Gold Coast a winner from Government’s tourism package

The Gold Coast will be one of the big winners from the Morrison Government’s new $1.2 billion tourism package offering 800,000 half-price airfares and extended support for local wildlife attractions and business events. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Dan Tehan said the support package would kickstart tourism in regions most impacted by international border…

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EMPLOYMENT FACILITATOR TO GET GOLD COASTERS BACK INTO WORK

With a history of driving sustainable employment outcomes for job seekers, the Gold Coast’s dedicated new Employment Facilitator is prepared for the challenge of steering the city through its post-COVID recovery. Ms Jodi Brackenbury, Executive Manager of Employment Services at Access Community Services, has been contracted in the role, under the Morrison Government’s $62.8 million…

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GOLD COAST LOCAL RECOVERY FUND NOW OPEN

Local and tailored projects aimed at helping the Gold Coast recover from the economic impact of COVID-19 will be supported through the Morrison Government’s Local Recovery Fund. Gold Coast Federal MPs are encouraging local groups and organisations to apply to receive funding ranging from $10,000 to $200,000. Member for McPherson Karen Andrews MP said the…

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$2M IN FEDERAL FUNDING TO REPLACE GOLD COAST BRIDGE

A decades-old timber bridge, which regularly costs the City of Gold Coast thousands of dollars in repairs, will undergo a complete rebuild thanks to a funding injection from the Federal Government. Boyd’s Bridge on Currumbin Creek Road in Currumbin Valley will be converted to a concrete structure to improve safety and access. Federal Member for…

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FEDERAL BUDGET PROVIDES VITAL JOBS BOOST TO GOLD COAST

The Morrison Government’s Economic Recovery Plan for Australia will create jobs and rebuild our economy – securing Australia’s future, and the future of the Gold Coast. Under our plan, lower and middle income earners will this year receive tax relief of up to $2,745 for singles, and up to $5,490 for dual income families, compared…

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JOBKEEPER HAS DONE ITS JOB FOR GOLD COAST BUSINESS

A Gold Coast screen printing business says the Morrison Government’s JobKeeper program helped it navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and it is now “busier than ever”, with more workers than before. PSI Screen Printing in Currumbin is among thousands of Gold Coast businesses that was heavily impacted by the COVID-related shutdown in March and forced to…

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LOCAL TASKFORCE TO AID GOLD COAST JOBS RECOVERY

The Gold Coast will benefit from a Morrison Government initiative to support the recovery of regions hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Recognising the importance of local knowledge, the Government is investing $62.8 million in a Local Jobs Program to help Australians get back into work. Member for McPherson Karen Andrews MP said as part…

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