Magnetic Island Knowledge Forums

MI Knowledge ForumPort of Townsville Limited has conducted two information forums for the Townsville Port Expansion Project on Magnetic Island during 2017.

The two forums on Saturday 29 April and Saturday 16 September, were held to respond to key scientific matters raised during the consultation processes of the Townsville Port Expansion Project, with particular emphasis on the matters most relevant to Magnetic Island.  

A copy of the Agenda and bio's on the speakers can be viewed here: 

Speakers on the day during the April forum included Port of Townsville representatives and invited expertise including:

Presentations from the first forum can be viewed at the links below:

The second forum on 16 September focussed more on the project need (overview of Business Case) and also the placement of maintenance dredge material into the future. 

You can view videos of the presentations at the links below:

Cruise Schedule

A Federal Government restriction is current for all international cruise ships entering into Australian waters until 17 June, 2021.