Delivering Sustainable Prosperity
Port for the Future
We exist to create prosperity for our communities and value for our customers and shareholders through world-leading sustainable operations.
The Port of Townsville is Northern Australia’s largest container and automotive port, and the country's leading exporter of copper, zinc, lead, sugar, fertiliser and molasses. Located in the heart of Northern Australia's largest city, the Port handles more than 30 diverse commodities and is a strategic defence and cruise port.
The Port of Lucinda is located 100 kilometres north of Townsville, and is the prime sugar export facility for the Hinchinbrook region.
Trade through our ports is forecast to treble over the next 30 years, and our $1.6 billion port expansion plan will ensure that we facilitate growth in a sustainable manner.
Port Vision 2050 sets out our journey to a sustainable future, with 12 strategic objectives and 27 initiatives across four priority areas to do more for the planet, the communities we serve, for our people and for the prosperity of our region as Australia's Port for the Future.
Port of Townsville/Lucinda manages and develops port facilities and services to cater for existing and future commodities, complex trade projects and regional economic development.
Port Access Cards, Online Induction & MSIC
Please note that all Port Users that require access to the Port of Townsville are required to have an access card and undertake the Port’s Online Induction. A Port User is someone who attends the port to perform work which could include truck drivers, delivery services or contractors. Typically, if a person is required to attend the port more than once every 3 weeks (i.e. not a one off delivery) then they should have an access card and undertake the Port’s online induction.
We are committed to providing access to the information you need to stay in touch with everything that is happening at the port; including projects and timelines, new customers and trades, and community initiatives.
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Port Fund backs 15 Community Projects
Reconciliation, conservation and community health and wellbeing are the presiding themes among the recipients of the Port of Townsville’s second annual $50,000 Community Fund. Through the Fund, the Port is providing financial backing for 15 community-based initiatives across Townsville, Charte7th March 2022
Port offers $50,000 for community-minded projects
The Port of Townsville is inviting not-for-profits, community groups and schools to apply for its second annual Community Fund, with a share in $50,000 up for grabs for eligible projects.The Community Fund seeks to support a variety of local initiatives that align with the Port’s strategic vis18th February 2022
Townsville - Port of the Year
The Port of Townsville has won the Australian Port of the Year award at the Australian Shipping and Maritime Industry Awards in Sydney last night. Port of Townsville CEO Ranee Crosby said that being acknowledged by our peers and taking out the top honour was a great achievement at these prestigious