Coal industry has a strong future in Australia

Minister for Resources and Water, Keith Pitt, says coal will remain a significant contributor to the Australian economy well beyond 2030 as global demand continues to grow.

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National Skills Week 2021 highlights VET opportunities

National Skills Week will see events and webinars held across the country aiming to help Australians unlock their potential and gain real skills for real careers.

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Funding boost for 50 local sporting champions

Fifty young athletes in the Hinkler region – including six sets of siblings – have received a funding boost to help them compete at state and national competitions.

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$800 million on offer for collaborative manufacturing projects

Manufacturers in Hinkler can now apply for a share of $800 million in funding for major job creating projects under the Morrison Government’s $1.3 billion Modern Manufacturing Initiative.

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Broadband boost for businesses in Hervey Bay

2,742 Businesses in the Hinkler electorate will benefit from cheaper and faster broadband with NBN Co announcing the establishment of a Business Fibre Zone at Hervey Bay today.

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Cracking new expansion open for business

A multi-million-dollar expansion at Macadamia’s Australia has cracked open more opportunities to export the popular nut and given a boost to local employment.

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Vital funding for Bundaberg Airport upgrade

Bundaberg Airport is among 89 regional airports nationwide which will benefit from grants totalling nearly $30 million under Round 2 of the Australian Government’s Regional Airports Program.

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Works underway on $103 million Bruce Highway upgrade at Aldershot

Work is ramping up to deliver a $103 million upgrade of the Bruce Highway near Aldershot, with two new bridges to be built at Saltwater Creek and Deadmans Gully.

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Labor Opposition Leader continues to peddle lies to Queenslanders

Federal Member for Hinkler Keith Pitt has slammed Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese for lying about the possibility of the Cashless Debit Card being extended to include age pensioners – a move that the Coalition Government has repeatedly confirmed will never happen.

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Queensland to reap the rewards of the Olympic and Paralympic Games

Securing the 2032 Brisbane Olympic and Paralympic Games is not only a coup for Queensland, it’s a coup for young athletes’ right across the Bundaberg-Hervey Bay region.

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