40 km south east of Airlie Beach on the mainland and approximately 15 km south east of Hamilton Island. Map
Mackay Regional Council
redevelopment and expansion of the existing resort to include a 5 star Beach Resort, 6 star Spa Resort, a 5 star Eco Resort and Tourist Villa Precincts
facilities including a conference centre, beach club, restaurants and lounges
a central village precinct comprising restaurants, bar, night club, conference facility buildings, arrival centre, shops, sport and recreation centre and a staff village
expansion of the current services area including power generation (solar with diesel back-up), sewage treatment and water treatment
existing airstrip and golf course upgrades
upgrade to the existing jetty and additional moorings
Ecotourism facilities - a National Park and Great Barrier Reef Educational Centre
environmental enhancements - native vegetation replanting, improvements to stormwater management and a shift towards renewable energy sources are proposed; the rearrangement of lease boundaries, including revocation of part of the Lindeman Island National Park.
300 (per year during construction)
* Project information supplied by proponent and subject to change.
Environmental impact statement (EIS) process
19 December 2017
The Coordinator-General accepted the draft EIS as the final EIS and is now preparing his EIS evaluation report.
18 October 2017
Additional information for the EIS requested by Coordinator-General.