Construction of an almost seven kilometre trunk water pipe in southeast Queensland is set to create some 15,000 jobs.

The 6.7km water main will connect the Beaudesert Water Treatment Plant to the Bromelton State Development Area, which is part of a new inland freight port covering 15,000 hectares. State Development Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said the $6.5 million project would lead to the creation of between 15,000 and 20,000…