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The development of one of the country’s largest solar farms at Clare in the Burdekin Shire has been ‘called in’ to ensure the potential economic and environmental benefits of the project are balanced with community concerns that include possible impacts on important cropping land ...
Queensland’s iconic Great Barrier Reef and precious land and water resources will benefit from new soil conservation guidelines released today.
The dangerous habits of distracted drivers are the focus of a five week awareness campaign as a part of the Palaszczuk Government’s Road Safety Strategy and Action Plan.
Queenslanders looking to improve their job prospects are being reminded to shop around for the most suitable training course before signing up.
Treasurer Curtis Pitt today launched an international investor roadshow where he will meet with some of Queensland’s major economic partners.
The Palaszczuk Government will investigate redirecting confiscated proceeds of crime and unexplained wealth funds into rehabilitation and treatment to meet the growing problem linked to the ice scourge.
Treasurer and Industrial Relations Minister Curtis Pitt has thanked the hundreds of rural student artists who competed to be in this year’s Farm Safety Calendar.Mr Pitt said it was tough to choose just 12 winners given the calibre of entries.
One of Queensland’s oldest renewable energy facilities is about to undergo a $1 million five-yearly maintenance program.
The State Government today launched Getting Back, a new return to work campaign aimed at supporting injured workers.
The Palaszczuk Government is to spend $1.03 million to expand and skill up the Queensland workforce ahead of the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
The Palaszczuk Government is moving ahead with planning to deliver extra capacity on South-East Queensland’s rail network.
Older Queenslanders will have greater opportunities to connect with their family and the community through technology, with the launch of a new state-wide program aiming to help seniors navigate the digital world.
The Queensland Government is calling for expressions of interest on wild dog and feral cat management after key stakeholders handed down their recommendations on how to best tackle the problem.
Rugby league legend Trevor Gillmeister knows all too well the potentially deadly consequences of asbestos– his father died of mesothelioma caused by exposure to asbestos fibres during his work as a boiler maker.
Education Minister Kate Jones today officially opened more than $2 million of imaginative facilities for Prep to Year 3 students at A.B.
Four of the world’s top-ranked tennis players have signed on for Brisbane International 2016, including 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer who is back to defend his title.
The Queensland Government will invest $12.2 million over four years to revitalise the state’s much-needed Neighbourhood Centres and Multi-Tenant Service Centres.
The Queensland Government has reached an in-principle agreement to build a 4000sq metre super stage at Village Roadshow’s Oxenford Studios in a partnership that will simultaneously deliver the latest venue for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and provide a major drawcard fo ...
Three Australian resource companies have signed a multi-million dollar deal to see Woorabinda Aboriginal Shire Council manage more than 500 hectares of threatened Brigalow Belt land as Biodiversity Offsets.
Minister for Small Business Kate Jones and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) are committed to addressing the significant regulatory burden facing Queensland small businesses.
The Palaszczuk Government has offered its health practitioners and dental officers a 2.5 per cent pay rise and an extension of professional development entitlements as part of a new pay deal.
Plans are underway for three new and two upgraded Brisbane skating facilities through the Queensland Government’s Get Playing Plus initiative.
South East Queensland train commuters have got on board a Queensland Rail campaign donating more than 3,000 essential household items to help local families who are rebuilding their lives after domestic violence.
Six months on from the destruction of Cyclone Marcia, Police, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Jo-Ann Miller has returned to Central Queensland for a first-hand progress report on the community’s recovery.
The Palaszczuk Government has unveiled a vaccination drive to help achieve 95% immunisation among young Queenslanders.
Fire and Emergency Services Minister Jo-Ann Miller has today officially launched the 2015 bushfire season in Rockhampton as part of a visit to Central Queensland six months on from Cyclone Marcia.
Work is complete on the final connection for Australia Pacific LNG to plug into Powerlink Queensland’s new transmission network in the North West Surat Basin.
Fire and Emergency Services Minister Jo-Ann Miller has today called on Queensland’s budding young firies, police and surf lifesavers to be part of the Emergency Services Cadet Program.
The Palaszczuk Government will introduce new assessment and tertiary entrance systems for senior students from 2018.
Treasurer Curtis Pitt has congratulated the Port of Townsville Ltd (POTL) on signing a historic Memorandum of Understanding today with the Port of Qinzhou in China.