Taskforce calls for Shedspace funding
An Australian-first initiative that gives young adults in Townsville a place to engage in activities that promote mental health and wellbeing should receive ongoing funding, according to the COVID-19 recovery taskforce.
Simulation training precinct provides SPARK for region’s future
The region’s COVID-19 recovery taskforce has thrown its support behind calls to establish a simulation training park between James Cook University, Townsville University Hospital and Lavarack Barracks.
Taskforce calls for funding to deliver game-changing trail
On World Tourism Day (27/9), TaskforceNQ and Townsville Enterprise have called for government funding to build the Paluma to Wallaman Trail.
Recovery taskforce focuses on Indigenous issues
A successful program helping at-risk Indigenous youth get a drivers licence to assist them to find employment should be extended to help North Queensland recover from the COVID-19 global pandemic, TaskforceNQ announced today.
Call for boost to domestic violence response in North
TaskforceNQ is calling for the establishment of a dedicated domestic and family violence co-responder program for Townsville due to a disproportionately high number of domestic and family violence cases.
Integrated Advanced Industrial, Manufacturing, Defence and Primary Resources Future
COVID-19 has brought into stark reality Australia’s reliance on international supply and concerns around the ability to continue exporting to some regions of the globe.
Healthy and Smart NQ
North Queensland is on the precipice of establishing itself as a global leader in tropical health and knowledge, a community dedicated to helping the world access, understand and benefit from breakthroughs and solutions in health and tropical science.
In 2019, domestic visitors in Australia conducted 117.4 million overnight trips contributing $80 billion to the Australian economy. In that same year, there were 8.7 million international visitors who contributed $45.4 billion to the Australian economy.
NQ Circular Economy
Embracing the transition towards a circular economy will deliver tangible results including improved environmental performance, increasing security of supply of raw materials, increase competitiveness, stimulate innovation and economic growth and boost creation of jobs.
A Region for People
North Queensland aims to be a region of opportunity and great lifestyle where everyone feels that they belong and can live, work and relax. It is a region for people, supporting the health, wellbeing and quality of life of all people who live and work in the region.