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Your guide to Brisbane

Brisbane is among Australia's leading conference venues, with the Queensland capital offering a vibrant atmosphere, world-class infrastructure and a supportive environment for event organisers. In fact, the city will be hosting the G20 Leaders Summit in November 2014, which is set to attract 7,000 delegates and media representatives from across the globe. Aside from Brisbane's excellent…

18 Sep 2014, by Informa Australia

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Cross River Rail: Looking into the past for Brisbane’s transport future

Robert Dow* from the Rail Back on Track joins us to review the long history of Cross River Rail (CRR) and proposes solutions for dealing with Brisbane’s congestion from investments in railway signalling and the need to consider value-add for financing transport projects. We saw Kevin Rudd campaigning on the Cross River Rail in the…

16 Oct 2013, by Informa Australia

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Catering for future growth: Brisbane Container Terminal Redevelopment Project

With its modern berths, deep channels and enviable container capacity Brisbane is set to benefit from a number of policy, investment and development opportunities.  The Port of Brisbane is the largest port in Queensland and presently the fastest growing port in Australia. Mark Hulme*, Director and General Manager of DP World Brisbane joins us to…

15 Oct 2013, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport

Rail

Close-Up: Phil Mumford

With light rail stations starting to pop up across the Gold Coast and 75 per cent of the track already laid, it's not surprising that the CEO behind Queensland’s first light rail system is an extremely experienced leader of organisations and people and an exceptional problem solver with outstanding influencing skills. The award-winning $1.2 billion…

3 Oct 2013, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport

Rail

Project update: Gold Coast Light Rail

On 6 May 2011, GoldLinQ was announced as the successful consortium to operate light rail on the Gold Coast. GoldLinQ is responsible for design, construction, operations and maintenance. With passenger services scheduled to start in 2014, GoldLinQ's Jason Ward joined us to discuss the project’s progress and some of the unique and innovative characteristics that…

2 Sep 2013, by Informa Australia

Maritime

Maritime and Transport

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ARA highlights rail industry election proposals

The need for increased railway engineering funding is just one of the issues that has been raised by the Australasian Railway Association (ARA) ahead of the upcoming federal election. ARA chairman Lindsay Tanner said the nation's rail industry contributes millions of dollars to the economy, as well as employing more than 100,000 people across the…

29 Aug 2013, by Informa Australia

Health & Healthcare

Close-up: Dr David Evans

Dr David Evans is the Director of Medical Services at the QE II Hospital in Brisbane. He is a specialist in medical administration and has academic qualifications in health administration, information technology and occupational health and safety. He has a 20 plus year involvement in Health Informatics and has contributed to the National EHR Taskforce,…

28 Aug 2013, by Informa Australia