|Funding Programme:||Plan for the Future - Building Australia Fund
|Expected Start/Finish:||TBA - TBA
|Australian Government Contribution:||$339,000,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Shire of Chapman Valley
The project involves the development of Oakajee Port common user facilities including the development of common use water, power and road infrastructure to support the port.
Map of Oakajee Port - Common User Facilities
A deepwater port will avoid future infrastructure bottlenecks and contribute to the economic development of the region. It will enable the loading of cape sized vessels, which are the optimal vessel for the efficient transportation of iron ore. The port will service mining needs in the mid-west region of Western Australia, and is therefore an important investment supporting Australia's future economic growth.
The Australian Government has made provision for a possible equity contribution of $339 million pending further consideration of the project by Infrastructure Australia.
To be determined.
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Project details last updated: 17/07/2015