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North West

Key facts

Australia

307,081.5km2

Area covered by location1

0.58%

Population of Queensland1

2,551km

Other state-controlled road network

1,024km

National Land Transport Network2

692km 

National rail network

Program Highlights

Our top investments include:

  • $50 million Kennedy Developmental Road (The Lynd - Hughenden) progressive sealing (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $42.7 million Flinders Highway (Julia Creek - Cloncurry), Scrubby Creek strengthen pavement and widen floodway (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $33.8 million Flinders Highway (Hughenden - Richmond) upgrades at various locations (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $30 million Flinders Highway (Richmond - Julia Creek), Alick Creek, upgrade floodway and install culverts (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $25.5 million Landsborough Highway (Kyuna - Cloncurry), McKinlay River upgrades (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $22.5 million Flinders Highway (Richmond - Julia Creek) upgrades at various locations (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $13 million Richmond - Winton Road, various locations, pavement strengthening and widening (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $11.2 million Burke Developmental Road (Cloncurry - Normanton) various locations, widen pavement

Investments (interactive)

You can view the list of investments for the North West area via the QTRIP interactive tool or in the QTRIP PDF

Map

North West area

Image: Barkly Highway (Cloncurry - Mount Isa), safety upgrades. 11 kilometres east of Mount Isa along the Barkly Highway.

1 Data source: Queensland Government Statistician's Office (Queensland Treasury), Queensland Regional Profiles. www.qgso.qld.gov.au, retrieved 9 March 2022

2 The detailed mapping data related to the National Land Transport Network (NLTN) Determination 2020 was not available at the time of publication. National Land Transport Network data and maps included assumed relevant state-controlled roads as at 1 July 2020.

 
 
Reflects QTRIP 2022-23 to 2025-26 (as at 21 June 2022).