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It is also more than the Queensland government has put forward for two M1 projects; Eight Mile Plains' Gateway merge project ($210 million total) and the Mudgeeraba to Varsity Lakes six-laning project ($220 million total).
Commuters can expect lengthy delays on train services.

Well, it seems big brother was watching because my fingers had only just moved off the keyboard when I was invited down to Sydney to enjoy a few days rediscovering my home city. My trip to Brisbane involved popping along to see Singing In The rain, ...
Sir Garfield Sobers plans to tour Queensland in December thanks to a joint effort by former MP Michael Johnson and Toowoomba industrialist John Wagner.
THREE Queensland municipalities have hit the front of the latest national growth charts, with more suburbs logging a rise in home sales than anywhere else in ...
The air quality in parts of Sydney was rated as "hazardous" on Friday morning as smoke from a number of hazard reduction burns blanketed the city, before expected rain at the start of the weekend. The NSW Rural Fire Service said it was taking advantage ...
Pauline Hanson's One Nation looks likely to steal at least 10 seats from the major parties at the Queensland election, with regional LNP seats the most vulnerable.
When you think about the modern diversity of animals today, there would have been so many more species around Queensland." The Savannasaurus elliottorum, named after the Elliott family who discovered it, is estimated to have stood up to 9m tall and 15m ...
When you think about the modern diversity of animals today, there would have been so many more species around Queensland." The Savannasaurus elliottorum, named after the Elliott family who discovered it, is estimated to have stood up to 9m tall and 15m ...
SIXTY per cent of all new homes built in southeast Queensland will be new developments in existing neighbourhoods as a new plan for the region moves away ...
"A new world city is one where we believe it's important for retail hours, particularly in the CBD, to be as long as possible.
Many other regional Queensland towns, including Charleville in the centre of the state, have highways cutting through the middle of them.
But the Victorian government and Opposition quickly rejected the recommendation and Queensland counterparts, including both sides of the Brisbane City Council chamber, have followed suit. BCC Infrastructure chair Amanda Cooper said the LNP council ...
The price for coking coal is looking better than it has in years, and it is already inspiring hope in towns decimated by the downturn in the resources industry.
The 3.9 magnitude quake struck off the coast near Airlie Beach shortly after 11pm on Thursday. The quake was felt nearly 150 kilometres away, with reports from residents in Mackay and Ayr.
Brisbane currently has an estimated 480,000sq m of vacant office space across the city, a record high for the Queensland capital. Incentives have reached about 36 per cent on face rents, according to key industry representatives. The Property Council ...

