Media Releases

CEO Column - October

31st October 2018

It is the 21st century and in one of the wealthiest countries in the world, Townsville is still fighting for the right to have basic water security.  We welcome Brad Webb’s Water Taskforce findings announced yesterday, reaffirming the critical importance of Stage 2 of the Water Pipeline t...

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Advocacy Alert: CEO Patricia O'Callaghan on Hells Gates Dam & Haughton Pipeline Stage 2

26th October 2018

Click the video above to hear an update from Townsville Enterprise CEO, Patricia O'Callaghan on the importance of securing Government funding towards both Stage 2 of the Haughton Pipeline Duplication and the Hells Gates Dam Project. Townsville Enterprise is currently calling for full funding towar...

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Quarterly Economic Snapshot - September

25th October 2018

Click the above video to hear Townsville Enterprise Director - Policy & Investment, Michael McMillan discuss some of the indicators included in the latest Townsville North Queensland Economic Snapshot. Townsville Enterprise, in collaboration with AEC Group, has released its seventh Townsville ...

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Advocacy Alert: Hells Gates Dam a once in a lifetime project

16th October 2018 | Tags: advocacy alert

The $2.2M Federally funded Hells Gates Dam Feasibility Study has confirmed the viability of the $5.35 billion irrigated agricultural and power project on the upper Burdekin River following its review by State and Federal Governments. The 12-month study, led by SMEC and project managed by Townsv...

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2018 Townsville North Queensland Tourism and Events Award Winners

12th October 2018 | Tags: Media Release

Townsville North Queensland tourism businesses, events and identities were tonight recognised as leaders in their industry at the 2018 Townsville North Queensland Tourism and Events Awards, with Johnathan Thurston awarded the highly esteemed Richard Power Award for Outstanding Contribution by an Ind...

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Advocacy Alert: Positive meetings with Deputy Prime Minister

9th October 2018 | Tags: advocacy alert

Yesterday's meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack was a great opportunity for Townsville Enterprise to discuss the key priorities critical to the Townsville North Queensland region, including urban water security, the agricultural potential from the Hells Gates project and the Townsv...

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Townsville secures National AFL Masters Carnival

6th October 2018 | Tags: media release

After a successful bid from the Townsville North Queensland Bid Fund and Townsville City Council, Townsville has been announced as the host of the 2019 National AFL Masters Carnival. Announced at the conclusion of the 2018 Masters Carnival in Coffs Harbour on Saturday evening, Townsville will host n...

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Partnership continues to grow Townsville’s international educational tourism capabilities

5th October 2018 | Tags: media release

The Townsville North Queensland Edutourism Consortium has re-signed its second three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the American Universities International Programs (AUIP) to assist in growing Townsville’s educational tourism capabilities and developing further opportunities for g...

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Museum of Underwater Art another step closer to first installation

3rd October 2018 | Tags: media release

World renowned underwater sculpture artist, Jason deCaires Taylor, commissioned to design and build the Southern Hemisphere’s first Museum of Underwater Art (MOUA) in Townsville, has been in the region over the last week conducting research for the project. The artist, hosted by the MOUA Board...

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Bid Fund lures Australia’s best junior table tennis players to Townsville

1st October 2018 | Tags: media release

Over 300 of Australia’s best junior table tennis players have been competing in the 2018 San-Ei Australian Junior Table Tennis Championships at the Townsville Stadium over the weekend. Every State and Territory is featuring at the event from 29 September – 6 October, including a strong ...

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