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The Catalyst Infrastructure Program (CIP) is a Queensland Government initiative to invest in urban infrastructure that unlocks development and creates construction and long-term employment.

Funding of CIP infrastructure will be through co-investment by Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) on behalf of the government, and another party or parties.

The government will be seeking repayment of its investment over time. Co-investors may include local governments, utility providers and developers.

Download the CIP guidelines (PDF icon 116 KB) or refer to the frequently asked questions below for further information on the program.

Frequently asked questions

What is the Catalyst Infrastructure Program (CIP)?

What is catalyst infrastructure?

What is co-investment?

Who is eligible for CIP funding?

What infrastructure projects could be considered for CIP funding?

What will government consider in deciding whether to co-invest in a project?

If a proponent is successful, will they need to enter into an agreement?

How and when will CIP funding be paid back to the government?

What interest is payable on co-investment?

Will the government manage the delivery of the CIP infrastructure?

How will CIP encourage development activity?

What will happen to the projects previously approved under the Priority Development Infrastructure Co-investment Program?

How to apply

There is no formal application process and proposals are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

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For more information:

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