New CEO

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Charters Towers Regional Council has appointed Aaron Johansson to the position of CEO.   He joins the council from his current role as Isaac Regional Council corporate, governance and financial services director.   Mr Johansson brings to the region his experience in local … [Read more...]

NWQ Infrastructure Boost

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An Easter boost for North West communities has been delivered by the State Governments’ Building our Regions program with $1.67 million worth of projects achieving funding in round 2. Projects in Boulia, Croydon, Hughenden and Richmond will now be delivered in partnership with Boulia, … [Read more...]

How Well is Our Wellbeing?

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The release this week of the latest Regional Wellbeing Survey highlights the astounding reliance of our communities in regional and remote Queensland. The Regional Wellbeing Survey, now in its 4th year, is undertaken by key researchers headed by the University of Canberra. It examines the … [Read more...]

Pitt’s 2nd State Budget

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State Treasurer Curtis Pitt has today handed down his second Queensland Budget and it is one that has regional Queensland at its centre. A hallmark new policy will see a $100 million Regional Back to Work program, aimed at tackling regional unemployment, which in outback Queensland has hit 33 per … [Read more...]