|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||July 2014 - Mid - 2019
|Estimated Project Cost:||$260,500,000
|Australian Government Contribution:||$208,400,000
|Local Council/Shire:||Cook Shire Council
The project will involve a range of transport and community infrastructure projects including the upgrade and weather-proofing of the Peninsula Developmental Road, which is the main access road into Cape York from the south.
The project will improve accessibility to Cape York for the local community, and produce flow-on benefits to local industry, including mining.
The Australian Government has committed $208.4 million towards the Cape York Region Package in partnership with the Queensland Government.
Construction on sections of the Peninsula Developmental Road commenced mid 2014. Works under the Package will be rolled out progressively.
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Project details last updated: 23/02/2016