Day: 17 March 2020

New aerial pump appliances boosts emergency services

New aerial pump appliances boosts emergency services Seven state-of-the-art vehicles with new Combined Aerial Pump Appliances have been supplied to the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) as part of a $17.5 million investment to boost operational capability. Fire and Emergency Services Minister, Craig Crawford, said the new Combined Aerial Pump Appliances (CAPAs) formed part …

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Water treatment plant upgrade secures water supplies

Water treatment plant upgrade secures water supplies A $35 million filtration upgrade for one South East Queensland’s most important water treatment plants is set to create 100 jobs in the region and significantly improve the plant’s ability to maintain water supply during extreme events. Natural Resources Minister, Dr Anthony Lynham, said the filtration upgrade to …

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Natural Resources Access Regulator launches investigations into illegal water take

Natural Resources Access Regulator launches investigations into illegal water take A landholder in Dubbo has been fined, and investigations launched into a Hawkesbury landowner, following charges by the Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) of unlawful water take and pumping. A landholder in the Dubbo area has been fined a total of $18,900, ordered to remove …

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ARBS postponed

ARBS postponed ARBS Exhibitions held a board meeting on 11 March where it was agreed and decided that the ARBS 2020 exhibition scheduled to be held from 19-21 May 2020 will be postponed due to the COVID-19 virus. Circumstances relating to the virus have triggered the postponement with the following concerns and effects playing a …

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$95 million pipeline set to secure water for QLD town

$95 million pipeline set to secure water for QLD town Work is soon set to begin on a $95 million pipeline connecting Beaudesert communities to the South East Queensland water grid, delivering water security for decades to households, business and industry. Natural Resources Minister, Dr Anthony Lynham, said the pipeline would connect Beaudesert communities to …

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