Woppa (Great Keppel Island) draft Master Plan

Closed 21 Aug 2023

Opened 10 Jul 2023


The Woppa (Great Keppel Island) Master Plan project is a key step in delivering on the Queensland Government’s commitment to revitalise tourism on Great Keppel Island.

The master plan will aim to:

  • enhance Great Keppel Island as a premier tourism destination in Queensland
  • facilitate development and investment aspirations through identifying preferred tourism development opportunities that align with the current and future tourism and investment market and the community’s vision for the island
  • identify priority common-user infrastructure for improving island accessibility, amenity, appearance, sustainability, operability and supporting tourism opportunities
  • consider the planning constraints and opportunities associated with infrastructure, land tenure, environmental and cultural heritage values and stakeholder aspirations
  • protect the core characteristics that make GKI the special place that it is by protecting important resources on the island and preserving areas of environmental and cultural significance
  • facilitate the revitalisation of Great Keppel Island for the benefit of the visitors, businesses and the community
  • acknowledge the Woppaburra People as the traditional owners of the island and surrounding Sea Country and ensure cultural values are considered.

Developing the master plan

  • Stage 1 - Master plan vision
  • Stage 2Master plan options generation
  • Stage 3 - Draft master plan
  • Stage 4 - Final master plan

Have your say

We want to hear your thoughts about the Woppa (Great Keppel Island) Draft Master Plan (PDF). Have your say by clicking the online survey link below.

Your comments, including any personal information you provide in connection with your comment, may be disclosed by the Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning to other Queensland Government stakeholder agencies and the project contractor. Your personal information will otherwise be dealt with in accordance with the Information Privacy Act 2009 (Qld). If you have special communication needs, telephone the project manager on (07) 4898 6800 to make alternative arrangements to comment. 

View the draft master plan in person

Should you require access to a computer or wish to view the draft master plan in person, please visit the following venues during business hours:

  • Yeppoon Library, 84 John Street, Yeppoon QLD 4703
  • Office of the Member for Keppel, Ms Brittany Lauga MP, T6, Yeppoon Central Shopping Centre, 42 Park Street, Yeppoon QLD 4703
  • Yeppoon Town Hall, Level 1, 25 Normanby Street, Yeppoon QLD 4703
  • Emu Park Library and Council Customer Service, 9 Hill Street, Emu Park QLD 4710.

View the original artwork 

The original artwork featured in the draft master plan will be on display for public viewing on level 1 of the Yeppoon Town Hall during the public consultation period.


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