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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

Castle Hill lifestyle development attracts Federal funding  

Castle Hill Concept Plan development to improve the livability and tourism appeal of the City.

Castle Hill Tourist Attraction Castle Hill is Townsville’s iconic landmark. Consultants engaged by the Townsville City Council has identified the hill as an activity activation asset. If developed, it could better retain millennials and local residents seeking a fun lifestyle while attracting more tourist visitors to the floundering economy. The Townsville City

North Queensland building approvals plummet

Idalia - Front aspect of 15 Edgewater Terrace sold by McGrath Estate Agents for $1Million

North Queensland building industry North Queensland building approvals have plummeted in the Townsville region as the head of Master Builders Queensland plead with the Labor State government to bring back the $20,000 First Home Buyers Grant Boost. Master Builders Deputy CEO, Paul Bidwell said; “Something had to be done about the worsening

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.

Sun Metals Zinc Refinery $300 Million Expansion

Sun Metals Zinc Refinery

Sun Metals Zinc Refinery Expansion Sun Metals Zinc Refinery announced $300 million expansion project of its refinery south of Townsville has been approved for go ahead with the support of the Queensland government. The expansion is expected to increase the refinery's zinc production from around 225,000 tonnes per year to 270,000 tonnes. Sun

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 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 Port in political play with Treasurer Jackie Trad

Townsville Port hosts Qld Treasurer Jackie Trad announcing crane and cargo machinery acquisition for the port

Townsville Port involved in political hustle The political jostling over major infrastructure funding announcements between local, state and federal government could be adding to the tainted reputation of Queensland and corporate logistic interests on the back of the anti-Adani campaign by the Palzsuzcus government, and a rather bizarre press conference at

How is the Townsville North Queensland economy and employment performing?

Townsville North Queensland - How the economy is performing

Townsville North Queensland quarterly update The Townsville North Queensland economic outlook has seeds of growth and business confidence but official Queensland treasury employment data shows unemployment is still lingering over 10 percent, the Herron Todd White (HTW) Quarterly Economic Snapshot reported this month. The critical drivers of Townsville and North Queensland’s economy

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