Projects in Townsville2020

The proposed projects in Townsville2020 focus on boosting the economy, benefiting the local community and attracting tourism to the region.

Stadium Precinct

The Queensland Country Bank Stadium officially opened in March 2020. As part of the new Stadium precinct, works on the riverside boardwalk, 4m wide concrete footpath and pedestrian bridges were also completed ahead of the first event. Works are due to commence on the Centre of Excellence and Hilton Double Tree Hotel in late 2020.

Visit the official Queensland Country Bank Stadium website.

Central Park

Revitalisation works commenced to Central Park in late 2019 to ensure the area was completed ahead of the official opening of the new Stadium precinct.

Short-term enhancements include the Dean Street shared pathway, a 3m wide pathway between Rooney Street and Morey Street and a 4m wide pathway from Rooney Street to Victoria Bridge as well as a boardwalk promenade from Victoria Bridge to the new Stadium.

View the project page for further information.

Mount Louisa Open Space Masterplan

The Mount Louisa Open Space Masterplan will transform the area into one of Townsville’s most popular public spaces by allowing locals and visitors to take advantage of its spectacular vistas of our city and coastline.

Construction works on the Early Works Plan commenced in March 2020.

View the project page for further information.

Flinders Lane

The Flinders Lane project will connect the heart of the CBD to the Bus Hub via a new laneway with retail stores and cafes.

Works are well underway and expected to be completed mid-2020.

View the project page for further information.

Castle Hill Concept Plan

Castle Hill is one of Townsville’s most visited places and has great activation potential. The Castle Hill Concept Plan is part of the Townsville2020 Masterplan and provides a clear vision for our city.

Work is due to commence in 2020 on the Catering and Events Space, one of the identified projects of the masterplan.

View the project page for further information.

Riverway Splash Water Park

A new Splash Water Park has been proposed for Riverway as part of the Townsville 2020 Masterplan.

The Riverway Splash Water Park concept design includes four new zones: The Billabong, The Shallows, Lily Pad Waterfall Forrest and inquisitive play area.

View the project page for further information.

Townsville Entrance Statements

Townsville’s suburbs will receive robust and drought resilient landscaped entry statements to green the city outside the CBD.

Local company Place Design and STP Engineering were the successful consultants for the design of the entry statements.

Roll-out of these statements have commenced.