The business case for the Townsville Eastern Access Rail Corridor (TEARC) has been released, with the Queensland Government moving to ensure the long-term future of rail freight to the Port of Townsville.
Outback Way, a series of roads and dirt tracks running 2800 kilometres from Winton in QLD to Laverton in WA, will receive $160 million in funding from the Federal Government to seal and widen sections of road.
The Federal Government has announced it is committing $5 billion to build a Melbourne Airport Rail Link.
A $17 million design and environmental assessment contract has been awarded for improving the flood immunity at Tester’s Hollow, NSW.
Construction of the New England Bypass at Scone is expected to start mid-2018 following the contract awarded to deliver the project.
The first tracks have been laid on the $252 million Adelaide to Tarcoola Rail Upgrade Acceleration project as major re-railing works begin.