Welcome to the third monthly e-newsletter from the Granite Belt Irrigation Project. It is with great excitement we can announce the Project has received endorsement for Ministerial Infrastructure Designation (MID) from the Queensland Treasury this month, a significant step towards streamlining government approvals that will save time and lower costs for the construction of [...]
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October Monthly Update: Granite Belt Irrigation Project receives Ministerial Infrastructure Designation
By Dan Hunt, Granite Belt Irrigation Project, Chairman October is shaping up to be a fruitful month for the Granite Belt Irrigation Project (GBIP) with the announcement GBIP has received endorsement for Ministerial Infrastructure Designation (MID) from Queensland Treasury. GBIP will deliver Emu Swamp Dam, a landmark infrastructure development for the Granite Belt region, [...]
MEDIA STATEMENT: 17 September 2020 A critical milestone in the construction of the 12,000 megalitre Emu Swamp Dam has been reached with the final phase of water sales with local irrigators commencing this week. Natural Resources Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said involved irrigators would finalise their water allocation agreements for the dam and pipeline [...]
Welcome from Chairman Dan Hunt WELCOME to the second monthly newsletter from the Granite Belt Irrigation Project. The Project has reached an exciting stage this month, with major progress being made towards bringing the Granite Belt Irrigation Project to fruition. The final stage of water sales has begun this month with irrigators. We expect [...]
September Monthly Update | Granite Belt Irrigation Project paving the way for construction to commence
By Lloyd Taylor, Granite Belt Irrigation Project, CEO Spring has brought a flurry of activity to the region. While producers are busy in the paddocks, Granite Belt Irrigation Project has taken a significant step towards breaking ground with the commencement of the final phase of water sales to local irrigators, this week. An important [...]
Granite Belt Irrigation Project edges closer to kick-starting construction By Dan Hunt, Granite Belt Irrigation Project Chairman LOOKING back at the history of the Granite Belt Irrigation Project, we are delighted by the progress that has been made in 2020 and the major steps that have been taken towards building this much-needed piece of [...]
ABC Interview: 13 July 2020 Talking to Belinda Sanders, Morning Presenter for ABC Southern Queensland, Minister Anthony Lynham explains why the Emu Swamp dam is essential for water security, job creation and the growth of agriculture. Minister Lynham also addressed the key environmental requirements for the project, and why the Palaszczuk Government has contributed [...]
MEDIA STATEMENT: 14 July 2020 Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack and Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management David Littleproud showed their support for the important Granite Belt Irrigation Project (GBIP) when they toured the Project development site on Monday. GBIP will deliver a 12,000 megalitre [...]