Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Ballarat Freight Hub

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Inter-modal facility
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2022 - Mid 2023
Estimated Project Cost:$9,100,000
Australian Government Contribution:$9,100,000
Local Council/Shire:Central Goldfields Shire Council

Project Description

The Ballarat Freight Hub will be located in the planned Ballarat West Employment Zone (BWEZ) and will be capable of handling High Productivity Vehicles.


The project is expected to support producers and transporters in the region and incentivise further shifting freight from road to rail.


The Australian Government has committed $9.1 million to this project.


Planning for the project is underway, with construction expected to commence in late 2022 and expected be completed by mid 2023.

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Project details last updated: 25/03/2022