$7.6M drives manufacturing transformation

The Queensland Government has released the following joint statement: Treasurer, Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships and Minister for Sport The Honourable Curtis Pitt Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines The Honourable Anthony... Read story

Local businesses to hear about supplying to major projects

Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines The Honourable Anthony Lynham has released the following media statement: Businesses from across the Toowoomba region are set to gain firsthand knowledge and key tips on how to take advantage of the opportunities... Read story

New round of industry-research funding a clever investment

The Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Minister for Small Business The Honourable Leeanne Enoch has released the following media statement:   Queensland’s position as a global innovation hotspot will gather more momentum with applications now open for the... Read story

Queensland Government Media Release & Factsheets: $20,000 Back to Work ‘Youth Boost’ a boon for regional businesses

Queensland Government have provided the following media release: Queensland employers will have an additional incentive to hire local young people this festive season. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced in Parliament today the doubling of the Government's $10,000 incentive, offering a... Read story

Council Green Lights Chinchilla Solar Project

Western Downs Regional Council has approved its third solar project in the last 12 months, giving the green light to a development application to build a 20 megawatt solar farm in Chinchilla that will inject 90 construction jobs into the local job market and further boost our regional... Read story

2016 Surat Basin Population and Non-Resident Population Report

Queensland Governemnt Statistician's Office has release the annual and Surat Basin Non-Resident Population Report containing non-resident population and accommodation data for the Surat Basin. The focus of the Surat Basin population report is on quantifying the number of fly‑in/fly‑out and... Read story

Western Downs’ unemployment rates continue to fall

The latest jobless rates for regional Queensland released yesterday, show both general and youth unemployment in the Western Downs has continued to fall over the past year and remain the lowest in the state. The Western Downs is at the heart of the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Darling... Read story

Eight new overtaking lanes for the Warrego Highway

Queensland Government have released the following media statement: Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports and Minister for Energy, Biofuels and Water Supply The Honourable Mark Bailey Eight new overtaking lanes for the Warrego Highway Another $44... Read story

Local business a ‘safe’ bet

Issue 301 - 4 October 2016

An innovation solution to minimising the risk of nasty falls has placed one Condamine business in the ranks of Queensland’s top companies for improving workplace health and safety. Teys Australia Condamine is one of less than 40 organisations and individuals – selected from a field of more... Read story

$500m wind farm powering ahead

Issue 301 - 4 October 2016

Planning for AGL’s Coopers Gap Wind Farm has moved another step forward with the release of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project – and local residents are now being encouraged to have their say. The proposed $500m wind farm would be the largest of its kind in Queensland... Read story

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