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NQ First to bring sugar research back to Mackay in $40m pledge

AUSTRALIA’s leading sugar research organisation Sugar Research Australia will have the nucleus of its operations relocated to Mackay as part of a $40m pledge by NQ First, if North Queensland’s newest political party wins the balance of power at the State Election on...

Costo approaches Queensland Country Bank after ANZ quits

NQ FIRST Leader and Whitsunday MP Jason Costigan has approached Queensland Country Bank in the hope of them filling the void soon to be left in Proserpine’s Main Street by the ANZ Bank. Mr Costigan, who is also a proud member of the Proserpine Chamber of Commerce,...

Former One Nation Leader backs NQ First’s ‘war on crime’

Former One Nation Leader backs NQ First’s ‘war on crime’

NQ FIRST Leader and Whitsunday MP Jason Costigan has welcomed the support of Senator Pauline Hanson’s former right-hand man in Queensland after launching his ‘war on crime’ plan. In a blow to Senator Hanson’s One Nation campaign ahead of next month’s State Election,...

Clermont Alpha Road to be sealed under NQ First

Clermont Alpha Road to be sealed under NQ First

THE Clermont Alpha Road in Central Queensland will be completely sealed under a $75m funding commitment from NQ First, if North Queensland’s newest political party wins the balance of power at the State Election on October 31. In what would be a huge shot in the arm...

Habana Hall earmarked for completion under NQ First

Habana Hall earmarked for completion under NQ First

THE Habana Hall will be completed thanks to a $200,000 funding boost from NQ First, if North Queensland’s newest political party secures the balance of power at the State Election. NQ First Leader and Whitsunday MP Jason Costigan said the people of Habana, in the...

NQ First calls on Labor Minister O’Rourke to confirm or deny

LABOR’s resident Minister in Townsville needs to confirm or deny that she will contest the October 31 State Election, according to NQ First Leader and Whitsunday MP Jason Costigan. Although NQ First does not have a candidate at this stage running for Coralee...

Proserpine Museum secures $1m extension from NQ First

Proserpine Museum secures $1m extension from NQ First

THE Proserpine Museum will be extended with a $1m funding boost from NQ First, if North Queensland’s newest political party secures the balance of power at the State Election. In a major boost for the museum, on the Bruce Highway and next door to the town’s...

Walkerston to get new cop shop under NQ First

Walkerston to get new cop shop under NQ First

POLICE resources will be beefed up in the canefields west of Mackay, with NQ First today pledging $8.5m for a new police station at Walkerston in its ‘war on crime’, if North Queensland’s newest political party wins the balance of power at the State Election on...

NQ First unveils $300m ‘Bitumen for the Bush’ program

NQ First unveils $300m ‘Bitumen for the Bush’ program

COUNTRY roads in North, Far North and Central Queensland will be sealed like never before thanks to a $300m Bitumen for the Bush program, if NQ First secures the balance of power at the next State Election on October 31. NQ First Leader and Whitsunday MP Jason...