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Fantastic December quarter result for Qld economy

The December quarter National Accounts showed a strong rebound for the Australian economy, with economic growth at 1.1 percent for the quarter, while State Final Demand for Queensland grew at 0.9 percent over the quarter according to the ABS. (Note … Continue reading

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No tears for BaT tunnel – it most likely didn’t stack up

Whichever party forms government in Queensland, the Bus and Train (BaT) tunnel project is no more, as reported by the Brisbane Times (BaT tunnel plans scrapped). I was always skeptical about the economic case for the project, and was very … Continue reading

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Top ten contractors supplying to Qld Government

Business people and professionals across Queensland will be interested in data recently uploaded to the Queensland Government’s http://www.data.qld.gov.au website, particularly because it will allow them to check how much Government work their competitors have obtained (Queensland contract disclosure—$10,000 and above). For … Continue reading

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Qld Govt follows through on open data policy – now I know where all the E-Type Jaguars prowl

A tweet by Possum Comitatus yesterday alerted me to the newly released data on car registrations in Queensland released under the Queensland Government’s new open data policy. This is an extensive database, including nearly every bit of relevant registration data … Continue reading

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