Recent News & Updates

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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Media Release: Trial to support renewable energy and storage for refrigeration industry

Townsville is set to benefit from important energy and storage that will maximise energy and productivity for Australian primary industries. The Liberal National Government, through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is providing $2 million in funding to Glaciem Cooling Technologies Pty Ltd (Glaciem) to develop a new thermal energy storage solution for refrigeration and air conditioning.

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