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May 01, 2020
Green light for Idalia entertainment hub

Green light for Idalia entertainment hub

Townsville City Council has given the green light for an entertainment precinct at the Fairfield Homemaker Centre, expected to create up to 200 jobs in construction. It has approved a Material Change of Use application that paves the way for the development in Idalia. The MCU is for a mixed-use entertainment development that will comprise… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, iQ Coal...

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Apr 21, 2020
NAIF backing for hospital  car park development

NAIF backing for hospital car park development

A $19.75 million NAIF loan has been approved towards Townsville Mater Private Hospital’s ongoing redevelopment project. The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility loan will fund construction of a 400-space, six-level car park to be built at the hospital’s Pimlico campus. The project, to be completed in September 2021, is expected to support 12 full-time construction jobs… This con...

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Oct 28, 2019
Townsville forum promotes Queensland’s hydrogen  future

Townsville forum promotes Queensland’s hydrogen future

An industry forum in Townsville next month will explore the billion-dollar opportunities for hydrogen production and projects in Queensland’s future. Businesses and decision-makers from around regional Queensland are due to connect with energy leaders, experts and academics at the State Government’s first regional Hydrogen Industry Forum. It comes after a North Queensland visit last month… ...

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Jun 01, 2019
Flood recovery work forums for Townsville businesses

Flood recovery work forums for Townsville businesses

Townsville construction businesses and suppliers are being encouraged to attend information sessions next week to help them register for flood recovery work and other projects. It comes after the Townsville Local Content Committee, formed after the recent floods, took the initiative to engage with Industry Capability Network (ICN) website providers QMI Solutions to launch a… This content is...

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Apr 30, 2019
Townsville push for direct Singapore flights

Townsville push for direct Singapore flights

Townsville Airport and Townsville City Council are joining forces to lobby for a direct connection to Singapore’s Changi Airport – which recorded over 65 million passenger movements last year. They say the direct flights to Singapore could begin as soon as 2020. “Townsville has several economic ties to Singapore including the JCU campus and the… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, i...

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Mar 28, 2019
Townsville to host national ports forum

Townsville to host national ports forum

More than 100 industry delegates are expected to attend the first national Ports’ Business and Operational Conference in Townsville on June 26-27. Port Australia chief executive Mike Gallacher said it was the perfect time to show support for Townsville and the region by holding the conference. ‘‘The recent floods only firmed our resolve to bring… This content is for iQ Industry Queensland, ...

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