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TRAIN in Scenic Rim and Logan - from Coffs Harbour to Brisbane

Last Updated on Monday, 12 March 2012 14:20

TRAIN_BromeltonWhat is TRAIN? It is an acronym standing for TRANS REGIONAL AMALGAMATED INFRASTRUCTURE NETWORK and the project is termed  Nation Building Australia Project 1.0 TRAIN. Information about this business network is available on the website http://www.nationbuildingaustralia.com.au/root/index.html

TRAIN is a network of road, rail and water infrastructure servicing the Great South West, an area covering approximately 197,710 ha of regional Australia. The Great South West stretches south for 377km from Logan in Southern Queensland to Coffs Harbour in northern New South Wales, and 189km west from Warwick in southern Queensland to Lismore in Northern New South Wales.

The August  2009 document claims TRAIN CREATES REGIONAL JOBS AND GROWTH that will unlock the productive potential of the constrained primary industries in northern New South Wales and southern Queensland - create new industry and business opportunities in southern Queensland and northern New South Wales - open the Bromelton State Development Area's 16,000 ha of employment generating land with the capacity to suppor t 31,000 jobs by 2051.

ABS 2006 Census Data provides these figures Scenic Rim (LGA)POPULATION: 35,000 WEEKLY FAMILY INCOME: $1,013 MAJOR EMPLOYERS: Sheep, Beef Cattle and Grain Farming, Vegetables and Mushrooms

(page 6 http://www.nationbuildingaustralia.com.au/root/Information%20Booklet%203%20August%2009.pdf ). Boundary for Logan from map is pre-amalgamation. Since amalgamation the largest mushroom farm in SEQ in now in Logan - not Scenic Rim.

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