Macalister Irrigation District Modernisation Phase 1B Project


Estimated Cost:

Construction of new transit point at Macalister Irrigation District Modernisation Phase 1B Project in Victoria
Estimated cost
$60 million

The Macalister Irrigation District modernisation phase 1B Project will upgrade the Southern-Tinamba Supply Zone by replacing the upper channel system with a gravity pipeline and automation and modernisation of the lower channel system.

This project will improve water efficiency through reduced losses and increase water availability and security through the creation of 9,700 ML of water for productive use.

Who's involved

The $60 million project is jointly funded by the Australian Government ($20 million), the Victorian Government ($20 million) and other partners ($20 million).

Australian Government Funding source

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

Project status

Construction is expected to be completed mid 2021.