Granite Belt Irrigation Project update

By Lloyd Taylor, Granite Belt Irrigation Project CEO There has been an exciting development for the Southern Downs, with new figures released by the Regional Australian Institute demonstrating that migration has increased by 44 per cent to the region. This is the second largest growth of inland migration recorded, with popular coastal destination, Noosa experiencing [...]

Granite Belt Irrigation Project update2021-07-30T04:45:45+00:00

Granite Belt Water Limited appoints Jack Noye as Chair

The Granite Belt Water Ltd (GBWL) Board has today announced the appointment of experienced independent director Jack Noye as Chair, following Dan Hunt’s acceptance of an extension to his role as interim Chair of SunWater. GBWL operates the Granite Belt Irrigation Project (GBIP) which is a landmark infrastructure development for the region and will provide [...]

Granite Belt Water Limited appoints Jack Noye as Chair2021-07-27T06:53:12+00:00

Dam Design and Construction Tender Release for The Granite Belt Irrigation Project

Emu Swamp Dam, to be managed by Granite Belt Irrigation Project (GBIP), is a landmark infrastructure development for the Granite Belt, in Southern Queensland. When completed the project is expected to deliver a 12,000 megalitre dam at Emu Swamp, south-west of Stanthorpe, and 126km of pipeline. It will also deliver water to around 50 [...]

Dam Design and Construction Tender Release for The Granite Belt Irrigation Project2021-05-05T00:34:41+00:00

ABC Southern Queensland: Emu Swamp Dam would now be filled

Mornings with Belinda Sanders A rain gauge placed at the headwaters of the Emu Swamp Dam site has proven the storage facility would now be filled! The dam, which will hold twelve thousand megalitres and supply around 50 producers, is open to design and construction tenders. Granite Belt Water CEO Lloyd Taylor told Belinda [...]

ABC Southern Queensland: Emu Swamp Dam would now be filled2021-05-02T04:41:40+00:00

ABC Southern Queensland: Emu Swap Dam would now be filled

Mornings with Belinda Sanders A rain gauge placed at the headwaters of the Emu Swamp Dam site has proven the storage facility would now be filled! The dam, which will hold twelve thousand megalitres and supply around 50 producers, is open to design and construction tenders. Granite Belt Water CEO Lloyd Taylor told Belinda [...]

ABC Southern Queensland: Emu Swap Dam would now be filled2021-05-02T04:23:53+00:00

Granite Belt Irrigation Project releases Design and Construct Tenders

MEDIA STATEMENT: 20 April 2021 The Granite Belt Irrigation Project (GBIP) has today announced the upcoming release of tenders to design and deliver key water infrastructure assets in what is a critical milestone for the construction of Emu Swamp Dam. GBIP is a landmark infrastructure development for the Granite Belt region and will provide [...]

Granite Belt Irrigation Project releases Design and Construct Tenders2021-04-19T23:27:14+00:00

Design and Construction Tender Release: Irrigation Distribution Network and Associated Works

Emu Swamp Dam, to be managed by Granite Belt Irrigation Project (GBIP), is a landmark infrastructure development for the Granite Belt, in Southern Queensland. When completed the project is expected to deliver a 12,000 megalitre dam at Emu Swamp, south-west of Stanthorpe, and 126km of pipeline. It will also deliver water to around 50 [...]

Design and Construction Tender Release: Irrigation Distribution Network and Associated Works2021-04-19T07:03:37+00:00

Research at heart of new University of Southern Queensland and Granite Belt partnership

Research opportunities for both scientists and students at the University of Southern Queensland have been given a boost with a Memorandum of Understanding between the University and Granite Belt Water Limited (GBW) signed today. Vice-Chancellor Professor Geraldine Mackenzie and Dan Hunt from Granite Belt Water Limited Engineering, agriculture, horticulture, hydrology and environment [...]

Research at heart of new University of Southern Queensland and Granite Belt partnership2021-03-25T04:04:45+00:00

Water Minister tours Granite Belt Irrigation Project

MEDIA STATEMENT: 3 February 2020 Queensland Minister for Water, Glenn Butcher, showed his support for the important Granite Belt Irrigation Project (GBIP) when he toured the Emu Swamp Dam development site on Tuesday. GBIP will deliver a 12,000 megalitre dam at Emu Swamp, south-west of Stanthorpe, and around 120km of pipeline to provide water [...]

Water Minister tours Granite Belt Irrigation Project2021-02-03T00:27:00+00:00

Granite Belt Irrigation Project water sales finalised

MEDIA STATEMENT: 1 December 2020 The Granite Belt Irrigation Project (GBIP) has passed another critical milestone in the construction of the Emu Swamp Dam near Stanthorpe, with the completion of water sales with local irrigators. This means the pipeline design can now be finalised, as another step towards providing water to almost 50 agribusinesses [...]

Granite Belt Irrigation Project water sales finalised2020-12-01T21:47:02+00:00
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