BUNDABERG has been far from forgotten in this year’s State Budget with a number of key projects promised in the election campaign committed to.
Treasurer Cameron Dick this afternoon handed down the first Queensland budget since the beginning of the pandemic.
In his budget speech Mr Dick described the budget as one that would deliver certainty in a year that has been anything but.
Among the commitments for Bundaberg were funds for the Bundaberg East Flood Levee with $42.5 million to fund 50 per cent of the costs of the Bundaberg Flood Levee over three years starting in 2021-22.
There was also $15 million across the next three years for the Bundaberg Alcohol and Other Drugs rehabilitation facility which was promised during the election campaign.
The Bundaberg Port conveyor project will also see $10 million over the next two financial years, thanks to funding from the…