Middle age man on construction site.

Government

Age limit scrapped for free apprenticeships

Construction-based apprenticeships will be free to all Queenslanders, with age limits to be scrapped. The State Government’s current free apprenticeship scheme is open
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From left, Sunshine Coast Airport CEO Chris Mills, Queensland State Development Minister Grace Grace, Sunshine Coast Mayor Rosanna Natoli

Business

Coast expansion project takes flight

The expansion of the Sunshine Coast Aerospace Precinct has begun, paving the way for a new $18.6m LifeFlight Australia hanger. Sunshine Coast Mayor Rosanna Natoli said
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Wuthathi Country Tannin Stained Perched Lake Cape York Queensland. | Newseel

Community, Environment, Federal, Government, State

Bid to add Cape York to World Heritage List

The first steps have been taken to add parts of Queensland’s Cape York Peninsula to the World Heritage List. The Federal and Queensland governments, working with
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Muslim father and daughter.| Newsreel

Community, Federal, Government, Support & Services

Support to protect children in many languages

New resources will support culturally and linguistically diverse families to have conversations about online child safety. The Australian Centre to Counter Child
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Family watching sport on TV. | Newsreel

Arts, Business, Federal, Film & Television, Government

Laws a barrier to free sport on digital TV

As more Australians ditch television aerials for internet-based services, proposed anti-siphoning laws mean many would not watch free sport, according to a new
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Gold Coast beaches, Queensland. | Newsreel

Government, Local

7.8km pipeline to replenish Gold Coast beaches

A new sand transport system designed to mitigate erosion and help keep the Gold Coast’s northern beaches pristine is about to start. The Surfers Paradise Sand Backpass
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Wuthathi Country Tannin Stained Perched Lake Cape York Queensland. | Newseel

Community

Bid to add Cape York to World Heritage List

The first steps have been taken to add parts of Queensland’s Cape York Peninsula to the World Heritage List. The Federal and Queensland governments, working with
Read more
Muslim father and daughter.| Newsreel

Government

Support to protect children in many languages

New resources will support culturally and linguistically diverse families to have conversations about online child safety. The Australian Centre to Counter Child
Read more
Family watching sport on TV. | Newsreel

Arts, Business, Federal, Film & Television, Government

Laws a barrier to free sport on digital TV

As more Australians ditch television aerials for internet-based services, proposed anti-siphoning laws mean many would not watch free sport, according to a new
Read more
Robotic welder. | Newsreel

Business, Defence & Aerospace, Federal, Government

Boost for Queensland defence companies

Three Queensland companies were awarded a share of almost $3 million in the last round of Federal Government defence industry funding, before a new grants program is
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Electric vehicle charging station for charge EV battery and technician soldering metal of EV car lithium-ion rechargeable battery in factory. | Newsreel

Business, Education, Federal, Government, State, Transport, Vocational

EV training boost for TAFE Queensland

Cutting-edge electric vehicle training simulators are among the upgrades planned at two Queensland TAFE centres. A $3 million Federal Government grant will be used to
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Feet of person about to cross line with Australian flag. | Newsreel

Education, Federal, Government, Higher Education

Student visa crackdown from July

From July, visitors to Australia will no longer be able to apply for a student visa while still in the country. The Federal Government will also change rules for
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From left, Sunshine Coast Airport CEO Chris Mills, Queensland State Development Minister Grace Grace, Sunshine Coast Mayor Rosanna Natoli

Business

Coast expansion project takes flight

The expansion of the Sunshine Coast Aerospace Precinct has begun, paving the way for a new $18.6m LifeFlight Australia hanger. Sunshine Coast Mayor Rosanna Natoli said
Read more
Gold Coast beaches, Queensland. | Newsreel

Government

7.8km pipeline to replenish Gold Coast beaches

A new sand transport system designed to mitigate erosion and help keep the Gold Coast’s northern beaches pristine is about to start. The Surfers Paradise Sand Backpass
Read more
Bonza Airlines plane

Business, Community, Economy, Government, Local, Transport, Travel

Coast faces $100m hit from Bonza loss

The Sunshine Coast region faces an economic hit of more than $100 million due to the loss of Bonza Airlines. Sunshine Coast Mayor Rosanna Natoli has written to
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Leon Stensholm Sunshine Coast. | Newsreel

Community, Government, Local, People

Sunshine Coast community spirit celebrated

A former elite athlete and natural bodybuilder turned mental health advocate has been named Citizen of the Year at the annual Sunshine Coast Biosphere Community
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Brisbane City and river

Government, Local

Brisbane City Council budget in 545 words

By Steve Zeppa Brisbane Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner delivered the Brisbane City Council budget today. His speech to Council was 5871 words, but we pulled out the
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Artist's impression of Sunshine Coast Council library and community centre. | Newsreel

Community, Government, Local

Council embarks on largest public art commissioning

Sunshine Coast Council is undertaking it largest public art commission to create an entry statement at its new library and community centre in Caloundra. Mayor Rosanna
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Middle age man on construction site.

Government

Age limit scrapped for free apprenticeships

Construction-based apprenticeships will be free to all Queenslanders, with age limits to be scrapped. The State Government’s current free apprenticeship scheme is open
Read more
Wuthathi Country Tannin Stained Perched Lake Cape York Queensland. | Newseel

Community

Bid to add Cape York to World Heritage List

The first steps have been taken to add parts of Queensland’s Cape York Peninsula to the World Heritage List. The Federal and Queensland governments, working with
Read more
Woman being harassed by man at work. | Newsreel

Business, Government, State

Workplace discrimination laws strengthened

Queensland employers will need to be proactive in preventing workplace discrimination under new legislation introduced in the State Parliament. Queensland
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Electric vehicle charging station for charge EV battery and technician soldering metal of EV car lithium-ion rechargeable battery in factory. | Newsreel

Business, Education, Federal, Government, State, Transport, Vocational

EV training boost for TAFE Queensland

Cutting-edge electric vehicle training simulators are among the upgrades planned at two Queensland TAFE centres. A $3 million Federal Government grant will be used to
Read more
Child in photo studio. | Newsreel

Government, State

Blue card rule changes for kin

An expanded list of service providers will need to obtain a blue card, while rules will be relaxed for kin, under changes to Queensland’s working with children
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Pumped hydro facility. | Newsreel

Community, Environment, Government, State

Rock solid news for pumped hydro project

The “biggest water battery in the world” will have a solid foundation as drillers found “highly competent granite” during investigation work in Central
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