New Regional Training Hub for Southern Queensland to train medical students locally

A re-elected Morrison Joyce Government will establish a new Regional Training Hub in Southern Queensland, which will support students intending to practice rurally to complete as much of their training in the regions. The Southern Queensland hub will provide Griffith University the opportunity to join James Cook University and the University of Queensland in their…

University of Southern Queensland receives Regional Research Collaboration Funding

The Coalition Government will invest more than $3.3 million in the University of Southern Queensland to fund the Sustainable Industry Manufacturing Planning for Long-term Ecosystems (SIMPLE) Hub. Minister for Regional Education, Bridget McKenzie said a total of more than $19 million is being invested in a range of projects to boost the research capabilities of…

$100 MILLION BOOST TO QUEENSLAND R&D ECONOMY

The Coalition Government will invest $100 million to create two new business and research partnerships with leading Queensland universities, creating 2,400 new jobs in Queensland. The $100 million investment will support two new Trailblazer partnerships: $50 million to establish a space sector Trailblazer led by the University of Southern Queensland (USQ), which will work with…

Supporting Local News and Jobs in the Toowoomba Region

A re-elected Morrison Government will provide targeted support for regional newspapers to assist them in the face of dramatically rising costs driven by global pressures affecting print production. From 1 July, eligible regional newspaper publishers will be able to apply for funding to support their sustainability in the face of rises of up to 80 per cent in newsprint prices. Member for Groom Garth Hamilton said that this support package was…

$2.55 million to upgrade bridges in Toowoomba Region

The Liberal and Nationals Government is continuing to upgrade bridges on regional roads in the Toowoomba Region with new investments totalling $2.55 million under the Bridges Renewal Program. The projects will replace and widen bridges, strengthen existing structures, and upgrade floodways to bridges. The Toowoomba Region project will see the replacement of a one lane…

Banking on livestock and pasture genetics

Committing $8.2 million over 4 years from 2022-23 and $1.6 million each year from 2026-27 to protect our valuable livestock and pasture genetic resources Establishing a National Livestock Genebank and continuing the Australian Pastures Genebank Valuable livestock and seed genetics will be preserved through the Liberals and Nationals Government’s commitment to national genebanks. Member for…