Infrastructure Projects

Jezzine Barracks Foreshore Redevelopment


The Commonwealth Government set a two-year limit on the development of the plan to ensure the project was not unduly delayed. I’m pleased to report to the community that we have achieved this important target in 16 months. We wanted to get on with the job and this was reflected in community feedback. We have More >

Abbot Point Supply Chain


Townsville Enterprise in partnership with the Townsville Regional Engineering Cluster, the Department of Tourism, Regional Development and Industry, the Mackay Area Industry Network, Mackay Whitsundays Regional Economic Development Corporation, Bowen Collinsville Enterprises and Enterprise Whitsundays, held the first in a series of Consortia Contracting workshops in Mackay, Bowen and Townsville. Over 100 businesses from a More >

Australian Institute for Marine Sciences


The Townsville economy will get a direct $126.5 million injection from Commonwealth defence and research spending, following the recommendation for Parliamentary approval of projects at Lavarack Barracks and the Australian institute of Marine Science by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Public Works (PWC). PWC Chair, Senator Jan McLucas, said the committee was pleased to support More >

Bitumen Facility Upgrade


The subsidiary to petroleum giant BP announced a $35 million investment into a new bitumen plant at Townsville port yesterday which will more than triple the current stocks of the vital commodity for road and tarmac construction. About 18,000 tonnes of bitumen will be stored at extremely high temperatures in tanks at the port facility More >

Domestic Airport Upgrade


Background Townsville Airport is the centre of aviation in the North Queensland Region. Townsville Airport operates the airport under a Joint User Agreement with the Department of Defence, with Townsville Airport leasing an area of 81 hectares of the airport for civil aviation purposes. As a joint user facility, the responsibility for planning and development More >

Mt Isa – Townsville Rail Corridor


The Port of Townsville is the gateway for exports from the North West and North East minerals Provinces. The Mt Isa to Townsville Rail Corridor is the backbone connecting the Port to the North West Minerals Province. The quantity of exports from the North West is limited by what can be transported from the region, either by the More >

Northern Economic Triangle


The Northern Economic Triangle (NET) is a commitment by the Queensland Government to foster sustainable economic, social and community growth through the emergence of Mount Isa, Townsville and Bowen as a triangle of mineral processing and industrial development. The NET aims to ensure the provision of critical infrastructure that underpins private sector investment in minerals More >

Townsville Base Load Power Station


Townsville Power Station is operated as a base loading plant providing input to the Queensland electricity system. Transfield Services has recently completed a $115 million redevelopment of the power station. The expansion increases the size of the power station to 240 MW capacity. With its clean coal seam methane fuel and combined cycle configuration, Townsville More >

Townsville Port Access Road


Abbott Street, Townsville Townsville Port Access Road Vision To deliver a freight-efficient, strategic road link to the Port of Townsville that complements the natural environment, and achieves excellence and sustainability through all project phases with a high level of stakeholder support and recognition. Stuart Bypass (Section one) The Stuart Bypass will be a new 2.5km More >

Townsville Port Marine Precinct


The proposed Townsville Marine Precinct Project seeks to provide a dedicated marine precinct facility for commercial and recreational use at the mouth of the Ross River in the Port of Townsville. The project would address the ongoing and increasing demand for marine facilities in the region by providing a sheltered, purpose-built precinct for the co-location More >