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Scott Stewart and the Palasczcuk Labor government are supporting Townsville jobs with $2b of investment for NQ infrastructure projects:

What’s being delivered as part of the Townsville Recovery Action Plan:

✅ $10m for DriveIt

✅ Financial support to major employers in NQ, including the Townsville copper refinery, securing more than 1,000 jobs around NQ and the northwest.

✅ $19m to upgrade Riverway Drive

✅ $30m for Big Rocks Weir

✅ $240m towards stage 5 of the Townsville Ring Rd (With the Commonwealth)

✅ $195m for Stage 2 of the Haughton Pipeline

✅ $14.8m for Copperstring 2.0

✅ Payroll tax relief

✅ COVID support loans for local businesses

✅ COVID Adaption grants for small business


What’s already been delivered:

✅ Stage 1 of the Haughton Pipeline ($225m)

✅ Townsville Stadium ($193.5m)

✅ Townsville Port Expansion ($193m)

✅ $69m for Townsville City Council under the Works for Queensland program to invest in local infrastructure