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“Buy Queensland” to boost business and jobs

On September 22, 2017

Queensland jobs and businesses will be the big winners from a major shift in the way the Palaszczuk Government’s buys or hires supplies and s...Read more

Labour hire rorters left with nowhere to hide in Queensland

On September 22, 2017

Unscrupulous labour hire operators who seek to rip off vulnerable workers will have no place to hide in Queensland, thanks to a nation-leadin...Read more

Buy Local Industry Advocate to Benefit Territory Business and Territory Jobs

On September 21, 2017

The Territory Labor Government is delivering on its election commitment to further strengthen Buy Local conditions and support job creation, ...Read more

Significant regional investment to drive local jobs

On September 21, 2017

The McGowan Labor Government's first Budget lays out a pathway for growth in regional Western Australia, investing more than $4 billion in cr...Read more

BMD Constructions delivers Cairns Bruce Highway upgrade ahead of program

On September 20, 2017

BMD Constructions has reached practical completion on the $58 million Cairns Southern Access Stage 2 – Robert Road to Foster Road project in ...Read more

Unprecedented renewables investment Powering North Queensland

On September 18, 2017

North Queensland's renewable energy sector is booming with $5 billion in projects currently in the pipeline to create more than 5,000 Megawat...Read more

New laws crack down on mine health & safety

On September 15, 2017

Mine operators who fail to keep their workers safe face tough new penalties of up to $126,150 under legislation introduced into Parliament to...Read more

Community consultation starts on $150m Walkerston Bypass

On September 14, 2017

The Walkerston Bypass project is moving into gear with community consultations underway to gain feedback from local road users and affected l...Read more

Early works underway for Cross River Rail

On September 12, 2017

Early works are underway for the historic $5.4 billion Cross River Rail project, fully funded by the Palaszczuk Government in the recent Stat...Read more

Honeycombes to redevelop Townsville CBD land

On September 12, 2017

Rail company Aurizon and Honeycombes Property Group have partnered to secure the redevelopment of one of Townsville’s largest strategic land ...Read more

Lendlease’s Elliot Springs takes shape

On September 11, 2017

Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland Coralee O’Rourke, Assistant Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Glenn Butcher, an...Read more

Energy Queensland delivers Australia’s biggest ‘virtual power plant’

On September 11, 2017

Energy Queensland’s Energy Services division is partnering with GreenSync Pty Ltd to create Australia’s biggest ‘virtual power plant’.Read more

Hames Sharley Appointed to deliver Museums Master Plan

On September 8, 2017

In another step forward for the Northern Territory Government’s cultural investment program, Hames Sharley has been appointed to lead a stake...Read more

Significant Milestone to Pave Way for NT jobs

On September 7, 2017

The NT Government has reached a key project agreement with Seafarms to develop of one of the world’s largest aquaculture projects, signalling...Read more

Arup welcomes new Design Director for Urban Design, Caroline Stalker

On September 6, 2017

Caroline Stalker, architect, urban designer and industry leader has joined Arup’s Brisbane office as a Design Director for Australia’s growin...Read more

Probuild to Design and Construct Brisbane’s $370M 443 Queen Street

On September 5, 2017

Cbus Property has appointed national Tier-1 contractor Probuild to carry out the design and construct contract at 443 Queen Street in Brisban...Read more

Aura's first business park signals jobs boom for the Sunshine Coast

On September 5, 2017

Australia’s first six star green star city, Stockland’s $5 billion Aura project on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, today celebrated the start of...Read more

Palaszczuk Government motors ahead with Smithfield Bypass

On September 5, 2017

The long awaited Smithfield Bypass is a step closer after contractors had their first briefing about the $152 million project this week. Memb...Read more

SLR Expands Water Advisory and Design Capability in Asia Pacific

On September 4, 2017

SLR Consulting’s Asia Pacific operations have recently announced the expansion of their water advisory and design capability with the senior ...Read more

Exciting new $56 million SeaLink tourism infrastructure plan under MLP

On August 31, 2017

SeaLink’s $56 million Market-Led Proposal (MLP) has been given State Government approvals to advance to Stage 2 of the MLP framework. Treasur...Read more

