2019-Tech Pain Eases for Students

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Key on line services for rural and remote school students and their families will, from 2019, no longer form part of monthly data allowances on the Sky Muster satellite broadband services. The new wholesale plans won’t count the use of monthly data allowance towards essential internet services … [Read more...]

Next Gen of Ag Leaders

AgFutures Innovation and Investment Forum

Passionate innovators and key influencers in the agricultural sector will be recognised at the upcoming AgFutures Innovation and Investment Forum in Brisbane, which will showcase agri-technology and investment in Queensland agriculture. This year’s AgFutures 2018 event would coincide with … [Read more...]

Locals Urged to Celebrate National AgDay

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What’s your plan for Wednesday, 21 st November? It’s National AgDay and a great opportunity for all to celebrate farmers' role in sustainably feeding and clothing the world. AgForce CEO Michael Guerin says National AgDay is a chance for all Australians to celebrate the good farmers do, and … [Read more...]

Waste Levy Should be Deferred

Queensland-wide waste tax

Councils across Queensland are calling on the State Government to push back the date of the introduction of its new waste levy. The Local Government Association of Queensland wants to see the date moved to 1 July 2019 to allow local councils to enable Councils to be better prepared to reduce … [Read more...]

The Mix-Agriculture and Mining

New Acland coal mine

New Hope’s Ackland mine site has had its environmental credentials formally recognised with the Queensland Government certifying 349 hectares of progressively rehabilitated mined land at its New Acland coal mine operations on the Darling Downs. Managing Director Shane Stephan says the … [Read more...]

Queenslanders behind our Dedicated Volunteers

International Volunteer Managers Day

Behind many of Queensland’s hardworking volunteers is a dedicated group of people and agencies who recruit, coordinate, train and support them. Today is International Volunteer Managers Day, recognising these passionate Queenslanders who enable the state’s volunteers to be successful. This … [Read more...]

It’s Tuckshop Day!!

Tuckshop Day

Across the state, almost every day of the school week somewhere there’s a team of volunteers working away in our school tuck shops…and today is the day we say thank you to them all. Tuckshop Day is held annually on the first Friday in November to highlight the important role tuckshops play in … [Read more...]

More Gas Exploration on the Way

Queensland’s Gasfields

More than 6600 square kilometres of unexplored land in gas-rich Queensland is to be opened up for exploration – more than 900km2 of it. The Government has invited companies to bid for the right to explore for gas south-west of Chinchilla in the Bowen and Surat basins. This is the fourth … [Read more...]