The Swanbank Power Station Precinct has played an important role in supporting Queensland’s resource and energy supply for more than 60 years. The 330ha site has a proud history of coal mining and coal generation but its future is in sustainable, low-emission energy.

In line with objectives of the Queensland Energy and Jobs Plan, it is CleanCo's ambition to transform the Swanbank site into a clean energy hub, ensuring long-term jobs and economic opportunities.

A community masterplan for Swanbank

CleanCo is collaborating with people from across Ipswich to reimagine the Swanbank power station site, to benefit the region. Through a co-design process with the community, we have developed a 20 year vision and draft masterplan.

From August to October 2023, we shared the draft masterplan with the Ipswich community - through presentations to community groups, information stands at key events, social media promotion and this website. Thanks to everyone who took the time to chat with us and provide feedback.

The feedback we have received from the community will be used to refine the masterplan and also shared with the CleanCo Board. In late 2023, we will share the community engagement report that summarises all the feedback we have received from the community. This report will highlight how CleanCo has considered and incorporated community feedback into our decision-making processes.

Want to know more about the draft masterplan?

The map below focusses on Swanbank Lake, highlighting the three areas identified by the community as a priority. Click on the yellow icons in the map below to learn more about infrastructure priorities (3-5 years) identified by the community panel. For the full precinct draft masterplan scroll down to see more detailed information.

The masterplan will be updated to include the future clean energy options in early 2024.

A story about collaboration and community...learn more about our Community Panel and the co-design process that lead to our draft Swanbank masterplan.

Masterplan in detail

Project background

Aerial view of the Swanbank energy precinct

Aerial view of the Swanbank energy precinct