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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GRANTS TO HONOUR AND ASSIST GOLD COAST WAR VETERANS

Gold Coast veterans are being supported and remembered through a range of Federal Government grants programs – which are designed to honour the service and sacrifice of Australia’s service men and women. Those who fought in the First and Second World Wars will be recognised with a new memorial at Kirra Surf Lifesaving Club. Member…

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AUSTRALIAN RE-MADE – BACKING LOCALLY MADE GOODS

Australians are being reminded of the value of buying home-grown products, with a new ad campaign launching today to promote Australian Made. Australian Made Campaign Limited’s multi-media campaign will help local manufacturers and brands to capitalise on a renewed interest in their products. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews said the campaign reflects…

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$6 MILLION BOOST FOR GOLD COAST CITY COUNCIL

Gold Coast jobs and businesses will be supported as part of the Morrison Government’s $1.8 billion boost for local governments across Australia. Federal Member for McPherson Karen Andrews MP said the City of Gold Coast will receive almost $6 million to accelerate community projects and help kick-start the economy. “Not only will this package support…

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Funding boost for local volunteers this National Volunteer Week

Local surf clubs, charities and veteran organisations are among 20 southern Gold Coast community groups which will share in a funding injection of almost $60,000 from the Morrison Government, to support the work of volunteers. Member for McPherson Karen Andrews MP said successful organisations will receive grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 to purchase small…

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