Why limit spending on northern tourism?

Labor’s plan to strip funds from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) for a separate “tourism fund” has been criticised for potentially limiting Commonwealth spending on the sector. Read more

Australia’s underwater wonder in never-before-seen detail

The Australian Government has released the first high-resolution map of the sea floor of the entire Great Barrier Reef. Read more

CQ MPs and industry bosses get sneak peak at boosted rescue service

Maintaining public rescue services is best achieved through a shared financial effort between governments and private industry, according to central Queensland MPs. Read more

Don’t mess with Australia Day

Central Queensland coalition MPs have warned the Greens and Labor to ‘get out of the face’ of most Australians and ‘not to mess with Australia Day’. Read more

CQ MPs question golden circle’s loyalty to Australians

Central Queensland coalition MPs have called on U.S-owned food cannery Golden Circle to prove their loyalty to all Australians by implementing new Commonwealth food labels on their tinned pineapple. Read more

Gas acceleration program open for applications

Applications are now open for the Australian Government’s $26 million Gas Acceleration Program (GAP), which is designed to accelerate new supplies from onshore gas developments to the domestic market. Read more

Aussie resources and energy exports setting records

Australia’s resources and energy export earnings increased by 1.2 per cent to reach a record level of $52.5 billion in the September quarter of 2017. Read more

Labor’s got the facts – and its priorities – wrong on Northern Australia

Bill Shorten’s Labor Party is undermining support for jobs in Northern Australia and putting at risk the previously bipartisan agenda to develop the North, with misleading comments about the role of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) in assessing a proposal for the Adani Carmichael project. Read more

Labor can't be trusted on coal jobs

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has been caught out peddling empty words to the Queensland communities that depend on resources jobs.   Read more

Canavan's challenge to Bill Shorten: "Back coal"

Matt Canavan has a straightforward challenge for Opposition Leader Bill Shorten: back coal. Read more


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