Nineteen electricity transmission towers damaged by floodwaters from Tropical Cyclone Debbie have been replaced as part of a $7.8 million commitment by Powerlink Queensland to have the network ready for summer 2017/18.
For camper safety, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) has fenced off some areas along Teewah Beach in the Cooloola Recreation Area north of Noosa to safeguard visitors against rocks dislodging from the sand dunes.
A Global Tourism Hub for Cairns is one step closer as Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones announces the government will go to community consultation today. Ms Jones said a Global Tourism Hub including a casino was an exciting proposition for the Tropical North Queensland tourism industry but said the government would not proceed without feedback from locals. “More tourists, staying longer and increasing their visitor spend equals new jobs and investment in Queensland,” s...
Fisheries Minister Mark Furner today called-on Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington to clarify her Party’s position on net-free zones after her comments on the Palaszczuk Government’s latest investment to promote them.