More infrastructure funding has reached parts of North West Queensland impacted by the 2019 monsoon trough event.
As part of the Commonwealth and Queensland Governments' $134.5 million infrastructure package, a further $12 million has been allocated to 26 resilience projects ensure communities can better withstand extreme weather events.
Croydon, Richmond, Mornington and Winton Shire Councils all have project approved under the scheme.
Minister for Emergency Management David Littleproud said Friday's announcement is in addition to more than $81 million already approved for stronger, more resilient infrastructure.
"This funding will secure better roads and community infrastructure for disaster-affected parts of Queensland. It will protect Queenslanders and the towns they live in," Minister Littleproud said.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said maintaining a solid pipeline of infrastructure work in the regions will create more jobs.
"This investment offers benefits from both sides: it boosts employment in our regional and remote areas, and it strengthens the resilience of our communities," the Premier said.
Betterment projects include
Croydon Shire Council
o Stabilise sections of Guildford Road and install culverts on Guildford Road and Claraville Road, $856,000
o Repair sections of the heritage stone wall in Croydon Heritage Precinct, $10,000
Mornington Shire Council
o Box culverts and concrete floodways on Ballaleah Road, $439,000
Richmond Shire Council
o Replace the floodway on Walkers Park Road, $57,000
Winton Shire Council
o Concrete crossings on Olio-Fairview Crossing, $196,000
o Extend concrete floodways and stabilise and seal sections of Old Landsborough Highway, $136,000
These projects are being delivered through the $242 million exceptional circumstances package jointly funded by the Commonwealth and Queensland governments under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA).
Delivery of these projects will be rolled out until June 2021.
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