Remote Airstrip Upgrade Programme Round 3—Approved Projects

 ApplicantStateAerodromeProjectCommonwealth Funding ($)
1 Richmond Shire QLD Richmond New Airfield ground lighting control panel 42,500.00
2 Blackall-Tambo Regional Council QLD Blackall Aerodrome Repair and restoration of the pavement airstrip 229,375.00
3 Carpentaria Shire Council QLD Karumba Airport Replace gable markers, Windsock upgrade and construction of concrete base with bitumen seal around windsock 85,654.11
4 Balonne Shire Council QLD St George Aerodrome Lighting and Marking 25,000.00
5 Balonne Shire Council QLD St George Aerodrome Reseal of apron 17,500.00
6 Balonne Shire Council QLD Bollon Aerodrome Emergency Lighting 20,000.00
7 Barcaldine Regional Council QLD Barcaldine Full lighting upgrade 273,750.00
8 Flinders Shire Council QLD Hughenden Aerodrome Animal proof Fence 86,052.00
9 KSN Holdings Pty Ltd* QLD Bramwell Community Airstrip Clearing, drainage, boundary marking, 24,000.00
10 Cook Shire Council QLD Coen Aerodrome Reseal of apron and taxiway and line markings 25,000.00
11 Banana Shire Council QLD Taroom Aerodrome Fencing 124,284.93
12 Torres Strait Island Regional Council QLD Badu, Boigu, Erub, Iama, Kubin, Mabuiag, Masig, Mer, Poruma, Saibai, and Warraber Line marking at 11 airstrips 375,000.00
13 Palm Island Aboriginal Shire Council QLD Palm Island Aerodrome Reseal, line marking, 392,000.00
14 Mareeba Shire Council QLD Chillagoe Aerodrome Reseal runway, drainage works and illuminated wind indicator 160,000.00
15 Mornington Island Shire Council QLD Mornington Island Aerodrome Upgrade lighting, fencing, resealing apron. 837,000.00
16 Shire of Laverton WA Laverton Aerodrome YLTN Replacing existing drainage pipes under the Taxiway 213,000.00
17 Yakanarra Aboriginal Corporation* WA Yakanarra Replace 70 solar batteries on solar lighting. Install 2-way radio system from airstrip. 16,791.50
18 Mindibungu Aboriginal Corporation* WA Billiluna Upgrade solar lights on airport boundary, Repair and upgrade lights on wind sock to enable night landings 29,700.00
19 Paupiyala Tjarutja Aboriginal Corporation (on behalf of the Ilkurlka Community)* WA Ilkurlka Provision and replacement of markers and navigational aids Provision of weed spray to control weeds and reduce safety hazards Improve airstrip running surface and apron standard to improve safety standard in line with RASS and RFDS requirements. 57,045.00
20 Shire of Dundas WA Norseman Aerodrome Increase the height of the runways, taxiways and apron 1,500,000.00
21 Shire of Carnarvon WA Carnarvon Aerodrome Replace subgrade structure 1,250,000.00
22 L.M & M.R McQuie & Sons* WA Bulga Downs Station Raise runway, improve drainage and fencing. 35,360.00
23 Department of Transport NT Napperby Extension of the Napperby runway from 860m to 1200m 250,000.00
24 Department of Transport NT Haasts Bluff Reconstruct runway pavement areas for transverse gradient compliance 125,000.00
25 Department of Transport NT Areyonga Extension of the runway from 1070m to 1200m. Re-compact the existing pavement and seal 750,000.00
26 Department of Transport NT Ngukurr Reseal and re-line marking of the Ngukurr runway 325,000.00
27 Tiwi Education Board Incorporated Trading as Tiwi College* NT Pickertaramoor Airstrip Repair and reseal aircraft pavement, re-sheeting of gravel, storm water and drainage works, repair and restoration of airstrip 747,990.00
28 Department of Transport NT Finke Extend runway from 965m to 1200m, re-compact gravel pavement at the end of the runway and seal runway. 750,000.00
29 Department of Transport NT Kalkgurung Reseal and re-line mark of airstrip 300,000.00
30 Tiwi Island Regional Council NT Snake bay (Milikarpati) Fencing upgrade 126,600.00
31 Tiwi Island Regional Council NT Bathurst Island (Wurrumiyanga) Fencing upgrade 82,641.00
32 Tiwi Island Regional Council NT Bathurst Island (Wurrumiyanga) Lighting and electronics upgrade 28,404.00
33 Tiwi Island Regional Council NT Bathurst Island (Wurrumiyanga) Installation of second solar wind sock 31,881.00
34 Office of Township Leasing on behalf of the Ranku Community NT Ranku Poisoning of vegetation on the runway Removal and repair of floating rocks Grading of the entire area within the fenced boundary Purchase of a full set of runway, taxiway, apron solar lights and illuminated wind indicator Purchase and installation of markers Purchase of three unservicible crosses Tree lopping 255,020.00
35 District Council of Cleve SA Cleve Reseal runway 8/26, Taxiway and apron area with a single coat 10mm aggregate seal. Line marking. 68,410.00
36 Yalata Community Inc* SA Yalata Aerodrome LED emergency lighting flood lighting 30,040.00
37 District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula SA Cummins Airstrip Stormwater drainage, 86,903.00
38 South Australian Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure on behalf of the Regional Anangu Services Aboriginal Corporation (RASAC) SA Amata Aerodrome Camel Proof fencing 57,707.00
39 South Australian Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure on behalf of the Regional Anangu Services Aboriginal Corporation (RASAC) SA Fregon Aerodrome Camel Proof fencing 47,620.00
40 South Australian Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure on behalf of the Regional Anangu Services Aboriginal Corporation (RASAC) SA Pukatja Aerodrome Camel Proof fencing 50,620.00
41 South Australian Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure on behalf of the Regional Anangu Services Aboriginal Corporation (RASAC) SA Pipalyatjara (Mount Davies) Windsock replacement, solar lighting 14,961.00
42 South Australian Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure on behalf of the Regional Anangu Services Aboriginal Corporation (RASAC) SA Umuwa Aerodrome Fencing 60,513.00
43 South Australian Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure on behalf of the Regional Anangu Services Aboriginal Corporation (RASAC) SA Umuwa Aerodrome Raise runway level, rehabilitation and gravel re-sheet of runway and other aircraft pavements 481,064.00
44 Brewarrina Shire Council NSW Brewarrina Aerodrome Fencing 70,000.00
45 Brewarrina Shire Council NSW Goodooga Aerodrome Fencing and Apron Extension 53,500.00
46 Central Darling Shire Council NSW Ivanhoe Fencing 54,600.00
47 Walgett Shire Council NSW Lightning Ridge Airport Navigational Aids, Fencing, Enlarged Turning area, 390,146.00
48 Central Darling Shire Council NSW Menindee Fencing 36,900.00
49 RT SL and JM Wilson* NSW Yalda Downs RFDS Strip Purchase of portable e-flare lighting flares 2,972.97
50 Lachlan Shire Council NSW Lake Cargelligo Airport Gravel re-sheeting 40,000.00
51 Wentworth Shire Council NSW Wentworth Aerodrome drainage, runway upgrade 270,000.00
52 Flinders Island Council TAS Flinders Island Aerodrome Priority runway repair program over 2 years. Runway upgrade business case 264,924.00
TOTAL = 52 projects       11,672,429.51