Labor Candidate for Keppel Brittany Lauga wants to see the state government supporting projects that will bring employment and opportunities for our young people.
Labor Candidate for Keppel Brittany Lauga wants to see the state government supporting projects that will bring employment and opportunities for our young people. Contributed

Keppel MP to push for CQ share of $180m fund at forum

MEMBER for Keppel Brittany Lauga is pushing for a brighter future for CQUniversity with the State Government's $180 million Advance Queensland initiative up for grabs.

Today, Advance Queensland, a comprehensive suite of programs that aims to help bridge the gap between great ideas and commercial outcomes, is holding a regional forum at CQUniversity's Rockhampton campus where Minister for Science and Innovation Leanne Enoch will meet with businesses, industry, entrepreneurial, startup and university stakeholders to encourage greater collaboration.

Mrs Lauga said this was a great opportunity.

"Central Queensland, and importantly for me the Capricorn Coast, looks forward to increased productivity, investment and highly skilled jobs for future generations," said Mrs Lauga.

The forum is on today from 10.30am to noon at CQUniversity.



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