Heart of Australia Wins KAP Support

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KAP Leader and Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter is going to bat for more funding for the Heart of Australia Service which now needs a $4 million commitment. He’s now written to the Minister for Rural Health and the Minister for Health asking for much-needed funding to support the service … [Read more...]

Age-Friendly Community Grants on The Go

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Community groups, non-government organisations and local councils only have until next Monday (25 June) to apply for the Government’s Advancing Queensland: Age-friendly community grants program, to help make Queensland a more age-friendly state. Grants of $25,000 to $100,000 are up for grabs … [Read more...]

New ground Released for Resource Projects

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The largest amount of land released under the State’s exploration program has been showcased at Mines and Money Conference underway in Brisbane today. Mines Minster Anthony Lynham told the gathering that the Government is offering 43,250 km² for investors looking to invest in petroleum and gas … [Read more...]

State Moves Towards More Ag Negotiation

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While some locals are describing it as ‘shutting the gate after the horse has bolted” the Queensland Farmers Federation has welcomed the Queensland Government move to form a new Ministerial Advisory Council for the Agriculture industry. AgMac, as it will be known, has been established today with … [Read more...]

New President for ICPA

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Tammie Irons is the new president of the Queensland Council of the Isolated Children’s Parents’ Association. Tammie moves from a position as one of the group’s two vice presidents and takes the reins from Kim Hughes who retires after serving in the role for 3 years. Tammie first joined the … [Read more...]

The GREAT Escape

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It’ll be the state’s biggest ever fire drill and as the countdown to Queensland’s Great Escape enters its final days, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is encouraging families to mark the June 22 event in their calendars and join in the fun. QFES Commissioner Katarina Carroll says … [Read more...]

FutureBeef Renewal

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FutureBeef-A partnership between the Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australian governments and MLA has received an extension to its funding for the next three years. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner has welcomed the $2.38 million three-year … [Read more...]

Renewables Don’t Dent Coal

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Despite claims from renewable energy advocates, the world is sticking with coal as the preferred fuel of choice for power generation. While green advocates would have us believe the fossil fuel is dead, coal sales are booming with BP analysis show shows that over the past 20 years renewable … [Read more...]