A Queensland city is pledging to go "porn-free" as it continues to build on its reputation as a family-friendly area to live.
Global design and consultancy firm Arcadis has appointed Louisa Carter city executive for South East Queensland, a position that will lead teams on multidisciplinary and urban regeneration projects.
Those scans revealed a fracture, meaning the attacker will miss Saturday's Melbourne derby with City. Another key Victory attacking player, Marco Rojas, could also be absent after suffering an unspecified injury in New Zealand's 2-1 loss to Mexico.
Brisbane City Council has launched an investigation after the two neighbouring 800sq m properties on Power St in Norman Park were razed without approval last Friday.
Ms Trad announced a four-year project to transform the former Queensland University of technology campus at Carseldine into a $35 million urban village near the Carseldine train station. Carseldine's new housing village - artists impression released on ...
The man was reported to have been apprehended by police officers on Orchid Avenue near the Sin City nightclub. However, police have been unable to confirm if the man was arrested or told to leave the area.
SOUTHEAST Queensland wheat farmers are expecting a higher than average yield after an unseasonably wet winter. But the rain has come at a cost to some farmers, whose chickpea crops struggled to survive in the wet conditions.
Something is literally on the nose in Ipswich - and its colourful mayor, Paul Pisasale, has "had a gutful" of it. The proudly pro-development Mr Pisasale has issued an ultimatum to the region's industries, who council suspect are flouting waste ...
Risk-averse lenders are demanding some Queensland applicants have a deposit of up to 30 per cent if they want to buy homes in risky areas - or are refusing loans outright.
You'd love more, it's a beautiful city, but how to get the most out of your 12 hours? Hop on the Hop-On Hop-Off bus.
Brisbane City will be looking to avoid the wooden spoon and take the Andy Purcell Cup when they take on Queensland Country in a bottom of the table clash.
The simulated mine rescue will be undertaken by an elite six-man Queensland Mines Rescue team - a team so elite they are on call internationally.
Chamber of secrets: News, gossip and rumours from Brisbane City and Queensland councils. Tom Snowdon, Charlie Peel, The Courier-Mail.
He said the lender did not want people to take on debt they could not service, revealing the bank had a list of 50 high-risk postcodes, including mining towns in Queensland and Western Australia. Mr Thorburn said he believed the housing bubble was ...
The Murray Darling Basin Authority is reviewing the social and economic impacts of water buybacks in the northern Basin... and it's poised to make recommendations to the Commonwealth on future settings.
Eight economic and community zone types have been identified, including southeast Queensland and regional city urban renewal projects and health and housing precincts.
A man has been stabbed in the back in the Queensland city of Maryborough. police are yet to make an arrest over the attack at a Lennox Street property about 6pm on Tuesday.
The wild weather comes as thousands of homes were left without power as a vicious storm lashed southeast Queensland last night.
Outback Queensland communities void of mobile phone reception and fast internet will be connected as early as January. The Central West Telecommunications Project, which will deliver the national fibre network and mobile phone coverage to five towns in ...
A regional Queensland town has become the latest in the state to vote to shut down fluoride in its water supply. Mackay Council voted 6-5 to ban fluoride in the town's water supply following weeks of public debate, joining a number of other local ...
A Brisbane City Council spokesman said council was trialling peak-hour dedicated bikeways on Sylvan Rd in Toowong and Annerley Rd in South Brisbane.
A man has been stabbed in the hand during a fight with a woman in the regional Queensland town of Cloncurry. police and paramedics were called to the pair's house about 7pm on Saturday before the 26-year-old man was taken to the Cloncurry hospital to ...
The father of two Queensland boys killed in a horror crash in New Zealand says his daughter, who survived the crash, is a "true hero".
"We believe this would be possible given the existing venues and infrastructure spread throughout the entire Council of Mayors area of southeast Queensland," Mr Coates said. In announcing the Logan City Council's decision to pull out of funding, mayor ...
Those hoping for prime positions for tonight's Riverfire fireworks display in Brisbane are being warned to stake their claim early, with more than 485000 people ...
Queensland has emerged as the most attractive property market in the country, as interstate buyers search for a better deal.
The evacuation order covers areas to the city's north, south, south-west, east and CBD, with flooding expected to reach the same levels as the waters that devastated the town 26 years ago. A flood evacuation order issued by SES incident controller ...
It took the party in Queensland nearly 20 years to break through in the Federal Parliament, with this year seeing the first Green elected to Brisbane City Council. Queensland's lack of an upper house in our State Parliament has made it harder to ...
2018 Commonwealth Games Athletes' village fly-through. QLD News ... South East Queensland Council of Mayors chairman and Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk would likely have been expecting Logan would vote that way, but apparently it was the media that ...
Townsville Enterprise tourism and events director Bridget Woods said the outside source of income was welcome news for the city. "It was a really strong result and we definitely feel events like the Cowboys winning contribute to those great figures for ...
A few years back I visited Goondiwindi to hear the fascinating story of the great horse's rise to fame, not from the horse's mouth but from the man who steered him to a place among Queensland's icons. It was 8.20 on a crisp, cool morning in the bush ...
A Brisbane City Council spokesman said all new council buses had the technology and 111 buses were retrofitted with the system last year.
Brisbane City Council has suggested the nine-hectare $3 billion Queens Wharf and the 25-hectare South Bank peninsula sites could include the new automated waste collection services among the apartments and commercial properties.






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