Townsville City Waterfront Priority Development Area (PDA)

Townsville City Council and Queensland State Government have jointly worked to declare a Priority Development Area (PDA) over the Townsville waterfront.  The PDA includes 63.7 hectares of land directly adjacent to Townsville’s CBD located on both sides of Ross Creek. One of Australia’s biggest urban renewal projects, the waterfront redevelopment will activate prime inner-city land, create significant investment and job opportunities and catalyse CBD revitalisation over the next 20 years.

The Integrated Stadium & Entertainment Centre will be the anchor for accelerated development of the PDA by stimulating development of integrated mixed-use commercial and residential land in the areas adjacent to it.

Development of the PDA will be facilitated through a partnership between the Queensland Government, the Port of Townsville Limited and Townsville City Council.

To find out more about the PDA, call 1300 878 001 or visit Council’s website.


Advocacy Timeline
  • 23 October 2015 - State Government adopted the Townsville City Waterfront PDA Development Scheme
  • 7 October 2016 - Combined commitment of $28M with Townsville City Council towards the Waterfront Priority Development Area to develop a CBD Boardwalk Promenade
  • 1 May 2017 - Watpac appointed as managing contractor for the $240M North Queensland Stadium within the PDA

Key Projects

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