$3 million boost for Queensland’s tourism destinations

28 Feb 2013 2:31 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Queensland’s 13 regional tourism organisations (RTOs) can apply for a share of $3 million in additional funding for projects that will help boost the industry’s future.

Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Minister Jann Stuckey said the funds were in addition to the $4 million in core funding available for RTOs in 2013-14.

“The...

World’s best surfers converge on the Gold Coast

28 Feb 2013 2:25 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Thursday, February 28, 2013

For the next two weeks the Gold Coast will host the world’s best surfing talent as the top male and female surfers compete in the 2013 Quiksilver and Roxy Pro.

Launching the event at Rainbow Bay today, Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Minister Jann Stuckey said the event was one of Queensland’s most anticipated surfing...

Australian PGA Championship finds a new home on the Gold Coast

28 Feb 2013 9:36 AMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism, Major Events

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

The Australian PGA Championship has found a new home, with the organisers announcing the Gold Coast will host the golf tournament for the next five years. Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games Jann Stuckey today welcomed the decision to hold the Championship at the RACV Royal Pines Resort at Benowa.“I am pleased the organisers...

NSW and QLD Governments announce plans for TRESBP

26 Feb 2013 2:50 PMJann StuckeyElectorate, News

Jann at Point Danger with local stakeholders John Standing and Mena Tsikleas22 February 2013Member for Currumbin, Jann Stuckey MP has welcomed the release by the NSW and QLD Governments of a report on public consultation over future options for improving the Tweed River Entrance Sand Bypassing Project (TRESBP).Established in 1994, TRESBP is a joint venture between the two governments with the aim...

New flights further boost tourism and mining sectors

26 Feb 2013 2:37 PMJann StuckeyNews, Tourism

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Queensland’s tourism and mining sectors have been further boosted by Virgin Australia’s announcement that it will commence flights between Brisbane and Bundaberg, and Brisbane and Moranbah.

Virgin Australia also announced increased capacity on its Brisbane to Perth route with the use of the new wide-body Airbus A330.

Premier Campbell Newman welcomed the new...

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