The Helidon to Calvert draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is on public display from Wednesday 31 March 2021 to Wednesday 23 June 2021.

How to view the draft EIS and have your say

You can view the draft EIS on the Queensland Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning website or you can view digital copies at the below locations:

To assist you in making a submission on the draft EIS, please read the Have your say on a draft Environmental Impact Statement fact sheet.

Translation services and literacy support

If you need help with reading the EIS documents, or if English is your second language, please call 131 450. This is a free service.

Community information sessions

Find out more about the draft EIS at one of our Community Information Sessions being held between Tuesday, 20 April and Saturday 8 May 2021.

To ensure the health and wellbeing of attendees, social distancing measures will be in place at each session.

We ask that you please register your attendance via telephone 1800 732 761 or email

If you’re unable to attend a Community Information Session and would like to speak with a member of the project team, or to register your attendance, please email us at or call 1800 732 761.

Attendees at a community information session chat and inspect large format project maps

Draft EIS presentation video

View a video of the presentations delivered by the EIS subject matter experts at the Lockyer Valley CCC meeting on Tuesday 20 April 2021.

The presentations cover the 17 chapters in the draft EIS. Use the chapters listed in the video description to skip to the topic you’re interested in.

View the presentation


Attendees participating in a Lockyer Valley CCC meeting

Draft EIS summary of findings

The Helidon to Calvert summary of findings provides a high-level overview of each chapter of the draft EIS. It summarises the major findings of the technical studies and shows where in the EIS more detailed information can be found.

View summary of findings

Aerial view of Old Laidley Forest Hill Road and the farmland, Laidley, Queensland.

Consultation events


There are currently no upcoming consultation events.

Your consultative committee

A Community Consultative Committees (CCC) has been established for local communities in the Helidon to Calvert area.

This CCC provides a forum to share project information, discuss topics of interest, and address any issues or community concerns. Importantly, it also provides an opportunity for community representatives to share their knowledge and experience on key issues with the Inland Rail team.

Lockyer Valley CCC    Learn more about CCC

View the interactive map

We have developed an interactive map of the current project design. Commenting has been disabled while the project’s draft EIS is on public display, but you can still check out the design and previous comments.


Contact us

To speak with a member of the project team please email us at or call 1800 732 761.

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