Graham Messer Industrial Auctioneers & Valuers, Project Marketers as Agents for the Vendor Stanwell Corporation Ltd, are offering for sale by Expressions of Interest, the Swanbank B Power Station – Ipswich, Queensland, Australian. The entire power station and associated infrastructure is offered for sale for removal as a total package, or parts thereof.

This is an opportunity to purchase a well constructed and well maintained power station at a fraction of the cost of a new plant.

The Swanbank B Power Station was commissioned in 1971. The power station is a coal fired power station comprising four 120MW steam turbines.

Coal for Swanbank B comes form the coal fields of South East Queensland including the New Ackland Mine. Water is supplied from Lake Moogerah and the Western Corridor Recycled Water Project.

• Only one of Swanbank B’s four generating units remains in operation. The three remaining units have been decommissioned and dry stored for long term storage.

The remaining generation unit at Swanbank B still operates at full capacity and the three decommissioned units were operating at full capacity prior to shut down.

The power station has been and continues to be well maintained.

Full service history and maintenance records are available for inspection to prospective purchases.


Swanbank B Power Station is located approximately 10km from Ipswich, South East Queensland, Australia. Ipswich is approximately 60km west of the Port of Brisbane.