Large resource projects that have a nearby regional community are subject to the 100% fly-in, fly-out (FIFO) prohibition and anti-discrimination provisions of the SSRC Act. The Coordinator-General has listed these projects in the searchable table below.

The anti-discrimination provisions apply to large resource projects from commencement of the Act.

The 100% FIFO prohibition applies to large resource projects six months following publication of their details on the list.

Definitions

Large resource project

A large resource project means a resource project for which an environmental impact statement is required; or a resource project that holds a site-specific environmental authority under the Environmental Protection Act 1994 and has, or is projected to have, 100 or more workers; or a smaller workforce decided by the Coordinator-General, and notified in writing by the Coordinator-General to the owner of the project.

Nearby regional community

A nearby regional community for a large resource project means a town (the name of which is published on the department’s website under section 13) any part of which is within a 125-kilometre radius of the main access to the project, or a greater or lesser radius decided by the Coordinator-General, and notified in writing by the Coordinator-General to the owner of the project; and that has a population of more than 200 people, or smaller population decided by the Coordinator-General and notified in writing by the Coordinator-General to the owner of the project.

FIFO worker

A FIFO worker for a large resource project means a worker who travels to the project by aeroplane, or another means, from a place that is not a nearby regional community, for the project, to work on the operational phase of the project.


Strong and Sustainable Resource Communities Act 2017 - list of large resource projects

