The Infrastructure Pipeline Report presents Building Queensland’s independent, expert view of priority infrastructure proposals under development by the Queensland Government.

The report is presented in two parts. Part 1 – Infrastructure Pipeline identifies Queensland Government infrastructure proposals that are unfunded for delivery with a minimum capital cost of $50 million. These are the proposals Building Queensland recommends are further analysed, or are ready for consideration by government.

Part 2 – Funded Proposals provides information on the detailed business cases Building Queensland is leading that have funding commitments for delivery from the Queensland Government.

View the Infrastructure Pipeline Report 2019.

Brisbane Live Entertainment Arena - Roma Street Project

Responsible Agency: Cross River Rail Delivery Authority
Proposal Stage of Development: Ready for Queensland Government consideration
Planned Stage End Date: Not applicable
Estimated Cost of Delivery: $2.1 billion

Centenary Bridge Upgrade

Responsible Agency: Department of Transport and Main Roads
Proposal Stage of Development: Ready for Queensland Government consideration
Planned Stage End Date: Not applicable
Estimated Cost of Delivery: $247 million

Lake Macdonald Dam Improvement Project

Responsible Agency: Seqwater
Proposal Stage of Development: Ready for Queensland Government consideration
Planned Stage End Date: Not applicable
Estimated Cost of Delivery: $90–$100 million

South West Pipeline - Bulk Water Connection to Beaudesert

Responsible Agency: Seqwater
Proposal Stage of Development: Ready for Queensland Government consideration
Planned Stage End Date: Not applicable
Estimated Cost of Delivery: $70 million

Identify the Need

Strategic Business Case
Additional Education Capacity in High Growth Areas

The Department of Education is developing strategic business cases to investigate and address increased demand for primary, secondary and special education in master planned communities and other high growth areas.

M1 Pacific Motorway—Daisy Hill to Loganholme

The Department of Transport and Main Roads is developing a strategic business case for the Daisy Hill to Loganholme section of the M1 Pacific Motorway. The strategic business case is part of an ongoing Master Plan for the M1 Pacific Motorway from the Gateway Motorway merge to the New South Wales border.

M1 Pacific Motorway—Loganholme to Nerang (incl. Coomera Connector)

The Department of Transport and Main Roads is developing a strategic business case for the Loganholme to Nerang section of the M1 Pacific Motorway. The strategic business case is part of an ongoing Master Plan for the M1 Pacific Motorway from the Gateway Motorway merge to the New South Wales border.

Assess the Options

Preliminary Business Case
Gold Coast Rail Line Capacity Improvement – Kuraby to Beenleigh

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:
To be determined

Princess Alexandra Hospital Rehabilitation and Subacute Service Renewal

Responsible Agency:
Queensland Health, Metro South Hospital and Health Service
Proposal Stage of Development:
Preliminary business case underway
Planned Stage End Date:
Second half of 2019
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
To be determined

Undertake Detailed Analysis

Detailed Business Case
Additional Primary Schooling Capacity in the Ipswich City Council Area

Responsible Agency:
Department of Education
Proposal Stage of Development:
Detailed business case underway
Planned Stage End Date:
First half of 2020
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
To be determined

Additional Primary Schooling Capacity in the Logan City Council Area

Responsible Agency:
Department of Education
Proposal Stage of Development:
Detailed business case underway
Planned Stage End Date:
First half of 2020
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
To be determined

Additional Special Schooling Capacity in South East Queensland

Responsible Agency:
Department of Education
Proposal Stage of Development:
Detailed business case underway
Planned Stage End Date:
First half of 2020
Estimated Cost of Delivery:
To be determined

Clinton Vessel Interaction - Port of Gladstone

Responsible Agency: Gladstone Ports Corporation
Proposal Stage of Development: Detailed business case complete
Planned Stage End Date: Not applicable
Estimated Cost of Delivery: $65–$80 million

Paradise Dam Improvement Project

Responsible Agency: Sunwater
Proposal Stage of Development: Detailed business case underway
Planned Stage End Date: Second half of 2020
Estimated Cost of Delivery: To be determined

Somerset Dam Improvement Project

Responsible Agency: Seqwater
Proposal Stage of Development: Detailed business case underway
Planned Stage End Date: Second half of 2020
Estimated Cost of Delivery: To be determined

Sunshine Motorway - Mooloolah River Interchange

Responsible Agency: Department of Transport and Main Roads
Proposal Stage of Development: Detailed business case underway
Planned Stage End Date: First half of 2020
Estimated Cost of Delivery: $430 million

Toowoomba Hospital Redevelopment

Responsible Agency: Queensland Health, Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service
Proposal Stage of Development: Detailed business case underway
Planned Stage End Date: First half of 2020
Estimated Cost of Delivery: $450–$750 million

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.