Local Government

Jun 03, 2020
Supply opportunities in local government

Supply opportunities in local government

From pool chemicals to protective wear, aggregate to airport crack sealing and more, below is a list of current council tenders in regional Queensland. ClosingDescriptionIssued byFri, 05 June 2020 2:00 PMGRC009833: 260-20 Benaraby Landfill – Cell 3A Construction Gladstone Regional CouncilMon, 08 June 2020 9:00 AMIRC009885: Supply of Corporate Wardrobe and Personal Protective Wear I...

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Jun 03, 2020
Works for Queensland funds flow for ‘shovel-ready’ jobs

Works for Queensland funds flow for ‘shovel-ready’ jobs

Dozens of local government shovel-ready projects across regional Queensland will receive funding from the $200 million COVID Works for Queensland program, with individual council allocations announced today. Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe said COVID Works for Queensland was designed to help councils get their communities back on their feet with up to an extra 8000 jobs supported...

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Jun 02, 2020
Milestone on works program

Milestone on works program

Construction of stage 1 of Townsville’s Haughton water pipeline is complete.  It involved laying around 2760 lengths of 1.8m diameter pipe across 33km between the Haughton pump station and Ross River Dam. “It’s been a fantastic effort by the more than 1,000 workers who have logged more than 500,000 work hours building the pipeline and I congratulate and thank them for their effor...

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May 29, 2020
Council blitzes Black Spots in Townsville

Council blitzes Black Spots in Townsville

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 at the intersection of Sturt St and Fletcher ...

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May 25, 2020
CivilPlus to replace pontoons hit by 2019 monsoon

CivilPlus to replace pontoons hit by 2019 monsoon

CivilPlus Constructions has won a $700,000 contract to replace four pontoons damaged during the 2019 monsoon event in Townsville. Townsville City Council has secured joint State and Commonwealth funding under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements (DRFA) to replace the pontoons at Rossiter Park, Framara Park and Apex Park. Deputy Mayor and Infrastructure Committee chairperson Mark Mola...

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May 23, 2020
Green technology a feather in the cap for council

Green technology a feather in the cap for council

A $4 million project will see Townsville City Council harness green technology to construct a final cap on the remaining portion of the Hervey Range Landfill site. It will be the first council in Australia to use the environmentally friendly bituminous geomembrane to cap a landfill site, managing methane leakage from waste and accelerating site rehabilitation. Water and waste committee chai...

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May 22, 2020
Feds to pump $1.8b into local government projects

Feds to pump $1.8b into local government projects

The Federal Government has announced a $1.8 billion boost for road and community projects through local governments across Australia. It includes a new $500 million Local Road and Community Infrastructure Program and the bringing forward of $1.3 billion of the 2020-21 Financial Assistance Grant payment. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said local governments were playing a critical role in res...

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May 22, 2020
Council switched on to suppliers’ needs

Council switched on to suppliers’ needs

Businesses in the Townsville area have a new digital pathway to becoming a council supplier. Townsville City Council’s procurement team will be available through online connection and phone meetings in line with physical distancing restrictions. Interested businesses can register for a 30 minute session every Tuesday and Thursday up until September 30. (Book HERE) Governance and Financ...

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May 21, 2020
Council works bonanza in new funding round

Council works bonanza in new funding round

Emerald’s airport terminal redevelopment and a Mount Isa family fun precinct are among 48 council projects sharing $66 million in a new round of State funding. The Queensland Government is partnering with 39 local councils to deliver the projects through round five of the $365 million Building our Regions (BoR) program. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the projects would support abo...

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