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Project name Owner Nearby regional communities Project status and date commenced Date published and updates
Dawson North and Central Mine Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd Baralaba, Biloela, Duaringa, Monto, Moura, Mount Morgan, Taroom, Thangool, Theodore, Woorabinda Operational 1961 Published 29 March 2018
Grosvenor Mine Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Middlemount, Moranbah, Nebo, Tieri Operational 2016 Published 29 March 2018
Lake Lindsay Mine (also known as Capcoal Open Cut) Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd Blackwater, Bluff, Capella, Clermont, Duaringa, Dysart, Emerald, Middlemount, Rubyvale, Sapphire, Tieri Operational 1982 Published 29 March 2018
Moranbah North Mine Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd Clermont, Dysart, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Mirani, Moranbah, Nebo Operational 1998 Published 29 March 2018
Grasstree Mine Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd Blackwater, Bluff, Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Emerald, Middlemount, Moranbah, Rubyvale, Sapphire, Tieri Operational 2002 Published 29 March 2018
Australia Pacific LNG Australia Pacific LNG Pty Limited Bell, Chinchilla, Dalby, Jandowae, Miles, Surat, Tara, Wandoan, Wallumbilla Operational 2015 Published 29 March 2018
Callide Mine (includes Boundary Hill) Batchfire Callide Pty Ltd Baralaba, Benaraby, Biloela, Bouldercombe, Calliope, Duaringa, Emu Park, Gladstone, Glendale, Gracemere, Keppel Sands, Kinka Beach, Miriam Vale, Monto, Mount Larcom, Mount Morgan, Moura, Rockhampton, Tannum Sands - Boyne Island, Thangool, Theodore, Woorabinda, Wurdong Heights Operational 1945 Published 29 March 2018
South Walker Creek Mine BHP Billiton Mitsui Coal Pty Ltd Armstrong Beach, Bakers Creek, Campwin Beach, Dysart, Erakala, Eton, Farleigh, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Grasstree Beach, Haliday Bay - Ball Bay, Hay Point, Mackay, Marian, Middlemount, Mirani, Moranbah, Nebo, Sarina, Sarina Beach, Seaforth, Walkerston Operational 1978 Published 29 March 2018
Poitrel Mine BHP Billiton Mitsui Coal Pty Ltd Armstrong Beach, Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Eton, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Marian, Middlemount, Mirani, Moranbah, Nebo, Sarina, Tieri Operational 1978 Published 29 March 2018
Broadmeadow Mine BHP Coal Pty Ltd Clermont, Dysart, Eton, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Mirani, Moranbah, Nebo Operational 1969 Published 29 March 2018
Caval Ridge Mine BHP Coal Pty Ltd Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Glenden, Middlemount, Moranbah, Nebo, Tieri Operational 2011 Published 29 March 2018
Daunia Mine BHP Coal Pty Ltd Armstrong Beach, Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Eton, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Marian, Middlemount, Mirani, Moranbah, Nebo, Sarina, Tieri Operational 1973 Published 29 March 2018
Goonyella Riverside Mine BHP Coal Pty Ltd Clermont, Dysart, Eton, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Mirani, Moranbah, Nebo Operational 1969 Published 29 March 2018
Peak Downs Mine BHP Coal Pty Ltd Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Glenden, Middlemount, Moranbah, Nebo, Tieri Operational 1973 Published 29 March 2018
Saraji Mine BHP Coal Pty Ltd Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Emerald, Glenden, Middlemount, Moranbah, Nebo, Tieri Operational 1973 Published 29 March 2018
Blackwater Mine BHP Coal Pty Ltd Baralaba, Blackwater, Bluff, Capella, Duaringa, Emerald, Middlemount, Sapphire, Springsure, Tieri, Woorabinda Operational 1966 Published 29 March 2018
Lake Vermont Mine Bowen Basin Coal Pty Ltd Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Emerald, Middlemount, Moranbah, Nebo, Tieri Operational 2009 Published 29 March 2018
Byerwen Mine Byerwen Coal Pty Ltd Collinsville, Eton, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Haliday Bay - Ball Bay, Marian, Midge Point, Mirani, Moranbah, Mount Julian, Nebo, Proserpine, Scottville, Seaforth, Walkerston Operational 2017 Published 29 March 2018
