Studies show cost effective Olympic Games secure gold for bid cities


While investigations into a potential South East Queensland (SEQ) bid for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games are underway, a study released this week estimates a Los Angeles 2024 Olympic Games could deliver more than $18 billion (US) in economic uplift for the United States.

The study […]

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Infrastructure tops SEQ Mayors’ hit list for Canberra


The Mayors of South East Queensland (SEQ) descend on Canberra today with a united call for greater Commonwealth investment in the region’s infrastructure.

The Council of Mayors (SEQ) will arrive at Parliament House this morning for two days of meetings with key Government […]

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Mayors present SEQ to the world - via Canberra


A collection of Ambassadors and High Commissioners from South East Queensland’s (SEQ) key trading and investment partners joined the SEQ Mayors this morning to hear first hand why SEQ is unlike any other region in Australia.

Showcasing SEQ’s idyllic lifestyle, sub tropical location […]

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Canberra calls lead to breakthrough for SEQ bottlenecks


The Council of Mayors’ (SEQ) ongoing Federal lobbying campaigns to upgrade the Pacific Motorway and Mt Lindesay Highway have been answered with a joint effort from the Commonwealth and Queensland Government to finally fix South East Queensland’s worst bottlenecks.

The announcement of a […]

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SEQ Mayors keep close eye on Turnbull’s budget


As the nation prepares for the release of the Turnbull Government’s 2017-18 Federal Budget, the region’s Mayors are expecting to see some firm financial commitments to a number of SEQ priorities in tomorrow’s announcement.

An SEQ City Deal, upgrades to the Pacific and Ipswich motorways, and […]

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Budget 2017: What it means for SEQ


The Council of Mayors’ (SEQ) mission to Canberra in March has paid off with some big commitments made to SEQ in last night’s Federal Budget announcement.

The proposed Melbourne to Brisbane Inland Rail, upgrades to the Pacific and Ipswich motorways, the Moreton Bay University Precinct and […]

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Time to bring Sunshine Coast’s rail out of the dark ages


Funding for the Sunshine Coast’s outdated and overloaded North Coast Rail Line should be a priority in tomorrow’s State Budget announcement, according to South East Queensland’s (SEQ) Mayors.

The duplication and upgrade of the North Coast Rail Line has been on the political agenda for many years […]

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#SEQMayors embark on a mission to Singapore next week - exploring smart technology & infrastructure, & promoting #SEQ. More to come soon...

.@MayorLukeSmith outlines 'bold steps' to fire up investment in Logan, create jobs for residents. #BudgetBreakfast #SEQ


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