Somerset Dam Improvement Project

Building Queensland is leading the development of the Somerset Dam Improvement Project Detailed Business Case in partnership with Seqwater. The business case is investigating an upgrade of the Paradise Dam to ensure the dam continues to meet best practice standards, including protection from severe weather events.

The business case will incorporate the preliminary business case findings with the detailed geotechnical investigations into the dam’s foundations and characterisation. Large-scale physical hydraulic modelling will also be examined to assess the hydraulic performance of the upgrade options in a variety of conditions, including extreme weather events.

The business case is expected to be completed in the second half of 2020.

All Current Business Cases

Paradise Dam Improvement Project

Building Queensland is leading the development of the Paradise Dam Improvement Project Detailed Business Case in partnership with Sunwater. The business case is investigating an upgrade of Paradise Dam to ensure the dam continues meets best practice standards, including protection from severe weather events. The shortlisted options under investigation include upgrading the existing dam and strengthening and […]

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Bundaberg Hospital Redevelopment

Building Queensland is leading the development of the Bundaberg Hospital Redevelopment Detailed Business Case in partnership with Queensland Health and Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service. The business case is investigating the construction of a new hospital that will provide fit-for-purpose infrastructure to address the future needs of the Bundaberg region. Detailed health service modelling […]

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Toowoomba Hospital Redevelopment

The Toowoomba Hospital is operating at capacity in a number of areas and the hospital currently faces long emergency department waiting times and overcrowding. Forecast demand, driven by a growing and ageing population and high levels of chronic disease, is expected to place further pressure on the hospital.

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