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Infrastructure planning and policy

State Infrastructure Strategy and Regional Infrastructure Plans

The State Infrastructure Plan sets the direction for planning, investment and delivery of infrastructure in Queensland.

It details a four-year program of infrastructure projects that is updated annually, to build industry confidence, generate jobs and economic growth, and improve liveability. Work has also commenced on a new State Infrastructure Strategy with integrated Regional Infrastructure Plans.

State Infrastructure Fund

The Queensland Government is providing $2.2 billion over five years, from 2015–16, to build the priority infrastructure needed to support economic growth and liveability into the future.

This supports the implementation of the State Infrastructure Plan and further demonstrates this government's commitment to planning and delivering infrastructure.

Strategy for Social Infrastructure

The Strategy for Social Infrastructure outlines a place-specific approach to planning and investing in social facilities like schools and hospitals to benefit Queensland communities.

Growth Area and Regional Infrastructure Investment Fund

The Growth Area and Regional Infrastructure Investment Fund helps support the delivery of new state-led infrastructure or the improvement of existing facilities to improve liveability in areas experiencing growth.

Projects that have received funding include:

  • Reid Park active transport bridge, Townsville
  • Magnetic Island Forts Junction Hub upgrade, Magnetic Island
  • Yeppoon heritage rail station restoration, Yeppoon
  • Capricorn Coast Pineapple Rail Trail Extension, Yeppoon
  • Student nurse accommodation, Roma
  • Carseldine Urban Village pedestrian bridge, Carseldine
  • Munruben Ambulance Station, Logan
  • Logan Hospital maternity services access road, Logan

Building Information Modelling (BIM)

The Digital Enablement for Queensland Infrastructure - Principles for BIM Implementation, will improve lifecycle management of assets and the on-time and on-budget delivery of new government infrastructure.

Strategic Asset Management Plan framework

This framework will assist government departments and statutory authorities prepare strategic asset management plans.

Total Asset Management Plan Framework

The Total Asset Management Plan (TAMP) Framework is the whole-of-government policy for managing Queensland Government assets.

Connecting Brisbane – a roadmap for the future

Connecting Brisbane outlines a roadmap for the future of Brisbane’s public transport system.

Infrastructure pipelines

There are a number of public and private sector infrastructure pipelines providing industry, potential investors and all levels of government with information about infrastructure projects currently underway.

Building Queensland

Building Queensland provides the Queensland Government with independent, expert advice on major infrastructure. The Queensland Government commissioned an independent review of Building Queensland's first 12 months of operation.

The administrative review (PDF icon 528 KB) found that Building Queensland has been effective but that improvements could be made. The Queensland Government's response (PDF icon 92 KB) to this review generally supports the recommendations, most of which are already being implemented.

Last updated: Wednesday, Mar 17, 2021