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South West

Key facts

Australia

319,274.8km2

Area covered by location1

0.46%

Population of Queensland1

3,531km

Other state-controlled road network

418km

National Land Transport Network2

418km 

National rail network

Program Highlights

Our top investments include:

  • $6.8 million Quilpie - Adavale Road, various locations, upgrade seal and floodways (jointly funded with Quilpie Shire Council)
  • $5 million Carnarvon Highway (Injune - Rolleston), Dawson River bridge widening
  • $4.5 million Bulloo Developmental Road (Cunnamulla - Thargomindah) widening and sealing (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $4.5 million Mitchell Highway (Cunnamulla - Charleville) widening and sealing (jointly funded with the Australian Government) 
  • $3.8 million Balonne Highway (St George - Bollon) rehabilitate pavement
  • $3.8 million Quilpie - Thargomindah Road (Thargomindah) seal various locations (jointly funded with the Bulloo Shire Council)
  • $2.4 million Balonne Highway (St George - Bollon) construct heavy vehicle breakdown facility (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $2 million Diamantina Developmental Road (Quilpie - Windorah) widen and seal (jointly funded with the Australian Government)
  • $1.6 million Carnarvon Highway (Mungindi - St George) widen and seal various locations (jointly funded with the Australian Government)

Investments (interactive)

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

Map

South West District

Image: Warrego Highway (Miles - Roma) and Carnarvon Highway (Surat - Roma): Upgrade intersection.

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.