Mount Wright Mine (also known as Ravenswood Mine) Carpentaria Gold Pty Ltd Alice River, Alligator Creek, Alva Beach, Arcadia Bay, Ayr, Balgal Beach, Black River, Bluewater, Bluewater Park, Brandon, Charters Towers, Collinsville, Cungulla, Giru, Home Hill, Horseshoe Bay, Kalamia Estate, Nelly Bay, Nome, Picnic Bay, Rangewood, Saunders Beach, Scottville, Toolakea, Toomulla, Townsville, Yabulu Operational 2006 Published 29 March 2018
Capricorn Copper Mine Capricorn Copper Pty Ltd Mount Isa Operational 2017 Published 29 March 2018
Mount Carlton Mine Conquest Mining Limited Airlie Beach - Cannonvale, Alligator Creek, Alva Beach, Ayr, Bowen, Brandon, Collinsville, Cungulla, Giru, Hideway Beach - Dingo Beach, Home Hill, Kalamia Estate, Merinda, Mount Julian, Nome, Proserpine, Scottville Operational 2013 Published 29 March 2018
Rocklands Copper Mine CuDECO Limited Cloncurry, Mount Isa Operational 2016 Published 29 March 2018
Ensham Mine Ensham Resources Pty Ltd Blackwater, Bluff, Capella, Clermont, Duaringa, Dysart, Emerald, Middlemount, Rubyvale, Sapphire, Springsure, Tieri, Willows Gemfields, Woorabinda Operational 1993 Published 29 March 2018
Carborough Downs Mine Fitzroy Queensland Resources Limited Armstrong Beach, Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Eton, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Marian, Middlemount, Mirani, Moranbah, Nebo, Sarina, Tieri, Walkerston Operational 2006 Published 29 March 2018
Eloise Copper Mine FMR Investments Pty Limited Cloncurry, Julia Creek Operational 2011 Published 29 March 2018
Clermont Mine Glencore Australia Holdings Pty Ltd Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Emerald, Middlemount, Moranbah, Rubyvale, Sapphire, Tieri, Willows Gemfields Operational 2007 Published 29 March 2018
Lady Loretta Mine Glencore Australia Holdings Pty Ltd Camooweal, Mount Isa Operational 2012 Published 29 March 2018
Ernest Henry Mine Glencore Australia Holdings Pty Ltd Cloncurry, Julia Creek Operational 1998 Published 29 March 2018
Mount Isa Mines (includes George Fisher Mine) Glencore Australia Holdings Pty Ltd Cloncurry, Mount Isa Operational 1924 Published 29 March 2018
Collinsville Mine Glencore Coal Australia Pty Ltd Airlie Beach - Cannonvale, Ayr, Bowen, Brandon, Collinsville, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Hamilton Island, Hideaway Bay - Dingo Beach, Home Hill, Kalamia Estate, Merinda, Midge Point, Mount Julian, Proserpine, Scottville Operational 1952 Published 29 March 2018
Newlands Mine Glencore Coal Australia Pty Ltd Collinsville, Eton, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Haliday Bay - Ball Bay, Marian, Midge Point, Mirani, Moranbah, Mount Julian, Nebo, Proserpine, Scottville, Seaforth, Walkerston Operational 1981 Published 29 March 2018
Oaky North Underground Mine (includes Oaky Creek Surface Operations, Oaky North Mine and Oaky No. 1 Mine) Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited Blackwater, Bluff, Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Emerald, Middlemount, Rubyvale, Sapphire, Springsure, Tieri, Willows Gemfields Operational 1983 Published 29 March 2018
Rolleston Mine Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited Blackwater, Bluff, Emerald, Springsure, Willows Gemfields, Woorabinda Operational 2005 Published 29 March 2018
Phosphate Hill Mine Incitec Pivot Limited Boulia Operational 1966 Published 29 March 2018
Jellinbah Mine (includes Jellinbah East and Jellinbah Plains Mine) Jellinbah Group Pty Ltd Baralaba, Blackwater, Bluff, Capella, Duaringa, Dysart, Emerald, Middlemount, Springsure, Tieri, Woorabinda Operational 1989 Published 29 March 2018
Cracow Mine Lion Mining Pty Limited Biloela, Cracow, Eidsvold, Monto, Moura, Mundubbera, Taroom, Thangool, Theodore, Wandoan Operational 2003
  • Published 29 March 2018
  • Cracow added as a nearby regional community 25 July 2018
Minerva Mine Minerva Coal Pty Ltd Blackwater, Bluff, Capella, Emerald, Rubyvale, Sapphire, Springsure, Tieri, Willows Gemfields Operational 2005 Published 29 March 2018
