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.
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