Tag: Qld

Infrastructure

What’s the deal with City Deals?

As Australia prepares itself for an 11.8 million population increase and a steep rise in urbanization over the next thirty years, the need to ensure our cities are more productive, more liveable and more sustainable is becoming stronger. As it stands, the nation is already highly centralized with more than half of the national population…

9 Aug 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Leadership & Communication

Mining & Resources

Queensland promotes opportunities for women

  With International Women's Day just around the corner, the Queensland Government is promoting the number of opportunities available for female leadership development. International Women's Day takes place on March 8, and Queensland's communities minister Tracy Davis said the state is embracing the occasion. "Queensland is a great state with great opportunities for all people…

14 Feb 2014, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Queensland’s rail freight efficiency revival

Queensland has become the latest state to unveil a new strategy for improving freight networks in anticipation of rapid growth in the sector. Titled 'Moving Freight', the framework hopes to prepare the state for a predicted 89 per cent rise in freight task by 2026, with rail development playing a prominent role. The Queensland government…

28 Jan 2014, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Drilling begins on QLD underground bus and train project

Geotechnical drilling investigations have begun on Queensland's $5 billion underground bus and train project, with work commencing beneath the Brisbane River. Premier Campbell Newman, who joined main roads minister Lawrence Springborg and lord mayor Graham Quirk at the Sea Lift 7 barge where the drill is located, said it is a significant milestone for the…

21 Jan 2014, by Informa Insights