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The Schematic Design for the North Queensland Stadium was completed in early August 2017 and the Design Development stage is now being progressed. It is anticipated the Design Development stage will continue until early 2018.

Preparatory site works commenced in early August 2017. Civil and earthworks activities are anticipated to commence in late August 2017.

Project milestones

The North Queensland Stadium is to be completed in time for the start of the 2020 National Rugby League (NRL) season.

Item Timeframe*
Principal Consultant, Audit Programmer and Audit Quantity Surveyor appointed 19 Dec 2016
Managing Contractor announced 1 May 2017
Expressions of interest invited for early works packages by Watpac via ICN Gateway 2 June 2017
Letting of work packages by Watpac commenced Mid 2017
Preparatory site works commenced 13 July 2017
Civil and earth works commence August 2017
Commencement of the stadium build Early 2018
Stadium completion Early 2020

* subject to inclement weather events, latent site conditions and other unforeseen issues.

Contact us

For further information on the proposed North Queensland Stadium please contact the Major Projects and Property Office or call 13 QGOV (13 74 68).