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Breaking: Reserve Bank jumps to record cash rate

Reserve Bank Interest decision The Reserve Bank Governor, Phillip Lowe has announced a change to the interest rate today to record levels. The RBA had decided to reduce the cash rate by a further .25 basis points to a record cash rate of .75 per percent. In it's press statement moments ago, the

Townsville home loan industry veteran; fixing loan rates not recommended

Townsville home loan market recommendations A veteran Townsville home loan industry insider has shed some unique insights into the home lending industry on the eve of another Reserve Bank (RBA) cash rate decision, with the industry predicting up to a further three interest rate cuts to boost the Australian economy. In the

Breaking: Townsville Yabulu Nickel Refinery reopening with $400 million injection

Yabulu nickel refinery reopening statement Townsville’s Yabulu Nickel Refinery has $400 million set aside for a reopening in 2020 providing 1000 jobs for North Queensland, Mr Clive Palmer has claimed in a formal statement today. Just over an hour ago, Mr Palmer called on the Queensland Premier Annastasia Palasczuk and State Opposition

Townsville tax payers no longer remote; Productivity Commission Report

Townsville tax payers connected like city residents North Queensland and Townsville tax payers are being targeted by the Productivity Commission in its draft report on Remote Area Tax Concessions and Payments, that the zonal tax concessions should be abolished. The Productivity Commissioner, Jonathon Coppel said businesses and individuals receiving tax concessions and

Townsville floods yields employment green shoots; regional economic snapshot

Townsville floods reconstruction welcome stimulus Six months after the devastating Townsville floods, the region's peak marketing body for North Queensland, Townsville Enterprise, has provided an update to its members on the outlook of the Northern Australia regional economy. In its quarterly economic snapshot, TEL reflects on the February 2019 Townsville floods which

Queensland real estate institute promoting “climate change” propaganda angers North

Queensland real estate institute angers North Queensland community Queensland Real Estate Institute (REIQ) has come under heavy fire from residents and ratepayers of North Queensland, and their own real estate members, for adopting reckless political propaganda from the State government. Pinning reputations with discredited research on climate change, where no evidence of

North Queensland property powerbroker launches stern critism of Palaszczuk government

North Queensland property identity holds no prisoners North Queensland property industry identity and outgoing North Queensland Cowboys Chairman, Lawrence Lancini has launch a bevy of criticism at the Palaszczuk Labor government over its handling of the regional Queensland economy. Consistent with the analytical assessment by this publication over the past decade, Mr

McGrath real estate franchisee renew brand contract in spite of trending profit slump

McGrath real estate franchise profits slump McGrath real estate franchisees in Townsville, Brad and Kaye Matheson have renewed their franchise agreement with the McGrath national real estate brand, in spite of its substantial slump in profits over two consecutive years by the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) listed company. The national real estate

North Queensland woman battle over praise for Singapore military impact

North Queensland woman

North Queensland woman battle for regional status while property owners settle with Defence North Queensland woman, leading their respective regional councils in a political and economic battle, are ostensibly claiming the spoils from the Singapore Military Training Initiative in a desperate bid to stimulate their economies and win leadership status. North Queensland

Greenvale Land owners secure sale contracts with Australian-Singapore Military

Greenvale land owners secure contracts with Australia and Singapore Defence Forces

Greenvale land owners and the Department of Defence negotiating a deal for the site of the $2.2 billion Australia-Singapore Military Training Initiative (ASMTI), 220 kilometres North-west of Townsville, has reached a final agreement.

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