Dindemic: Queensland - Australia

By dindemic // August 16 2017 // 0 comment
Indigenous communities across Queensland are set to benefit from critical infrastructure upgrades, with a $120 million boost over four years to improve water, wastewater and solid waste infrastructure.Visiting Mornington Island, Aurukun and Pormpuraaw this week, Minister for Local Government and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships Mark Furner said the Indigenous Councils Critical Infrastructure Program funding was vital for the health of communities.“I’m extremely proud to announce the Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to strengthen indigenous communities has

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By dindemic // August 16 2017 // 0 comment
A $713,000 grant from the Palaszczuk Government’s Made in Queensland program will help Cairns-based steel fabricator CSF Industries take their business practices to a new level of precision and efficiency.Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt said that the advanced welding equipment and large-scale automated robotic steel fabrication system the grant would fund will enable CSF to manufacture their high-quality structural steel components with 100 per cent accuracy.“Redoing a piece of work means wasted time, wasted money and wasted materials,” said Mr Pitt.“By ad

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By dindemic // August 15 2017 // 0 comment
The Palaszczuk Government will establish a three month independent investigation into the transport of waste into Queensland.The investigation is the result of a roundtable chaired by the Premier and Environment Minister Steven Miles which included waste and recycling industry representatives, the Local Government Association of Queensland, the Department of Premier and Cabinet and the Environment Department.“I met with industry yesterday to discuss long term strategies to manage waste, and the investigation is an outcome of that meeting,” Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said.“

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By dindemic // August 15 2017 // 0 comment
The Palaszczuk Government is investing $7.5 million from the Far North to the south-west corner to tackle weeds and pests and improve the quality of land, vegetation, water and reef resources.Natural Resources and Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said managing the State’s natural resources responsibly was vital for local communities and the long-term care and use of their soil, water, vegetation and ecosystems.The funds will go to Queensland’s 14 regional natural resource management bodies, who work with all levels of government, and volunteer and grass-roots organisations such as

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By dindemic // August 15 2017 // 0 comment
The Palaszczuk Government is investing almost half-a-million dollars to improve the quality of the Fitzroy Basin’s land, vegetation, water and reef resources.Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr Anthony Lynham today announced $475,000 in funding for five strategic projects to be carried out by the Fitzroy Basin Association“The Palaszczuk Government is investing in a range of projects that provide on-ground outcomes to improve and restore our precious land; control pests and weeds; manage vegetation and water resources and help protect the G

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By dindemic // August 15 2017 // 0 comment
The Queensland Government will contribute $100,000 to the RSPCA Queensland to continue a much-needed service providing safe accommodation for pets of domestic and family violence victims.Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence Shannon Fentiman joined with Mark Townend, Chief Executive Officer, RSPCA Queensland and some of his furry friends at the Ekka to announce the new funding.“This funding will help keep the Pets in Crisis service operating to protect animals at risk from domestic and family violence in their homes,” she said.“We know that pets can be h

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By dindemic // August 15 2017 // 0 comment
The Palaszczuk Government is investing more than $600,000 dollars to improve the quality of the Burnett regions land, vegetation and water resources.Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr Anthony Lynham today announced $615,000 in funding for three strategic projects to be carried out by the Burnett Mary Regional Group.“The Palaszczuk Government is investing $490,000 of this funding in a range of projects that provide on-ground outcomes to improve and restore our precious land; manage pests and weeds in the Burdekin Dry Tropics, improve coastal wet

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By dindemic // August 15 2017 // 0 comment
The Palaszczuk Government is investing half-a-million dollars to improve the south-east corner’s waterways, riverbanks and grazing land.                                                        Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr Anthony Lynham said the project would targe

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By dindemic // August 15 2017 // 0 comment
Each year more than 2000 Queenslanders will have access to DNA sequencing technology to identify cancer-causing genetic mutations, with the opening of a new genomics centre at the Princess Alexandra Hospital.A Queensland first and one of the largest programs of its kind in Australasia, the Australian Translational Genomics Centre (ATGC) will lead to better treatment outcomes, with potentially fewer side-effects and better survival rates for patients with cancer.Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Cameron Dick said the facility would have a major impact on diagnosis of inherited disease

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By dindemic // August 15 2017 // 0 comment
The Palaszczuk Government is investing almost half-a-million dollars to improve the quality of the dry tropics land, vegetation, water and reef resources.Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr Anthony Lynham today announced $475,000 in funding for three strategic projects to be carried out by NQ Dry Tropics.“The Palaszczuk Government is investing in a range of projects that provide on-ground outcomes to improve and restore our precious land; manage pests and weeds in the Burdekin Dry Tropics, improve coastal wetland ecosystems and help protect the

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