Media Releases

Quarterly Economic Snapshot - March

30th March 2018

Townsville Enterprise, in collaboration with AEC Group, has released its fifth Townsville North Queensland Quarterly Economic Snapshot. The 10 page document, released every quarter, provides a regional economic outlook and commentary with key quarterly statistics including unemployment, business con...

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CEO Column - March

29th March 2018 | Tags: Column

Over the past two weeks, we have been pounding the pavement in Brisbane and Canberra strongly pushing the jobs agenda for Townsville North Queensland, promoting the need for Government to continue investing, partnering and working with our region to deliver jobs to our community. By meeting with a r...

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Advocacy Alert: Northern Australia Agenda not reflected as high priority in infrastructure list

27th March 2018 | Tags: advocacy alert

Of the 15 Queensland projects and initiatives included in today's Infrastructure Priority List released by the Federal Government, the one project concerning the Townsville North Queensland region is identified with particularly low importance. While it is welcomed to see the Mount Isa to Townsville...

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Statement: Hells Gates Feasibility Study

21st March 2018

The federally funded Hells Gates feasibility study commenced in May 2017, led by the Snowy Mountains Engineering Company (SMEC), and managed by Townsville Enterprise.   The Feasibility Study is assessing the viability of constructing a dam at Hells Gates to deliver the following potential ...

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Advocacy Alert: Jobs underpin 2018 State and Federal Budget Submissions

20th March 2018 | Tags: advocacy alert

Job creation is the key priority underpinning the 2018 Townsville North Queensland State and Federal Budget Submissions, with funding recommendations focused upon water, affordable energy and creating opportunities for investment, relocation and lifestyle in the Townsville North Queensland region. T...

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Member Alert: Rheinmetall contract a win for North Queensland

14th March 2018

It is welcomed news today that Rheinmetall Defence Australia were awarded Phase 2 of the Land 400 contract to manufacture the next generation of Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles to the Australian Army. While the 211 vehicles will be built in Brisbane, one-third of them will be based in Townsville, req...

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Advocacy Alert: Lower airfares would mean more jobs in North Queensland

13th March 2018 | Tags: advocacy alert

An Economic Impact Assessment into regional airfare affordability has found that if Townsville’s airfares were reduced by as little as 10%, 289 more full-time jobs would be created in the region. Cost, availability and reliability of air travel is a key consideration for North Queensland, whic...

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"Payroll tax relief & power rebate are some of the measures we're advocating for in our Economic Action Plan. Welcom…"

07:40 PM Mar 24th @TSVEnterprise