Swanbank Waste to Energy Facility

Detailed Planning
Swanbank Waste to Energy Facility

A $400 million waste to energy facility has been proposed by Remondis in Swanbank, 10 kilometres south-east of Ipswich in Queensland. The proposed facility would convert up to 500,000 tonnes of waste per year to generate up to 50 megawatts of electricity.

Key Dates

Nov 2022 Expected Construction Commencement
Jun 2025 Expected Construction Completion


Sep 2018 The proposal was announced by German waste management and resource recovery company, Remondis.
Dec 2018 Remondis applied for the project to be declared a Coordinated Project.
Jun 2020 The project was declared a Coordinated Project by the Queensland Government, which triggers the requirement for an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
Jan 2022 Remondis awarded Jacobs the Project Development Services contract to provide support on the design, Environmental Impact Statement, technical advisory services, engineering design, and Engineering, Procurement and Construction, as well as overseeing the tendering process.
Estimated Total Cost
Waste & Recycling
Procurement approach
Possible PPP | Unconfirmed |
Queensland |