Past Evaluations

The table below shows the Stage 3 proposals that Infrastructure Australia has previously evaluated. 

For each proposal, we publish a summary of our evaluation, which you can access in the table below. This outlines our assessment of the strategic fit of the proposal, the costs and benefits the proposal offers for Australians, and the deliverability of the proposal.

To see the proposals we have positively evaluated as nationally significant priorities for Australia, explore the Infrastructure Priority List.

A number of business cases evaluated by Infrastructure Australia have been publicly released, view all available business cases.

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The Rockhampton Ring Road proposal is part of the Bruce Highway Upgrade Program. It is designed to provide an alternative to the existing section of the Bruce Highway through Rockhampton.

Evaluation Date
15 April 2021
State:
Queensland
Developed as part of the Australian Government’s Faster Rail Prospectus process, the North Coast Connect proposal is designed to provide a faster rail connection between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast.
Evaluation Date
08 December 2020
State:
Queensland
This is a proposal for the duplication of a 6 kilometre two-lane section of the Bruce Highway between Vickers Bridge and Shaw Road in the south west of Townsville.
Evaluation Date
07 April 2020
State:
Queensland
The business case considers constructing a pipeline between the Burdekin River and the Haughton pump station to supplement water supply for Townsville. A stage 1 pipeline, between the Haughton pump station and the Ross River Dam (via the Toonpan Outlet), is currently under construction.
Evaluation Date
20 February 2020
State:
Queensland
The Walkerston Bypass Project is for a 10-kilometre link between the Peak Downs Highway and the Mackay Ring Road to bypass Walkerston and provide a more efficient link from the northern Bowen Basin to Mackay. 
Assessment Status
Priority Project
Evaluation Date
03 December 2019
State:
Queensland
The 11km upgrade of the Bruce Highway has been added as a Priority Project on The Infrastructure Priority List.
Assessment Status
Priority Project
Evaluation Date
15 November 2019
State:
Queensland
The Bruce Highway – Deception Bay Road Interchange Upgrade project has been added to the Infrastructure Priority List as a Priority Project.
Assessment Status
Priority Project
Evaluation Date
23 August 2019
State:
Queensland
The Bruce Highway Cooroy to Curra Section D: Woondum to Curra has been added to the Infrastructure Priority List as a Priority Project.
Assessment Status
Priority Project
Evaluation Date
23 August 2019
State:
Queensland
The Gold Coast Light Rail Stage 3A project has been added to the Infrastructure Priority List as a Priority Project.
Assessment Status
Priority Project
Evaluation Date
23 August 2019
State:
Queensland

The Bruce Highway Maroochydore Road Interchange Project aims to address the congestion and safety issues at both interchanges by upgrading the Maroochydore Road interchange, reconfiguring entry and exit ramps at Mons Road, constructing new service roads and widening the Mons Road underpass.

Assessment Status
Priority Project
Evaluation Date
23 August 2019
State:
Queensland