The Future of Townsville’s Port


Townsville’s Port is set to get an upgrade. The recent cruise ship terminal is just one part of the grand design. However, there are concerns over negative environmental impacts.

By Judith Aisthorpe and Domanii Cameron

With proposals underway for an expansion of Townsville’s port, the city’s Deputy Mayor is concerned locals do not have a full grasp on the situation.

This photo essay, which includes interviews from Townsville Deputy Mayor Vern Veitch, ActNow president Jonathan Bester and Curtain Brothers employee Rob Perkins, provides some insight into the proposals.