MPs call for a new North Queensland


Just as we got through one referendum, another is (back) on the table. A group of North Queensland MPs have reinvigorated an age-old debate by calling for a referendum on the formation of a new state of North Queensland. Federal Member for Dawson, George Christensen says that an independent … [Read more...]

Council elections to include a State Government referendum

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The local government elections on March 19 will have an added component with a State Government referendum on fixed four year terms to be included in the ballot. Both the Palaszczuk Government and the Opposition support the move to fixed four year terms and will work together on building a yes … [Read more...]

Port Master Planning open for public consultation


Members of the public can now have their say on the State Government’s plans for port development and the protection of the Great Barrier Reef. State Development Minister Dr Anthony Lynham announced that the draft guidelines for priority port master planning were open for consultation at … [Read more...]

Application lodged for Urannah Dam study funding

A map of the Urannah Dam. Source:

The State Government’s Department of Natural Resources and Mines are lodging an application for funding for a Urannah Dam feasibility study with the Federal Government’s National Water Infrastructure Development Fund. Federal Member for Dawson George Christensen praised the move and the potential … [Read more...]