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Oakajee Port (WA)

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Funding Programme:Plan for the Future - Building Australia Fund
Status:Not started
Transport Mode:Port
Expected Start/Finish:TBA - TBA
Australian Government Contribution:$339,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Shire of Chapman Valley
State:WA

Project Description

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

Benefits

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.

Funding

The Australian Government has made provision for a possible equity contribution of $339 million pending further consideration of the project by Infrastructure Australia.

Timetable

To be determined.

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Project details last updated: 17/07/2015