Exciting new $56 million SeaLink tourism infrastructure plan under MLP

On August 31, 2017

SeaLink’s $56 million Market-Led Proposal (MLP) has been given State Government approvals to advance to Stage 2 of the MLP framework. Treasur...Read more

Compelling Cross River Rail business case urges action on tackling rail capacity

On August 30, 2017

The Cross River Rail business case released today demonstrates it will create jobs, bust congestion and be the catalyst for a world-class tur...Read more

Huge North Queensland hydro and solar project, supporting 500 construction jobs, surges towards construction

On August 29, 2017

The construction of more than 500 megawatts (MW) of hydro and solar is one step closer after an agreement was signed yesterday between Powerl...Read more

Future-look of Australia’s Northern Capital – Have Your Say

On August 29, 2017

A concept video that sets out how Darwin’s city centre could be transformed into a tropical, world-renowned destination, creating more jobs f...Read more

All turbines go for Coopers Gap Wind Farm, set to be Australia’s largest

On August 25, 2017

Queensland continues to grow its large-scale renewable energy industry, adding more megawatts and renewable jobs to the state economy, as Coo...Read more

Ground-breaking Battery Energy Storage System set to transform the Northern Territory’s energy future

On August 1, 2017

As announcements of breakthrough battery storage solutions continue to transform the rapidly growing renewable energy sector, the government-...Read more

Birds Eye View of Barneson

On July 27, 2017

Barneson Boulevard, a job-creating infrastructure project that will revitalise the Darwin CBD and is set to commence construction this year, ...Read more

First step towards the New Museum of the Northern Territory

On June 30, 2017

The Territory Labor Government’s vision to transform the Old Darwin Hospital site into a major new museum has taken a significant step forwar...Read more

Jemena awards key Northern Gas Pipeline contract to McConnell Dowell

On June 13, 2017

McConnell Dowell has been awarded a Construction Contract by Jemena for the Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP) Project. The NGP is a 622km buried ga...Read more

Trend dwelling approvals rise 0.1 per cent in April

On June 8, 2017

The number of dwellings approved rose 0.1 per cent in April 2017, in trend terms, and has risen for three months, according to data released ...Read more

John Holland wins St Andrew's Ipswich Private Hospital contract

On May 31, 2017

John Holland has been awarded the contract to redevelop the St Andrew’s Ipswich Private Hospital, including the provision of 90 new beds and ...Read more

Trend dwelling approvals rise 0.8% in March

On May 23, 2017

The number of dwellings approved in Australia rose 0.8 per cent in March 2017, in trend terms, after falling for nine months, according to da...Read more

Delivering Road and Rail Infrastructure Today and Planning for a Stronger and More Competitive Australia Tomorrow

On May 11, 2017

The 2017–18 Budget delivers a transformational next step in the Coalition Government's record investment in infrastructure—improving connecti...Read more

Big step forward - Pipeline approval milestones reached

On May 10, 2017

Minister for Primary Industry and Resources, Ken Vowles, today announced that Jemena has been granted a Pipeline Licence for the significant ...Read more

$100 Million to Transform the Darwin CBD

On May 1, 2017

Chief Minister Michael Gunner says revitalising the Darwin CBD to create Australia’s defining Capital of the North is a critical major projec...Read more

Feasibility Study into second Darwin LNG Train

On April 27, 2017

The Territory Labor Government will contribute $250,000 towards a feasibility study into the potential expansion of ConocoPhillips’ Darwin Li...Read more

$190 Million Project Awarded Major Project Status

On April 4, 2017

More than 650 construction and operations jobs could be created following the awarding of Major Project Status to KGL Resources Limited’s $19...Read more

Darwin project demobilisation

On March 29, 2017

Laing O’Rourke Australia Construction has demobilised approximately 800 of its people from the Ichthys LNG Tanks Project in Darwin. In conju...Read more

Gas grants and new exploration area to boost local supply

On March 22, 2017

The recipients of the first round of PACE Gas Grants have been announced today, with five exploration and development projects to share in $2...Read more

Major Project Status For Ammaroo Phosphate Project

On March 17, 2017

The Northern Territory Government has awarded Major Project Status to Verdant Minerals Ltd’s $750 million Ammaroo Phosphate Project, which ha...Read more


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