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.
The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project has taken another major step with a multi-million-dollar rock supply contract awarded to Holcim Australia Pty Ltd.
AgForce has applauded the Queensland Government’s latest commitment of $6 million toward further exclusion fencing to protect Queensland’s sheep flock from wild dog predation as ‘game-changing’.
Rio Tinto has completed commissioning of the $1.9 billion ($A2.6 billion) Amrun bauxite mine on the Cape York Peninsula in Queensland, Australia.
More than 200 local jobs, extra flights and greater tourism activity are expected to flow from a $50 million investment in Townsville Airport by the Australian Government.
Clik’n’Fit Decorative Fencing & Gates Project in Pimpama, Queensland, completed by Superior Screens.