SEAWEED DRIVING DOWN EMISSIONS AND DRIVING UP JOBS

A world-first company cultivating a special seaweed to reduce livestock emissions has been given $1 million from the Morrison Government to scale up production. Agricultural science company Sea Forest will use its matched funding to increase supplies of its seaweed additive for livestock feed, which both reduces livestock methane emissions by more than 99 per…

TRANSCRIPT Doorstop – Gold Coast

Topics: Aussie-made rocket fuel E&OE: Karen Andrews: Well, it’s an absolute pleasure to be here today. The Morrison Government is fuelling job creation. We are supporting Australia’s space sector to absolutely take off. So right here today, we have the first commercial rocket that was launched using Australian-made solid-state rocket fuel. So this is a…

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…

GRANTS HELPING TO DEVELOP CLEVER BUSINESS IDEAS

Twenty-three small and medium businesses will share in more than $2 million from the Morrison Government to test their great ideas on how to improve the natural environment. The latest round of the Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII) is supporting the early-stage development of solutions to tackle five specific government policy and service delivery…

AUSSIE INVENTION MILKING THE SHELF LIFE OF FRIDGE STAPLE

The Morrison Government is backing a world-first innovation that can extend the expiry date of fresh milk to more than 60 days. Queensland company Naturo will use its $1 million Accelerating Commercialisation grant to build a pilot manufacturing plant in Coolum for its world-first patented technology for processing milk that is nutritionally superior and has…

LOCAL ROADS AND COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING TO BOOST GOLD COAST JOBS AND ECONOMY

More than 90 jobs will be created across the Gold Coast when $5 million in Federal funding flows for eight shovel-ready projects, as part of the Morrison Government’s $1.5 billion Local Road and Community Infrastructure Program. Federal Member for McPherson Karen Andrews MP said getting shovels in the ground on local construction projects was important…

GRANTS TO MODERNISE AUSTRALIAN MANUFACTURING

The Morrison Government is backing Australian manufacturers with shovel-ready projects that will create jobs and drive the country’s COVID-19 comeback, with applications now open for round two of the $52.8 million Manufacturing Modernisation Fund (MMF). Businesses will be able to apply for grants of between $100,000 and $1 million to invest in new technology to…

Southern Gold Coast volunteer organisations share in $2.7 million in funding

Two local community groups on the southern Gold Coast can continue with their important work, thanks to funding from the Morrison Government to support volunteers. Love This City Inc and Gold Coast Hinterland Heritage Museum will benefit from a share of $2.7 million through the supplementary round of the Volunteer Grants scheme. Member for McPherson…