Outback Way

Great Central Road

Under constructionUnder Construction

Upgrading a 40 km section of Great Central Road.

The Outback Way sign next to the road

What's happening

Design and development is underway for sealing of a 12.5 kilometre section near Warbuton and a 3.5 kilometre section near Warakuna.

Construction is subject to heritage and environmental approvals but is expected to commence in early 2023.

Design work is also underway for sealing of a further 400 kilometres of the road, including a 150 kilometre section near the Cosmo Newberry Community, 84 kilometres east of Laverton. 


critical connection for remote Aboriginal communities


a new route for mine sites and businesses through middle Australia


opportunities for local businesses to compete for interstate work

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The Government of Western Australia acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.

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