With the ongoing threat of bushfires, and storm season on the horizon, Queenslanders are being urged to prepare for extreme weather as part of Get Ready Queensland Week.
A new $350 million wind farm south-west of Gladstone, given the go-ahead by the Queensland Government and creating up to 150 construction jobs, will add to the big surge in wind power now coming on-line in the state.
Eligible farmers in Cook Shire Council or the Blackall-Tambo Regional Council who were hit by Cyclone Trevor and its floodwaters in March 2019 can now apply for further disaster recovery grants.
Disaster assistance has been extended to the City of Gold Coast after the Southern Queensland bushfires.
The QLD Government is backing Townsville jobs by investing in TAFE and covering the cost to train apprentices.
A new round of the QLD Government’s job-creating Rural Economic Development Grants has opened for expressions of interest.
Landowners with properties impacted by flooding across Queensland’s north west and central west are being encouraged to apply for assistance to repair or replace damaged boundary fencing.
Central Queensland communities will get a helping hand to recover from last year’s (2018) bushfires with $1.1 million in grants awarded for community recovery and resilience projects.
The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell has welcomed the Queensland government’s commitment to faster payment terms for small businesses and urges other states and territories to follow suit.
Energy infrastructure company, Jemena, has announced it has appointed Spiecapag Australia to construct a 60km pipeline, which forms part of Jemena’s $140 million Atlas Gas Pipeline Project, in south-west Queensland.