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South Coast

Key facts

Australia

6,543.5km2

Area covered by location1

19.72%

Population of Queensland1

868km

Other state-controlled road network

179km

National Land Transport Network2

88km 

National rail network

Program Highlights

Our top investments included:

  • $2.163 billion Coomera Connector (Stage 1), Coomera to Nerang (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $1.219 billion Gold Coast Light Rail (Stage 3), Broadbeach South to Burleigh Heads (jointly funded by the Australian Government, Queensland Government and City of Gold Coast)
  • $1 billion Pacific Motorway, Varsity Lakes to Tugun upgrade (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $1 billion funding commitment for Pacific Motorway, Daisy Hill to Logan Motorway capacity upgrade (jointly funded with the Australian Government). Project cost, scope and timing subject to further planning
  • $750 million Pacific Motorway, Eight Mile Plains to Daisy Hill upgrade (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $120 million Queensland Government funding commitment for three new Gold Coast railway stations at Pimpama, Hope Island and Merrimac. Project cost and timing subject to further planning
  • $82.1 million Pacific Motorway, Exit 41 interchange upgrade (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $75 million Mount Lindesay Highway, Stoney Camp Road to Chambers Flat Road construct additional lanes (jointly funded with the Australian Government)

Investments (interactive)

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

Map

Map of South Coast

Image: Pacific Motorway, Eight Mile Plains to Daisy Hill Upgrade. Eight Mile Plains near the Eight Mile Plains State School, looking south.

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.