The Infrastructure Pipeline presents Building Queensland’s independent, expert view of priority infrastructure proposals under development by the Queensland Government. These are unfunded proposals that Building Queensland recommends the government consider further developing or are ready for investment consideration.

Building Queensland’s Infrastructure Pipeline includes both economic and social infrastructure proposals where the estimated capital cost is greater than $50 million. The Pipeline is set out by stage of development to provide visibility of a proposals’ current status.

View the Part 1  December 2016 Infrastructure Pipeline Report

View the Part 2 – December 2016 Infrastructure Pipeline Report

View the Full report – December 2016 Infrastructure Pipeline Report

Identify the Need

Strategic Business Case
Additional Secondary Schooling Capacity North of Brisbane

Responsible Agency:
Department of Education and Training
Proposal Stage of Development:
Strategic Business Case Complete
Planned Stage End Date:
Not Applicable
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
To be determined*
Date of Publication:
December 2016

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Bruce Highway — Pine River to Caloundra Road Interchange Upgrade

Responsible Agency:
Department of Transport and Main Roads
Proposal Stage of Development:
Strategic Business Case Complete
Planned Stage End Date:
Not Applicable
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
To be determined*
Date of Publication:
December 2016

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Assess the Options

Preliminary Business Case
Beaudesert Water Supply

Responsible Agency:
Seqwater
Proposal Stage of Development:
Preliminary Business Case Complete
Planned Stage End Date:
Not Applicable
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
$80 million*
Date of Publication:
December 2016

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Burdekin Falls Dam — Saddle Dam & Monolith Improvement Project

Responsible Agency:
SunWater
Proposal Stage of Development:
Preliminary Business Case Complete
Planned Stage End Date:
Not Applicable
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
$190 million*
Date of Publication:
December 2016

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Paradise Dam — Primary Spillway Improvement Project

Responsible Agency:
SunWater
Proposal Stage of Development:
Preliminary Business Case Complete
Planned Stage End Date:
Not Applicable
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
$260 million*
Date of Publication:
December 2016

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Paradise Dam — Secondary Spillway Improvement Project

Responsible Agency:
SunWater
Proposal Stage of Development:
Preliminary Business Case Complete
Planned Stage End Date:
Not Applicable
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
$160 million*
Date of Publication:
December 2016

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Port of Gladstone — Clinton Vessel Interaction

Responsible Agency:
Gladstone Ports Corporation
Proposal Stage of Development:
Preliminary Business Case Underway
Planned Stage End Date:
Q1 2017
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
$65-$80 million*
Date of Publication:
December 2016

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Princess Alexandra Hospital Rehabilitation Facility

Responsible Agency:
Queensland Health, Metro South Hospital and Health Service
Proposal Stage of Development:
Preliminary Business Case Complete
Planned Stage End Date:
Not Applicable
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
$150–$250 million*
Date of Publication:
December 2016

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Queensland Connected Patient Care Program

Responsible Agency:
Queensland Health
Proposal Stage of Development:
Preliminary Business Case Underway
Planned Stage End Date:
Q2 2017
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
To be determined*
Date of Publication:
December 2016

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Smithfield Transport Corridor Upgrade

Responsible Agency:
Department of Transport and Main Roads
Proposal Stage of Development:
Preliminary Business Case Underway
Planned Stage End Date:
Q1 2017
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
To be determined*
Date of Publication:
December 2016

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Sunshine Motorway - Mooloolah River Interchange Upgrade

Responsible Agency:
Department of Transport and Main Roads
Proposal Stage of Development:
Preliminary Business Case Complete
Planned Stage End Date:
Not Applicable
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
$430 million*
Date of Publication:
December 2016

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Undertake Detailed Analysis

Detailed Business Case
Cunningham Highway — Yamanto Interchange To Ebenezer Creek

Responsible Agency:
Department of Transport and Main Roads
Proposal Stage of Development:
Detailed Business Case Update
Planned Stage End Date:
Q2 2017
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
$340 million*
Date of Publication:
December 2016

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ERP/EAM Joint Business Transformation

Responsible Agency:
Energy Queensland
Proposal Stage of Development:
Detailed Business Case Underway
Planned Stage End Date:
Q2 2017
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
Commercial-in-confidence*
Date of Publication:
December 2016

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Lake Macdonald Dam Safety Upgrade

Responsible Agency:
Seqwater
Proposal Stage of Development:
Detailed Business Case Underway
Planned Stage End Date:
Q1 2017
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
$80 million*
Date of Publication:
December 2016

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New Performing Arts Venue

Responsible Agency:
Arts Queensland
Proposal Stage of Development:
Detailed Business Case Underway
Planned Stage End Date:
Q1 2017
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
Commercial-in-confidence*
Date of Publication:
December 2016

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Port of Townsville — Channel Capacity Upgrade

Responsible Agency:
Port of Townsville Limited
Proposal Stage of Development:
Detailed Business Case Underway*
Planned Stage End Date:
Q2 2017
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
$193 million**
Date of Publication:
December 2016

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Public Safety Regional Radio Communications

Responsible Agency:
Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation
Proposal Stage of Development:
Detailed Business Case Underway
Planned Stage End Date:
Q1 2017
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
$400-$600 million*
Date of Publication:
December 2016

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Southern Queensland Correctional Precinct (Gatton)

Responsible Agency:
Department of Justice and Attorney-General
Proposal Stage of Development:
Detailed Business Case Underway
Planned Stage End Date:
Q1 2017
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
$740 million*
Date of Publication:
December 2016

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Townsville Eastern Access Rail Corridor

Responsible Agency:
Department of Transport and Main Roads
Proposal Stage of Development:
Detailed Business Case Underway
Planned Stage End Date:
Q4 2017
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
$500–$700 million*
Date of Publication:
December 2016

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For a proposal to be initially considered in the Pipeline it must:

  • have a minimum capital value of $50 million
  • be aligned to the sectors and asset classes in the State Infrastructure Plan—arts and recreation, digital, education and training, energy, health, justice and public safety, social housing, transport and water
  • be unfunded for procurement or delivery.