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As National Reconciliation Week 2020 (NRW) is observed across the country, Hastings Deering is celebrating the stamp of approval from Reconciliation Australia on its inaugural Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). Chris Symons, Culture Lead at Hastings Deering said embarking on the Reconciliation journey was an important milestone for our organisation. “We’re incredibly proud to launch our…

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The Prime Minister confirmed during a press conference that around $4 billion worth of infrastructure projects was being brought forward, plus a billion dollars in extra local government projects and infrastructure and transport are key areas where the government will be seeking to create and stimulate employment. The challenge now is getting projects started.  Critical…

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Townsville City Council has secured federal Black Spot funding to improve the intersection of Sturt and Fletcher St in the city and the intersection of Bayswater Rd and Mooney St in Currajong. Deputy Mayor and Infrastructure Services Committee chair Mark Molachino said both projects will be completed next month. “We’ve had a number of issues…

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As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, it has never been more critical to take action for nature. Over 100,000 people from 193 countries have visited the UN’s site in the past weeks to participate and engage with World Environment Day which is on Friday 5th June. There are many ways to join the…

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Civil Contractors Federation National acknowledged the announcement by the Federal Government of a $1.8 billion local government infrastructure stimulus, but said further investment is required to stimulate Australia’s economic recovery effort. The new $500 million Local Road and Community Infrastructure Program is a welcomed initiative but CCF National urges more money to be injected into…

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Central Queensland farmers will be able to bid for water from the $352 million Rookwood Weir from next month. Natural Resources Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said tenders would open for water allocations of 500 megalitres and more from June 23, with contracts to be in place in September. “This is the first significant development in…

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