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    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 6:15pm

    Charity Scores New Refrigerated Food Rescue Vans

    A fresh food rescue organisation is set for a boost, thanks to a new refrigerated van funded through the Palaszczuk Government’s $2.5 million Dignity First Fund.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 4:32pm

    All turbines go for Coopers Gap Wind Farm, set to be Australia’s largest

    Queensland continues to grow its large-scale renewable energy industry, adding more megawatts and renewable jobs to the state economy, as Coopers Gap Wind Farm reaches financial close.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Yesterday 3:00pm

    New NQ solar farms and jobs on the way

    The renewables boom is surging across the state with 200 megawatts (MW) of energy generation set to be available thanks to two new major North Queensland solar farms finalising connection arrangements to Powerlink’s transmission network.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Yesterday 2:22pm

    Funding boost to protect Ipswich land, water resources

    The Palaszczuk Government is investing almost half-a-million dollars to improve the quality of the land, vegetation and water resources in the Ipswich area.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 2:05pm

    New varieties boost chickpeas to billion-dollar export crop

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has reaffirmed her Government's support for development of new varieties, including chickpeas, to boost farm profits and exports.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 1:56pm

    94,500 net new jobs created under Labor’s economic plan

    ABS figures released today show 94,500 net new jobs created in Queensland since the January 2015 state election.

    The Hon J Trad | Yesterday 1:25pm

    Palaszczuk Government to fund Airlie Beach revitalisation

    The Palaszczuk Government has taken decisive action to get the Whitsundays back on its feet following Cyclone Debbie, today committing $2.65 million towards the Airlie Beach revitalisation.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 12:54pm

    Exciting new $56 million SeaLink tourism infrastructure plan under MLP

    SeaLink’s $56 million Market-Led Proposal (MLP) has been given State Government approvals to advance to Stage 2 of the MLP framework.

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 11:55am

    Palaszczuk Government funding boost for Mackay-Isaac-Whitsunday innovation

    Communities from St Lawrence to Bowen and west to Clermont will benefit from a co-funded $1 million agreement to spur innovation-led economic growth and job creation under the Palaszczuk Government’s $6 million Advancing Regional Innovation Program (ARIP).

    The Hon M Ryan | Yesterday 10:00am

    Queensland Police Service launch Protective Services

    Minister for Police, Mark Ryan and Commissioner Ian Stewart officially launched Protective Services as part of the Queensland Police Service (QPS) portfolio and opened their new facility in Makerston House today.

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 8:35am

    Mackay small businesses in digital uptake

    Mackay small businesses continue to benefit under the $6 million Small Business Digital Grants program, being delivered through the Palaszczuk Government’s Advancing Small Business Queensland Strategy 2016-20.

    The Hon S Miles | Wednesday 6:31pm

    New Cape York nature refuge to protect reef

    The Palaszczuk Government will give extra protection to a Cape York property to protect the Great Barrier Reef from erosion and provide habitat for vulnerable and endangered animals.

    The Hon M Furner | Wednesday 1:18pm

    Jobs and health benefits in $120M boost for indigenous infrastructure

    Indigenous communities across Queensland are set to benefit from critical infrastructure upgrades, with a $120 million boost over four years to improve water, wastewater and solid waste infrastructure.

    The Hon L Enoch | Wednesday 12:10pm

    Mackay region’s innovators in Innovation Minister's spotlight

    The Mackay region’s emerging entrepreneurs and innovation community will be the focus of a visit this week by Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy Leeanne Enoch.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Tuesday 7:15pm

    Government announces independent investigation into interstate waste transportation

    The Palaszczuk Government will establish a three month independent investigation into the transport of waste into Queensland.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Tuesday 1:24pm

    Funding boost protects Qld’s waterways, vegetation, reef

    The Palaszczuk Government is investing $7.5 million from the Far North to the south-west corner to tackle weeds and pests and improve the quality of land, vegetation, water and reef resources.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Tuesday 1:21pm

    Funding boost protects Fitzroy basin waterways, reef

    The Palaszczuk Government is investing almost half-a-million dollars to improve the quality of the Fitzroy Basin’s land, vegetation, water and reef resources.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Tuesday 12:29pm

    Funding boost to protect dry tropics waterways, reef

    The Palaszczuk Government is investing almost half-a-million dollars to improve the quality of the dry tropics land, vegetation, water and reef resources.

    The Hon C Dick | Tuesday 12:15pm

    Queensland-first genomics centre to transform cancer treatment

    Each year more than 2000 Queenslanders will have access to DNA sequencing technology to identify cancer-causing genetic mutations, with the opening of a new genomics centre at the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Tuesday 11:44am

    Half-a-million dollars protects SEQ waterways, grazing land

    The Palaszczuk Government is investing half-a-million dollars to improve the south-east corner’s waterways, riverbanks and grazing land.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Tuesday 11:42am

    Funding boost to protect Burnett Mary waterways, vegetation

    The Palaszczuk Government is investing more than $600,000 dollars to improve the quality of the Burnett regions land, vegetation and water resources.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Tuesday 11:28am

    $100,000 to protect pets in crisis

    The Queensland Government will contribute $100,000 to the RSPCA Queensland to continue a much-needed service providing safe accommodation for pets of domestic and family violence victims.

    The Hon S Miles | Tuesday 7:00am

    “Operation Sand Dune” saves more Raine Island green turtles

    Six Olympic-sized swimming pools of sand will be moved across Raine Island beach to boost the numbers of the threatened green turtle.

    The Hon L Enoch | Monday 7:00pm

    Drone flying lessons for students during National Science Week

    Hundreds of Year 5 and 6 students from 33 Queensland schools will receive hands-on training and experience in flying drones during National Science Week.

    The Hon L Enoch | Monday 4:30pm

    National Science Week an opportune time to address STEMM gender equity issues: Minister Enoch

    Some of Queensland’s leading women engineers, medical practitioners, scientists and science teachers will join discussions today (Monday) about the problem of gender equity in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM).

    The Hon L Enoch | Monday 2:28pm

    Ekka celebrates 140 years of innovation in Queensland

    The Palaszczuk Government will showcase 140 years of innovation at this year’s Ekka, with the Queensland Government precinct in the Royal International Convention Centre celebrating the Advance Queensland theme.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Monday 12:00pm

    Palaszczuk Government to govern from Wide Bay

    The Palaszczuk Government will govern from the Wide Bay, including Cabinet and town hall meetings, next month.

    The Hon L Enoch | Monday 11:48am

    Better small business regulation remains key focus for Palaszczuk Government

    A new survey released today (Monday) shows the Palaszczuk Government’s focus on reducing the regulatory burden for Queensland small businesses is having a positive impact - but there is still work to be done.

    The Hon M Furner | Monday 9:50am

    Turnbull must reaffirm Indigenous jobs commitment against LNP Buy Qld attacks

    The Federal Government must reaffirm its commitment to Indigenous jobs in light of recent attacks on the Palaszczuk Government’s ‘Buy Queensland’ policy.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Monday 9:00am

    Qld backs Murray Darling water inquiry calls

    Queensland has backed calls for an independent public inquiry to address serious allegations of water misappropriation in New South Wales.