
https://communities.lendlease.com/queensland/elliot-springs/
Eva Copper Project600CloncurryUnder Construction269Mine - Iron-Oxide Copper Gold, Gold, Lead, Silver and Zinc
https://www.i-q.net.au/main/eva-copper-study-due-out-within-weeks

https://www.northweststar.com.au/story/6779961/copper-mountain-bullish-about-eva-project/
Export Distribution CentreProposedTownsville applied for an Export Distribution Centre grant (valued at $10M) to assist in building the airfreight opportunities available in the region. Harbourside Coldstores has applied for the development of an Export Distribution Centre to be based in Townsville. Currently, products grown in North Queensland are harvested, aggregated and transported out of the region (primarily towards Brisbane) for accumulation and sale into the domestic market or prepared for export. (TEL Opportunity Townsville North Queensland - Edition 04)
Gardens Hills Units - Belgian GardensAsh Agaibey10TownsvilleCommitted12Construction of units (22) and medical centre. Project end date Q4 2020.
https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville/new-belgian-gardens-development-to-inject-10-million-in-townsville-economy/news-story/ec7edc273d18af7285dcc8345233a899
Glencore Office RefurbishmentGlencore2.5Mount IsaCommittedRefurbishment of existing office.
Gorge Weir to Byerwen Coal Project Pipeline project (110km)QCoal240TownsvilleUnder ConstructionSourcing and delivery of water for the project from a pipeline system that connects the project to the Burdekin water supply scheme at Gorge Weir and which traverses the western side of the project area.
http://eisdocs.dsdip.qld.gov.au/Byerwen%20Coal/EIS/EIS%2026May13/05-project-location.pdf
Great Barrier Reef HouseReef House Investment Group30TownsvilleProposedNeeds the commitment from the leading marine science agencies, the waterfront project would proceed, possibly in 2020.
https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville-developer-reveals-plans-for-30m-reef-offices-project/news-story/908bf66c99a6a531409feaf0ba1e9da2
Greater Ascot Residential DevelopmentParkside Developments210TownsvilleUnder Construction4512,000 lot residential development in northern suburbs of Townsville, with a town centre and school. (TEL Opportunity Townsville North Queensland - Edition 04)
Guthalungra Aquaculture FacilityPacific Reef Fisheries100Mackay WhitsundaysCommittedConstruction of a new 259 ha aquaculture facility
http://pacificreef.com.au/guthalungra/

http://www.statedevelopment.qld.gov.au/coordinator-general/assessments-and-approvals/coordinated-projects/completed-projects/guthalungra-aquaculture.html
Haughton Channel Capacity UpgradeQLD Government90TownsvilleProspective
Haughton Pipeline Duplication – Stage 2QLD Government250TownsvilleAnnounced76The Haughton Pipeline Duplication Project (HPDP) involves the duplication of a fully functioning and sustainable 36.5km pipeline from the Haughton Pump Station to the Ross River Dam. A backup to the Ross River Dam, the HPDP will provide a bulk raw water supply link to the Burdekin Haughton Water Supply Scheme. The pipeline is capable of pumping raw water into the Ross River Dam to augment or “top up” water levels during periods of very low rainfall.
https://www.townsville.qld.gov.au/building-planning-and-projects/council-projects/haughton-pipeline-duplication-project

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville-city-council-calls-for-tenders-for-next-section-of-pipeline/news-story/5d4880b15f610bbab0393ae48e22711f

Hells Gate Dam5400Charters TowersPossible12647Construction of a new 2110 GL dam. THE Hells Gates Dam could generate more than 12,000 jobs in its construction phase and contribute millions of dollars to the local economy, according to analysis of the multibillion-dollar project.

