Coopers Gap Gets Wind

Wind farm

More jobs and clean energy loom in regional Queensland as a $500 million wind farm proposal progresses between Kingaroy and Dalby. The state’s independent Coordinator-General had today approved AGL Energy Limited’s environmental impact statement for its Coopers Gap wind farm. The … [Read more...]

Outback Unemployment Spirals

Looking for work

With all Outback Queensland’s youth unemployment rate now topping an unprecedented 36.6% (up 8.2% in the past year), Shadow Employment Minister Jarrod Bleijie has been quick to slam the Government’s extension to its youth employment scheme. Shadow Employment Spokesman Jarrod Bleijie says the … [Read more...]