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Wednesday, 17 April 1985
Page: 1339

(Question No. 355)

Mr Beddall asked the Minister for Transport, upon notice, on 22 March 1985:

(1) What amounts from the Australian Bicentennial Road Development Fund have been directed to the Rosenthal Shire, Queensland since the scheme began.

(2) To which projects have funds been allocated and what were the amounts involved.

Mr Peter Morris —The answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

(1) An estimated $2.5 billion will be made available for roads over the life of the Australian Bicentennial Road Development Program, of which an estimated $59,535,450 will be provided for local roads in Queensland. Of this amount, 52.7% will be directed to local authorities for roads under their control. Rosenthal Shire's total indicative entitlement under the Bicentennial Road Program is $97,000. The amount directed to Rosenthal Shire to date is $10,800.

(2) ABRD projects approved and the allocation for Rosenthal Shire:

ABRD Location/Road

Job Description


$ Warner and Newby St Intersection

Construct multiple pipe culvert

8,600 Back Creek Road

Clear, form, drain and gravel for 1km

10,800 Montrose Lane-section immediately south of existing bitumen

Gravel and seal

13,500 Mountain Par Road-section immediately north of existing bitumen

Gravel and seal

16,800 Pikedale Road-section immediately south of existing bitumen

Gravel and seal

21,000 Back Creek Road-extend bitumen

Gravel and seal


Total ABRD allocation 97,000