A summary of the Hells Gates Irrigation Scheme feasibility study states project would generate about $1.2 billion in household ­income and create 12,647 full-time equivalent jobs during construction.


https://www.hellsgatesproject.com.au/

https://www.townsvilleenterprise.com.au/key-projects/hells-gate-dam-project/

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/12000-job-hopes-in-hells-gates-irrigation-scheme/news-story/d1f99b9d295b608d33cc74833a04ecf9
Herveys Range Development RoadTownsville City Council/Qld Gov8.9TownsvilleCommitted14https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/state-government-to-fund-widening-of-townsville-region-road/news-story/27b33e8a867369e2aa8493261c56467d
Hinchinbrook Shire Council DFRA ProgramHinchinbrook Shire Council2HinchinbrookCommittedhttps://www.hinchinbrook.qld.gov.au/our-council/procurement-and-tenders/current-procurement-and-tender-opportunities/
Hughenden Showgrounds and Aquatic Centre MasterplanFlinders Shire Council2FlindersPossibleConstruction of Aquatic Centre, Showgrounds and Racecourse
http://www.flinders.qld.gov.au/documents/44837427/44964502/Hughenden%20Showgrounds%20-%20Mater%20Plan%20-%20November%202013.pdf

http://www.flinders.qld.gov.au/documents/44837427/44964502/Hughenden%20Memorial%20Aquatic%20Centre%20%28Swimming%20Pool%29%20-%20Master%20Plan%20-%20November%202013.pdf
IIllich Park Detention BasinTownsville City Council6TownsvilleUnder ConstructionConstruction of a flood mitigating 65 litre detention basin
https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville/6m-illich-park-upgrade-to-fend-off-floodwaters-and-become-playing-ground-for-residents/news-story/91bdf32ffc3c676fffe0defbf9cac5c1
Ingham Bio-energy Project (110MW)NQ Bio-Energy Corp640TownsvilleCredibly proposed
Irrigated Agricultural Development ProjectFlinders Shire Council47FlindersPossible77Construction of Logistics Facility, Irrigation Networks and Power Supply Infrastructure
https://www.northweststar.com.au/story/6290517/state-approves-hughenden-15-mile-irrigated-agricultural-development/

https://www.statedevelopment.qld.gov.au/coordinator-general/assessments-and-approvals/coordinated-projects/completed-projects/15-mile-irrigated-agricultural-development-project.html
James Cook University Townsville - MasterplanJames Cook University1000TownsvilleUnder ConstructionAlterations & Additions to the University Campus. Commenced Q1 2019, anticipated End Q1 2035.
https://www.jcu.edu.au/estate-directorate/campus-planning/townsville-campus-master-plan
James Cook University Townsville - ongoing campus renewalJames Cook University73TownsvillePlanned348Adjacent to Tecnology Innovation Complex, planned to be ready for Semester 1 2022.
https://www.jcu.edu.au/estate-directorate/campus-planning/townsville-campus-master-plan

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/wave-of-development-in-townsville-is-set-to-create-1500-jobs/news-story/cecaeca07c3e474c715c53870081fc7e
James Cook University Townsville - Student AccommodationJames Cook University53TownsvillePlanned348Adjacent to Technology Innovation Complex, planned to be ready for Semester 1 2022.
https://www.jcu.edu.au/estate-directorate/campus-planning/townsville-campus-master-plan

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/james-cook-university-secures-46-million-naif-loan-to-build-7storey-student-housing-complex/news-story/8fa81a3c44ba2f0134a8d76c026905e0
James Cook University Townsville - Technology Innovation ComplexJames Cook University98TownsvilleUnder Construction270JCU has announced the development of a state-of-the-art Technology Innovation Complex. This facility would boost enrolment in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) higher education training for the next generation of employees and entrepreneurs. Creating 270 jobs during construction and operation, this development is part of the larger STEAM program promoting and educating the community through industry engagement, science and art activity development and school programs. (TEL Opportunity Townsville North Queensland - Edition 04)
https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/jcu-seeks-contractor-for-landmark-technology-centre/news-story/6bf627f29223ac7d8808c1e9f8c2e869

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville/early-work-will-start-on-270-job-generating-project-next-year/news-story/090ffd30fd9b67d37a10748532e35504
John Flynn Place Museum and Art Gallery15CloncurryPlannedThe redevelopment would deliver interactive displays, a new cafe and would address compliance concerns.
https://www.i-q.net.au/mount-isa/redevelopment-plans-for-john-flynn-place
Joint Health Command CentreDepartment of Defence11TownsvilleUnder Construction100Medical facilities expected completion Q4 2020.
https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/wave-of-development-in-townsville-is-set-to-create-1500-jobs/news-story/cecaeca07c3e474c715c53870081fc7e
Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project 250MWGenex Power700EtheridgeCommitted500Bulletin 31/03/20: finalised an energy supply agreement with EnergyAustralia
Fed Govt’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility offering a concessional loan of up to $610M, Qld Gov committed $132M towards cost of transmission line needed for the project.

