NQBP has a comprehensive program of environmental monitoring that is reviewed annually. It is developed on a port-by-port basis to ensure environmental issues in each port are being adequately monitored.

Ambient Air Quality Monitoring reports

Hay PointMackayMcEwens Beach

Six months of reports are available on our website. For reports further back, please contact us.

Port of Mackay ambient air quality monitoring data is now available 24/7 on our live air quality dashboard.

McEwens Beach ambient air quality monitoring data is now available 24/7 on our live air quality dashboard.

Ambient Water Quality Monitoring reports

Abbot PointHay Point and MackayWeipa

*NQBP started Ambient Water Quality Monitoring at the Port of the Weipa in January 2018.

Seagrass Monitoring reports

Abbot PointHay Point and MackayWeipa

*No survey conducted that year.

Sustainability plan

In 2015, the NQBP Board endorsed Sustainability Plan 2015+, setting a benchmark in the Australian port industry for whole-of-business sustainability planning.

The plan has five themes and 24 actions, which aim to support our operations, port communities and port environment.

In 2017, we reported our progress against these actions in our Sustainability Review.

YourPorts

Our biannual environment report, YourPorts, enables us to demonstrate our commitment to sustainable port practices and dedication to the larger community and regions.

Long-Term Maintenance Dredging Management Plans

*Plan replaces Figure 3-1 of LTDMP