Paradise Dam federal funding remains, but state LNP stay silent

Ben Harden
Updated May 15 2024 - 5:31pm, first published 5:00pm
Paradise Dam is located on the Burnett River about 20 km north-west of Biggenden and 80 km south-west of Bundaberg. Picture supplied by Sunwater
Paradise Dam is located on the Burnett River about 20 km north-west of Biggenden and 80 km south-west of Bundaberg. Picture supplied by Sunwater

The federal government has committed $50 million to the restoration of Paradise Dam in the 2024-25 federal budget, driving speculation from the opposition and local growers that the dam's full restoration is still years away from completion.

Ben Harden

Ben Harden

Journalist

Queensland Country Life reporter based in Emerald. I report on agriculture and rural news in the central Queensland region. Got a story? Get in touch: 0437528907 or email ben.harden@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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