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…

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GOLD COAST BLACK SPOT FUNDING TO SAVE LIVES

Motorists who use a notorious Varsity Lakes intersection are set to benefit from a Federal Government funding injection to upgrade the known ‘black spot’. Federal Member for McPherson Karen Andrews MP welcomed the investment of $502,000 through the 2021–22 Black Spot Program to improve conditions at the intersection of Stapley Drive and Scottsdale Drive. “Gold…

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FEDERAL BUDGET PROVIDES SECURITY FOR GOLD COASTERS

Gold Coast families and small businesses have been the big winners from the Morrison Government’s 2021 Federal Budget, which focused on a jobs-led recovery to secure Australia’s comeback post-COVID. Member for McPherson Karen Andrews MP said the Government was putting more money back in the pocket of low and middle income earners with an additional…

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$1.3m flexible learning space officially opens at Gold Coast school

Gold Coast students will benefit from a new primary school building, which was officially opened today by Member for McPherson Karen Andrews MP. King’s Christian College in Reedy Creek received $490,000 in Federal funding for the project, through the Capital Grants Program, which provides funding for non-government schools to improve capital infrastructure. The College, which…

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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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