The Townsville City Deal signedFriday, 9 December 2016
The Australian Government, Queensland Government and Townsville City Council signed Australia's first City Deal for Townsville on 9 December 2016.
The Townsville City Deal will focus on improving the lives of Townsville residents through job creation, economic growth, investment in local infrastructure, a revitalised urban centre, and a more vibrant and liveable city.
The City Deal is a 15 year commitment between the three levels of government to work together to deliver transformative outcomes for Townsville and its residents. For the first time in Australia, there will be a city-level shared vision for Townsville. The Deal was developed in collaboration with the Townsville community and private sector.
The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP, Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon. Angus Taylor MP, Assistant Minister for Cities and Digitial Transformation, the Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk, Premier of Queensland and Councillor Jenny Hill, Mayor of the City of Townsville announced the City Deal in a joint media release.
For further information, please see the link below.Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet - Townsville City Deal and Snapshot