Local Government

Mar 23, 2020
Council COVID-19 measures to support local contractors

Council COVID-19 measures to support local contractors

Townsville City Council has announced extra measures to support small businesses feeling the effects of COVID-19, including breaking up work packages to open jobs to more contractors. The measures, worth up to $30 million, were approved as part of a special council meeting earlier today. The second part of the package will include provisions to support the 300-plus contractors currently bei...

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Mar 20, 2020
Council plans major support package for Townsville

Council plans major support package for Townsville

Townsville City Council is preparing a multimillion-dollar package to support locals and businesses feeling the effects of COVID-19. Townsville Mayor and Chair of the Local Disaster Management Group Jenny Hill said the package would include the deferral of rates and a range of other fees and charges. This package will extend until June 30, with the council reviewing this date as the Federal...

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Mar 20, 2020
Works boost to cushion blow for Cairns region

Works boost to cushion blow for Cairns region

Cairns Regional Council will bring forward $2.5 million in maintenance works planned for the 2020/21 financial year as part of a support package to cushion the COVID-19 blow. Mayor Bob Manning said the council had moved quickly to do what it could to support the community in this challenging time. “There’s no doubt that businesses in Cairns are doing it tough right now. And that has a ...

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Mar 17, 2020
Economic development projects boost Hughenden

Economic development projects boost Hughenden

Flinders Shire Council is positioning itself for growth with a $1.35 million project to increase industrial blocks at Hughenden and a $2.5 million-plus facelift for the town’s main commercial strip. Director of engineering Hari Boppudi said the council was creating up to 23 new industrial blocks of varying size. The development is effectively an expansion of the existing industrial estat...

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Mar 10, 2020
Clean TeQ progresses recycling plant work

Clean TeQ progresses recycling plant work

Clean TeQ says it is advancing an initial scope of work worth $920,000 for detailed design and procurement of longlead items for a Townsville water recycling plant. Clean TeQ Water has been named as the preferred contractor to deliver a recycled water re-use plant at the Cleveland Bay Purification Plant in Townsville. However final award of an EPC ( engineering, procurement and construction...

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Mar 08, 2020
Supply opportunities in local government

Supply opportunities in local government

From waste collection to water meter replacement, road work to residential land sales and more, below is a list of current council tenders in regional Queensland. Closing on Description Issued By Mon, 09 March 2020 2:00 PM CHRC009639: 2020T072N – Capella Bridgeman Park Electrical Upgrade  Central Highlands Regional Council Mon, 09 March 2020...

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Feb 26, 2020
Supply opportunities in local government

Supply opportunities in local government

From road survey to reservoirs, sewers to seawalls and more, below is a list of current council tenders in regional Queensland. Closing on Description Issued By Fri, 28 February 2020 2:00 PM IRC009494: Construction of Stormwater and Leachate Upgrades and Landfill Rehabilitation  Isaac Regional Council Mon, 02 March 2020 2:00 PM CHRC009618: ...

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Feb 26, 2020
Win for Queensland inland road network campaign

Win for Queensland inland road network campaign

The ‘strategic inland Queensland road network’ has been named as a nationally significant priority in a major win for regional councils. The project has made Infrastructure Australia’s 2020 Infrastructure Priority List. It follows lobbying by Regional Development Australia Townsville and North West Queensland (RDA), the Inland Queensland Roads Action Project (IQ-RAP) and 34 f...

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Feb 10, 2020
Supply opportunities in local government

Supply opportunities in local government

From landfill to lighting, cleaning to kerbing and more, below is a list of current council tenders in regional Queensland. Closing on Description Issued By Tue, 31 March 2020 2:00 PM GRC009601: Tender 147-20 Concept Design for Boyne Burnett Inland Rail Trail  Gladstone Regional Council Fri, 20 March 2020 2:00 PM DSC009600: 2020-097 –...

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