Funding backs life-changing projects

Three promising new treatments – one for cystic fibrosis, the second offering relief for women who have survived cancer, and the third to treat fibrosis – have been selected for commercial development assistance through a venture capital fund backed by the Liberal National Government. The $500 million Biomedical Translation Fund (BTF) consists of equal parts Commonwealth and business funding and is…

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Supporting exports and jobs in Southern Queensland

Funding from the Morrison Government will see a Toowoomba export hub help small and medium businesses better access international markets. Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise (TSBE) will receive almost $840,000 to support the Southern Queensland Innovation in Export Hub, centred in Toowoomba. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the funding will fuel the regional economy through promoting exports, and help…

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Institute helps to propel Australia into space

Australia has taken another important step in building its space capabilities with the establishment of a new research facility at the University of Southern Queensland.  The Institute for Advanced Engineering and Space Sciences in Toowoomba and Mount Kent Observatory will focus on hypersonic propulsion systems, advanced materials and astrophysics. Opening the Institute in Toowoomba today, the Minister for Industry, Science…

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Boost to build stronger Tugun Community

Community groups and sporting clubs in Tugun are set to benefit from grants totalling $11,770 to improve facilities and assist their work in the community, as part of the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program. Federal Member for McPherson Karen Andrews said she was delighted that Tugun would share in the $150,000 that is being invested…

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Boost to build stronger Burleigh and Miami Community

Community groups and sporting clubs in Burleigh and Miami are set to benefit from grants totalling $24,400 to improve facilities and assist their work in the community, as part of the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program.  Federal Member for McPherson Karen Andrews said she was delighted that Burleigh/Miami would share in the $150,000 that is…

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Boost to build stronger Coolangatta Community

Community groups and sporting clubs in Coolangatta are set to benefit from grants totalling $12,000 to improve facilities and assist their work in the community, as part of the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program.  Federal Member for McPherson Karen Andrews said she was delighted that Coolangatta would share in the $150,000 that is being invested…

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Boost to build stronger Currumbin Community

The Currumbin Eagles Junior Rugby League Club is set to benefit from a $13,040 grant to build a new first aid facility, as part of the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program.  Federal Member for McPherson Karen Andrews said she was delighted that Currumbin would share in the $150,000 that is being invested in the southern…

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Boost to build stronger Mudgeeraba Community

Community groups and sporting clubs in Mudgeeraba are set to benefit from grants totalling $40,000 to improve facilities and assist their work in the community, as part of the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program.  Federal Member for McPherson Karen Andrews said she was delighted that Mudgeeraba would share in the $150,000 that is being invested…

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Boost to build stronger Palm Beach Community

Community groups and sporting clubs in Palm Beach are set to benefit from grants totalling $20,500 to improve facilities and assist their work in the community, as part of the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program.  Federal Member for McPherson Karen Andrews said she was delighted that Palm Beach would share in the $150,000 that is…

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Boost to build stronger Robina & Merrimac Community

Community groups and sporting clubs in Robina & Merrimac are set to benefit from grants totalling $22,500 to improve facilities and assist their work in the community, as part of the Federal Government’s Stronger Communities Program.  Federal Member for McPherson Karen Andrews said she was delighted that Robina & Merrimac would share in the $150,000…

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