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 Status Date commenced
Dawson North and Central Mine Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd Baralaba, Biloela, Duaringa, Monto, Moura, Mount Morgan, Taroom, Thangool, Theodore, Woorabinda Operational 1961
Grosvenor Mine Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Middlemount, Moranbah, Nebo, Tieri Operational 2016
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
Moranbah North Mine Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd Clermont, Dysart, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Mirani, Moranbah, Nebo Operational 1998
Grasstree Mine Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd Blackwater, Bluff, Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Emerald, Middlemount, Moranbah, Rubyvale, Sapphire, Tieri Operational 2002
Australia Pacific LNG Australia Pacific LNG Pty Limited Bell, Chinchilla, Dalby, Jandowae, Miles, Surat, Tara, Wandoan, Wallumbilla Operational 2015
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
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
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
Broadmeadow Mine BHP Coal Pty Ltd Clermont, Dysart, Eton, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Mirani, Moranbah, Nebo Operational 1969
Caval Ridge Mine BHP Coal Pty Ltd Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Glenden, Middlemount, Moranbah, Nebo, Tieri Operational 2011
Daunia Mine BHP Coal Pty Ltd Armstrong Beach, Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Eton, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Marian, Middlemount, Mirani, Moranbah, Nebo, Sarina, Tieri Operational 1973
Goonyella Riverside Mine BHP Coal Pty Ltd Clermont, Dysart, Eton, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Mirani, Moranbah, Nebo Operational 1969
Peak Downs Mine BHP Coal Pty Ltd Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Glenden, Middlemount, Moranbah, Nebo, Tieri Operational 1973
Saraji Mine BHP Coal Pty Ltd Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Emerald, Glenden, Middlemount, Moranbah, Nebo, Tieri Operational 1973
Blackwater Mine BHP Coal Pty Ltd Baralaba, Blackwater, Bluff, Capella, Duaringa, Emerald, Middlemount, Sapphire, Springsure, Tieri, Woorabinda Operational 1966
Lake Vermont Mine Bowen Basin Coal Pty Ltd Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Emerald, Middlemount, Moranbah, Nebo, Tieri Operational 2009
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
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
Capricorn Copper Mine Capricorn Copper Pty Ltd Mount Isa Operational 2017
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
Rocklands Copper Mine CuDECO Limited Cloncurry, Mount Isa Operational 2016
Ensham Mine Ensham Resources Pty Ltd Blackwater, Bluff, Capella, Clermont, Duaringa, Dysart, Emerald, Middlemount, Rubyvale, Sapphire, Springsure, Tieri, Willows Gemfields, Woorabinda Operational 1993
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
Eloise Copper Mine FMR Investments Pty Limited Cloncurry, Julia Creek Operational 2011
Clermont Mine Glencore Australia Holdings Pty Ltd Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Emerald, Middlemount, Moranbah, Rubyvale, Sapphire, Tieri, Willows Gemfields Operational 2007
Lady Loretta Mine Glencore Australia Holdings Pty Ltd Camooweal, Mount Isa Operational 2012
Ernest Henry Mine Glencore Australia Holdings Pty Ltd Cloncurry, Julia Creek Operational 1998
Mount Isa Mines (includes George Fisher Mine) Glencore Australia Holdings Pty Ltd Cloncurry, Mount Isa Operational 1924
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
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
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
Rolleston Mine Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited Blackwater, Bluff, Emerald, Springsure, Willows Gemfields, Woorabinda Operational 2005
Phosphate Hill Mine Incitec Pivot Limited Boulia Operational 1966
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
Cracow Mine Lion Mining Pty Limited Biloela, Eidsvold, Monto, Moura, Mundubbera, Taroom, Thangool, Theodore, Wandoan Operational 2003
Minerva Mine Minerva Coal Pty Ltd Blackwater, Bluff, Capella, Emerald, Rubyvale, Sapphire, Springsure, Tieri, Willows Gemfields Operational 2005
Pajingo Mine Minjar Gold Pty Ltd Charters Towers Operational 1987
Dugald River Mine MMG Dugald River Pty Ltd Cloncurry, Mount Isa Operational 2017
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
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
Middlemount Mine Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd Blackwater, Bluff, Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Emerald, Middlemount, Moranbah, Rubyvale, Sapphire, Tieri Operational 2011
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
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
North Goonyella Coal Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd Collinsville, Dysart, Eton, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Marian, Mirani, Moranbah, Nebo, Scottville Operational 1994
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
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
Sonoma Mine QCoal Pty Ltd Airlie Beach - Cannonvale, 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
Queensland Curtis LNG QGC Pty Limited Bell, Cecil Plains, Chinchilla, Dalby, Jandowae, Miles, Tara, Wandoan Operational 2014
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
Kestrel Mine Queensland Coal Pty Limited Blackwater, Bluff, Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Emerald, Middlemount, Rubyvale, Sapphire, Springsure, Tieri, Willows Gemfields Operational 1983
Foxleigh Mine Realm Resources Ltd Blackwater, Bluff, Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Emerald, Middlemount, Moranbah, Rubyvale, Sapphire, Tieri Operational 1999
Amrun Mine (also known as South of the Embley) RTA Weipa Pty Ltd Aurukun, Mapoon, Napranum, Weipa Construction Operations expected to commence Q4 2018 - Q1 2019
Weipa Mine (includes Andoom Operations and East Weipa Operations) RTA Weipa Pty Ltd Aurukun, Mapoon, Napranum, Weipa Operational 1963
Gladstone LNG Santos Limited (JV with Santos Limited, Petronas Total and Kogas) Injune, Miles, Mitchell, Roma, Surat, Taroom, Wallumbilla, Wandoan Operational 2015
Isaac Plains Mine (includes Isaac East Mine) Stanmore Coal Limited Clermont, Dysart, Eton, Finch Hatton, Glenden, Middlemount, Mirani, Moranbah, Nebo, Tieri Operational 2005
Cameby Downs Mine Syntech Resources Pty Ltd Bell, Chinchilla, Dalby, Jandowae, Miles, Tara, Taroom, Wallumbilla, Wandoan Operational 2010
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
Blair Athol Mine TerraCom Australia Capella, Clermont, Dysart, Emerald, Middlemount, Moranbah, Rubyvale, Sapphire, Tieri, Willows Gemfields Operational 2017
Curragh Mine Westfarmers Resources Limited Baralaba, Blackwater, Bluff, Capella, Dysart, Duaringa, Emerald, Middlemount, Rubyvale, Sapphire, Springsure, Tieri, Woorabinda Operational 1983
Yarrabee Mine Yarrabee Coal Company Pty Ltd Blackwater, Bluff, Capella, Duaringa, Dysart, Emerald, Middlemount, Tieri, Woorabinda Operational 1978

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