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Aerospace Roadmap to propel growth across innovative industry

The Queensland Government is committed to supporting the state's rapidly-developing and innovative aerospace industry. As an already-recognised hub across the Asia-Pacific in aviation, Queensland has the competitive strengths to grow the state's burgeoning aerospace sector—the technology and systems supporting all flying vehicles. As part of the Advance Queensland program, the Queensland Government is driving innovation-led economic growth in industries with global growth potential. Read more >>

Gladstone wins new advanced biofuels pilot plant

The Queensland Government has announced the successful attraction of Southern Oil's new Advanced Biofuels Pilot Plant to be built in Yarwun, Gladstone. The project is an exciting development in Queensland's emerging advanced biofuels industry. Together with the upcoming Queensland Biofutures 10-Year Roadmap and Action Plan and the Queensland biofuel mandate, this project will help position the state as a leader in the biofuels industry.

Work on the $16 million pilot plant is expected to start in April 2016 and is expected to be ready for operation by the end of the year. Read more >>

Worker Transition Scheme

The Worker Transition Scheme (WTS) has been developed to coordinate the Queensland Government's response, and provides assistance and information for those affected by the Queensland Nickel Refinery's voluntary administration.