270km north of Townsville
EOI for subcontractors and suppliers now available on website (01/04/2020)


https://www.genexpower.com.au/250mw-kidston-pumped-storage-hydro-project.html

https://www.mcconnelldowell.com/about-us/procurement



https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/genex-finalises-power-supply-deal-for-700m-kidston-hydro-project/news-story/f3dab7f6cf5f477b1bbc43522d0a4945+AM51
Kidston Solar Project – Stage 2 (270 MW)Genex Power400EtheridgeProspective
Kidston Stage 3 Wind Project 150MWGenex250EtheridgeProspective
Kidston Transmission ProjectGenex/Powerlink200EtheridgeProspective
Land 4502 Additional Chinook FacilitiesFederal Government50TownsvilleUnder Construction400New facilities for the 5th Aviation Regiment’s CH-47 Chinook helicopters are under construction and include new aircraft shelters, a support resource, working accommodation and tarmac parking for three of the army choppers.
The project is expected to be complete this year with around 400 workers directly participating in the construction of the new facilities.


https://www.i-q.net.au/construction/lions-share-stays-local-as-raaf-base-job-progresses
Little Street Units - Belgian GardensCable Property Developments24TownsvilleCommitted53Construction of 30 Units across 3 Buildings. Project end date Q4 2020.

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/developers-return-to-townsville-market-with-24m-unit-project/news-story/532758d404b7382d0edd8ce53abafe5b
Mackay Entertainment and Convention CentreMackay Regional Council1.2MackayUnder Constructionhttps://www.mackay.qld.gov.au/business/suppliers/tenders_and_purchasing
Majors Creek Solar Project 400MWEdify Energy500TownsvillePlanned400Construction of a Solar Farm (200 MW). Commencing Q3 2020 to Q3 2021.


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/wave-of-development-in-townsville-is-set-to-create-1500-jobs/news-story/cecaeca07c3e474c715c53870081fc7e
Marina ResidencesMaidment Group50TownsvillePlanned74Construction of Apartments (16) and Townhouses (11). Commencing Q2 2020 to Q1 2021. Colliers International Townsville agent Neville Smith helped negotiate the sale of the land


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/developers-say-marina-residences-will-be-best-townsville-has-seen/news-story/859b7e26a932ef64cb2f4b8f29591c69
Mount Isa Electrical Works for Government Sites0.9Mount IsaUnder ConstructionMaintenance Services for Government Sites
Mount Isa Family Fun Park UpgradeMount Isa City Council51Mount IsaCommittedThe Mount Isa Family Fun Park and surrounds will be significantly upgraded in a $5.1 million project jointly funded by the Queensland Government's Building our Regions program and Council.

Stage 2 Redevelopment project of the Family Fun Precinct - which comprises the Family Fun Park, Mount Isa Skate Park and Splashez Aquatic Centre - will improve its usability, functionality and appeal.


https://www.northweststar.com.au/story/6770772/51m-upgrade-for-mount-isa-family-fun-park/
Mount Isa to Rockhampton Corridor Upgrade (incl. Yeppoon Road Duplication)Qld Government & Fed Government318Mount IsaAnnounced
Mount Isa to Townsville Rail UpgradeQueensland Rail380Mount IsaCredibly Proposedhttps://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/upgrade-to-crucial-nq-rail-line-is-reaping-dividends-for-regional-towns/news-story/71eb387c0300fdd40b45de923d3da9a0
Mt Elliot - Swan ProjectChinova1800Mount IsaPossibleOpen Pit & Underground Mine - Copper/Gold
Mt Louisa Walking TrackTownsville City Council1TownsvilleCommittedPart of the Townsville 2020 Masterplan. 1.8km track from end of Bayswater Rd up towards summit of Mt Louisa. It will have 2 viewing platforms.


