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.
The Premier is calling on small business owners, particularly in regional Queensland interested in tapping into burgeoning export markets to take advantage of new forums being held across the state.
A QLD Government program to encourage businesses to employ more Queenslanders has reached a milestone with 18,000 people getting a job.
More than 100 Queenslanders a day found work in January 2019, with a total of 3,500 jobs created in Queensland in January 2019, according to ABS Labour Force Data.