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Queensland Country Bank Stadium. Image credit: Andrew Rankin

Queensland Country Bank Stadium

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Revitalising an underutilised area

Collaborating with other consultants as part of the design team led by Cox Architecture, RPS has helped to revitalise an underutilised area of Townsville while enhancing the city’s capacity to host major supporting, entertainment and cultural events. The stadium is home to National Rugby League (NRL) team the North Queensland Cowboys and was opened in time for the first home game of the NRL season in March, 2020. 

Queensland Country Bank Stadium. Image credit: Andrew Rankin

A new-look stadium for Queensland's north

RPS was initially engaged by the Department of Housing and Public Works as part of the team of consultants that would design the stadium and its surrounds. We were also called on to provide town planning and approval strategy support, along with surveying services.

Having previously completed cadastral and detail survey works on the site, RPS was able to draw on extensive prior knowledge of the site to develop a comprehensive survey of the precinct’s natural boundary along Ross Creek. Our environment team also undertook marine plants surveys and secured the regulatory approvals required for the removal of marine plants.

As the stadium project advanced, our team worked closely with Townsville City Council to advance other projects for the stadium precinct including the establishment of a subdivision and road layout for the remainder of the site. This work has helped to shape the alignment of infrastructure and facilitate the proposed North Queensland Cowboys Centre of Excellence, along with a new hotel development.

Queensland Country Bank Stadium. Image credit: Tim Connor
Image credit: Tim Connor

Award-winning project

In 2021, the project won the Social & Community Infrastructure Award at the national UDIA awards. The judges were highly impressed by the scale and purpose-built design of the project which has transformed Townsville, providing a significant catalyst in attracting investment and supporting local job creation in and around the city. The judges also commended the project for the high-quality architecture of the buildings and the overall site planning which uniquely reflected the Townsville landscape.

Congratulations to our client the Department of Housing and Public Works on this achievement.

$   290 m

project value

17.3 Ha

precinct

25,000

seat capacity