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The Integrated Resort Development (IRD) at the Gold Coast, subject to the proponent satisfying the procurement process, will be developed on a five hectare site (PDF icon 2.7 MB) between Sea World and the Gold Coast Fishermen's Co-operative.

The Government and ASF Consortium Pty Ltd have agreed to continue the existing Integrated Resort Development process on this land parcel.

A cruise ship terminal no longer forms part of the proposal.

ASF continue to progress their proposal with the Government and a detailed proposal is expected in 2016.


The following is a summary of the Gold Coast IRD timeline:

Stage Process Timings
Stage 1 Registration of Interest December 2013 to February 2014
Stage 2 Expression of Interest* January 2014 to March 2014
Stage 3 Request for Detailed Proposals (RFDP)* Start August 2014
  Government rules out development on The Northern Spit August 2014
  Government suspends process
Wavebreak Island
April 2015
  ASF Consortium and government announce process to continue August 2015
Stage 4 Request for Detailed Proposals (RFDP)* due 2016
Stage 5 Gold Coast IRD design revealed 2016
*Only available to accepted proponents through the ROI process

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For more information

For further information on the Gold Coast IRD please contact the Special Projects Unit team.

Or visit ASF Consortium.