The following table lists those 'coordinated projects' currently going through the environmental impact statement (EIS) process or the impact assessment report (IAR) process.

(Prior to 21 December 2012, these projects were called 'significant projects'.)

Disclaimer

The data on the estimated capital expenditure and construction jobs was supplied by the proponents and is subject to change.

IAR process

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ProjectLocationEstimated capital expenditure ($ billion)Estimated construction jobsEIS current status
Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project Kidston, 280 km west of Townsville, 275 km south-west of Cairns 0.33 370 Draft IAR being prepared by the proponent
Six Mile Creek Dam Safety Upgrade Project 5 km from Cooroy in Noosa Shire 0.085 to 0.090 110 Draft IAR being prepared by the proponent
15 Mile Irrigated Agricultural Development project 12 km north north-west of Hughenden 0.047 5 Draft IAR being prepared by the proponent

EIS process

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ProjectLocationEstimated capital expenditure ($ billion)Estimated construction jobsEIS current status
Capricorn Integrated Resort 9 km north of Yeppoon 0.6 8500* Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
China Stone Coal 300 km west of Mackay 6.7 3900 The Coordinator-General accepted the draft EIS as the final EIS and is now preparing his EIS evaluation report.
Gladstone Energy and Ammonia project 15 km north west of Gladstone 1.0 800 Draft terms of reference for EIS being prepared.
Gladstone Steel Making Facility Gladstone 4.4 2000 Additional information to the EIS being prepared by proponent
Inland Rail – Border to Gowrie Queensland border 15 km south east of Goondiwindi to Gowrie near Toowoomba 1.4 1600 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Inland Rail – Calvert to Kagaru Calvert to Kagaru 1.2 1600 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Inland Rail – Gowrie to Helidon Toowoomba 1.35 1800 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Inland Rail – Helidon to Calvert Helidon to Calvert 1.0 1800 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
KUR-World Integrated Eco-resort 4 km west of Kuranda 0.53 348 Draft EIS public consultation from 22 October to 30 November 2018.
Olive Downs Project 40 km south-east of Moranbah 1.0 500 Draft EIS and submissions being assessed
Port of Gladstone Gatcombe and Golding Cutting Channel Duplication Port of Gladstone 0.4 100 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent
Three Rivers Irrigation Project 90 km south of Normanton 0.20 100 Draft EIS being prepared by proponent

*On site, over approximately 20 years.