D-Day For Toowoomba Bypass At Hand

The Toowoomba Bypass Forum is a meeting of government and industry leaders at an invitation only summit designed to seal the deal – for our economic future, for our communities, for all associated industries and for our environment.

The Bypass Forum will take place on Friday February 8th, 2013. The agenda-led day will include up to date presentations from Federal and State leaders as well as industry representatives.

The program for the day is as follows:

9.00amWelcome and housekeeping (Mr Steve Haddan, Master of Ceremonies)
9.05amMayor Paul Antonio – Toowoomba Regional Council
9.15amThe Toowoomba Bypass Business Case – Projects Queensland(Mr Dave Stewart, Executive Director, Projects Queensland)Includes launch of the Fly-through
9.50amMr Michael Deegan, National Infrastructure Coordinator, Infrastructure Australia (representing the Federal Government)
10.20amMorning Tea
10.45amMr Russell Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Port of Brisbane
11.15amHon. John McVeigh MP, Minister for Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries representing the Premier of Queensland, the Hon. Campbell Newman MP
11.45amBreak prior to lunch
12 noonToowoomba Chamber of Commerce and Industry
12.15pmToowoomba Surat Basin Enterprise – Broader Economic Study (Mr Shane Charles)
1.15pmHon. Warren Truss MPLeader of the Nationals & Shadow Minister for Infrastructure & Transport
1.45pmClose – Paul Antonio, Mayor Toowoomba Regional Council
2pm-3pmNetworking Opportunity and Media Opportunities

The Bypass proceedings are being streamed live.      Click Here

The Toowoomba Bypass is not just a road….it is a pathway that delivers economic prosperity and a safer transport route for industry and our communities.  All levels of Government agree it needs to be built,
but every day we delay, its costing us millions.

The proposed bypass will span 42 km from the Warrego Highway at Helidon Spa to the Gore Highway at Athol.
Map of Toowoomba Bypass

(Information by coutesy of Toowoomba Regional Council)

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