New Qld $40 million Growth Area and Regional Infrastructure Investment Fund
June 12, 2018
The Queensland Government has announced in the 2018 State Budget a $40 million Growth Area and Regional Infrastructure Investment Fund targeting infrastructure that would improve liveability for Queenslanders in outer urban and regional areas.
Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick said the program will initially focus on pilots in areas that are experiencing or responding to rapid growth.
“We are actively planning for the future by providing $40 million over two years to accelerate new or upgrade existing infrastructure.
“We will be inviting Queensland Government departments to nominate projects for investment that address the needs of these growing communities with infrastructure essential to support their continued growth.
“Nominations will then be prioritised to see the best value from this investment.