PM pledge on NQ water projects
“The agreement will support the continued stability of the government and us getting on with the job,” Mr Morrison said in a statement.
Queensland Natural Resources Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said he was seeking more details on the Federal Coalition’s dam plans for North Queensland.
“Let’s be clear: We are always keen to see Federal money heading for Queensland,” Dr Lynham said.
“We are just not sure what is the next step, or what is expected of any Queensland government or statutory bodies.
“The Palaszczuk Government has already funded an initial investigation into the Hughenden Irrigation Project with the Flinders Shire Council and an initial business case of the $5.35 billion Hells Gate project has identified significant challenges."
Plans to build a 105km underground pipeline from the Burdekin River to Bowen have been boosted with $5 million in federal funding for a detailed busin...