Premier visit successful


Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and her Working Queensland Cabinet Committee were in Charters Towers today discussing key employment and health issues with community groups and leaders. Ms Palaszczuk says boosting employment was a fundamental reason for the trip. “I’m very pleased to … [Read more...]

Premier’s flying visit to the Towers

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Queensand Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is bringing her Working Queensland Cabinet Committee to Charters Towers this Friday. The cabinet includes Treasurer Curtis Pitt, Employment Minister Grace Grace, Communities Minister Shannon Fentiman and Minister Assisting the Premier for the North Coralee … [Read more...]

Townsville and The Burdekin officially delcare drought status

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With the Burdekin and Townsville officially being declared as drought affected today the state government has released a statement following the news that 86% of Queensland is now in drought: Seven more council areas have been added to Queensland’s list of drought declarations, taking the total … [Read more...]

“Jobs are vital for the long term viability of Charters Towers”


That comes from Mayor Frank Beveridge ahead of today's forum in Townsville where representatives of the state government will be discussing funding for the Northern Australia white paper. "As a small country town we need jobs, we need the local, state and federal government all to be on the same … [Read more...]

My Favourite Place in Queensland Photography Competition


The Museum of Tropical Queensland launched the My Favourite Place in Queensland Photography Competition today to encourage photographers to snap and share the best of the Sunshine State and win over $5,000 in prizes. Queensland Museum Network CEO and Director Professor Suzanne Miller said … [Read more...]