Recent News & Updates

Media Release: $50 million NAIF loan finalised to refurbish Townsville Airport Terminal

The redevelopment of Townsville Airport is ready for take off, with financial close reached on a $50 million Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) loan application and first drawdown of funds expected to happen before the end of the year. Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matt Canavan said reaching financial close heralded an exciting new phase for North Queensland, and Townsville in particular.

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Media Release: Contract awarded to construct new health centre in Townsville

Australian Defence Force members and the local community will benefit from construction of a new Health Centre at RAAF Base Townsville, with work to begin within weeks. Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Melissa Price MP, and Federal Member for Herbert, Mr Phillip Thompson OAM MP, announced St Hillier’s Property Pty Ltd had secured the $10.8 million contract with Defence.

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Take Back Townsville Crime Rally

Townsville’s crime problem doesn’t seem to be going anywhere. Today I raised the issue in Federal Parliament, recognising the efforts of Take Back Townsville. But it shouldn’t take a rally for the 3 State Labor MPs to do their jobs.

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