No sign of global economic turmoil in Gladstone

Visiting Gladstone today I was struck by the magnitude of the impacts of the resources boom on the city, including rows and rows of dongas lined up at the port ready for transport to Curtis Island and the unavailability of overnight accommodation due to all the hotel and motel rooms being booked out by the gas companies for their workers. I have no doubt the massive investment around CSG and LNG will protect Queensland’s economy from any new global economic turmoil. Curtis Island, in the background in the photo below, is where a lot of that investment is going:

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