“One of nine new forestry hubs announced by the Prime Minster is great news for the North East NSW timber regions,” said Andrew Hurford, President of Timber NSW.
Australia’s position as a global leader in the resources sector will be reinforced through the Government’s release of a National Resources Statement. The statement outlines how the government will attract investment, develop new resources and markets and share the benefits of success with more regional communities.
Moves to improve community protection against shonky developers, builders and certifiers is a welcome development after years of inaction at a state level, the local government sector said.
Big changes are coming for motorists in 2019 as construction on one of the Sunshine Coast’s largest projects moves ahead.
The QLD Government’s community recovery efforts are in full swing across Townsville, including teams of outreach workers who are visiting some of the worst-hit areas to help people who are experiencing hardship in the wake of the flooding.
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell welcomed the agreement by federal, state and territory governments to enact a national farm debt mediation scheme.
To deliver on this priority, the NT Government has brought forward FIVE projects by approximately 12 months, to support the Territory’s construction industry and create local jobs.
A key Territory election commitment has supported more than 800 local construction jobs in the past two years while delivering infrastructure projects in NT schools.
Regional and rural councils can now apply for a share in more than $70 million for safer and more reliable roads thanks to the Victorian Government.
Nearly 7,000 Victorian households have installed solar panels since the Victorian Government’s Solar Homes package was launched in late August 2018, amounting to more than $3.4 million in rebates.