DELIVER CATALYTIC INFRASTRUCTURE TO UNLOCK SOUTH EAST QUEENSLAND'S INDUSTRIAL EMPLOYMENT HUB OF THE FUTURE
Ebenezer Regional Industrial Area (ERIA) is a future industrial area for South East Queensland. Catalyst infrastructure to enable an employment-generating industrial precinct at Ebenezer will support national supply chains, Inland Rail, and the proposed Ebenezer Intermodal Terminal. This investment will unlock 3,000 full time equivalent jobs across diversely skilled and high-value industries including manufacturing, transport, postal and warehousing and provide critical trunk infrastructure to nearby residential expansion areas.
The realisation of an employment precinct at ERIA requires two related investments:
About the Ebenezer Regional Industrial Area
Benefits to Ipswich:
Benefits to South East Queensland:
If we do nothing:
Council delivered a Social and Economic Impact and Benefits Study for this project in 2020. This was provided to state and national counterparts to inform investigations as part of the Business Case for Brisbane Inland Rail Intermodal Terminal which is underway.
This project is under investigation by State and Federal agencies in association with Inland Rail planning for the Calvert to Kagaru section of Inland Rail.
Further information can be found via council’s Inland Rail page, the Inland Rail website, and the Business Case for Brisbane Inland Rail Intermodal Terminal study.