September 29, 2017

Fast Facts:

  • 10,000 job-seekers now in work thanks to Youth Bonus Wage subsidy of PaTH programme

  • 116 in Capricornia

The Turnbull Government has assisted 10,000 long-term unemployed young Australians get off welfare and into work through the Youth Bonus Wage su...

September 27, 2017

Federal Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry, is encouraging locals to check if they have any lost or unclaimed superannuation, with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) today announcing its latest figures.

As at 30 June this year, there were over 6.3 million lost an...

September 26, 2017

Wreck Point will receive a funding boost of $320,000 for the creation of a walking track and viewing point to encourage more visitors to the area.

The Turnbull Government is providing funding of $148,800 through the Tourism Demand Driver Infrastructure program for the d...

September 26, 2017

Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, Luke Hartsuyker, and Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry, today visited three local properties in Central Queensland to recognise farmers for their commitment to Landcare.

Minister Hartsuyker said sugarcane farmer, Si...

September 22, 2017


  • Three intersections upgraded north of Rockhampton at Atkinson Road, Raspberry Creek Road and Kooltandra Road

  • Dedicated turning lanes and a heavy vehicle stopping place at Kooltandra delivered

  • $5.2 million upgrade fully funded by the Australian G...

September 20, 2017

A new $6 million bridge over Cherwell Creek, south of Moranbah, is now complete, improving flood immunity, productivity and driver safety.

Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said construction of the new bridge had been funded under the Aust...

September 20, 2017


- Upgrade to improve safety and quality of key route for businesses and residents

- Works will include six sections of pavement rehabilitation totalling up to 8km

- $2.9m project funded by Australian and Queensland governments and Isaac Council

Nearly $3 milli...

September 19, 2017

Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield, Minister for the Arts and Michelle Landry, Member for Capricornia invite regional artists, arts workers and organisations in Capricornia to apply for Festivals Australia funding.

Approximately $1.2 million is available each financial year...

September 19, 2017

The Rockhampton region today welcomed the installation of a new solar power system following a $50,000 upgrade at the Rockhampton Women’s Shelter.

Minister for Regional Development Fiona Nash said the Coalition Government was investing in infrastructure that will delive...

September 18, 2017

Over coming months, Rockhampton's riverbank redevelopment will rapidly transition into a world class riverfront precinct as the countdown begins for it's opening in early 2018.

Rockhampton Region Mayor Margaret Strelow said much of the work completed to date has involve...

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