An 85-year-old timber bridge carrying the D’Aguilar Highway over Kilcoy Creek will be replaced later in 2019 with a new 15-metre-long, two-lane concrete bridge.
Queensland’s 77 councils are set to share in $58 million worth of local government grants and subsidies from the QLD Government, with applications opening on Monday (14 January 2019).
Queensland Minister for Housing and Public Works, Mick de Brenni said that maintaining confidence in Queensland’s $46 billion a year industry was paramount in the wake of concerns raised over the structural integrity of NSW high rise apartment development, Opal.
The QLD Government has committed more than $1.8 million to Rockhampton Regional Council towards additional drainage infrastructure to increase the region’s resilience to flooding.
Tropical Cyclone Penny has weakened below cyclone strength and is approaching the Queensland coast as a low.
More than 80 per cent of young people in Central and North Queensland believe the coal sector and the jobs it creates are critical to the state’s economy, particularly regional Queensland.
The Queensland property industry has welcomed a commitment from the QLD Government to catalyse the development of ‘Build-to-Rent’ residential projects through a new pilot subsidy program.
Regional Queenslanders are encouraged to be aware of increased recreational safety risks of low level dams.
Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan has congratulated Rio Tinto on achieving its first shipment of bauxite from its Amrun project on Cape York six weeks early.
Sugarcane growers in Queensland are starting to count the cost of a week of bushfires, some of which are still burning close to farming areas.