Funding boost to create buzz for Gold Coast attraction

A southern Gold Coast attraction will become a hive of activity with a make-over and marketing campaign designed to lure domestic and international tourists. The Federal Government is supporting the project with an investment through the Black Summer Bushfire Recovery Grants program. Member for McPherson Karen Andrews MP said Honeyworld – just off the Gold…

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Morrison Government already delivering our own $2.7 billion GC deal

Today’s announcement of a South East Queensland City deal is a welcome investment ahead of the 2032 Olympics. As the united Morrison Government Gold Coast team, we’ve been fighting and delivering significant investments across the coast—our own GC deal—with the full extent of commitments running into the billions of dollars. The Morrison Government’s commitments—worth over…

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Airport curfew protected in a win for southern Gold Coasters

The integrity of the Gold Coast Airport curfew has been protected, with the Morrison Government rejecting a bid to extend a temporary exemption for freight flights to arrive between 11pm-6am QLD time. This follows strong consultation with the Southern Gold Coast community. The exemption, which allowed four Qantas freight flights per week to arrive within…

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Gold Coast Airport curfew must be protected

Member for McPherson Karen Andrews MP has written to the Department of Infrastructure expressing her strong opposition to any further extension of the current airport curfew exemption that has been provided to Qantas for freight flights. “There has been an exemption in place to help address supply chain issues during the pandemic,” Mrs Andrews explained.…

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Gold Coast readies for busy holiday season

The Morrison Government has supported the Gold Coast’s tourism sector as it prepares for a busy Christmas season with $10 million to promote the region and upskill tourism operators. Funding a range of initiatives throughout 2021, agreements for the last Gold Coast projects under the Morrison Government’s Recovery for Regional Tourism program (RRT) have now…

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Federal funding invests in quality of life for Gold Coasters

Gold Coast City Council has received almost $3 million in Federal funding to deliver essential services which support jobs and the community – just in time for Christmas. The Morrison Government is investing $23 million to fund priority projects across the Gold Coast through its $2.7 billion Financial Assistance Grant program. Member for McPherson Karen…

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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…

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$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…

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