Great Northern Highway – Ord River North

The project will see a section of Great Northern Highway upgraded in the Kimberley region north of Ord River. Following on from other projects in the region such as Great Northern Highway – Maggie Creek to Wyndham and Bow River Bridge, the project will provide continued employment for the local community and a more reliable road network. It is anticipated that the project will be jointly funded by the Australian and State Governments.

Latest news

The tender for design and construction contract proposals has closed.



​Key benefits

  • Improved safety and access
  • Increased productivity, freight reliability and efficiency for the transport industry
  • Continued employment and business opportunities for the Kimberley region and local Aboriginal people and businesses


​Key dates 

Construction start - Mid 2019 

Last Updated: 14 February 2019