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Federal-State Fight Over Cyclone Funding
Infrastructure
Monday July 17 2017

Federal-State Fight Over Cyclone Funding

The future of Queensland government post-Cyclone Debbie infrastructure projects are in jeopardy after the Commonwealth committed to covering just a quarter of the recovery funds the...

Coal Prices Soar after Cyclone Debbie
Mining
Thursday April 6 2017

Coal Prices Soar after Cyclone Debbie

Coal prices are soaring as the widespread impact of Cyclone Debbie on Queensland's mining industry becomes clearer.

Construction Codes Must Address Building Resilience
Business
Monday March 7 2016

Construction Codes Must Address Building Resilience

Fiji suffers from catastrophic cyclone damage. Tsunami casts a wrecking ball through the Indian and Pacific oceans. Earthquakes in China, and New Zealand leave a swathe...

Here Comes the Chief Resilience Officer
Urban Planning
Thursday April 9 2015

Here Comes the Chief Resilience Officer

Judith Rodin, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, is clear that “resilience is an urgent social and economic issue.”

Cyclone Marcia Further Incentive for Resilient Construction
Residential
Sunday February 22 2015

Cyclone Marcia Further Incentive for Resilient Construction

The destruction wrought by Cyclone Marcia is likely to further spur the adoption of more resilient construction methods in coastal Queensland during the clean-up period and...

Cyclones Hitting the Gold Coast May Become Regular
Environment
Wednesday January 28 2015

Cyclones Hitting the Gold Coast May Become Regular

More cyclones will hit the Gold Coast in coming decades as a result of climate change, an insurance forecaster says.

Cyclone Victims Warned as Conmen Move In
Residential
Monday April 14 2014

Cyclone Victims Warned as Conmen Move In

As the clean-up after Tropical Cyclone Ita gets underway, homeowners and business owners in affected areas are being warned to watch out for unscrupulous conmen offering...

Business
5 Aug, 2015
Suncorp Hits Out at Govt over QLD Insurance Premiums

Insurance giant Suncorp has hit out at a federal government proposal to intervene in the north Queensland insurance market to bring down premiums, saying the focus...

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