Darumbal agreement delivers an enduring legacy

The Queensland Government and the Darumbal People Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC – the Traditional Custodians of the land at the Rookwood Weir site – have signed an Indigenous Land Use Agreement that will deliver benefits to the Darumbal People for generations to come.  Further information regarding the agreement was included in a government media statement. […]

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Forty local jobs up for grabs at Rookwood Weir

Rookwood Weir site worker

Central Queensland workers stand to benefit with a number of jobs soon to be up for grabs as part of the $367.2 million Rookwood Weir project. Employment opportunities at the weir come with highly competitive pay rates and conditions, as well attractive roster arrangements. Further information regarding the opportunities available are included in this government […]

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Rookwood Weir landholder support program recipients announced

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Central Queensland farmers are tapping into a program that will help them bid for water from Rookwood Weir. More than 40 Lower Fitzroy landholders have successfully applied for the initiative to better understand the opportunities available to them from the new infrastructure. Further information regarding the program was included in a government media statement. […]

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First concrete pours underway at Rookwood Weir

Rookwood concrete pour

Overnight the first concrete pours for the foundations of the Rookwood Weir commenced. This marks another major construction milestone for the $367.2 million project, which will unlock thousands of megalitres of water to increase waster security, expand irrigated agricultural production and drive new employment and economic opportunities across Central Queensland. Further information regarding this Rookwood Weir […]

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Rookwood Weir Landholder Support Program

Distribution of water in a field

A dedicated Landholder Support Program has launched to assist Central Queensland farmers bid for water from the new Rookwood Weir. The program will be facilitated on behalf of Sunwater and by Advance Rockhampton, the economic development, investment, and industry growth unit of Rockhampton Regional Council. Further information regarding the program was included in a media statement […]

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Registrations open for the Rookwood Weir Project Industry Briefing

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Sunwater and construction partners, ACCIONA and McCosker Contracting, are committed to sourcing products and services within Central Queensland to support the delivery of the Rookwood Weir Project. The Rookwood Weir Project Industry Briefing provides the chance to learn about potential opportunities available over the project’s lifetime. Join us for breakfast and networking on Thursday 12 […]

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