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NQ Shovel Ready Projects

NQ Shovel Ready Projects

The Australian and Queensland Governments will support infrastructure construction jobs across Queensland by jointly investing an additional $415 million to deliver shovel-ready infrastructure projects and urgent road safety upgrades. The following projects all have design and development approvals in place and construction/tenders will commence immediately on receipt of funding. The following projects in the North Queensland region can begin immediately, providing immediate jobs and economic stimulus within the community while providing an ongoing legacy. The ability to provide an immediate pipeline of projects injects confidence into both the industry sector and the community, whilst enabling business to provide a certainty of employment to their staff. These projects form a bridge of stimulus while the longer terms projects come to fruition to produce longer term stimulus and permanent ongoing jobs.

Investment - $431.33MConstruction Jobs - 1,355Indirect Jobs - 2,539

Content accurate as of July 2020.

Disastrous events such as COVID-19, have shown a sharp increase in the incidence of mental health, domestic violence and physiological health issues. The ability to be gainfully employed and have a certainty of that employment is a vital part of reducing these impacts. The immediacy of these types of programs have proven successful in providing a speedy stimulus to businesses whilst dealing with projects that may under normal circumstances be delayed.

  • Active Townsville Footpaths and Pathways
  • Build and Operate a Tropical Aquaculture Accelerator
  • Charters Towers 150 Years Celebration Tourism Experience
  • Charters Towers Flinders Highway (777 Block) Intersection
  • Charters Towers Sewage Treatment Plant Upgrade
  • Charters Towers Water Infrastructure Upgrade Stage 2 Program
  • Commercial and Industrial Material Sorting Pads – Townsville
  • Garbutt Community Centre
  • Haughton Water Pipeline – Stage 2 – Townsville
  • Heated Silo Storage Facilities – Hinchinbrook
  • Hinchinbrook Shire Free-to-access Public Connectivity Infrastructure
  • Horseshoe Bay Road Upgrade
  • Ingham CBD Revitalisation
  • Mattress Reprocessing Facility – Townsville
  • Mill and Fill/Overlays – Townsville
  • Mobile Crushing Plant for Construction and Demolition Materials – Townsville
  • Mosman Creek Corridor Water Park – Charters Towers
  • Pedestrian/Bikeway Linkage to New BMX Track – Charters Towers
  • Road Network Augmentation Program – Townsville
  • Road Upgrades Program – Townsville
  • Shared Footpath Connectivity Program – Ingham
  • Stormwater Drainage Upgrade Program – Townsville
  • Stuart Waste Facility – Front End Resource Recovery Facility – Townsville
  • TUH Adult Acute Mental Health Inpatient Unit – High Dependency Unit Redevelopment
  • TUH Emergency Department - Paediatric Alterations