30 January 2018

Building Queensland has today released a summary of the Smithfield Transport Corridor Upgrade Detailed Business Case and cost benefit analysis.

The business case has been driven by the need to reduce congestion and improve safety on the 3.8-kilometre section of the Captain Cook Highway between Yorkeys Knob Road and McGregor Road to the north west of Cairns.

The business case summary outlines the key aspects of the project and provides transparency for how the business case was developed and how the project may be implemented.  Similarly, the cost benefit analysis summary outlines the economic analysis undertaken and the key outcomes.

View the Smithfield Transport Corridor Upgrade project information, along with details of other projects including the Beerburrum to Nambour Rail Upgrade.

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 […]


Changes to Building Queensland’s operations

12 April 2019

Important operational amendments will be implemented enabling Building Queensland to drive greater efficiencies in developing robust business cases and advice to inform government decision-making. Following yesterday’s proclamation of the Economic Development and Other Legislation Bill 2018, detailed business cases for road transport projects valued under $500 million (which do not include a toll road) will […]


M1 Pacific Motorway detailed business cases

25 February 2019

Building Queensland has released summaries of the detailed business cases for the Varsity Lakes to Tugun and Eight Mile Plains to Daisy Hill stretches of the M1 Pacific Motorway. The M1 Pacific Motorway is the primary road transport route connecting New South Wales, Gold Coast and Logan cities with metropolitan Brisbane. Pressure on the M1 […]