Yeppoon Heritage Railway Precinct

Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) is leading the redevelopment of the Yeppoon heritage railway precinct to stimulate economic development and increase community amenity for the town.

The station, which forms part of the precinct, was officially closed in 2004 due to disuse and as the 2.4-hectare site is central to Yeppoon’s business district, there is a great opportunity to re-energise the area through redevelopment.

EDQ consulted with the local community about this underutilised area, to gain understanding of the local issues and priorities, and to address any concerns. Following this engagement, EDQ completed a national, two-stage process seeking development partners for the renewal project, aptly named ‘Station Quarter’.

A preferred development partner has now been identified, with appointment expected in early 2020.

Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) is leading the redevelopment of the Yeppoon heritage railway precinct to stimulate economic development and increase community amenity for the town.

The station, which forms part of the precinct, was officially closed in 2004 due to disuse and as the 2.4-hectare site is central to Yeppoon’s business district, there is a great opportunity to re-energise the area through redevelopment.

EDQ consulted with the local community about this underutilised area, to gain understanding of the local issues and priorities, and to address any concerns. Following this engagement, EDQ completed a national, two-stage process seeking development partners for the renewal project, aptly named ‘Station Quarter’.

A preferred development partner has now been identified, with appointment expected in early 2020.

  • Contractor appointed to revitalise Yeppoon's heritage-listed rail station building

    about 2 months ago

    For more information, please see news article here.

    For more information, please see news article here.

  • Announcement of GARIIF for heritage station precinct

    2 months ago

    Announcement of almost $1 million in funding from the Growth Area and Regional Infrastructure Investment Fund for works on the heritage station building and Capricorn Coast Pineapple Rail Trail.

    http://statements.qld.gov.au/Statement/2019/8/16/rail-trail-rolls-closer-to-yeppoon-foreshore


    Announcement of almost $1 million in funding from the Growth Area and Regional Infrastructure Investment Fund for works on the heritage station building and Capricorn Coast Pineapple Rail Trail.

    http://statements.qld.gov.au/Statement/2019/8/16/rail-trail-rolls-closer-to-yeppoon-foreshore


  • Structural condition assessment

    8 months ago

    Dileigh Consulting Engineers are conduction a structural condition assessment on the Yeppoon station building on behalf of EDQ.

    Consultants and contractors will be onsite intermittently during June and July 2019.

    The building will remain cordoned off, however EDQ encourage people to avoid walking through the site at any time.

    Dileigh Consulting Engineers are conduction a structural condition assessment on the Yeppoon station building on behalf of EDQ.

    Consultants and contractors will be onsite intermittently during June and July 2019.

    The building will remain cordoned off, however EDQ encourage people to avoid walking through the site at any time.

  • Site investigation and surveying works

    about 1 year ago

    Butler Partners are conducting site investigation works and Capricorn Survey Group are conducting general surveying works at Station Quarter, on behalf of EDQ.

    Contractors will be onsite intermittently during February and March 2019.

    The onsite work involved contractors identifying locations and some drilling into the ground.

    The affected areas will be cordoned off, however EDQ encourage people to avoid walking through the site at any time.

    Butler Partners are conducting site investigation works and Capricorn Survey Group are conducting general surveying works at Station Quarter, on behalf of EDQ.

    Contractors will be onsite intermittently during February and March 2019.

    The onsite work involved contractors identifying locations and some drilling into the ground.

    The affected areas will be cordoned off, however EDQ encourage people to avoid walking through the site at any time.

  • Site investigation works

    over 1 year ago

    Butler Partners, on behalf of EDQ, are conducting site investigation works on Station Quarter.

    Contractors will be on site from Monday 22 October 2018, with a scheduled completion date of approximately Friday 29 October 2018.

    The onsite work involves contractors identifying locations to be tested and some drilling into the ground.

    The affected areas will be cordoned off, however, EDQ encourage people to avoid walking through the site at any time.


    Butler Partners, on behalf of EDQ, are conducting site investigation works on Station Quarter.

    Contractors will be on site from Monday 22 October 2018, with a scheduled completion date of approximately Friday 29 October 2018.

    The onsite work involves contractors identifying locations to be tested and some drilling into the ground.

    The affected areas will be cordoned off, however, EDQ encourage people to avoid walking through the site at any time.


  • Yeppoon heritage railway precinct steams ahead

    over 1 year ago
    Yep a4 eoi aug2018

    There will soon be movement at the station now that expressions of interest have been called for the renewal of Yeppoon’s heritage rail precinct.

    Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick said the private sector should get involved in this exciting development opportunity, to be known as Station Quarter, in the heart of Yeppoon.

    “I’m calling on all interested parties who have the capability and capacity to work with the State Government’s specialist land use planning and property development unit, Economic Development Queensland, to unlock Yeppoon’s historic past and deliver a vibrant precinct that meets market demands...

    There will soon be movement at the station now that expressions of interest have been called for the renewal of Yeppoon’s heritage rail precinct.

    Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick said the private sector should get involved in this exciting development opportunity, to be known as Station Quarter, in the heart of Yeppoon.

    “I’m calling on all interested parties who have the capability and capacity to work with the State Government’s specialist land use planning and property development unit, Economic Development Queensland, to unlock Yeppoon’s historic past and deliver a vibrant precinct that meets market demands and local needs,” Mr Dick said.

    To read the full media statement, visit:

    http://statements.qld.gov.au/Statement/2018/9/14/yeppoon-heritage-rail-precinct-steams-ahead