Flynn MP Ken O'Dowd (LNP) and Labor candidate Zac Beers.
Flynn MP Ken O'Dowd (LNP) and Labor candidate Zac Beers. Matt Taylor GLA010519SKYN

PROMISES: What Beers and O'Dowd will deliver for Flynn

FLYNN will win regardless of tomorrow's federal election result, with both major candidates announcing key commitments to benefit the Gladstone region.


  • Complete Stage 2 of the Port Access Road
  • Establish a Hydrogen Innovation Hub as part of $1.1billion national plan
  • Planning study to commence the dual laning of the Bruce Highway between Rockhampton and Gladstone
  • Upgrade the Beef Roads Network through Central QLD to increase accessibility for producers
  • Buy the for-sale Mater Hospital site and expand services in Gladstone Hospital
  • Establish a cancer radiation therapy centre in Gladstone
  • Improving training equipment for TAFE Campuses in Emerald and Gladstone
  • Provide 100 DHS jobs for Gladstone
  • A public MRI License for Gladstone
  • Expand gas supply into the eastern seaboard by allocating funding from the Northern Australia Development Fund
  • Invest extra $6.1m in local health services, including almost $1m for Gladstone Hospital
  • Invest over $27 million extra into schools across Flynn, leaving every school better off.


  • Stage 2 of the Gladstone Port Access Road
  • $30m for CQUni School of Mines and Manufacturing
  • A bulk billing MRI for Gladstone (locked in prior to election)
  • $30,000 pledged to upgrade VMR Round Hill slipway
  • $1m in funding to help build an interpretive centre at Town of 1770, legacy project for Cook 250th anniversary
  • Almost $1m to Gidarjil to expand their Rangers program and $142,569 to employ more locals in the program (locked in prior to election)
  • $2.1 million for the Biloela Heavy Vehicle Bypass
  • $700,000 for early works to fix the intersection of Rosedale and Winfield Rds
  • $1.7m for a coordinated support program for disadvantaged children and families in Gladstone
  • $2.5m grant to help Gladstone PCYC expand its footprint and services