More than 700 qualified local contractors are now registered with the Queensland Government’s North Queensland Flood Register to assist in the recovery works in the state’s north.
A major upgrade on the Stuart Highway is now underway to improve the road’s flood immunity, safety and efficiency in Alice Springs.
The Northern Territory Government has opened a tender to bituminise the Litchfield Park Road Loop and undertake the road’s final upgrade and sealing.
The Queensland Government has committed an additional $880,000 to extend the reach and effectiveness of Logan City Council’s Flooded Road Smart Warning System.
More than $16 million will be invested into floodproofing the Toowoomba CBD through culvert upgrades to the Warrego Highway at East and West Creeks.