Rookwood Weir


Estimated Cost:

Computer generated aerial downstream view of proposed Rookwood Weir in Queensland
Estimated cost
$367.2 million

The project will construct the new Rookwood Weir on the Fitzroy River near Rockhampton, and includes enabling works to upgrade existing infrastructure to support the construction and operation of the weir.

The project will provide water security to help grow and diversify agriculture in the region, and support industrial and urban water use around the Gladstone, Capricorn Coast and Rockhampton regions.

Who's involved

The $367.2 million project is jointly funded by the Australian Government ($183.6 million) and the Queensland Government ($183.6 million).

Australian Government Funding source

Australian Government funding is provided through the National Water Grid Fund.

Project status

Construction is expected to be completed mid 2023.