As country racing has kicked off in western Queensland in recent weeks, momentum is building for a “jockey school” – or mentoring program – to recruit more jockeys and track staff to offset crippling shortages.
The recent flooding throughout North West Queensland has wreaked havoc, destroying homes, properties and businesses, many of which do not fit within current funding guidelines and boundaries leaving them without any support.
A joint partnership between James Cook University and Australian company Pacific Biotechnologies Pty Ltd has resulted in world-leading technology that organically converts waste and sewerage water to clean, healthy re-usable water and Hinchinbrook could soon be home to one of these projects known as RegenAqua.
Queensland is missing out on billions of dollars in mining activity due to the Palaszczuk Labor Government’s ideological opposition to opening up the State’s uranium industry.
Popular social media application TikTok, has caused nation-wide concern based on the app’s links to China. The app’s parent company, ByteDance is a Chinese owned company and globally, there is fear that data obtained by the app might be accessible to the Chinese government.