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.
Lansdown ticks all the boxes
The new Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct is perfectly positioned to spur economic growth and job creation for Townsville and North Queensland for decades to come, business leaders say.
Mental health focus for TaskforceNQ
A successful mental health co-responder group should be made permanent and expanded to enhance support and treatment available to the Townsville community, according to the region’s COVID-19 recovery taskforce.
Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct
The Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct continues to gain momentum and will support the region’s economy post COVID-19 with another project being conditionally committed land.
Projects will kickstart recovery
TaskforceNQ has identified three priority projects that, with the support of the Queensland and Australian Governments, could kickstart the region’s economic recovery to COVID-19.
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.