Fast Facts


The proposed Rocky Springs community is situated on a 1,594 hectare site.


Rocky Springs is located 15 kilometres south east of the Townsville CBD, with a travelling time of approximately 15 minutes.

Estimated Population

Some 35,000 to 38,000 people will eventually call Rocky Springs’ home.

Target Commencement Date

The planned commencement date for Rocky Springs is 2009.

Development Period

Estimated 35 years.

Total Dwellings

Approximately 15,000 to 18,000 residential dwellings are currently proposed.

Education & Community

A full range of public and private education facilities will be offered, from early child care and learning to secondary education.


• An Enterprise Park accommodating a wide range of commercial, business service trades and technological businesses.

• Retail precincts

• Commercial and office space

Open Space

Over 20% of the site will be reserved for open space, including a 12 hectare recreational lake.

Sport & Recreation

Rocky Springs will have extensive pedestrian and cycle paths, as well as local community and recreation facilities in each neighbourhood centre.