Election Commitments

2013 Election Commitments

$166 million to fix up Eton Range on Peak Downs HighwayCompleted
$38 million to replace 5 country bridges near Mackay and IssacCompleted
$1.191 million (Mackay Regional Council) in Commonwealth funding to fix the intersection of Horse and Jockey Road and Lansdowne Road at Racecourse.Completed
$8.5 million to engineer two new overtaking lanes in Capricornia to make the Bruce Highway safer, between Koumala and SarinaCompleted
$7.9 million for new north and south-bound overtaking lanes on the Bruce Highway south of MarlboroughCompleted
$136 million to flood proof Bruce Highway into RockhamptonCompleted

2016 Election Commitments

$130 million towards Rookwood Weir = 2,100 jobsUnder Construction
$2 million for state to finish final business case for Rookwood weirCompleted
$3 million towards a feasibility study for Urannah dam near MackayCompleted
$30 million Bowen Basin jobs and investment package and for grants for small businesses.Completed
$10 million Mackay Regional Sports precinct (Ooralea and CQUniversity Mackay)Completed
$120 Walkerston bypass to rid Walkerston of heavy vehicles improving safety and productivity.Under Construction
$1.5 million Emu Park’s Hartley Street Sports Reserve (stages 2 and 4)Completed
$1.5 million stage 1 Pilbeam Walkway up to Mt Archer (Rockhampton)Completed
$600,000 Rockhampton Hockey Association Hockey for a second artificial turfCompleted
$7 million towards Rockhampton hospital car parkCompleted
Fixing mobile phone blackspot projects prioritised for Yepoon, Emu Park, Clermont and Sarina Range (north of Koumala)Completed
$50,000 for solar panels on Rockhampton’s Women’s domestic violence shelterCompleted
$220,000 to kick start repairs to the battered Putney Beachfront on GKI.Completed
$350,000 new Sarina BMX track facilitiesCompleted
$250,000 for Sarina’s Field of Dreams project (Mackay Regional Council)Completed
$60 million for a four lane highway Gracemere to Rockhampton to ease dangerous congestion of freight trucks, cattle trucks, and commuters.Completed
$13.5 million to improve Bruce highway access into Rockhampton from northern suburbs (Marlborough end of city)Completed
$3 million to support Beef Australia 2018 – provides $40 million direct injection in city economy and hundreds of millions into our global beef trade.Completed
$350,000 towards widening the intersection of Bondoola Road to allow for better access of B-double road trains involved in the timber sector other industries.Completed

2019 Election Commitments

$20 million to Yeppoon convention centre & sailing clubIn Planning
$10 million to kick-start Urannah DamCompleted
$10 million to build the Rockhampton Art GalleryUnder Construction
$12 million to Dr Gomes’ Heart of Australia service coming to SarinaCompleted
$2,000,000 to PCYC Rockhampton youth crime prevention programmeCompleted
$2,100,000 to help better co-ordinate welfare services in RockhamptonCompleted
$50,000 to upgrade Finch Hatton Emergency AirstripCompleted
$20,000 for Emu Park Surf Lifesavers to refurbish and upgrade clubhouseCompleted
$23 million for the 7500 seat Rocky Stadium and Ball RoomIn Planning
$2,500 for refurbishments at Mill Gallery YeppoonCompleted
$330,000 for two new netball courts for Capricorn Coast NetballCompleted
$20,000 for upgrades to the Capricorn Coast Volunteer Coast Guard’s RosslynCompleted
$675,000 for funding for 3 traffic black spots in CQCompleted
$300,000 to build new pens for the Koorana Crocodile FarmCompleted
$146,200 to upgrade lighting at Swan Park, home of the Yeppoon SwansCompleted
Mount Isa to Rockhampton Corridor – $64 million Yeppoon Road UpgradeIn Planning
$23.5 million for School of Mining and Manufacturing in RockhamptonUnder Construction
$800 million Rockhampton Ring Road project involves the construction of a new 18km section of the Bruce Highway, with 3 key linkages into the city.In Planning
$3.9 million Beef Week 2021Completed
$21.6 million Stanage Bay Road UpgradeUnder Construction
$120,000 to upgrade Palmyra DragwayCompleted
$396,400 to help build and $378,400 per annum for a Headspace sattelite office in Sarina.Completed
$325,000 to build new QCWA hall in CollinsvilleUnder Construction
$75,000 Emu Park Swimming ClubCompleted
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