North Queensland Water Infrastructure Authority
To provide strategic planning and coordination of Commonwealth resources to deliver water security and boost agriculture in northern Queensland.
The North Queensland Water Infrastructure Authority was established on 12 March 2019 to provide strategic planning and coordination of Commonwealth resources to implement the Hughenden Irrigation and the Hells Gates Dam (including Big Rocks Weir) projects.
The Authority works collaboratively with stakeholders, Local Governments and the Queensland Government to progress water infrastructure feasibility and planning activities, including the development of business cases eligible to receive Australian Government funding from the National Water Grid Fund.
North Queensland Water Infrastructure Authority is currently responsible for: