About this report

This Report is a summary of the performance of North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation Limited (NQBP) for the 2015-16 financial period. As a Government Owned Corporation, it provides NQBP’s Shareholding Ministers and other stakeholders with a comprehensive source of information about its work throughout this period.

This Report includes details of NQBP’s two wholly owned subsidiaries, Ports Corporation of Queensland Limited (PCQ) and Mackay Ports Limited (MPL). Throughout this Report, NQBP represents the entire Group.

To promote clarity and transparency, this document has been structured to report against NQBP’s Statement of Corporate Intent (the corporation’s performance agreement with Shareholding Ministers). Further, a digital version of the annual report is published on the NQBP website to reduce resource usage associated with traditional printing and to serve as an engagement tool for all stakeholders.

About NQBP

NQBP is responsible for the four trading ports of Weipa, Abbot Point, Mackay and Hay Point and the non-trading port of Maryborough. More than half of Queensland’s trade by tonnage passes through our operating ports.


To lead the sustainable development of Queensland ports and build prosperity for current and future generations.


To add special value to the prosperity of the State, to customers and communities while demonstrating high levels of social and environmental integrity in the management and development of ports.