Abbot Point is the government’s preferred port for developing the specialist coal-handling infrastructure required to export coal from the Galilee Basin. Part of the Abbot Point port precinct master plan is the Terminal 2 (‘T2’) site, which is considered suitable for coal terminal development.
Waratah has lodged an application with State Government to be preferred developer of Terminal 2. Waratah Coal recognises that there is an urgent need for significant export capacity increases at Abbot Point, in order to enable the realisation of the benefits of coal mining to all stakeholders including Government.
The proposed T2 terminal project will be developed to: