The Department of Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games has transitioned to the Department of Innovation, Tourism Industry Development and the Commonwealth Games.

We are continuing to update this website working with other Queensland Government departments.

Expressions of Interest

Expressions of Interest (EOI) (PDF, 9.0MB) are now open for the Thorsborne Trail, Cooloola Great Walk and Whitsunday Island Trail and available on the Queensland Government's QTenders website.

The State’s current intention for the activities to comprise the Selection Process and their indicative timing is as follows*:

  • 12 October 2018 – EOI document release
  • 16 November 2018 – Closing date to access EOI document
  • 30 November 2018 – Submit EOI proposal
  • 1-7 December 2018 – Proponent presentations
  • Q1 2019 – Notification to each Shortlisted Proponent
  • Q2 2019 – Request for Detailed Proposals (RFDP) released
  • Q3 2019 – Closing date for RFDP response
  • Q4 2019 – Binding documentation process

*This timeline is indicative only and is subject to change.

The exact timing and nature of the Further Selection Process will be determined by the State at the completion of the EOI Process and RFDP Process.

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