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 Organisation

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 Infrastructure Development Fund.

Projects

North Queensland Water Infrastructure Authority is currently responsible for: