NEW CURRUMBIN WILDLIFE SANCTURY EXHIBIT SECURES FEDERAL SUPPORT

One of the Gold Coast’s most iconic attractions has received major Federal Government funding to support the construction of an exciting new exhibit, designed to attract international visitors. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (a National Trust Property) will use the investment of $2,627,500 under Round 5 of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) to incorporate an Australiana…

New plan to protect Australians against ransomware

The Morrison Government is taking action to protect the community and economy from ransomware attacks, announcing new criminal offences, tougher penalties and a mandatory reporting regime as part of a new and comprehensive Ransomware Action Plan. Minister for Home Affairs Karen Andrews said individuals, businesses, and critical infrastructure across Australia will be better protected as…

$70 million rescue package for Gold Coast tourism operators and iconic attractions

The Morrison Government’s Gold Coast MPs have secured further funding to help save the Gold Coast’s most iconic tourist attractions and hospitality businesses suffering due to ongoing border closures and lockdowns. The Commonwealth and Queensland Governments have reached agreement to further target $70 million from the $600m COVID-19 Business Support Package. This comes a fortnight…

New agreement to secure our region from maritime people smuggling

The Australian and Nauruan Governments have today signed a memorandum of understanding to establish an enduring regional processing capability in Nauru. Regional processing is a key pillar of the Australian Government’s strong border protection policies. Under Operation Sovereign Borders, people who attempt to travel to Australia illegally by boat are turned back, or transferred to…

Gold Coast Cyber Studio gets $1 million boost to deliver job-ready graduates

The Gold Coast will become a breeding ground for job-ready cyber security professionals, with a Robina-based software company to use a $1 million Federal funding injection to deliver on-the-job training. In partnership with Griffith University, RightCrowd’s Gold Coast Cyber Studio will create job-ready security professionals through industry traineeships and international project experience opportunities. Minister for…