A record $23 billion has been invested through the Queensland Budget 2019-20 to support more than 21,500 local jobs as well as deliver roads and transport infrastructure over the next four years.
Up to $500 million from the Queensland Government - announced ahead of the State Budget - is going to be invested to promote mining and exploration in the north west as well as boost mineral freight export on the Mount Isa Line.
Western Australia’s Midland Redevelopment Area is going to be expanded to include the Bayswater and Forrestfield station precincts, creating the METRONET East Redevelopment Areas which will focus on vibrancy, housing and jobs.
More than $144 million will be invested by the Queensland Government for the delivery of key Cairns road projects. This funding is part of $1.45 billion invested on a four-year program for Far North roads.
A preferred route has been chosen by the Western Australian Government for the Bunbury Outer Ring Road (BORR) southern alignment, taking the project one step closer to construction. With the preferred route set, further project planning and design will go underway before it is referred to the Federal and State environmental regulators for approval.
Local business Ostojic Group has secured a $26 million contract to deliver the final stage of the Litchfield Park Road upgrade that will ensure a year-round access to Litchfield National Park in the Northern Territory.
Onsite Rental Group has been awarded a contract valued at almost $30 million to provide ancillary as well as light mobile equipment (LME) across Rio Tinto Iron Ore’s Pilbara and coastal operations over the next three years.
Works to upgrade Western Australia’s Karel Avenue will soon commence and Georgiou Group has been awarded the design and construction contract for the $24 million project.
A principal contractor as well as 28 local subcontractors have been appointed to deliver the $25.9 million East Shores 1B project in Gladstone, Queensland. The project is anticipated to create more than 300 jobs.
The South Australian Government will invest $51 million from the State Budget 2019-20 to deliver upgrades to three intersections in the northern suburbs to improve traffic flow on Main North and Grand Junction Roads.