The RG Tanna Coal Terminal received $49.7m to continue its $226m upgrade works
The RG Tanna Coal Terminal received $49.7m to continue its $226m upgrade works Brenda Strong GLA110713PLAN

Qld Budget 2017: Pitt says CQ wins 3200 jobs

HEALTH, industry and roads are the big winners for Gladstone  in this year's Queensland budget.

The RG Tanna Coal Terminal received $49.7m to continue its $226m upgrade works while $55m has been set aside for the Callide Power Station upgrade.

A further $4m will be spent on the Calvale and Callide B Substation works.

The Dawson Highway timber bridges replacement project received $16.8m and the Port of Gladstone Fisherman's landing has $5.6m to help fund its drainage and esplanade works.

About $7.1m was set aside for the Gladstone Hospital Emergency Department upgrade.

About $5.7m will be spent on homeless services across central Queensland and $3.5m went to the Adult Step Up Step Down facility for Gladstone residents with mental health problems.

Gladstone State High School received $3.9m to spend on new classrooms and the Boyne Island State School has $953,000 for its hall upgrade.

WHAT CENTRAL QUEENSLAND GETS IN THE QUEENSLAND BUDGET (PDF)

The Clinton industrial Estate development received $500,000 as did the Gladstone State Development Area's expansion project.

Treasurer Curtis Pitt said the budget would support 3200 jobs across Central Queensland in 2017-18.- NewsRegional

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