The Queensland Government's 2019-20 Budget and what it means for Logan
The Queensland Government announced its 2019-20 Budget this week.
The Logan Regional Action Plan shows key funding initiatives for the city, as well as some to be delivered in the Scenic Rim.
The Fair Share 4 Logan team has also looked through the budget papers and we can see a mix of new commitments and previously announced funding.
New funding commitments
|Springwood State High School||$8.1 million in 2019-20 out of a total spend of $10.5 million for refurbishment and upgrade works|
|Logan City Special School||$1.7 million in 2019-20 out of an $8.6 million total spend to construct a new building with eight general learning spaces|
|Shailer Park State High School||$1.8 million in 2019-20 out of an $8.2 million total spend to construct a new building with 10 general learning spaces|
|Marsden State High School||$4 million in 2019-20 out of a $16.1 million total spend to construct a new building with six general learning spaces and 11 specialist learning spaces.
Note: $450,000 in 2018-19 out of a total $2.3 million spend was included in the last State Budget.
|Windaroo Valley State High||$254,000 in 2019-20 for additional classrooms|
|Logan Reserve State School||$1.3 million in 2019-20 out of a $4 million total spend to construct additional classrooms and to upgrade sewer and water connections.|
|Logan Hospital||It appears additional funds of $179 million have been committed on top of the previously announced $281 million to upgrade the Logan Hospital. This is to be confirmed with the State Government|
|Logan Day Program Adolescent Extended Treatment Facility||$2.5 million in 2019-20 out of a $2.8 million total spend to provide a youth mental health day program facility|
|Woodridge Youth Step Up Step Down Facility||$4 million in 2019-20 out of a $8.6 million total spend for a six bed sub-acute adolescent mental health facility|
|Munruben new ambulance station||$50,000 in 2019-20 out of a $4 million total spend|
|Logan City Netball Association Inc||$194,712 in 2019-20 out of a $366,000 total spend to upgrade an amenities building to support female participation in netball at Woodridge|
|Football Queensland||$380,000 in 2019-20 out of a $500,000 total spend to upgrade change rooms and officials room to support female participation at Slacks Creek|
|Logan Lightning FC Inc||$246,888 in 2019-20 out of a $464,075 total spend to construct an amenities block to support female participation in football.
Note: $600k was also committed by the LNP Federal Government in the lead up to the 2019 election
|Beenleigh Multisports Association Inc||$266,000 in 2019-20 out of a $500,000 total spend for Beenleigh Multisports Association Inc to construct an amenities block to support female participation in touch football and rugby league at Beenleigh|
|Flagstone Phoenix Brothers Rugby League Club Inc||$148,500 in 2019-20 out of a $150,000 total spend to construct amenities block, clubhouse, canteen and scorers box|
|Road and transport infrastructure|
|Greenbank bus facility park ‘n’ ride upgrade||$2.3 million in 2019-20 out of a $21 million total spend|
|Beenleigh-Redland Bay Rd and Kruger Rd intersection signalisation||$100,000 in 2019-20 out of a $4.4 million total spend to install traffic signals|
|Park Ridge Connector extension planning between Granger Rd and Camp Cable Rd||$500,000 in 2020-21 and $500,000 in 2021-22 to 2022-23|
|Begin the business case development for an upgrade of Waterford-Tamborine Rd between Anzac Ave and North St, and Hotz Rd and Camp Cable Rd||$300,000 in 2019-20 and $400,000 in 2020-21|
|Additional $15 million for transport planning to progress the Coomera Connector||new commitment of $4 million in 2019-20, $2 million in 2020-21, $6 million 2021-22 to 2022-23 and $4 million beyond this|
|Link planning between Logan Village and Brisbane-Beenleigh Rd||$350,000 in 2020-21 and $750,000 in 2021-22 to 2022-23|
Previously announced funding
|M1 (Pacific Motorway)||$59.7 million in 2019-20 out of a $195.3 million total spend to upgrade the Gateway merge at Miles Platting Road to Rochedale Road. Part of the State Infrastructure Fund, delivered in partnership with the Australian Government.
(Total cost has been reported previously as $190 million)
|New secondary school in Yarrabilba||$40.8 million in 2019-20 out of a $50.7 million total spend to construct stage 1 of a new secondary school in Yarrabilba. Part of the Building Future Schools Fund.
(Previously reported as a $45 million spend)
|Mt Lindesay Highway||$45.7 million in 2019-20 out of a $74 million total spend to deliver various safety improvements on the highway (reflects the existing commitments already made)
There are additional commitments detailed in the Queensland Transport Road Infrastructure Plan (QTRIP) including North Maclean to Jimboomba ($3 million) to undertake transport planning and Jimboomba to Beaudesert ($14.3 million) to improve intersections.