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville/worldclass-mount-louisa-walking-trail-to-open-in-july-townsville-city-council/news-story/18eb9f07f1e0317fc6a650efe211e44e
Mt Low Masterplan450TownsvillePlanned870Masterplanned Community.
North Queensland Bio Energy – Ethanol PlantNorth Queensland Bio Energy640TownsvilleUnder Construction
North Queensland Country Club Resort and Equestrian CentreLandmark Projects1000TownsvillePlanned300The 440 hectare North Queensland Country Club Resort, to be set in 1000 hectares of private land at Toolakea, will feature 2800 rooms, a country club and an Olympic-standard equestrian centre. It hopes to create 300 direct construction jobs over 25 years and directly employ 3750 people and give the local tourism economy an annual $360 million boost.


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville/regional/north-queensland-country-club-resort-proposal-near-townsville-moving-forward/news-story/79b68a06dbb75e41fa9c2351c967540a
North Queensland Cowboys Centre of ExcellenceNorth Queensland Toyota Cowboys50TownsvillePlanned213NAIF - Multi-sport training spaces, sports medical and allied health service and community spaces. Commencing Q2 2020.


https://naif.gov.au/case-studies/cowboys-community-training-and-high-performance-centre/

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/cowboys-40m-high-performance-centre-is-set-for-early-2021-completion/news-story/1edb05c369d144a10eb8a58c75ce09a7
https://www.cowboys.com.au/news/2019/11/12/naif-funding-for-cowboys-community-centre-meets-milestone/
North Rail Yards (Townsville Technology Precinct)Townsville City Council50TownsvillePlannedCommunity Precinct. Expected completion Q4 2020. The North Rail Yards, at the western end of Flinders St, will be turned into the Townsville Technology Precinct, focused on the “emerging software development industry”.


https://www.townsville.qld.gov.au/about-council/news-and-publications/media-releases/2019/january/north-rail-yards-redevelopment-on-the-right-track
https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville/north-rail-yards-to-become-townsville-technology-precinct/news-story/e948d8a9858527d0b02756b373841939
Oasis HubDepartment of Defence11.1TownsvilleUnder Construction450The Oasis Townsville will provide a one-stop shop for veterans and their families to access assistance from government, health services, ex-service organisations (ESOs) and community groups.
It will significantly expand and enhance the existing range of services it already offers. The major building works for the project include a partial demolition of the existing building, refurbishment of the remaining half of the building, construction of an indoor/outdoor café, five smaller buildings and other external works.
http://statements.qld.gov.au/Statement/2020/5/14/new-facility-for-the-oasis-townsville-one-step-closer-to-completion

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/defence/tender-packages-to-be-released-this-week-for-construction-of-the-oasis-townsville/news-story/2f5c145e3095c8059aaa9bb13ecfb8ff

https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/defence/hundreds-of-local-jobs-up-for-grabs-to-build-oasis/news-story/5f46726ef425709c89809d29cc001287
Paluma to Wallaman Falls TrailTownsville City Council6TownsvillePlannedBiking Trail.
Pentland BioenergyRenewable Developments Australia564Charters TowersCommitted500The Pentland Bio Energy project involves the construction of a purpose-built, fully integrated, energy self-sufficient bio-ethanol production facility on 66,152 hectares of land at Pentland (50 km south-west of Charters Towers).

https://www.thechronicle.com.au/news/biofuel-project-to-bring-jobs-boom-to-north-queens/3333838/


https://www.thechronicle.com.au/news/biofuel-project-to-bring-jobs-boom-to-north-queens/3333838/
Pinnacles Satellite City Development - MasterplanEJ Cooper & Son2000TownsvillePossible9910Masterplanned Community including Lavarack Barracks, 5,100 dwellings, town centre and industrial precinct. To commence Q1 2020.


https://www.celestino.net.au/pinnacles/residential
Port Carpentaria RailwayCarpentaria Rail1500Mount Isa/ CloncurryPlannedThe Port Carpentaria Railway is a $1.5B project aimed at increasing export productivity and lowering export costs from the North West minerals province in an increasingly competitive global market. Carpentaria Rail is an alliance between the local aboriginal native title owners and MIEPCO Pty Ltd. As part of the project the company will undertake an extensive ongoing indigenous training and employment program. MIEPCO is undertaking design and feasibility evaluation works to get the project “shovel ready” prior to seeking major project investment.


