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Delivering for Rocky and CQ

As part of our economic recovery plan

The Palaszczuk Government's economic recovery plan is about creating jobs and supporting businesses. We're investing in schools, police and our health system, helping businesses to grow their operations and investing in local infrastructure, including:

  • Rookwood Weir ($352m, 100 construction jobs)

  • Browne Park Stage 1 ($25m, 60 jobs)

  • Capricornia Correctional Centre Upgrade ($240m, 172 construction jobs plus 232 ongoing full time jobs once completed)

  •  Lawrie Street upgrade at Gracemere ($35m, 56 jobs)


  • The Rockhampton Northern Access Upgrade ($121m, 400 jobs):

  • Rockhampton Ring Road ($200m, 780 jobs):

  • Capricorn Highway duplication project ($74.99m, 187 Jobs)

Click here for more on our economic recovery plan: https://www.covid19.qld.gov.au/government-actions/our-economic-recovery-strategy