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

Rookwood aerial

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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Rookwood Weir Project steps up a gear

Riverslea Bridge

On-the-ground works to support the $352 million Rookwood Weir project are now underway with the $7.5 million upgrade of Thirsty Creek Road. Rockhampton Regional Council crews started work this week, after council was awarded the project. The crews are undertaking drainage works to allow the widening of the road, to improve access into the weir […]

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