The Queensland Government is going to be investing approximately $200 million to deliver the next stage of the Gateway Motorway upgrade from Bracken Ridge to the Bruce Highway merge. This commitment is part of the $3.13 billion program of works for the State’s roads and transport infrastructure to be delivered over the next four years.
Queensland’s Department of Environment and Science has approved the Groundwater Dependent Ecosystem Management Plan (GDEMP) for Adani’s Carmichael Coal Mine and, with the final environmental approval granted, construction is ready to ramp up in the coming weeks.
Designs have been released for the new Moreland and Coburg Stations, taking the two stations one step closer to construction. The stations are part of the Bell to Moreland level crossing removal project that will see four dangerous and congested level crossing removed along the Upfield Line.
Safety upgrades are now underway on the Bruce Highway between Townsville and Ingham, with works commencing on the $22.1 million package of works at Bluewater - approximately 30 kilometres north of Townsville.
A significant $1.115 billion is going to be invested by the South Australian Government through the 2019-20 State Budget for the delivery of road projects and infrastructure upgrades.
Rail Projects Victoria has opened the Registration of Interest (ROI) process for what will be Victoria’s largest public transport project in history - the Suburban Rail Loop - following the beginning of an extensive stakeholder engagement process last month.
Works to remove the Toorak Road level crossing in Kooyong, Victoria is one step closer with the $89 million contract to deliver the project awarded to the alliance between Laing O’Rourke, Jacobs and Metro.
Mirvac has turned the first sod to signal the beginning of construction on the $300 million residential tower at Melbourne’s Yarra’s Edge precinct. This development is anticipated to support up to 2,000 jobs as well as create homes for about 3,000 residents.
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.