The Palaszczuk Government has announced more than $400 million in new, accelerated funding for Queensland roads to supercharge the state’s economy through the COVID-19 recovery.
Tens of millions worth of infrastructure investment will fuel the economic recovery of regional and remote Queensland, with 48 new council projects backed by the Palaszczuk Government’s $365 million Building our Regions (BoR) program.
Queensland Government determined to maintain infrastructure investment at more than $50 billion over the next four years, despite the financial challenge of supporting Queensland through the pandemic.
Central Queensland’s proposed $2.9 billion Urannah Dam declared a coordinated project by Queensland’s Coordinator-General.
The Government has unveiled a plan to build a new arterial road, informally dubbed the ‘Moreton Connector.’
Concept designs released on the jointly funded $1 billion Rockhampton Ring Road project in Queensland.
Works have started on the $1 billion Pacific Motorway upgrade from Varsity Lakes to Tugun, the Gold Coast’s largest road project.
A further $12 million has been allocated to 26 resilience projects in Queensland that will ensure communities can better withstand extreme weather events.
Works to seal roads, build overtaking lanes, upgrade intersections and improve safety will start sooner on 22 jointly-funded regional Queensland roads projects worth $185 million.
Media Release – 28th March 2020 The Palaszczuk Government’s payroll tax refund initiative for businesses hit by COVID-19 has already seen more than $50 million land in the bank accounts of more than 2300 Queensland businesses right across the state. The initiative was announced on Tuesday as part of a $4 billion in measures to support Queenslanders’ health, their jobs… Read More