http://www.carpentariarail.com/
Proserpine Entertainment CentreWhitsunday Regional Council10Whitsundayscommittedhttps://www.whitsunday.qld.gov.au/683/Proserpine-Entertainment-Centre

RAAF Health Care FacilityDepartment of Defence11TownsvilleCommittedThe facility will include primary care including mental health and rehabilitation, inpatient unit, pharmacy, physiotherapy, dental, general support, external works, airfield response and deployable health accommodation for No. 1 Expeditionary Health Squadron.


https://www.defenceconnect.com.au/key-enablers/5312-st-hillier-s-property-secures-contract-for-construction-of-townsville-adf-health-centre
Ravenswood Extension ProjectResolute Mining200Charters TowersPossibleThe Ravenswood Expansion Project is expected to extend the life of gold mining in the region by 10-15 years as well as employ up to 350 people, with 99 per cent of the workforce to be hired locally.

The company currently held 1600km of exploration tenements in and around the Ravenswood area which had a “very high gold endowment”. They would also be creating a new tailings facility capable of holding more than 100 million tones of tailings, and the processing plant is expected to go from five million tonnes annually to more than seven million tonnes.


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville/regional/charters-towers/ravenswood-mine-expansion-will-see-more-jobs-for-locals/news-story/ddf154fb9aeb3e2b8066b1597bccc804
Reef HQ AquariumFederal Government26.9TownsvillePlannedUpgrade of the coral reef exhibit and turtle hospital. The world’s largest living coral reef aquarium, is due to undergo a four-year Federal Government-funded $26.9 million upgrade from mid-2020.


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/queensland/reef-hq-in-a-critical-state-of-disrepair-will-shut-for-12-months-for-269-million-upgrade/news-story/c4a7900ded258803e48d4b63831cacd5
Riversleigh Fossil Centre RevitalisationMount Isa City Council1.4Mount IsaUnder ConstructionRiversleigh Fossil Centre at Outback at Isa is one step closer to revitalisation as planning ramps up and works begin.

The $1.44 million project, 75 per cent of which is funded by the Department of Innovation, Tourism Industry Development and the Commonwealth Games as part of the “Outback Tourism Infrastructure Fund” will be a boost to tourism in Mount Isa.


https://www.mountisa.qld.gov.au/news/article/6/riversleigh-fossil-centre-revitalisation-project-update
Riverway PlazaGeon Property33TownsvilleUnder ConstructionShopping centre redevelopment.


https://geonproperty.com.au/project/riverway-plaza/
Rollingstone Solar FarmESCO Pacific210TownsvillePlannedConstruction of a 110MW Solar Farm (400,000 Panels). Project to end Q1 2021.
Roseby ProjectUniversal Resources164CloncurryPlanned282The project is located in north-west Queensland approximately 65 kilometres (km) north-west of Cloncurry and 90 km north-east of Mount Isa wholly within the Cloncurry Shire.


https://www.qld.gov.au/environment/pollution/management/eis-process/projects/completed/roseby-copper-project
Royal Flying Doctor Servicefunding not secured2TownsvillePossible100Aeromedical Facility - Expansion

Applying for BBRF for funding- waiting for outcomes


https://www.flyingdoctor.org.au/news/flying-doctor-reveals-townsville-expansion-plans/


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville/rfds-ready-to-expand-after-reaching-capacity/news-story/3476fd2efb3305d82c6226c89466605f

Saint Elmo Vanadium ProjectMulticom Resources30Mount IsaPlannedOpen-cut vanadium pentoxide mine. Estimated production of 10,000 tpa with a mine life of 30 years.


