|Funding Program:||Investment Road and Rail Program
|Expected Start/Finish:||June 2015 - Late 2017
|Australian Government Contribution:||$42,000,000
|State:||NT, QLD, WA
The project will upgrade sections of a series of roads that form the Outback Way, which runs from Winton in Queensland through the Northern Territory to Laverton in Western Australia.
The project will improve safety and access to remote areas of the Northern Territory, Queensland and Western Australia and 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 $42 million to this project, which includes $20 million for the Northern Territory section, $11 million for the Queensland section and $11 million for the Western Australian section of the Outback Way. Matching funding is being provided by the State and Territory governments.
The first of the upgrades commenced in mid 2015 on the Northern Territory section of the Outback Way. Upgrades will be progressively undertaken through to mid 2017.
Outback Way – Queensland Section
Outback Way - Northern Territory Section
Outback Way - Western Australia Section
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Project details last updated: 15/04/2016