Labour hire in Queensland | News

Posted by Design & Construct on 14-Jun-2017 14:59:23

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The Queensland Government has called on companies to tender for projects that will upgrade for new local schools. The projects are expected to provide new construction jobs in Queensland for trades such as: carpenters, concreters, electricians, plumbers and cabinet makers.

The projects are just one of many in the AUD $200 million Advancing Queensland Schools initiative and will require three new halls including multi-purpose sports courts. The infrastructure projects will provide a great opportunity for local contractors, small businesses and communities.



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Labour Hire in Queensland

Construction workers in Queensland have received a boost with the news that the first trade packages have been released for the AUD $250 million North Stadium. The joint project between the Australian Government, Queensland Government, and Townsville City Council announced that Managing contractor Watpac is releasing the first 27 trade packages for demolition, temporary fencing and other early stage works.

The stadium project is expected to employ more than 2000 people from the region. A further 53 trade packages will be released in coming weeks, taking the total number of work packages available to 80. The packages include needing labour hire in Queensland for everything from the construction of temporary amenities and road works to cleaning services and traffic control managers.



Work begins on AUD $512 million project

Work has commenced on the Logan Enhancement Project in Queensland, which is expected to take two years to complete and support up to 1,300 new construction jobs. Early works include cultural heritage and geotechnical investigations and pre-construction property inspections.

Once complete, motorists will enjoy a journey that will be less congested, resulting in a quicker journey that will also lower fuel consumption. The new project is expected to attract billions in investment over the next 30 years and guard the future of the heavy vehicle industry, providing reduced maintenance time and fuel savings.


New village creates 5,000 jobs

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has officially opened the first stage of an AUD $1 billion retirement village in Queensland’s fastest growing community. Once complete the development in Springfield will become home to more than one in five residents who reach retirement age.

The world-class innovative new model for aged care, will provide residents with fully-integrated independent living units and also provide specialist care services. The 52-hectare residential village, comprising of 2500 villas, will generate 5,400 new jobs and a further 580 when fully operational.

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