https://www.mcres.com.au/saint-elmo-project


https://www.northweststar.com.au/story/6539191/st-elmo-vanadium-gets-major-project-status/
Salvation Army : Townsville Recovery Services CentreSalvation Army1TownsvilleCommittedAssessment Centre For Rehabilitation Facility - Single Storey. Q1 2020 to Q2 2020.
Sanctum Residential DevelopmentMaidment Development Group200TownsvilleUnder Construction430Master planned estate with associated community infrastructure. Totalling 1,300 lots, with 700 completed. (TEL Opportunity Townsville North Queensland - Edition 04)


https://www.maidment.com.au/sanctum/
Sarina State High School Performing Arts & Sports CentreMackay Regional Council11MackayCommittedhttp://statements.qld.gov.au/Statement/2019/6/19/budget-delivers-more-than-40-million-for-schools-in-mackay-and-surrounds

SarsfieldResolute Mining250TownsvilleProspective
Saxby ProjectStrategic Energy Resources30PossibleHistoric drilling at Saxby includes high grade zones of 9m @ 11.27g/t Au and 8m @ 15.1 g/t Au. Strategic Energy Resources will perform further drilling to test continuity and extent.


https://www.strategicenergy.com.au/projects/saxby/
SCONI (Norinco) Scandium ProjectMetallica Minerals1300TownsvillePlanned500Sconi’s proposed development is based on three pits and a 2 million tonne-per-annum processing plant, with an 18-year mine life and average annual revenue from production estimated at $512 million. Projected to be completed Q4 2023.


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville/life-of-greenvale-battery-metals-project-extended-to-30-years/news-story/f1b51735c6b11e15fdfca5b7b7289c8c
Sea View HotelPaul Irvin Hotel Group8TownsvilleUnder ConstructionRejuvenation of internal areas, redevelopment of new gaming room, renovation of beer garden, restoration of former public bar, relocation of bottle shop.


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville/public-bar-of-townsvilles-seaview-hotel-will-be-restored/news-story/7d40c283e712cabcce4f318f30d41b4b
South Beach5TownsvillePlanned20Construction of apartments (40) and restaurant complex.
Southern Suburbs New SewerTownsville City Council23TownsvilleCommitted20Cost: Stage 1 – $10m, Stage 2 – $13m Tender: Stage 1 – Newlands, Stage 2 – BMD
The new Southern Suburbs Rising Main will reduce pressure on sewerage and cater for growth. Stage 2 of these works will link the pump in Yolanda Drive, Annadale by installing an 11.15km pipeline. The project was expected to create 20 local jobs. The Queensland Government provided $5 million towards the project.
St Francis SchoolCatholic Education2BurdekinCommitted
St Patrick's CollegeSt Patrick's College15TownsvilleUnder ConstructionPerforming arts, library and learning facility.
Steam Hub80TownsvillePlannedAlterations & Additions to the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics precinct.

**Need to confirm if this is connected and the same project**The Northern Australia STEAM Precinct and Regional Collaborator (SPARC) in Townsville North Queensland would provide a variety of formal and informal education engagement and inquiry-based experiences that would transform the learning process. The proposed Precinct and its programs would cater to the entire community, empowering and inspiring students to pursue STEAM careers. (TEL Opportunity Townsville North Queensland - Edition 04)
Strand LagoonTownsville City Council85TownsvillePossibleThe ‘Townsville 2020’ Master Plan identified that safe all-year round water based activities located on the Strand would redefine and enhance the city and provide a definitive local, domestic tourist attraction and statement. (TEL Opportunity Townsville North Queensland - Edition 04)

The prospective lagoon will cover a total area of 10.5 hectares, and it will offer a wide variety of leisure activities and water sports, such as kayaking, paddle boarding, and swimming. On hold


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville-mayor-says-strand-turtles-must-be-preserved/news-story/acb0f952427952f5641b577bb3a60810
Stuart Cell 3A - new landfill cellTownsville City Council5TownsvilleUnder ConstructionThe Stuart Landfill Cell 3A project is located at Council’s Stuart Landfill facility south of Townsville adjacent the Bruce Highway, off Vantassel Street. Valued at $4.7M, the project is required to provide the facility with additional landfill capacity to meet the needs of the city.

http://www.mendi.com.au/project/stuart-landfill-cell-3a
Sun metals Zinc Refinery Stage 2Sun Metals300TownsvilleUnder Construction374Zinc Refinery Expansion.

