Millions in extra Federal funding for road upgrades on the Sunshine Coast

  • across the Sunshine Coast, it will also improve road safety and bolster the resilience of our local road networks, helping Sunshine Coast locals to get home sooner and safer.” he said.
  • Hunchy Road, Tunnel Ridge Road, Leeding Road, Eastern Mary River Road, Glenview Road; Neerim Drive, Carmel Street, Kawana Way Link Road and the Nicklin Way.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said almost 5,000 projects have already been nominated under the program with around $450 million paid to councils across Australia

“Our funding boost is helping communities across Australia accelerate priority projects to get people into jobs and stimulate our economy,” the Deputy Prime Minister said.

“We know how important our support is to communities who have faced the combined effects of drought, bushfires and now COVID-19, which is why we are backing projects to create employment and business opportunities while cutting travel times, as well as making our roads and communities safer.

“We are moving decisively to deliver the support councils and communities need to get through this pandemic and get back on their feet. Under the program, Councils have already nominated almost 5,000 projects with construction to be completed by the end of this year.”