New 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 >

Northwest Minerals Province

Townsville is the export and processing centre for the province. A large number of existing minerals projects are currently underway 16 approved advanced projects in the Townsville – Mt Isa region QRail forecasts and increase in mining production from 3.6 million tpa (2004-05) to 6.3 million by 2010. Even if there are no more new projects, these More >

Rocky Springs

Fast Facts Size The proposed Rocky Springs community is situated on a 1,594 hectare site. Location 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 More >

Townsville Ocean Terminal

On 13 September 2005 after reviewing a number of internal studies, the Government endorsed the development of the Townsville Ocean Terminal. It was also announced that negotiations could now commence with TABCORP/Consolidated Properties Group as the preferred developer. On 7 February 2006 the Government announced approval for the development agreement for the $1 billion Townsville More >

Northern Coastal Geothermal Initiative

Coastal Geothermal Energy Initiative The Queensland Government has committed $5million for the Coastal Geothermal Energy Initiative (CGEI) to define regions with high geothermal heat flow which may indicate new sources of geothermal energy along the Queensland coast, close to existing electricity transmission lines. The CGEI is a joint undertaking between the Office of Clean Energy More >

Northern LNG Gas Industry

“The gas reserves in Queensland rival anything in Western Australia, and we want to make sure Queenslanders benefit through jobs growth and economic opportunity. “This decision means projects can move forward without delay while understanding the type of commitment that government expects will continue to be made to our important domestic gas market. “Together industry More >

Solar City

The multi-purpose solar energy project will include fully functional and integrated building with a grid-connected solar panel system linked to displays, a bus stop shelter, public seating for scenic viewing, misting to cool walkers and other features to support fitness training. As part of the Townsville City Council’s Citysolar program, project partner Delfin Townsville has More >

Aircraft Maintanence Facility

BAE Systems Townsville operation has been granted an extension of their contract with the Department of Defence until December 2009. BAE Systems will also take up residence in the new NAACEX precinct (Northern Australia Aerospace Centre for Excellence) at Townsville Airport to accommodate this extended contract. BAE Systems in Townsville is an Authorised Maintenance Organisation More >

Australian Defense Forces

RAAF Base Townsville The Royal Australian Air Force’s RAAF Base Townsville is an important forward operating base located north-west of Townsville. It is home to: No 395 Expeditionary Combat Support Wing No 323 Combat Support Squadron No 44 Wing Detachment Townsville – air traffic control No 27 (City of Townsville) Squadron – Air Force Reserve More >

Citilink Industrial Park

Citilink Industrial Park (CIP) is a two-stage business park located on both sides of Shaw Road. It is approximately 10 minutes north of the Townsville CBD, and is close to the intersection of Shaw Road with the Bruce Highway. Shaw Road is currently being upgraded to the Townsville Ring Road, and CIP will occupy a More >