Big Rocks Weir


Estimated Cost:

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Estimated cost
$60 million

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

The project 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.

Further information available on the North Queensland Water Infrastructure Authority projects page.

Who's involved

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

Australian Government Funding source

Australian Government funding will be provided through the National Water Grid Fund.

Project status

The project is currently in the planning stage.