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    The Hon G Grace | Yesterday 5:46pm

    Look before you lock

    Education Minister Grace Grace and Transport Minister Mark Bailey have directed their departments to issue urgent advice to educators and bus operators about the safety of children on buses.

    The Hon M Furner | Yesterday 4:01pm

    New website makes it easier to grow and expand agribusinesses

    The Palaszczuk Government is making it easier for agribusinesses to grow and expand with the launch of a new website.

    The Hon C Dick | Yesterday 3:47pm

    Spit master plan implementation bill passed

    The Implementation of The Spit Master Plan Bill 2019 passed in Queensland Parliament today, unlocking up to 1800 jobs for the Gold Coast

    The Hon M de Brenni | Yesterday 2:13pm

    QBuild doubles down with second jobs intake

    Jobs ads are open for another 40 frontline tradies to join the iconic government construction arm, QBuild, on the same day the Palaszczuk Government welcomes 20 new apprentices at a formal reception in Parliament House.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 1:32pm

    Cairns Marine Precinct push to secure Australian Navy operations

    The Morrison Government needs to immediately confirm its plans for the Cairns Marine Precinct, following the identification of Cairns as one of three Regional Maintenance Centres for the Australian Navy.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 11:49am

    Far North MPs secure special Regional Cabinet meeting for Cairns

    The Premier has today announced she will be taking her Cabinet to Cairns to continue the government’s focus on building the jobs and infrastructure for the future Tropical North.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Yesterday 10:39am

    Sunshine Coast dams send water south

    Sunshine Coast dams will start supplementing Brisbane’s water supply from this week following the recent rainfall.

    The Hon M Furner | Yesterday 10:08am

    Report shows rapid growth in Queensland aquaculture jobs

    The Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to grow the aquaculture industry is paying dividends, with an increase in production and jobs for the sector.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 9:46am

    Funding for Queensland schools to combat cyberbullying

    The Palaszczuk Government will throw $1 million behind an initiative to help families and schools deal with cyber-bullying.

    The Hon M Furner | Yesterday 9:15am

    Agreement on future of Longreach agricultural training college

    A major employment, training and regional development organisation with almost three decades of experience promoting sustainable growth in Central Western Queensland will sign an agreement to occupy the former Longreach campus of the Queensland Agricultural Training College.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Yesterday 8:24am

    Electricity projects support jobs, growth for the Wide Bay

    About $37 million worth of electrical infrastructure, supporting 95 jobs, is underway in the Wide Bay to support the region’s future growth.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Yesterday 8:10am

    New hi-tech facility puts Cairns on the cutting edge of energy

    A world-class research and development hub planned for Cairns will support up to 70 jobs and help shape the future of energy in Queensland.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Tuesday 12:36pm

    Grants open for Queensland’s first small business month in May

    Queensland will celebrate its first Small Business Month in May with $200,000 in grants up for grabs to host events.

    The Hon C Dick | Tuesday 12:35pm

    Queensland bushfire communities left gutted by Prime Minister’s decision

    The Palaszczuk Government has condemned Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s failure to extend $1 million bushfire recovery grants to an additional nine Queensland bushfire impacted communities.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Tuesday 12:30pm

    Gold Coast Recreation Centre rides wave of new facilities and access

    The Southern Gold Coast will reinforce its reputation for delivering unforgettable sport, recreation and camp experiences to Queensland school kids, locals, and athletes alike as the Palaszczuk Government invests in job generating infrastructure at the Gold Coast Recreation Centr ...

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Tuesday 11:43am

    $27.25 Million Coronavirus Aid Package

    Queensland business owners hit hard by the coronavirus will share in more than $27 million in State Government assistance.

    The Hon L Enoch | Monday 10:20pm

    Matilda Awards celebrate best of 2019 Queensland theatre

    The best and brightest in Queensland performing arts have been recognised at the 2019 Matilda Awards at the Brisbane Powerhouse tonight.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Monday 2:09pm

    MILVEHCOE production building constructed and ready for fit-out

    The production building that will be the engine room of military vehicle manufacturing at Rheinmetall Defence Australia’s new headquarters in Redbank is finished and ready for fit-out.

    The Hon G Grace | Monday 1:34pm

    New grants to upskill early childhood workforce

    More than $2.4 million in new grants for the early childhood sector have been made available, in an effort by the Palaszczuk Government to further upskill workers in the industry.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Monday 10:37am

    Ipswich Motorway upgrade flips the switch

    Drivers have had their first taste of the jointly-funded $400 million Ipswich Motorway upgrade, with a major traffic switch now complete.

    The Hon M Furner | Monday 10:00am

    Shark drumlines returned to beaches in Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

    Shark control equipment will be returned to waters within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park from today to boost swimmer safety.

    The Hon M Furner | Monday 9:43am

    Shark drumlines returned to CQ beaches within Marine Park

    Shark control equipment will be returned to Central Queensland waters within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park from today (Monday) to boost swimmer safety.

    The Hon M Furner | Monday 9:41am

    Shark drumlines returned to Mackay beaches within Marine Park

    Shark control equipment will be returned to Mackay waters within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park from today (Monday) to boost swimmer safety.

    The Hon M Furner | Monday 9:39am

    Shark drumlines returned to NQ beaches within Marine Park

    Shark control equipment will be returned to Magnetic Island waters within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park from today (Monday) to boost swimmer safety.

    The Hon M Furner | Monday 9:36am

    Shark drumlines returned to FNQ beaches within Marine Park

    Shark control equipment will be returned to Far North Queensland waters within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park from today (Monday) to boost swimmer safety.

    The Hon C Dick | Sunday 10:30am

    $8 million plan to propel Queensland’s space industry into orbit

    The Palaszczuk Government has today released the Queensland Space Industry Strategy 2020-2025, part of its plan to create even more jobs in more industries for Queenslanders.

    The Hon C Dick | Sunday 8:00am

    Binna Burra sets sights on new future with $50,000 funding boost

    A festival to celebrate the partial reopening of Binna Burra Lodge later this year has been given a $50,000 funding boost by the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon G Grace | Saturday 12:01pm

    Top school leavers announced

    The next generation of Queensland doctors, veterinarians, space engineers and scientists have been honoured at a ceremony in Brisbane today.

    The Hon M Furner | Friday 5:22pm

    Heavy fine for illegal crab haul

    Two people have been fined a total of $53,000 in the Southport Magistrates Court after being found in possession of a large number of female and undersized crabs and undersized fish taken from Paradise Point.

    The Hon M Furner | Friday 5:12pm

    Moreton Bay trawl fishers fined $10,000 over prohibited fish

    A Moreton Bay commercial fisher and his deckhand who were caught with fish not permitted to be taken by the trawl fishery have been fined $10,000 by the courts.