Project Townsville, Australia

Queensland Country Bank Stadium

A landmark stadium for North Queensland

In 2020, BESIX Watpac delivered the 25,000-seat Queensland Country Bank Stadium in Townsville, Australia. This world-class multifunctional regional stadium was delivered with maximum local economic and social benefits.

Local employment & Procurement

Watpac was Managing Contractor for the $300 million project and prioritised local subcontractors and suppliers, and Indigenous employment. In terms of Indigenous employment, the company was set a target of 6% and achieved nearly 12%. Construction also involved 488 local businesses in the supply chain.

Project of the year

Townsville’s new Queensland Country Bank Stadium has scored a hat trick for  BESIX Watpac at the 2020 Master Builders Queensland construction awards for North Queensland. The new stadium secured the company the prestigious Project of the Year award, Best Sporting Facilities award, and Excellence in Workplace Health & Safety.

Project details

Project name

Queensland Country Bank Stadium

Area(s) of expertise


Contract type



Townsville, Australia




Queensland Government

Building Period

2017 - 2020


Cox Architecture

Total value

$ 318 million

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