$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…

NEW DIGITAL PLATFORM TO SUPPORT REOPENING OF THE INTERNATIONAL BORDER

The Morrison Government has taken the next step in preparation for reopening Australia to international travel at scale, with the appointment of Accenture to deliver the Digital Passenger Declaration (DPD). The DPD will replace the physical incoming passenger card and the COVID-19 Australian Travel Declaration web form, capturing essential information including passengers’ vaccination status up…

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…