Interchange on the Range

Gore highway interchange

Earthworks on vital interchanges west of Toowoomba as part of the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing project are getting into full swing, with Stage 2 of the Gore Highway works at Athol and the Warrego West interchange projects now underway. The plan aims to ensure that the Warrego West interchange … [Read more...]

Fiddling at the Edges

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A leading Queensland Property Analyst and Developer has slammed the Federal Governments move to merge finance and banking complaints into a mega Agency as nothing more than a cop out. Chris Anderson from AFT Projects laughs at Federal Budget changes which will see the merging of the three now … [Read more...]

The Budget Out West

Budget-2017

The 201702018 Federal Budget sees millions of dollars of extra funding to be made available to local councils after Treasurer Scott Morrison honored a promise to restore the indexation of financial assistance grants. Former treasurer Joe Hockey placed the three-year freeze on the indexation … [Read more...]

RIC Comes Alive

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The Government’s Budget will see the delivery of its election commitment to establish a Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) to streamline the delivery of up to $4 billion in concessional loans. The Government will introduce legislation this year to establish the RIC as a separate entity within … [Read more...]

Visa Restrictions Welcomed

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Maranoa MP David Littleproud has welcomed the Federal Governments’ move to abolish the Subclass 457 Visa for foreign workers saying the move will safeguard Australian jobs. He says the abolition moves will also see the creation of a new temporary visa restricted to critical skills … [Read more...]