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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Rookwood Weir Project: community information drop in session

Proposed Rookwood Site

Community members living in the Rockhampton region are invited to attend a drop-in session to find out the latest information about the Rookwood Weir Project and the enabling works we will be undertaking in the region. Sunwater staff will be on hand to answer questions.       When: Wednesday 23 October, 5pm – 7pm Where: South Rockhampton […]

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Minister and local member visit Rookwood Weir site as Project start draws closer


Queensland Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy Dr Anthony Lynham joined State Member for Rockhampton Barry O’Rourke in May to explore Rookwood Weir’s key worksites ahead of the Project’s first construction activities. Early works including the Gogango intersection upgrade and Thirsty Creek Road upgrade, which will ensure the local road network can safely manage […]

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Second Rookwood Weir community meetings held at Gogango, Duaringa

Rookwood weir project Community Meeting

The Rookwood Weir Project team met with residents in Duaringa and Gogango in May to provide a Project update. Project Director Mitch Carr stressed the importance of community involvement and feedback. “The residents of Duaringa and Gogango are central to the success of this Project and the team is committed to keeping them informed,” Mr […]

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