"The expansion would … mean an additional $300 million invested in Townsville and is expected to support up to 827 construction jobs during peak construction, also with significant increase in permanent workers at the refinery and across Sun Metals. The expansion would also see an increase in economic activities for Townsville, with significant increase in Townsville Port activities, uplift for local suppliers and contractors and also, via use of new refining technology, reduced water usage and environmental footprint.”


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/premier-heading-overseas-to-talk-sun-metals-expansion/news-story/51932b47b76b8b568d15bc7627bc158d
Tec-NQ Student Accommodation7TownsvilleCommittedTec-NQ Beachside is a welcoming and nurturing boarding facility housing up to 33 boarders. The safe and secure facility is located in North Ward close to shops and The Strand in sunny, tropical Townsville.

https://www.tecnq.com.au/accommodation

The HiveGleeson Group450TownsvillePlanned561Mixed Use Development including residential, commercial and cultural precinct to include Concert Hall, Convention Centre, indigenous Art Gallery and performance space.


https://www.thehivetownsville.com.au/
The VillageEnviro Development Queensland163TownsvilleUnder Construction35083ha residential development with plans for approximately 1,000 homes. Stages 1–6 and 10 completed. Stage 7 and 12 commenced. (TEL Opportunity Townsville North Queensland - Edition 04)


https://www.thevillagetownsville.com.au/
Tobruk Memorial Baths RedevelopmentTownsville City Council11.3TownsvilleUnder ConstructionRestoration of the Tobruk Memorial Baths including new eight lane pool, new toddler pool and improved disability access. Commenced Aug 2019, due for completion April 2020.


https://www.townsville.qld.gov.au/building-planning-and-projects/council-projects/tobruk-pool-redevelopment
Townsville Airport RedevelopmentQld Airport Ltd80TownsvillePlanned207Redevelopment of Townsville Airport. Excepted end date Q4 2023
Upgrade works would include refurbishment of the terminal, construction of a new terminal roof and new water fire and waste facilities.


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/major-80-million-townsville-airport-redevelopment-hits-milestone-with-naif/news-story/a310afb00a706219b7c4afea17524cbb
Townsville Eastern Access Rail CorridorTMR700TownsvillePlannedThe TEARC project is a proposed 8.3km rail freight line which would connect the North Coast rail line directly into the Port of Townsville through the Townsville State Development Area via a path parallel to the Port Access Road. The project is a proposed 8.3km rail freight line connecting the North Coast rail line directly into the Port of Townsville.


https://www.tmr.qld.gov.au/Projects/Name/T/Townsville-Eastern-Access-Rail-Corridor.aspx
Townsville Flood Recovery1500TownsvilleUnder Construction680Q1 2019 to Q2 2021
Townsville Marine Tourism PrecinctHoneycomb property & Sealink72TownsvilleCommittedReclamation and development of approximately 34 hectares of land for marine-dependent industries. Project scheduled for 2020/2021, due to start May/June.
On Hold**


https://www.statedevelopment.qld.gov.au/assessments-and-approvals/townsville-marine-precinct.html


https://www.ditid.qld.gov.au/our-work/attracting-tourism-fund/townsville-marine-tourism-precinct
Townsville Mater Hospital CarparkMaterTownsvilleCommitted400 space carpark.


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/20m-naif-funding-to-fix-parking-woes-at-townsville-mater-private-hospital/news-story/ee94a5b403f4b04bafdc9c54b419296e
Townsville Mater NQ Specialist CentrePDS Qld25TownsvillePlannedMater Private Hospital Townsville has commenced delivery of a 10 year Master Plan to enhance the health care services for the communities of the North Queensland region. The construction of the specialist centre is scheduled to start in August.


https://www.matertsv.org.au/page/about-us/our-story/hospital-redevelopment


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/business/healthy-interest-expressed-in-townsville-specialist-centre/news-story/850344b39065900f42f6cdac2328383b

Townsville Ore Processing FacilityPure Minerals416TownsvillePossible532Refinery - Nickel sulphate, Cobalt sulphate, Hematite, Alumina, Magnesium
Project scheduled for Q3 2020 to Q4 2025


https://www.pureminerals.com.au/qpm/
Townsville Port Expansion ProjectQld Government1600TownsvilleCommittedExpansion of the Port of Townsville to accommodate forecast growth in trade at the port and address current capacity constraints. Planned completion by Q4 2040.


