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Outcomes and benefits

Since December 2015, the Building our Regions program has allocated funding towards 370 projects that will deliver tangible benefits to regional Queensland communities.

Funded projects are spread across 68 local governments and one town authority and make a massive difference in regional Queensland.

Projects range from water, waste and sewerage to tourism projects, and airport upgrades to flood mitigation projects that unlock real economic development opportunities. Regional communities gain benefits such as:

  • securing water supply
  • increasing flood immunity
  • improving recreational and tourism offerings
  • extending accessibility to remote areas
  • enabling future industry
  • facilitating high-speed internet and telecommunications
  • supporting liveability.

Learn more about the benefits of the Building our Regions program below.

Video testimonials

Barcaldine Racecourse Upgrade

Birdsville Caravan Park Redevelopment

Biloela CBD Drainage Upgrade

Blackall's Pathway to Health

Bundaberg Region Multi-use Sports and Community Centre - Stage 2

Carnarvon Gorge Road Upgrade

Cooktown Airport Aviation Park

Doomadgee to Burketown Optical Fibre Link Project

First Turkey Mountain Bike Reserve

Les Wilson Barramundi Centre Expansion

Lockhart River Water Park

Mareeba Wastewater Treatment Plant upgrade

Mission Beach Aquatic Facility

Palm Island Sports Precinct

Rockhampton CBD smart technology and working hub

Smithfield Street Revitalisation

Tambo Sawmill Infrastructure Upgrade

Toowoomba Enterprise Hub Stimulus Project

Case studies

Last updated: 22 Mar 2023