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    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 3:56pm

    Feds dodge renewable energy target

    Queensland Energy Minister Mark Bailey has accused Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg of burying his head in the sand on Australia’s renewable energy future.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 3:06pm

    Trade missions to drive Qld exports toward $50B in 2017

    The Palaszczuk Government's global push for trade and investment opportunities was in track to secure a record $50 billion in export sales this financial year.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Yesterday 1:49pm

    Sixth GC2018 CoCom Review

    The Commonwealth Games Federation Coordination Commission’s (CoCom) sixth meeting to review the progress of preparations for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) is under way.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Yesterday 1:03pm

    Tenders open on Far North Queensland disability housing

    Tenders are opening today for a new disability housing project in Far North Queensland, bringing jobs and more accommodation options to the region.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 1:02pm

    Australia Day 2017 preparations are well advanced

    Another State-wide program of events and celebrations are being planned for Australia Day next month, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Yesterday 12:54pm

    GC2018 Volunteers: on your marks, ready, set…

    The countdown is on - it’s International Volunteer Day and Queenslanders are being asked to consider giving their time as a Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games volunteer.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Yesterday 12:27pm

    Construction industry delivers Christmas cheer for Queensland kids in care

    Santa is coming for Queensland’s kids in care thanks to a more than $32,000 donation boost from Southeast Queensland’s construction industry workers.

    The Hon M Ryan | Yesterday 8:19am

    Volunteers praised on International Volunteer Day

    Fire and Emergency Services Minister Mark Ryan and Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) Commissioner Katarina Carroll have praised the efforts of the organisation’s 40,000-plus volunteers on International Volunteer Day today.

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 7:46am

    Safer Roads for Queensland discussed at fourth road safety forum

    Reducing the number of road fatalities and injuries will be the focus of the fourth Safer Roads, Safer Queensland forum being held in Brisbane this morning.

    The Hon A Lynham | Yesterday 5:00am

    Carmichael secures another major approval milestone

    The $21.7 billion Carmichael coal and rail project has secured its final major State and Federal Government approval this week

    The Hon A Lynham | Sunday 5:00pm

    Ipswich memorials to honour miners sacrifices, contributions

    The sacrifices made by Queensland’s miners and their contribution to the State’s economy will be permanently honoured at new memorial in Redbank.

    The Hon B Byrne | Sunday 12:01pm

    Canberra must release report to show LNP inflicted damage to sugar sector

    Agriculture Minister Bill Byrne today called on the Turnbull Government to release the final Productivity Commission report into agriculture industry regulation to reveal the damage of the LNP's changes to the sugar industry 12 months ago.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Sunday 11:30am

    Dignity First Fund to deliver 1.2 million meals to Queenslanders in need

    Thousands of vulnerable Queenslanders will have fresh food on the table this Christmas through a Queensland Government funding initiative that will help people survive homelessness with dignity.

    The Hon L Enoch | Saturday 4:00pm

    2016 Young Writers Award winners announced

    Gold Coast teenager Anne Chen and Loganholme university student Tee Indawongse are the winners of this year’s coveted State Library of Queensland Young Writers Award.

    The Hon J Trad | Saturday 9:49am

    AEG Ogden wins new term as operator of ‘world’s best convention centre’

    The Palaszaczuk Government has announced AEG Ogden as operator of the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC) for a further five years.

    The Hon L Enoch | Saturday 9:45am

    Advance Qld attracts startup talent to the Sunshine Coast

    Two startups from thriving entrepreneurial ecosystems in the United States will relocate to the Sunshine Coast under the Queensland Government’s $8 million Hot DesQ program.

    The Hon L Enoch | Saturday 9:40am

    Advance Queensland attracts startup talent to the Gold Coast

    The Gold Coast’s startup ecosystem got a boost today with the announcement that two recipients of the Queensland Government’s $8 million Advance Queensland Hot DesQ entrepreneurial program will be based in the city.

    The Hon L Enoch | Saturday 9:35am

    Entrepreneurial talent to call Cairns home

    Two technology startups will relocate to Cairns and strengthen the growing entrepreneurial ecosystem under the Palaszczuk Government’s $8 million Advance Queensland Hot DesQ program.

    The Hon L Enoch | Saturday 9:30am

    Queensland lures global entrepreneurial talent

    The Palaszczuk Government’s innovation movement continues to gain momentum with international and interstate entrepreneurial talent relocating to Queensland from this month.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Saturday 9:00am

    New consumer education resources launched on International Day of People with Disability

    The Queensland Government is today marking International Day of People with Disability.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Friday 5:10pm

    Minister sets new QBC Board reform task to focus on people

    Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni has welcomed the new Queensland Building and Construction Board, setting them the task of meaningful reform of the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC).

    The Hon M Ryan | Friday 4:56pm

    Malanda police number doubled

    The safety of the Malanda community has been boosted, with frontline police doubled in the Atherton Tableland town.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Friday 4:00pm

    Help shape an all abilities future for Queenslanders with disability

    Queenslanders can have their say on a new disability plan to pave the way for a brighter future for people with disability, with more opportunities to work, socialise, travel, and participate in our community.

    The Hon K Jones | Friday 3:30pm

    Wide Bay wins battle for ex-HMAS Tobruk

    The Wide Bay region is set to become a must-visit destination for dive tourists after Bundaberg and the Fraser Coast was named the successful site for the scuttling of ex-HMAS Tobruk.

    The Hon M Bailey | Friday 2:41pm

    Solar farm brings renewable energy and jobs to North Queensland

    North Queensland’s electricity grid and its economy is another step closer to being powered by more renewable energy and more renewable jobs with a major solar project reaching a finance milestone.

    The Hon J Trad | Friday 2:26pm

    Palaszczuk Government strengthens heritage protections

    State heritage places will now be better protected under new planning provisions coming into force next week.

    The Hon M Bailey | Friday 2:22pm

    Lamington National Park Road funding secured

    Funding for accelerated maintenance and sealing works worth $787,000 has been allocated to Lamington National Park Road, about five kilometres from Canungra.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Friday 12:20pm

    New board for TAFE Queensland

    Minister for Training and Skills Yvette D’Ath today announced the appointment of members to the TAFE Queensland board to provide direction and guidance to Queensland’s largest provider of vocational training.

    The Hon L Enoch | Friday 12:05pm

    New round of industry-research funding a clever investment

    Queensland’s position as a global innovation hotspot will gather more momentum with applications now open for the second round of Advance Queensland Innovation Partnerships program.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Friday 11:58am

    Queensland Court appointments announced

    Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath has announced the appointment of a new judge to the District Court of Queensland.