Hinkler Regional Deal
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development the Hon Michael McCormack MP announced a Regional Deal for the Hinkler area in November 2018. The area covered by the Hinkler Regional Deal encompasses the towns of Bundaberg and Hervey Bay in Queensland. The media release is here.
The Hinkler Deal is a joint partnership between the Australian Government, the Queensland Government and Bundaberg and Fraser Coast Regional Councils, working together to help the region reach its maximum potential. Priority areas for the Hinkler Regional Deal are expected to include: economic development, resilience, and liveability and community.
Consultation with the region’s community and business organisations is central to the Hinkler Regional Deal, and all three levels of government will continue to engage with local representatives throughout the Deal’s development and implementation.