Get the facts: Media reports citing $100 million loan for essential roadwork

A story appeared in the Redland City Bulletin on Wednesday 9 March citing a $100 million loan from Redland City Council to the State Government to fix traffic congestion on Cleveland Redland Bay Road, which is a State Government road.

The figure of $100 million quoted by the media was not provided by Council and the cost of undertaking this work will not be known until a feasibility study is undertaken.

The story follows a decision on 9 December 2015 for Council to consider options for market-led proposals to fast-track the delivery of road and transport infrastructure that is the State Government’s responsibility within Redland City. Options could include partnering with the State Government and the private sector.

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