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Outback Way – Queensland Section

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:mid 2015 - mid 2017
Estimated Project Cost:$13,750,000
Australian Government Contribution:$11,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Boulia Shire Council,Winton Shire Council

Project Description

The project will pave, seal and upgrade sections of the Outback Way in Queensland to improve safety and access to remote areas.



The project is designed to unlock the potential benefits of the Outback Way to the Australian economy and indigenous and remote communities, particularly in the areas of tourism, mining and freight.


The Australian Government has committed $11 million towards the upgrades.


A date for the commencement of construction will be determined through the planning works.

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Project details last updated: 10/06/2015