Lower Fitzroy River Infrastructure Project
Building Queensland completed the detailed business case for the Lower Fitzroy River Infrastructure Project in partnership with the joint proponents, SunWater and the Gladstone Area Water Board, in late 2017.
The detailed business case investigated the construction of a new weir at Rookwood capable of supplying 76,000 ML per annum of high priority water for customers. Other infrastructure components associated with the project include upgrades to and construction of roads and bridges and associated infrastructure.
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.
The detailed business case has been made publicly available at the request of the Queensland Government.
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.
A summary of the cost benefit analysis, as detailed in Chapter 13 – Economic analysis, is available here.All Completed Business Cases
Building Queensland completed the Public Safety Regional Radio Communications Detailed Business Case in September 2017. Developed in partnership with the Queensland Public Safety Agencies and the Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation, the business case examined ways of improving radio communications for public safety agencies in regional Queensland.
The 9-kilometre section of the Bruce Highway from Edmonton to Gordonvale experiences significant delays during morning and evening peaks and has a high crash rate.