Local Government

Oct 20, 2020
Major Labor plunge on local council projects

Major Labor plunge on local council projects

Queensland Labor has committed to pump $880 million into projects in partnership with local councils to support up to 17,800 jobs. The election commitment includes a $400 million investment in Works for Queensland, a $200 million South East Queensland Community Stimulus Package as well as another $280 million for the Transport Infrastructure Development Scheme. Under the $400 million Works ...

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Oct 15, 2020
Supply opportunities in local government

Supply opportunities in local government

From sewers to seedling supplies, fencing to footpath renewal and more, below is a list of current council tenders in regional Queensland. Closing onDescriptionIssued ByFri, 16 October 2020 2:00 PMCHRC010296: 2020Q133C – Park Avenue STP – Inlet Works Structure Remediation Central Highlands Regional CouncilFri, 16 October 2020 2:00 PMSBRC010315: Kingaroy Transformation Project Dila...

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Oct 14, 2020
Council shortlists ‘top-notch’ waterfront submissions

Council shortlists ‘top-notch’ waterfront submissions

A 4.5-star corporate hotel and luxury residential properties are among the proposals spurred by a Mackay Waterfront Expression of Interest (EOI) tender. Mackay Regional Council received seven submissions and has shortlisted two companies to proceed to the next stage of consultation. They include Brisbane-based Sentinel Group Holding and local consortium ReNew Mackay. Mayor Greg Williams...

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Oct 13, 2020
Industry briefing on next stage of Haughton pipeline

Industry briefing on next stage of Haughton pipeline

Townsville City Council will host industry briefing sessions on the second stage of the Haughton pipeline project on Friday, October 23. Stage 2 will see the existing pipeline extended from the Haughton River to the Burdekin River near Clare and will include about 33km of pipe as well as the construction of a new pump station and high voltage power supply infrastructure. Tender documentati...

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Sep 26, 2020
New leader at Advance Rockhampton

New leader at Advance Rockhampton

Rockhampton Regional Council has announced the appointment of a new executive manager of Advance Rockhampton, Greg Bowden. A former Blackwater boy, Mr Bowden’s appointment to Advance Rockhampton follows 15 years of service working directly with the Lord Mayor at Brisbane City Council. New Advance Rockhampton executive manager Greg Bowden. His most recent role was director of strate...

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Sep 24, 2020
Briefing for potential council suppliers in Gladstone

Briefing for potential council suppliers in Gladstone

Businesses interested in providing construction trade services to the Gladstone Regional Council will be briefed in an information session early next month. The information session will promote recent Invitations to Tender for a range of construction trade services and provide attendees with guidance for submitting complete and conforming offers to council for the Register of Pre-Qualified Sup...

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Sep 24, 2020
Supply opportunities in local government

Supply opportunities in local government

From welding to water meters, bridge replacement to BMX park construction and more, below is a list of current council tenders in regional Queensland. Closing onDescriptionIssued ByFri, 25 September 2020 2:00 PMLRC010237: Fire and First Aid Equipment – Compliance Testing, Replacement and Supply Longreach Regional CouncilFri, 25 September 2020 2:00 PMDMTSC010246: Gravel Crushing & St...

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Sep 23, 2020
Council spending backs Townsville businesses

Council spending backs Townsville businesses

Townsville City Council says local businesses have benefited from more than $270 million in council spending over the last six months. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March, almost 82 per cent of the council’s procurement spend has been on small, medium, and large local businesses. Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill said the council had a significant role to play in supporting bu...

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Sep 12, 2020
Inland councils seek $200m commitment on roads

Inland councils seek $200m commitment on roads

An action group is keen to put inland roads funding firmly on the agenda in Queensland in the lead up to the State election. The Inland Queensland Roads Action Project (IQ-RAP) working group has has sent letters to each political party to request infrastructure investment commitments over the next four years. They have been asked to endorse the Inland Queensland Road Network Strategy, inve...

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