Don’t miss the opportunity to be involved in the Granite Belt Irrigation Project: a major infrastructure project to transform one of Australia’s premium food and wine regions with a high reliability source of water.
Major water infrastructure
The Granite Belt Irrigation Project will deliver a 12,000 megalitre dam near Stanthorpe, and 117km of pipeline to provide water to 51 agribusiness customers. Tenders for dam, pump stations and pipelines construction, valued at approximately $52 million, will be released in 2020.
Construction by 2021
The Queensland Government has allocated $6 million of its funds to take the project through to an expected construction start in early 2021, including managing the tender process and achieving the necessary approvals for the scheme to progress.
- $23.4 million from local irrigators – the highest proportion of private investment in water infrastructure in Queensland’s history
- $47 million from the Australian Government
- $13.6 million (conditional) from the Queensland Government.
Ideal place to work
- High levels of community support
- Significant local plant and equipment subcontracting capacity
- Renowned food, wine and national parks region
- Less than three hours to Brisbane.
Contractors wanting to understand more about the detailed design can download the “Business Case Preliminary Reference Design”.