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Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative

Shoalwater Bay Training Area

Under the ASMTI, Defence has purchased land from willing sellers to enable the expansion of Shoalwater Bay Training Area to the West. Shoalwater Bay Training Area is located approximately 80 kilometres north of Rockhampton in Central Queensland.

The existing Shoalwater Bay Training Area is in the order of 464,929 hectares, comprising 300,929 hectares of land and 164,000 hectares occupied by marine environment. Land acquired for the expansion is in the order of 110,000 hectares. The map below outlines the existing Shoalwater Bay Training Area and the expansion area footprint.

Map of Shoalwater Training Area