Qantas Group Pilot Academy to create up to 100 direct jobs during construction

    Queensland‘s Minister for State Development Cameron Dick stated (07-Aug-2019) the construction of the Qantas Group Pilot Academy at Toowoomba West Wellcamp Airport will bring more highly skilled jobs, training and career opportunities to the Darling Downs region. The project will create up to 100 direct jobs during the construction phase, in addition to supporting more than 300 jobs in the broader construction sector. Mr Dick added that up to 160 ongoing jobs in training and support are expected as the academy scales up to its full capacity of 250 students. The academy has also received financing from the state government’s AUD150 million (USD100 million) Advance Queensland Industry Attraction Fund.