Jan 22, 2019

Funds pledge for $1b Rockhampton Ring Rd

Federal Labor leader Bill Shorten has pledged $800 million to build the Rockhampton Ring Road alongside a $200 million commitment by the Queensland Government. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the project could support 780 jobs and had been high on the Government’s priority list. “It will boost economic activity in the region, improve flood immunity and build an efficient and safe bypass around the city for heavy vehicles and through traffic,” she said. “I thank Mr Shorten for this important announcement for the people of central ...

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