Local Government

Apr 22, 2020
Council to fast-track Cairns CBD projects

Council to fast-track Cairns CBD projects

Cairns Regional Council is fast-tracking more than $8.3 million worth of projects in the CBD as part of a third wave of COVID-19 measures to assist businesses and the community. Erosion control along the Cairns Esplanade and renewal of the Lagoon pool plaza are among a number of significant projects to be brought forward. The projects were selected based on the estimated time for planning,...

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Apr 22, 2020
Milestone for Gladstone community precinct works

Milestone for Gladstone community precinct works

More than 14,000 cubic metres of dirt has been cut, filled and compacted at Gladstone’s new Philip Street Communities and Families Precinct. Blomfield Excavations was awarded a $4.9 million contract for the Philip Street Precinct Stage 1a external works in August last year, and on-site work began in January. Having reached the ‘cut to fill’ construction milestone this month, the n...

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Apr 21, 2020
Supply opportunities in local government

Supply opportunities in local government

From quarry products to valuation services, road resurfacing to reservoir lining and more, below is a list of current council tenders in regional Queensland. Wed, 22 April 2020 2:00 PMWRC009739: 500.2020.0032 Cannonvale Water Network Augmentation Stages 1A and 1B Whitsunday Regional CouncilWed, 22 April 2020 2:00 PMLB009736: LBR287 SEQ Supply & Delivery Quarry Products, Geosynthetics...

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Apr 20, 2020
Councils spruik $608m jobs ‘battleplan’

Councils spruik $608m jobs ‘battleplan’

Queensland’s councils have put up a $608 million battleplan to create thousands of jobs and support local communities in the face of the COVID-19 crisis. Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) president Mark Jamieson said the plan had been put to the State Government for consideration. The Battleplan for Queensland Local Communities includes job-creating initiatives such a...

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Apr 19, 2020
Roads to Recovery boost for FNQ councils

Roads to Recovery boost for FNQ councils

Far North Queensland councils will receive a $912,315 cash injection for road maintenance projects under the Roads to Recovery Program. Federal Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch said the funding would allow councils across the region to progress a number of high-priority projects, using local knowledge to deliver the best local roads. “We want to see excavators and diggers in the ground...

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Apr 09, 2020
Supply opportunities in local government

Supply opportunities in local government

From grave digging to garden paths, quarry products to traffic management and more, below is a list of current council tenders in regional Queensland. Tue, 14 April 2020 2:00 PMMBRC009653: Collection of Paper and Cardboard from Nominated Locations Moreton Bay Regional CouncilTue, 14 April 2020 2:00 PMGRC009728: 227-20 Construction of Kirkwood Road and Dixon Drive Signalised Intersection&n...

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Mar 27, 2020
Shorter payment terms in Toowoomba relief package

Shorter payment terms in Toowoomba relief package

The Toowoomba Regional Council has revealed a package of economic relief measures to be delivered immediately as part of a coronavirus response. They include a quicker turnaround for payments to suppliers and an undertaking to use local contractors for works under $200,000. Council will: Pause debt recovery for outstanding rates and charges to June 30Refund fees or charges for forward b...

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Mar 25, 2020
Council unveils relief package for Rockhampton

Council unveils relief package for Rockhampton

Rockhampton Regional Council has voted to immediately roll out a relief package worth up to $1.3 million to help support local businesses and community groups. The package includes:  No additional interest on outstanding rates until further notice Lease fee refunds for eligible sporting and community groups Existing business licences extended until June 30 2021Rent relief for commerci...

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Mar 25, 2020
Supply opportunities in local government

Supply opportunities in local government

From rising mains to roof construction, road work to recycling collection and more, below is a list of current council tenders in regional Queensland. Thu, 26 March 2020 11:00 AM FCRC009655: CORP 3 – 19/20 – Body Scanner – Hervey Bay Airport  Fraser Coast Regional Council Fri, 27 March 2020 2:00 PM WRC009670: 500.2020.0029 Whitsunday Coast A...

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