Rookwood Weir Business Case Now Available

24 January 2018

Building Queensland has today released the Lower Fitzroy River Infrastructure Project Detailed Business Case, also known as Rookwood Weir. 

The project presents an opportunity to supplement urban water supplies and also enhance agricultural and industrial development in the Fitzroy Basin and Gladstone region; once commitment of potential users is confirmed.

With funding of $130 million committed by the Australian Government towards the construction of the Rookwood Weir (subject to the findings of the detailed business case), the Queensland Government has requested Building Queensland make the business case publicly available.

Commercial-in-confidence information has been removed to protect confidential information of project stakeholders, and the Queensland Government’s commercial position during future project stages.

View the Lower Fitzroy River Infrastructure Project Detailed Business Case.

2019 Infrastructure Pipeline Report released

21 August 2019

Building Queensland has released the 2019 Infrastructure Pipeline Report, detailing 18 priority proposals under development by the Queensland Government. Over 70 per cent of proposals previously listed in the report have progressed to further stages of development, with six securing funding for delivery. The funded projects include Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 3A; new primary, secondary […]

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Nullinga Dam analysis released

02 August 2019

Building Queensland has released the Nullinga Dam and Mareeba Dimbulah Water Supply Scheme Improvements Detailed Business Case. Developed in partnership with Sunwater, the business case provides a robust assessment of the opportunities and challenges of increasing water available for agricultural activities in support of potential future demand in the Mareeba Dimbulah Water Supply Scheme. The […]

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Liam Gordon appointed Executive Director of Strategy and Advisory

07 June 2019

Mr Liam Gordon has been appointed to the newly created position of Executive Director, Strategy and Advisory, Building Queensland. Mr Gordon has over 20 years’ experience in the Queensland public and infrastructure sectors. He has served as Executive General Manager, Projects at Queensland Rail as well as Deputy Under Treasurer, Economics at Queensland Treasury. Mr […]

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