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?

well-being survey

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

Budget 2016

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...]

25 fun facts to celebrate Queensland Day!

Queensland Day 2016

Break out the candles, banners and cake, it's Queensland Day! (any excuse will do). Queensland Day celebrates our independence as a colony in 1859 and we have much to celebrate here in the Sunshine State since then... not the least being our recent origin win. Queensland’s 1 727 000 square … [Read more...]