on 10 November 2016
In last month's column I briefly mentioned the Turnbull Government's initiative to help local employers create work opportunities for young Australians.
The Coalition is investing $840 million in the Youth Employment Package, an innovative new programme to help 120,000 young Australians get job-ready and equipped to enter the workforce.
A key element to the Youth Employment Package is the Youth Jobs PaTH (Prepare-Trial-Hire) programme. Youth Jobs PaTH will increase young peopl...
on 8 November 2016
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on 8 November 2016
Along with our beautiful spring days the countdown to the Christmas Season has commenced! I relish the lead up to the Christmas and New Year period and enjoy the atmosphere with the influx of visitors and festive street decorations contributing to general good cheer to all.
Great work is being done by Gold Coast City Council in the refurbishment of Surf Parade in Broadbeach which will offer a new and refreshed dining and shopping atmosphere for residents and tourists alike....
on 7 November 2016
It was a busy month in Burleigh with The King of Burleigh Hill go kart racing over on Goodwin Terrace as part of Gold Coast Superfest celebrations. It was a great afternoon out with racing, live music and good food and of course, perfect Spring weather. I got to play starter, race timer and even wave the flag. It's wonderful to have major events like this in the electorate to showcase our beautiful landscapes.
There was also the Burleigh State School fete on in October. A late Frid...
on 1 November 2016
The Surf Parade $4.5 million redevelopment is nearing completion of Stage 1 and are on track to be complete by December for the Christmas holiday season.
Stage 1 works completion date
A completion date for Stage 1 has been identified as 9 December 2016. (Date subject to change due to weather or other circumstance that impact on construction activity).
To date the City has made significant upgrades to the underground infrastructure. These include future proofing...
on 28 October 2016
SURFSIDE Buslines General Manager Martin Hall is the new president of the Gold Coast Central Chamber of Commerce (GCCCC).
Mr Hall takes charge of a new-look board with six new faces: Andrew Shields (Secretary), Stuart Sanford (VP Surfers Paradise), Daniel de Vries (VP Nerang), Christie McCabe (VP Membership), and Loretta Lynch.
"I lead an innovative and disruptive new board with a wealth of experience from a variety of industries that will challenge convention," Mr Hall ...