Townsville airline new “canary in the coal mine” for Queensland government

Townsville Travel - Airport

Townsville airline market Townsville’s airline market increased recently thanks to international visitor numbers and Tiger Airlines Melbourne service. The domestic and international markets over the medium term however, have been steadily declining. This is especially so in the aftermath of Tiger Airlines flights being cancelled from Melbourne, Jetstar flights from Bali and

Townsville residential property market 2018 review

Townsvile residential property

Townsville residential property Townsville's residential property market in December 2018 has not progressed much further than the market conditions at the beginning of the year. The market remains in recovery phase. What has been driving the optimism is mining and government investment in the North Queensland stadium and the Haughton River water pipeline

Townsville commercial property market unimpressive under $12.6 million deal

Townsville Commercial Property Report

Townsville commercial property Adani, the Singapore military training initiative, solar energy projects, increased activity in the resources sector, including new mines, have contributed to positive sentiment in the Townsville commercial property market. However, these highly anticipated projects have not resulted in any improvement in transaction volumes or price points in the industrial

Property Council challenges Palaszczuk government plan for economic growth

Adani coal mine Chairmen and Queensland Premier

Townsville real estate industry heads up The Townsville real estate industry knows too well the impact of slow growth as a major regional centre of Queensland over the past 10 years. Now the Property Council of Australia has raised the concerns of poor economic growth in the property industry more broadly in

In Like Flynn film from “shaggy bluff sheer like a fortress” of Townsville to Hollywood star

In Like Flynn actor Errol Flynn

A Hollywood legend In Like Flynn might not be the subject most people associate with Townsville real estate, or even the arts and cultural scene in the spiritual capital of the Northern Australian city, but the latest blockbuster movie does feature Australia's greatest Hollywood star. Out now for national release, the feature

Townsville water security falls on Hells Gates Dam

Townsville water security and Hells Gates Dam

Townsville Water Security Townsville water security aspirations have moved a little closer with the $2.2 million federally funded Hells Gates Dam feasibility study confirming the project’s viability, but the short term cost to Townsville’s economy could have negative impacts on the port city. The irrigated agriculture and power project is worth $5.35

Townsville Port reports solid annual profit and reduced tonnages

Trading - Bulk shipping service between Townsville North Queensland and Singapore and China

Townsville Port, a State government-owned corporation, has posted a $15 million net profit for the 2017-2018 financial year based on the entity's annual financial statement. The Townsville Port praised its own performance saying the business “again delivered strong financial results while continuing to deliver major infrastructure investments”. Management of the Port said

Townsville Home owners offered government handouts for home improvements

Townsville Home owners threatened by tidal waters

Townsville home owners targeted Townsville home owners living within 50 kilometres of the coast that qualify for the State Government's Household Resilience Program funding criteria could be eligible for up to $11,250 in handouts to spend on home improvements. Townsville and Residents and Ratepayers Facebook Group representative, Mr. Peter Newey expressed concerns about

Queensland Nickel resurgence exposes Government industrial investment bias

Queensland Nickel CEO Clive Palmer

Queensland Nickel exposing political corruption Queensland Nickel CEO, local Townsville resident and Queensland’s richest person, Mr Clive Palmer has laid the blame for Townsville’s poor economic performance squarely at the feet of the Labor Mayor Jenny Hill and the leadership of the Townsville City Council during a $15,000 community funding announcement

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