Locals Encouraged to Nominate

QTA nominations closing soon

Time is running out to nominate for the 2017 Queensland Training Awards, with the closing date of March 31 fast approaching. Training and Skills Minister Yvette D’Ath is urging locals to enter for a chance to be recognized for their contribution to the state's vocational education and … [Read more...]

Business Owners Beware

Scam alert

Police are warning of a scam e-mail doing the rounds. The pictured email is targeting Australian businesses and is in circulation around the region per Police. While it presents with an apparently authentic ASIC (Australian Securities and Investments Commission) logo and the Australian … [Read more...]

Golden Opportunity Brings Jobs


A rush of jobs is on the cards for North Queensland with the go-ahead for the $167 million expansion of Resolute Mining Ltd’s mine at Ravenswood. Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland Coralee O’Rourke says the final milestone for the expansion that will extend the life of the mine … [Read more...]

‘Best and Brightest’ Sought

Food production

AgForce is seeking innovative, bright thinkers to help drive key policies to take agriculture and rural Queensland forward. AgForce General President Grant Maudsley says nominations for AgForce policy committees were now open for members who wanted to contribute to the policy development process … [Read more...]

Breaking ground on Solar Gold

Kidston solar-farm

Work has officially commenced on the $126 million Kidston Solar Project making it the first solar farm to begin construction under the State Governments’ Solar 150 program. Energy Minister Mark Bailey was on hand for the breaking ground ceremony and says it’s a sign of investor confidence in both … [Read more...]