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Remote Roads Upgrade Pilot Program

Ironcliffe Road is a local collector road servicing local traffic, connecting local schools, sporting venues and local tourist destinations.

The project will be delivered as part of the Australian Government’s Remote Roads Upgrade Pilot program jointly funded by the Central Coast Council.

The section of road under consideration is approximately 8.6km in length on Ironcliffe Road and comprises of distinct sections of urban road and rural road, both sealed and unsealed.

The project will assess treatments in 3 sections of work based on a Road Safety Audit and Australian Road Assessment Program (AusRAP) Report undertaken in 2022:

Section 1: Lester Road to Sports Complex Avenue (Dial Park) 

Section 2: Sports Complex Avenue to Gravel Section  

Section 3: Gravel section to Dial Range Carpark (Mount Gnomon) 


  • Improves safety
  • Reduces maintenance
  • Better road access
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Contributes to regional growth
  • Contributes to the economy.


This project is jointly funded by the Australian Government and Central Coast Council on an 80:20 basis.


May – July 2023

  • Principal Consultant engaged and site survey undertaken.
  • Targeted stakeholder engagements.

August – September 2023

  • Preliminary design completed.

October – December 2023

  • Community Information Session held.
  • Design report and final design completed.

January – April 2023

  • Request for Tenders issued to industry.


  • Review of tenders and selection of preferred contractor. 
  • Construction contract award. 
  • Construction commencement. 

Please email the project team at ironclifferoadproject@centralcoast.tas.gov.au to provide feedback in the first instance.


Project Contact Details

Email: ironclifferoadproject@centralcoast.tas.gov.au

Telephone: (03) 6429 8970