Successes in achieving purpose and priorities

Advocacy

The Collaborative has been able to engage with both State and Federal Governments to communicate about the importance of the project for economic growth and securing new water supplies to the region.

Securing $1.4m in funding

Secured $1.4m funding from the Queensland Government through the Dept of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning for the development of a robust and detailed business case based on the recommendations detailed in the feasibility study.

Water Use Efficiency Initiative

 A further $100,000 in funding has been secured so Growcom can develop the initiative to ensure that existing water resources are being efficiently used and to identify where on-ground improvements may be implemented.  

Project Working Group Established

Established to oversee the development of the Strategic Business Case - an essential prerequisite to proceeding to the development of a more comprehensive Detailed Business Case

Commenced development of the Project Business Case

Brisbane based, specialist water infrastructure consultants Jacobs Group was recently awarded the contract to undertake a demand study and prepare the project detailed business case.