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Blackwater International Coal Centre
Blackwater International Coal Centre
Blackwater International Coal Centre
Map of Blackwater International Coal Centre
Capricorn Highway
Corner of Littlefield Street
Queensland 4717 Australia

Blackwater International Coal Centre
Blackwater, Central Highlands Area

07 4982 7755


Opened in 2008, the Blackwater International Coal Centre, located in the town of Blackwater in Central Queensland, is a platform for showcasing the Australian Coal Industry to the world. The BICC incorporates an education-based Interpretive Centre which lets visitors learn about the history and future of the coal industry. With well-equipped conference rooms, a cinema featuring new-release movies, Japanese Gardens and an onsite Subway restaurant, the BICC is a social and cultural hub for the people of the town and surrounding area. For more information visit their website.

Property Details


  • Access Without Assistance for the Disabled
    Non-assisted Access
  • Cafe
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Parents Room
    Parents Room
  • Parking for the Disabled
    Disabled Parking
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet
  • Visitor Information Centre
    Visitor Information Centre

Open Times

Note: Open 0900 until 1700 daily. Closed 24 December to 4 January and public holidays.
Public Holidays: Cinema Thursday to Sunday inclusive with 1900 Saturday showing see web site for details

Other Information

Children's play area indoors and free admission to the Interpretive Centre for under five year olds.

Disabled parking, ramp access throughout the facility and disabled toilets.

How To Get There

Located on the Capricorn Highway, Blackwater. Driving west, look for the big red bucket on your right hand side. Parking is at the Littlefield Street entrance.

Entry Costs

EntryCostValid From 
Adult$10.00   01 Jun - 31 Mar   Interpretive Centre.
Adult$25.00   01 Jun - 31 Mar   Mine Tour (not available until late 2012).
(Aged 6-18)
$5.00   01 Jun - 31 Mar   Interpretive Centre
Concession$9.00   01 Jun - 31 Mar   Interpretive Centre
Family$25.00   01 Jun - 31 Mar   Interpretive Centre for two adults and two children.
Student$9.00   01 Jun - 31 Mar   Interpretive Centre. Must have Student ID.

* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.