Dindemic: Queensland - Australia

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Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment, Curtis Pitt, says a team of the State Government’s overseas-based trade and investment specialists will fan out across Queensland next week to identify potential new export opportunities for businesses in regional communities.On a visit to Bundaberg today, Mr Pitt said the visiting team included 11 of the 12 heads of the government’s overseas trade offices.“These trade and investment specialists spend most of their time based offshore operating 15 Trade and Investment Queensland offices in our key export markets — China,

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The Palaszczuk Government has reinforced its commitment to creating jobs and improving the liveability of the Sunshine Coast and Noosa with the approval of grants totalling more than $1.72 million for local infrastructure projects.The renewal of the Mooloolaba Spit Boardwalk and expansion of the Noosaville Library are just some of the projects that will be funded through the $60 million Local Government Grants and Subsidies Program (LGGSP).Local Government Minister Mark Furner said the projects in the Sunshine Coast region will create an estimated 40 full-time equivalent jobs.“The delive

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The Palaszczuk Government has reinforced its commitment to creating jobs and improving the liveability of communities in the Mackay region with the approval of grant funding of more than $5.7 million for local infrastructure projects.Water recycling and effluent treatment projects in three council areas will be funded through the $60 million Local Government Grants and Subsidies Program (LGGSP).Local Government Minister Mark Furner said the projects in the Mackay, Whitsunday and Isaac regions will create, more than an estimated 40 full-time equivalent jobs.“The delivery of these projects

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The Palaszczuk Government has reinforced its commitment to creating jobs and improving the liveability of communities in the North West with the approval and preliminary approval of grant funding of more than $7.709 million for local infrastructure projects.Upgrading the telecommunication link between Normanton and Karumba to optic fibre and installing a fully integrated security camera system for Richmond are just some of the projects that will be funded through the $60 million Local Government Grants and Subsidies Program (LGGSP).Local Government Minister Mark Furner said the approved and pr

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The Palaszczuk Government has expanded its successful First Start program and is now calling on eligible not-for-profit community organisations to apply for $20,000 subsidies for trainees.Minister for Training and Skills Yvette D’Ath said $2.5 million will be available through the Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative to employ 125 trainees through the program.“First Start helps jobseekers by providing 12 months of paid employment, and a chance to develop their workplace experience while earning a nationally recognised qualification,” Mrs D’Ath said.“First St

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Gladstone MP Glenn Butcher today officially opened a $6.5 million administration and classroom block to cater for growing demand for education infrastructure in Central Queensland.The two-storey building has seen an extra six classrooms added onto Calliope State School, inland of Gladstone.“It’s great to see the State Government is committed to providing facilities like this to support a quality education for all Queensland students,” he said.“The six new classrooms and a practical learning area with a kitchen, all used by Years 5 and 6 students, occupy the upper level.

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The Palaszczuk Government has reinforced its commitment to creating jobs and improving the liveability of communities in the South West with the approval of grant funding of almost $7 million for local infrastructure projects.Construction of a geothermal power plant in Thargomindah, rejuvenating Elderslie Street in Winton and the installation of a series of solar powered units to support high speed internet around Murweh Shire are just some of the projects that will be funded through the $60 million Local Government Grants and Subsidies Program (LGGSP).Local Government Minister Mark Furner sai

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The Palaszczuk Government has reinforced its commitment to creating jobs and improving the liveability of communities in the Southern Border region with the approval of grant funding of almost $4.7 million for local infrastructure projects.A new pipeline between Storm King Dam and the Mount Marley Water Treatment Plant in Southern Downs and an upgrade to the Dirranbandi Water Treatment Plant in Balonne Shire are just some of the projects that will be funded through the $60 million Local Government Grants and Subsidies Program (LGGSP).Local Government Minister Mark Furner said the projects in t

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A Queensland business behind a new evacuation system to save elderly residents during fire emergencies has secured Palaszczuk Government Advance Queensland funding to take their product into more aged-care facilities and new markets.Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy Leeanne Enoch said today (Wednesday) EvacMate, developed by husband and wife Marcel and Megan LeLievre, has already shown at a pilot site in Brisbane that it dramatically cut the time taken to rescue residents.“This product raises the standards set for the evacuation of buildings and

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Volunteers in the Whitsundays hope to clean-up to five tonnes of marine debris and protect more turtles, thanks to funding from the Palaszczuk Government.Speaking from the Turtle Rescue Centre near Airlie Beach, Environment Minister Steven Miles said conservation group Eco Barge will receive $47,925 to ensure the mammoth clean-up can get underway.“The community is right behind Eco Barge because they are simply eco-warriors when it comes to the fight against marine litter,” Mr Miles said.“The Whitsunday Turtle Centre here at Eco Barge HQ performs vital clean-up and education s

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