PROGRESS: Council will soon turn the sod on stage two of the Charleville Industrial Precinct.
PROGRESS: Council will soon turn the sod on stage two of the Charleville Industrial Precinct. Contributed

Charleville industrial expansion gets the green light

EXPANSION of the Charleville Industrial Precinct is set to go ahead following the announcement of a $1 million funding package from the State Government and Murweh Shire Council.

The funding will cover the construction of another 13 industrial blocks in the precinct, along with new roads and infrastructure.

"These new blocks will increase capacity within the precinct to 21 sites, with Stage 2 works expected to create more than 20 new jobs during development," Minister for Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick said.

"It will also facilitate long-term job growth in the region through greater business attraction.

"Once complete, the industrial precinct will be a great driver for the local economy, supporting larger sectors like mining and meat processing as well as emerging industries such as waste processing."

With the construction announced, the council is working on filling each of the 13 spaces with a business that will boost the local economy.

"Our council is currently working with industry and businesses wanting new industrial sites close to rail, road and air services," Murweh Shire Mayor Annie Liston said.

"The Building our Regions funding from the Queensland Government will ensure we can service new industries in Charleville, creating jobs and economic growth."


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