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    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 10:04am

    Logan Motorway upgrade unlocks southside bottlenecks

    Traffic is flowing more smoothly on one of south-east Queensland’s busiest roads as a two-year project to widen sections of the Logan and Gateway Motorways comes to an end.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Yesterday 2:00pm

    Mines Minister eyes deadline on safety reset

    A statewide initiative to refocus on safety has already reached nearly half the state’s 50,000-strong mine and quarry workforce.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Yesterday 2:00pm

    Centenarians art project builds inter-generational relationships

    An art project featuring portraits of Queensland centenarians, painted by young artists, will be the feature event of Queensland Seniors Week (August 17 – 25) this year.

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 11:30am

    Walking plan aims to make great strides for Queenslanders’ health

    Supporting Queenslanders to walk more often is at the heart of the state’s first ever Walking Strategy.

    The Hon C Dick | Saturday 9:30am

    Aviation Expo to showcase career opportunities

    The Ekka won’t be the only show in town today with more than 7000 visitors expected to attend the 14th Aviation Expo at Brisbane Airport, showcasing careers in the thriving aerospace and defence industries in Queensland.

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

    Queensland goes age-friendly for Seniors Week

    Queenslanders of all ages are being encouraged to celebrate and participate in Queensland Seniors Week, which kicks off on Saturday (August 17).

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Friday 5:50pm

    Minister thanks out-going Powerlink Chief

    Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham today thanked Merryn York for her contribution to Queensland’s energy industry after eight years as Powerlink chief executive.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Friday 4:58pm

    Hayman Island transformation heralds new era for Whitsundays

    Two years after the devastation of Cyclone Debbie, the revamped resort on Hayman Island is back, better than ever.

    The Hon C Dick | Friday 4:42pm

    Rail trail rolls closer to Yeppoon Foreshore

    Pedestrians and cyclists in Yeppoon are set to benefit from a $455,000 extension to the Pineapple Coast Rail Trail thanks to funding from the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon C Dick | Friday 4:11pm

    The show will go on: Old Burleigh Theatre Arcade given extra protection

    The Palaszczuk Government has granted extra planning protection for iconic Gold Coast seaside theatre, the Old Burleigh Theatre Arcade.

    The Hon K Jones | Friday 1:06pm

    Minister calls on the LNP to come clean about travel to China

    Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones today called on the Leader of the Opposition to investigate allegations that a senior LNP MP travelled to China 14 times recently.

    The Hon C Dick | Friday 12:00pm

    Swickers expansion brings home the bacon (and jobs) for Kingaroy

    Opportunities in the South Burnett jobs market are flourishing with the opening of Swickers’ new $64 million pork processing facility, supported by the Palaszczuk Government’s $175 million Jobs and Regional Growth Fund.

    The Hon L Enoch | Thursday 4:17pm

    Arts and cultural experiences exclusive to Regional Queensland.

    Regional Queenslanders can engage with arts and culture in their local communities with 59 local governments set to share in more than $4 million under the 2019-20 funding for the longstanding Regional Arts Development Fund (RADF).

    The Hon D Farmer | Thursday 2:44pm

    Child protection reform to give children a voice

    The Palaszczuk Government wants to hear from Queenslanders on the future of the state’s child protection legislation – especially children and young people who’ve been in care.

    The Hon C Crawford | Thursday 2:09pm

    Queensland leads global disaster response capability

    Queensland is today the proud host of the International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG) Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 2:09pm

    Premier and Minister visit Stanthorpe and Warwick

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Minister for Agricultural Industry Development Mark Furner have visited Warwick and Stanthorpe to see first-hand the effects of the long-term drought.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 2:00pm

    Jobs growth continues in Queensland

    More than 6,000 new jobs were created in Queensland in July, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Thursday 1:00pm

    Townsville Turf Club races towards recovery date

    The finish line is in sight for the Townsville Turf Club flood-recovery redevelopment after Queensland Racing Minister Stirling Hinchliffe inspected the site today during its regular Thursday race day.

    The Hon L Enoch | Thursday 12:23pm

    Palaszczuk Government announces more than $4 million for science facility

    The Palaszczuk Government is investing in a scientific facility that will go a long way to improve the health of Queenslanders and continue the State’s international reputation for science and research.

    The Hon M Bailey | Thursday 9:45am

    Record road jobs up for grabs

    More than 21,500 jobs in road-building, engineering and design are up for grabs, the Palaszczuk Government has announced.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Thursday 8:08am

    Bowen one day. Beautiful Bowen the next.

    A Queensland coastal town is close to wowing Bruce Highway travellers by having a magnificent entrance to its attractions.

    The Hon M Furner | Wednesday 5:10pm

    Macau casino group’s juicy punt on Red Rhapsody strawberries

    A leading casino group in Macau is taking a punt by trialling fresh Queensland strawberries developed to be suitable for export.

    The Hon M Furner | Wednesday 5:00pm

    Bursaries to give country women a helping hand

    The Palaszczuk Government is partnering with a rural women’s group to give those doing it tough on the land a chance to recharge and reconnect.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Wednesday 3:49pm

    Palaszczuk Government backs Ayr jobs and Works for Queensland

    Ayr’s Plantation Park will be the go-to park for both families and travellers with the soon-to-be-opened Plantation Nature Play and the new Visitor Information Centre.

    The Hon M Ryan | Wednesday 11:47am

    Queensland Police Service leads major operation to bust international organised crime syndicate

    Police Minister Mark Ryan has congratulated the Queensland Police Service for its lead role in a major multi-agency investigation into an international organised crime syndicate linked to the distribution of large quantities of high purity drugs.

    The Hon K Jones | Wednesday 11:11am

    Palaszczuk Government creates 30,000 Queensland tourism jobs

    New data released today shows the Palaszczuk Government has created more than 30,000 tourism jobs since forming government in 2015 – an increase of 15.5 per cent – to 236,000 jobs state-wide.

    The Hon M Ryan | Wednesday 10:00am

    QPS and QFES members of the Darling Downs recognised at combined honours and awards ceremony

    The Honourable Mark Ryan, Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services joined Acting Assistant Commissioner Mick Brady in Toowoomba today at a ceremony celebrating award recipients.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Wednesday 9:30am

    Lockyer water users help shape their water plan

    Farmers and industry in the Lockyer Valley have a further opportunity to have their say on the Moreton Water Plan draft amendment.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Wednesday 7:00am

    Collaboration to transform homelessness response

    Enhanced collaboration between the community sector and the Palaszczuk Government will transform how services are delivered for people experiencing homelessness.

    The Hon M Bailey | Wednesday 5:00am

    Monthly tram trips cruise past the million mark

    More than one million tram trips were taken on the Gold Coast last month, a new monthly record for the much-loved light rail service.