Federal freight transport minister goes in to bat for Prairie Creek bridge upgrade

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated October 8 2019 - 2:48pm, first published 7:00am
A still photograph from the Flinders Shire Council camera positioned at the Prairie Creek crossing, taken on April 29.

A small concrete crossing that annually causes big road blockages has been brought to the attention of federal assistant minister for freight transport Scott Buchholz by some of those trying to give eastern Australian freight an alternate route from Melbourne to Cairns.


Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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