Share your community passion with us!

We're encouraging those in the Mackay and Hay Point communities to apply for a seat on our community reference groups (CRGs).

Our communities are an integral part of our ports and the CRGs have been running for almost 20 years. They provide a forum for NQBP and community members to discuss and raise issues of relevance and mutual interest relating to port operations, development and planning activities.

Port of Mackay

Six positions, including three community representatives, one local Marina resident and two recreational group (boating, surfing, fishing) representatives are available.

Port of Hay Point

Seven positions are available for community representatives and interest group representatives.

The CRGs will also include a range of other representatives - from Mackay Regional Council, local businesses and the port industry to community and environment representatives and recreational users, including indigenous and youth representatives.

How to apply

To apply, please read the terms of reference and complete the relevant nomination form and return to

Alternatively, return a hardcopy form to NQBP via:

Level 1, Waterfront Place,
Mulherin Drive, Mackay Harbour  
Queensland 4740

Nominations close 5pm Friday 24 August.