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

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

Newsletter – December 2020

Welcome from GBIP Chair Dan Hunt Welcome to the fourth edition of the monthly e-newsletter from the Granite Belt Irrigation Project. Since funding was secured in April 2020 the project team has been busy undertaking pre-construction activities leading to the Stop/Go/Pause decision point which is currently scheduled for July 2021. Recent new and additional activities [...]

Newsletter – December 20202020-12-21T21:27:11+00:00

Newsletter – October 2020

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 [...]

Newsletter – October 20202020-11-06T02:31:35+00:00

Newsletter – September 2020

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 [...]

Newsletter – September 20202020-10-06T22:25:26+00:00

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 [...]

September Monthly Update | Granite Belt Irrigation Project paving the way for construction to commence2020-09-10T02:53:53+00:00

August Monthly Column | Granite Belt Irrigation Project edges closer to kick-starting construction

 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 [...]

August Monthly Column | Granite Belt Irrigation Project edges closer to kick-starting construction2020-08-17T22:56:57+00:00
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