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$320M (A$)

Construction 400 person

Operational TBA

Gladstone Fitzroy Water Pipeline

(Gladstone Area Water Board)
Gladstone Area Water Board (GAWB) has commenced technical investigations on its Gladstone-Fitzroy Pipeline project. The pipeline will run underground from the Fitzroy River via an easement, through the proposed Stanwell – Gladstone Infrastructure Corridor (SGIC) and Gladstone State Development Area (GSDA), before finally joining GAWB’s raw water reticulation system.

Awaiting Federal Government approval and demand triggers for pipeline.


$1.5B (A$)

Construction 2,000 person

Operational  720 person

Gladstone Steel Making Facility
(Boulder Steel)

Now known as the Euroa Steel Plant Project

Boulder is proposing to construct and operate an integrated steel plant at a site in the Aldoga Precinct of the Gladstone State Development Area.

The eventual production capacity of the plant will be 5 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) of semi-finished products, with an initial stage of 2.1 Mtpa to supply the equally important downstream processing facilities of ABS Boulder in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

EIS Lodged

February 2013




Hummock Hill Island Development

(Eaton Place Pty Ltd)

Now the Pacificus Tourism Project

Residential and tourism development Rodds Bay, 30 km south of Gladstone

  • tourist accommodation
  • residential housing
  • golf course
  • educational facility

Federal approval November 2015



(WIRP Component is part of WICET project)

Moura Link - Aldoga Railway

WIRP - Wiggins Island Rail Project

(QR National - now Aurizon) 

WIBL - Wiggins Island Balloon Loop

 (Queensland Rail)

Proposed scope includes a new rail link from the Moura Short Line into the Aldoga Industrial precinct north of Gladstone, and a rolling stock maintenance yard and provisioning facilities at Aldoga in the north of the Gladstone State Development Area

Construction of the project is subject to a formal development approval by Gladstone Regional Council and the Department of Infrastructure and Planning, and finalisation of some operational works approvals. Works are anticipated to commence late 2010 / early 2011, with operations starting two years later.

WIRP is part of this overall project but carried out under WICET project approval.

WIRP component is underway.

WIBL component is underway








Construction 100 person

Operational    30 person


Port of Gladstone Gatcombe and Golding Cutting Channel Duplication Project

(Gladstone Ports Corporation)

  • new channel with a length of 9.12 km, depth of RL -16.1m and width of 200m (duplicating the existing Gatcombe and Golding Cutting Channel)
  • investigation of onshore and offshore locations for disposal of approximately 12 Mm3 of dredged spoil material
  • relocation of existing, and placement of new, navigational aids for the channel duplication.  


EIS being prepared