http://statedevelopment.qld.gov.au/assessments-and-approvals/townsville-port-expansion.html
Townsville Port Expansion Project – Channel Capacity UpgradeQld Government193TownsvilleUnder Construction120The Channel Upgrade will be delivered over a period of six years from 2018 to 2023. Under the deliver schedule, it will create 120 FTE jobs in Townsville during construction and support 245 Full Time Equivalent jobs in Queensland.


https://www.townsville-port.com.au/infrastructure/infrastructure-projects/channel-upgrade/project-schedule/
Townsville Port Expansion Project – Outer Harbour Expansion (berths 14+15)Qld Government200TownsvilleProspective
Townsville Port Freight TerminalQld Government48TownsvilleCommitted50Open Cut Underground Mine - Thermal Coal.

https://www.townsville-port.com.au/townsville-port-welcomes-pit-to-port-rail-freight-initiatives/

http://statements.qld.gov.au/Statement/2019/6/9/mount-isa-line-plan-puts-north-west-minerals-freight-on-fast-track
Townsville Port upgradesQld GovernmentTownsvilleUnder ConstructionBerth 10: Design of the works is completed, and tenders have been called. Construction is scheduled to start early 2020.
Berth 4 and cargo terminal: Construction is underway and is scheduled to be completed by end of 2020.
Truck staging area: Design of the works is expected to be completed in 2019 with construction scheduled to start early 2020.


https://www.townsville-port.com.au/infrastructure/infrastructure-projects/


https://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/news/townsville-port-to-extend-car-carrier-berth-for-larger-ships/news-story/97b093eea478170dd2ad8f28a72d83b0
Townsville Ringroad stage 5Qld Government & Fed Government230TownsvillePlannedThe $230 million TRR5 project is jointly funded by the Australian and Queensland governments on an 80:20 basis under the 15-year, $12.6 billion Bruce Highway Upgrade Program. The Australian Government has committed $184 million and the Queensland Government has committed $46 million to deliver the TRR5 project.
The Townsville Ring Road link is a 22-kilometre section of the 36-kilometre Bruce Highway route through Townsville, forming part of the National Highway which is Queensland's primary freight, passenger and tourism corridor. It also connects Townsville’s suburbs to key employment nodes and essential services.


https://www.tmr.qld.gov.au/Projects/Name/T/Townsville-Ring-Road-Stage-5-project
Townsville to Roma Corridor UpgradeQld Government & Fed Government125TownsvilleAnnounced
Tropical Marine and Aquaculture Research CentreQld Government & Fed Government100TownsvillePossible1547An international marine research precinct that would promote advancements in marine and aquaculture commercialisation, research and innovation. This will enable infrastructure to underpin regional capabilities to ensure our marine industry is able to grow competitively and sustainably. (TEL Opportunity Townsville North Queensland - Edition 04)
Walford Creek Base Metals ProjectAeon Metals785DoomadgeePlannedOpen Pit Mine
The Walford Creek Project is located approximately 350km north west of Mount Isa in Northwest Queensland, close to the Northern Territory border. The closest town is Doomadgee, approximately 70km to the east, which is accessed by a sealed road from Cloncurry. Doomadgee has a commercial airstrip connecting to other major centres within Queensland.


https://www.aeonmetals.com.au/walford-creek/
Westmoreland ProjectLaramide411Possible262Open Cut Mine - Uranium
The Westmoreland Uranium Project, that is able to be developed as an open cut mining operation, is currently at an advanced exploration and delevopment stage, as significant work in these areas has been carried out in the past by the project's former owner Rio Tinto.

Located about 400km north our Mount Isa on the border of Queensland and Northern Territory border.


http://mininglink.com.au/site/westmoreland
Whitsunday ShoresGreater Rewards Group900Mackay WhitsundaysCommitted112Construction of residential dwellings (1800), aged care living precinct, child care centre, sporting fields, community club house and tavern
Yepoon to Mount Isa Roadwork190Mount IsaPossiblehttps://www.i-q.net.au/main/government-unveils-730m-road-plan-to-upgrade-700km

Last updated 4 June 2020