Fast Facts

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Toondah Harbour Fast Facts

  • A new port facility, with multiple ferry and barge berths, is central to the project
  • Toondah Harbour will include a vibrant new retail and dining precinct that will complement Cleveland CBD’s offering
  • A hotel/convention centre is part of the precinct
  • Extensive parklands, plazas and boardwalks will be delivered
  • Visitor facilities and a learning centre are included
  • Up to 3,600 homes will be part of Toondah Harbour, which will be home to 6,300 residents by 2031
  • 200 marina berths will be delivered
  • A public pontoon is part of the masterplan
  • Small recreational vessel launching facilities will be delivered
  • Harbour and channel improvements are part of the project
  • The Toondah Harbour marine footprint Is similar in size to Manly Boat Harbour and less than one third of Raby Bay.

Estimated economic benefits

  • $1.39 billion private capital investment by Walker Group Holdings
  • $2.33 billion indirect benefits to the local economy
  • Project to deliver estimated annual contribution to gross regional product: $34.8 million
  • Construction employment: 1000 jobs each year
  • Post construction employment: 500 jobs a year
  • To attract more than 49,000 visitors each year
  • Additional visitor expenditure will support an extra 500 tourism jobs in the region annually

Current Status

  • Walker has submitted a referral under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) seeking a controlled action decision by the Federal Minister for the Environment and Energy.
  • The decision is due by 8 June 2017.
  • The decision will not approve the construction of the project. It is an administrative decision that will enable Walker to commence preparation of a comprehensive Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). 
  • We hope to commence this assessment process in mid 2017. It will include in-depth examination of all environmental, social and economic impacts of the proposed project and will involve extensive community consultation.