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Funds secures smelter, refinery jobs and North West supply chain
Today at 11:59 AM

Funds secures smelter, refinery jobs and North West supply chain

The Palaszczuk Government will provide a multi-million-dollar economic recovery boost to secure more than 1,000 resource and manufacturing jobs across North Queensland, from Mount Isa to Townsville.
Queensland expands New South Wales border zone
Yesterday at 02:10 PM

Queensland expands New South Wales border zone

Queensland will extend its border zone with New South Wales from 1am Thursday 1 October to include Ballina, Casino and other areas along the length of the border.Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the change would support people and businesses in the border communities.“Our strong borders have kept Queenslanders safe and allowed us to keep our economy going, businesses open and people working.“Thanks to our health response and falling numbers of the virus, we can now take a gradual a...
Millions of dollars in cluster fencing grants support recovery in the regions
Mon 21 Sep 20 at 09:52 AM

Millions of dollars in cluster fencing grants support recovery in the regions

The Palaszczuk Government is providing another $5 million dollars in Cluster Fencing grants to drought-declared local government areas to help protect livestock against feral pests, while supporting job creation in the regional Queensland as part of the state's plan for economic recovery.
Second M1 funding locked in as part of economic recovery to create jobs
Sun 20 Sep 20 at 12:00 PM

Second M1 funding locked in as part of economic recovery to create jobs

The Palaszczuk Government’s economic recovery plan will be significantly boosted with a $755 million commitment to build the 16-kilometre stage one of the Coomera Connector – popularly known as the ‘second M1’ – between Nerang and Coomera.
Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers secured for five more years
Sat 19 Sep 20 at 09:30 AM

Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers secured for five more years

One of Queensland’s most iconic festivals – the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers – has been secured for another five years in a deal which further assists tourism recovery in Queensland.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Treasurer Cameron Dick at Aspen Medical announce a target of 25 per cent of Government purchased PPE to be Queensland made
Fri 18 Sep 20 at 05:15 PM

Queensland COVID-19 - Saturday September 12 to Friday September 18: Locally made PPE, border to reopen to ACT, more international arrivals

More COVID-19 PPE supplies will be sourced locally, travel will soon be permitted from the ACT and more international arrivals will be accepted, after a week in which new COVID-19 cases were kept below 10
Large Air Tanker arrives in Queensland ahead of bushfire season
Wed 16 Sep 20 at 02:11 PM

Large Air Tanker arrives in Queensland ahead of bushfire season

Queensland has welcomed the arrival of a long-term Large Air Tanker (LAT) Bomber 141 ahead of the 2020 bushfire season
Work underway on Proserpine Entertainment Centre
Tue 15 Sep 20 at 04:09 PM

Work underway on Proserpine Entertainment Centre

The Premier has turned the sod on the new Proserpine Entertainment Centre, a project that will provide an economic boost to Proserpine and the broader Whitsunday region.
Qld mobilises state’s manufacturing sector to fight COVID-19
Mon 14 Sep 20 at 04:13 PM

Qld mobilises state’s manufacturing sector to fight COVID-19

The Palaszczuk Government is mobilising Queensland’s multi-billion-dollar manufacturing sector to deliver the state’s Personal Protective Equipment for front-line health and essential workers, including face masks, hand sanitiser and ventilators.
Queensland COVID-19 – Saturday September 5 to Friday September 11:  Tests pass the one million mark as recovery spending increases further
Mon 14 Sep 20 at 10:11 AM

Queensland COVID-19 – Saturday September 5 to Friday September 11: Tests pass the one million mark as recovery spending increases further

A further COVID recovery funding boost has been announced this week as part of the Government’s COVID-19 Fiscal and Economic Review, while testing numbers reached a significant new total.
Community projects will honour Queensland veterans
Thu 10 Sep 20 at 02:40 PM

Community projects will honour Queensland veterans

Thirteen community projects across the State honouring Queensland’s servicemen and women will receive funding under the final round of the Queensland Veterans’ Memorial Grants Program.
TOWNSVILLE JOBS BOOST AS $1.5 BILLION ROAD PIPELINE ROLLS ON
Thu 10 Sep 20 at 10:55 AM

TOWNSVILLE JOBS BOOST AS $1.5 BILLION ROAD PIPELINE ROLLS ON

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