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Mackay ready to dig in on new economy minerals

09 June 2022

Almost $6 million in the next State Budget will see Mackay’s Resources Centre of Excellence become a key player in Qld's new economy minerals sector.

Hand back of massacre site helps Darumbal people heal

21 April 2022

Central Queensland's Darumbal People take control forever of a culturally significant site at the foot of Gai-i, “doing right” by their old people.

Wakka Wakka native title continues the work of past generations

12 April 2022

The Wakka Wakka people’s native title determination achieved part of the work started by past generations, for their future generations.

FNQ wildlife, creeks win in latest natural resources investment

11 April 2022

The threatened yellow-bellied glider and a creek in historic Irvinebank will benefit from the government’s latest investment.

Shovels hit the ground at Olive Downs mine bringing jobs jackpot

08 April 2022

Construction has begun on a $1 billion Central Queensland coal mine which will create up to 1000 new local jobs.

Queensland land values rise after property market boom

05 April 2022

Strong demand and confidence in the property sector and low interest rates have all contributed to higher land values across Queensland.

Minister makes final call on Bundaberg coal proposal

05 April 2022

A proposal for coal exploration at Bundaberg will not proceed after an application for a mineral development licence was refused.

More time for flooded property owners to appeal

01 April 2022

Flood-affected property owners have been urged to appeal their land valuations especially if their properties flooded for the first time in February.

Land valuations

31 March 2022

The Queensland Government understands many Queensland properties have been impacted by flooding.

Kunja People's native title brings an 'awakening'

22 March 2022

An historic native title determination will help the Kunja People of South West Queensland reconnect younger generations to Country.

Flood-affected farmers and charities among land rent relief recipients

18 March 2022

Thousands of landholders across flood-affected southern and central Queensland have gained an eight-month reprieve from paying their land rent.

Stock route reforms proposed to improve funding model

17 March 2022

Local governments across the state will be able to maintain the state’s vital 72,000 km stock routes network more easily under new proposed changes.

Resources communities to apply for $53 million funding

10 March 2022

Applications are open for Queensland’s resources communities to share in over $50 million in project funding to improve community infrastructure.

Explorers to have a dig at finding new economy mineral bounty

16 February 2022

A Townsville company is among 13 explorers who will be drilling and surveying across Queensland in a bid to uncover in-demand new economy minerals.

Maiden journey for state-of-the-art Queensland-built mobile health unit

11 February 2022

A world-first mobile health unit will help with the early detection of mine dust lung diseases in regional Queensland workers.

Landowners encouraged to go digital for valuations

08 February 2022

Queensland landowners are being encouraged to go digital and get their 2022 land valuation sent to their inboxes instead of their letter boxes.

Consultation closes soon on plan for Queensland’s resources future

04 February 2022

Queenslanders have one week to have their say on the government’s 30-year-plan to drive jobs and prosperity in a sustainable resources industry.

Boonah’s ‘giant ancestral eel’ in the hands of traditional owners

03 February 2022

An ancient rock formation in Boonah’s southwest has been put back in the hands of its Traditional Owners.

Brighter future beckons for Collingwood tin site

27 January 2022

Native plants and a safe, usable site will eventually replace the abandoned Collingwood Tin mine site near Cooktown.

Gkuthaarn and Kukatj people’s place to call home

16 January 2022

The Gkuthaarn and Kukatj people own their own country forever after a ceremony in Normanton in the Gulf of Carpentaria

K’gari land returns to its people

16 January 2022

The Butchulla people can look after Country forever for future generations after a ceremony in the K’gari (Fraser Island) World Heritage Area.

Gas pipeline could reduce Bowen Basin coal mine emissions

06 January 2022

A gas pipeline in Queensland’s Bowen Basin could future-proof gas supply, reduce emissions and help create jobs, a new study has found.

Land clearing laws working – but more work to be done

30 December 2021

Minister for Resources Scott Stewart said the release of the latest land clearing figures shows progress in protecting vulnerable areas.

$40 million land resource program to boost regional recovery

30 December 2021

A revamped land resource grant program will improve the productivity of Queensland’s land resources while supporting regional jobs.

North West Queensland copper waste could power EV revolution

24 December 2021

Electrical vehicles could one day be powered from the waste of North West Queensland copper mines as part of a new research project.

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