Tiaro Bypass

Tiaro Bypass

Llew O'Brien's fight for a safer, four-lane Tiaro Bypass

In 2021 we fought for and won a commitment to build a four-lane Tiaro bypass with a concrete barrier separating north and southbound lanes. 

But there’s a new risk that could block the four-lane Tiaro bypass from going ahead – a change of Government.

The Queensland Government originally recommended a two-lane corridor – without any separation between opposing directions of traffic. 

Tiaro is the four-lane bypass that Queensland Labor didn’t want and Federal Labor says is a waste of money.

The evidence is there for everyone to see.

Queensland Transport Minister Bailey said, “there is a lot of capacity… there is no issue about gridlock or hold-ups at the moment and there is not foreseen (to be) for the next couple of decades.”

Federal Labor said four lanes weren’t needed, the money would be better spent elsewhere, and the four-lane Bruce Highway plan is a “waste of taxpayers’ money.” 

This video explains our fight to win four lanes, and until the bitumen is on the ground our fight isn’t over.

I’m working to make our stretch of the Bruce Highway one of the safest sections of the national highway.

Wide Bay deserves nothing less.

If you agree please like and share this video.

Stay safe on the roads and thanks for your support.

Kind regards


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