Pajingo Mine Minjar Gold Pty Ltd Charters Towers Operational 1987 Published 29 March 2018
Dugald River Mine MMG Dugald River Pty Ltd Cloncurry, Mount Isa Operational 2017 Published 29 March 2018
Mount Rawdon Mine Mt Rawdon Operations Pty Ltd Agnes Waters, Aldershot, Apple Tree Creek, Bargara - Innes Park, Bauple Forest, Biggenden, Boonooroo - Tuan, Booral, Bundaberg, Burnett Heads, Burrum Heads, Burrum Heads - East, Burrum Heads - South, Cherbourg, Childers, Cordalba, Curra, Eidsvold, Elliott Heads, Gayndah, Gin Gin, Glenwood, Gooburrum, Goomeri, Hervey Bay, Howard, Kilkivan, Maaroom, Maryborough, Miriam Vale, Monto, Moore Park, Mount Perry, Mundubbera, Murgon, Oakhurst, Oakwood, Pacific Haven, Proston, River Heads, Seventeen Seventy, Sharon, Sloping Hummock, South Bingera, Sunshine Acres, Tiaro, Toogoom, Torbanlea, Walligan, Wondai, Woodgate Operational 2001 Published 29 March 2018
New Acland Mine New Hope Corporation Limited Allora, Aratula, Bell, Blackbutt, Blue Mountain Heights, Brightview, Cambooya, Cecil Plains, Cherbourg, Chinchilla, Clifton, Coominya, Crows Nest, D'Aguilar, Dalby, Dayboro, Deebing Heights, Delanys Creek, Esk, Fernvale, Forest Hill, Gatton, Glenore Grove, Goombungee, Gowrie Junction, Gowrie Mountain, Grantham, Greenmount, Harrisville, Helidon, Highfields, Jandowae, Kalbar, Kensington Grove - Regency Downs, Kilcoy, Kingaroy, Kingsthorpe, Laidley, Laidley Heights, Lowood, Marburg, Meringandan, Meringandan West, Millmerran, Minden Village, Mount Nebo, Murgon, Murphys Creek, Nanango, Oakey, Peak Crossing, Pittsworth, Placid Hills, Plainland, Prince Henry Heights, Proston, Rosewood, Samford Valley - Highvale, Samford Village, Southbrook, Tara, Thagoona, Toogoolawah, Toowoomba, Walloon, Warwick, Westbrook, Willowbank, Withcott, Wondai, Woodford, Wyreema, Yangan, Yarraman Operational 2002 Published 29 March 2018
Middlemount Mine Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd Blackwater, Bluff, Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Emerald, Middlemount, Moranbah, Rubyvale, Sapphire, Tieri Operational 2011 Published 29 March 2018
Millennium Mine Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd Armstrong Beach, Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Eton, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Marian, Middlemount, Mirani, Moranbah, Nebo, Sarina, Tieri Operational 2005 Published 29 March 2018
Moorvale Mine Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd Armstrong Beach, Bakers Creek, Campwin Beach, Clermont, Dysart, Erakala, Eton, Farleigh, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Grasstree Beach, Hay Point, Marian, Middlemount, Mirani, Moranbah, Nebo, Sarina, Sarina Beach, Tieri, Walkerston Operational 2003 Published 29 March 2018
North Goonyella Coal Mine Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd Collinsville, Dysart, Eton, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Marian, Mirani, Moranbah, Nebo, Scottville Operational 1994 Published 29 March 2018
Coppabella Mine Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd Armstrong Beach, Bakers Creek, Campwin Beach, Dysart, Erakala, Eton, Farleigh, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Grasstree Beach, Haliday Bay - Ball Bay, Hay Point, Mackay, Marian, Middlemount, Mirani, Moranbah, Nebo, Sarina, Sarina Beach, Seaforth, Walkerston Operational 1988 Published 29 March 2018
Drake Mine QCoal Pty Ltd Airlie Beach - Cannonvale, Bowen, Collinsville, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Haliday Bay - Ball Bay, Hideaway Beach - Dingo Beach, Marian, Merinda, Midge Point, Mirani, Mount Julian, Proserpine, Scottville, Seaforth Operational 2014 Published 29 March 2018
Sonoma Mine QCoal Pty Ltd Airlie Beach - Cannonvale, Ayr, Bowen, Collinsville, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Haliday Bay - Ball Bay, Hamilton Island, Hideaway Bay - Dingo Beach, Home Hill, Merinda, Midge Point, Mirani, Mount Julian, Proserpine, Scottville, Seaforth Operational 2008
  • Published 29 March 2018
  • Ayr added as a nearby regional community 25 July 2018
