Big Rocks Weir


Estimated Cost:

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Estimated cost
$60 million

This project will construct a new weir in the Charters Towers region of North Queensland.

It will create the potential for enhanced agricultural output in the region. It will also deliver water to support high-value crop production, and water security to transition to high-value perennial crops such as table grapes, avocados and mangoes.


Who's involved

The project is jointly funded by the Australian Government ($30 million) and the QLD Government ($30 million).

Australian Government Funding source

Australian Government funding would be provided through the National Water Infrastructure Development Fund.

Project status

The project is currently in planning.