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

Torbanlea Pialba Road Upgrade

Funding Program:Roads of Strategic Importance
Status:Under construction
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Early 2022 - Late 2023
Estimated Project Cost:$30,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$24,000,000
Local Council/Shire:Fraser Coast Regional Council

Project Description

This project will upgrade targeted sections of Torbanlea Pialba Road between Torbanlea and Hervey Bay.


The project will:

  • connect agricultural production regions to domestic and international markets
  • improve linkages for road-based tourism
  • improve connectivity between people with jobs and services


The Australian Government is contributing $24 million to this project.


Construction is expected to commence in early 2022, with completion expected in late 2023.

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Project details last updated: 10/03/2022