Queensland Curtis LNG QGC Pty Limited Bell, Cecil Plains, Chinchilla, Dalby, Jandowae, Miles, Tara, Wandoan Operational 2014 Published 29 March 2018
Hail Creek Mine Queensland Coal Pty Limited Armstrong Beach, Bakers Creek, Campwin Beach, Collinsville, Dysart, Erakala, Eton, Farleigh, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Grasstree Beach, Haliday Bay - Ball Bay, Hay Point, Mackay, Marian, Midge Point, Mirani, Moranbah, Nebo, Proserpine, Sarina, Sarina Beach, Scottville, Seaforth, Walkerston Operational 2002 Published 29 March 2018
Kestrel Mine Queensland Coal Pty Limited Blackwater, Bluff, Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Emerald, Middlemount, Rubyvale, Sapphire, Springsure, Tieri, Willows Gemfields Operational 1983 Published 29 March 2018
Foxleigh Mine Realm Resources Ltd Blackwater, Bluff, Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Emerald, Middlemount, Moranbah, Rubyvale, Sapphire, Tieri Operational 1999 Published 29 March 2018
Amrun Mine (also known as South of the Embley) RTA Weipa Pty Ltd Aurukun, Mapoon, Napranum, Weipa Construction
Operation expected to commence Q4 2018-Q1 2019
Published 29 March 2018
Weipa Mine (includes Andoom Operations and East Weipa Operations) RTA Weipa Pty Ltd Aurukun, Mapoon, Napranum, Weipa Operational 1963 Published 29 March 2018
Gladstone LNG Santos Limited (JV with Santos Limited, Petronas Total and Kogas) Amby, Hodgson, Injune, Jackson, Miles, Mitchell, Muckadilla, Roma, Surat, Taroom, Wallumbilla, Wandoan, Yuleba Operational 2015
  • Published 29 March 2018
  • Amby, Hodgson, Jackson, Muckadilla and Yuleba added as nearby regional communities 25 July 2018
Isaac Plains Mine (includes Isaac East Mine) Stanmore Coal Limited Clermont, Dysart, Eton, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Middlemount, Mirani, Moranbah, Nebo, Tieri Operational 2005 Published 29 March 2018
Cameby Downs Mine Syntech Resources Pty Ltd Bell, Chinchilla, Dalby, Jackson, Jandowae, Miles, Tara, Taroom, Wallumbilla, Wandoan, Yuleba Operational 2010
  • Published 29 March 2018
  • Jackson and Yuleba added as nearby regional communities 25 July 2018
Meandu Mine TEC Coal Pty Ltd Beachmere, Beerburrum, Beerburrum - North, Beerwah, Bell, Black Mountain, Blackbutt, Blue Mountain Heights, Boreen Point, Brightview, Cambooya, Cecil Plains, Cherbourg, Coominya, Cooran, Cooroibah, Cooroy, Crows Nest, Curra, D'Aguilar, Dalby, Dayboro, Delaneys Creek, Donnybrook, Esk, Eumundi, Fernvale, Flaxton, Forest Acres, Forest Hill, Gatton, Glass House Mountains, Glenore Grove, Glenview, Glenwood, Goombungee, Goomeri, Gowrie Junction, Gowrie Mountain, Grantham, Greenmount, Gympie, Helidon, Highfields, Imbil, Jandowae, Kandanga, Kenilworth, Kensington Grove - Regency Downs, Kiels Mountain, Kilcoy, Kilkivan, Kingaroy, Kingsthorpe, Kureelpa, Laidley, Laidley Heights, Landsborough, Lockrose, Lowood, Maleny, Mapleton, Marburg, Meridan Plains, Meringandan, Meringandan West, Minden Village, Mooloolah, Mount Nebo, Murgon, Murphys Creek, Nahrunda, Nambour, Nanango, Oakey, Palmwoods, Peachester, Pie Creek, Pittsworth, Placid Hills, Plainland, Pomona, Prince Henry Heights, Proston, Rosewood, Samford Valley - Highvale, Samford Village, Sandstone Point - Ningi, Southbrook, Sunshine Coast, Thagoona, The Palms, Toogoolawah, Toorbul, Toowoomba, Walloon, Westbrook, Willowbank, Withcott, Witta, Wondai, Woodford, Wyreema, Yandina, Yarraman Operational 1984 Published 29 March 2018
Blair Athol Mine TerraCom Australia Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Emerald, Middlemount, Moranbah, Rubyvale, Sapphire, Tieri, Willows Gemfields Operational 2017 Published 29 March 2018
Curragh Mine Coronado Curragh Pty Ltd Baralaba, Blackwater, Bluff, Capella, Dysart, Duaringa, Emerald, Middlemount, Rubyvale, Sapphire, Springsure, Tieri, Woorabinda Operational 1983
  • Published 29 March 2018
  • Ownership transferred from Wesfarmers Resources Limited 29 March 2018
Yarrabee Mine Yarrabee Coal Company Pty Ltd Blackwater, Bluff, Capella, Duaringa, Dysart, Emerald, Middlemount, Tieri, Woorabinda Operational 1978 Published 29 March 2018