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    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 5:56pm

    Assistant Ministers will strengthen regional presence for Palaszczuk Government

    Five Assistant Ministers will strengthen the Palaszczuk Government’s presence and its delivery for regional Queensland, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 5:15pm

    New Cabinet will continue to deliver for Queensland

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has vowed her new Ministry will deliver for Queensland as a strong, stable majority Labor Government prioritised to jobs, health and education.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Sunday 12:15pm

    Premier announces Cabinet economic team to drive job growth across Qld

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk will lead a four-member economic team of senior Ministers in State Cabinet to drive job growth across Queensland.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Saturday 4:29pm

    Curtis Pitt to be Labor’s nominee for Speaker

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk will nominate Curtis Pitt as Labor’s nominee for Speaker in the 56th Queensland Parliament.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Friday 4:16pm

    Statement by the Premier of Queensland The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk MP

    I have had a call from Tim Nicholls, leader of the Liberal National Party, conceding defeat in the State election.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Thursday 1:00pm

    Explorers head to the North West Qld

    Nine exploration companies will head to the North West Minerals Province to find new deposits of copper, gold and base metals, thanks to the latest round of exploration grants, worth $1.13M.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | 1 Dec 10:20am

    Qld gas agreement announced

    Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham today noted Arrow Energy’s announcement about their sales agreement with Shell-owned QGC for Queensland gas.

    The Hon S Fentiman | 29 Nov 1:45pm

    National recognition of domestic violence orders makes victims safer

    Queenslanders will now be better protected and kept safer by domestic violence orders issued in Queensland.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | 28 Nov 12:09pm

    Native Title decision “another step on our journey”

    A native title decision today protects the rights of future generations of the Bailai, Gurang, Gooreng Gooreng and Taribelang Bunda People over land and waters from Bundaberg to Bouldercombe and west to Monto.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 27 Nov 12:05pm

    Meeting with Local Government Association of Queensland

    Deputy Premier Jackie Trad, Local Government Minister Mark Furner and I met with the Local Government Association of Queensland President Mark Jamieson and Chief Executive Officer Greg Hallam.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 29 Oct 10:53am

    Keeping our commitments – putting Queenslanders first

    My Government keeps its commitments to Queenslanders.

    The Hon M de Brenni | 28 Oct 5:13pm

    Queensland Building Plan provides a blueprint for industry confidence

    A bright future is ahead for Queensland’s $45 billion building and construction sector with the Palaszczuk Government releasing the new Queensland Building Plan (QBP).

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 28 Oct 10:31am

    24 new domestic and family violence co-ordinators across Queensland

    Queensland police will be better placed to deal with domestic and family violence following the announcement of 24 new specialist domestic and family violence co-ordinators across the State.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 28 Oct 10:28am

    Palaszczuk Government boosts police by 400 officers to keep Queenslanders safe

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced her Government will provide an additional 400 police officers over the next four years as part of its commitment to keep Queenslanders safe.

    The Hon L Enoch | 28 Oct 9:30am

    Palaszczuk Government grants boost innovation in five Queensland businesses

    An Advance Queensland Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) grant will help a Brisbane software company develop new digital streaming technology for video walls.

    The Hon S Miles | 28 Oct 8:50am

    Bells welcome nesting turtles back to Bundaberg

    Bells across Bundy means one thing: the turtles are back.

    The Hon L Enoch | 28 Oct 7:45am

    Palaszczuk Government announces free digital workshops for Queenslanders

    The Palaszczuk Government Government today (Saturday) announced the second phase of its plan to help local small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) improve their digital capability and competitiveness in the global digital economy.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 27 Oct 6:04pm

    Retailers for 99.9% of Queenslanders answer Premier’s call on Affordable Energy Pledge

    All Queensland electricity retailers except two micro-operators have responded to Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s Affordable Energy Pledge to save Queenslanders money on their power bills.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 27 Oct 5:52pm

    Mr Rick Williams

    Today I instructed the State Secretary to disendorse Rick Williams and re-open nominations for the State seat of Pumicestone.

    The Hon C Dick | 27 Oct 4:15pm

    Palaszczuk Government announces new ambulance station at Yarrabilba

    A new $4 million ambulance station will be built at Yarrabilba to meet the demand of the growing community, the Palaszczuk Government has announced.

    The Hon M Furner | 27 Oct 3:48pm

    Playground upgrade for Kowanyama

    The kids of Kowanyama have received an early Christmas present after the completion of a new Recreation and Playground Centre, and the opening of the ‘Kowie’ Ramp and Roll Skateboard Park.

    The Hon S Miles | 27 Oct 2:54pm

    Burdekin nitrogen trials pay off for cane farmers and Reef Report Card

    Burdekin farmers are using less nitrogen, increasing their profits and improving water quality in the Great Barrier Reef thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s RP20 Burdekin Nitrogen Trials.

    The Hon S Fentiman | 27 Oct 2:39pm

    Media guide launched to improve reporting on domestic violence

    A new media guide is available to improve reporting on violence against women and children, so that the important issue is covered in an accurate, sensitive and balanced way.

    The Hon M Furner | 27 Oct 2:34pm

    New SES depot for Moreton Bay region

    The Palaszczuk Government has reinforced its commitment to creating jobs and improving the liveability of communities in the Moreton Bay region with the approval of a grant for more than $1.012 million for a local infrastructure project.

    The Hon C Pitt | 27 Oct 2:00pm

    New report shows Queensland’s business confidence jumps almost 6 points in 12 months

    Business confidence has risen significantly in the Queensland economy over the past 12 months under the Palaszczuk Government’s economic plan, according to the latest CCIQ Pulse Survey.

    The Hon S Miles | 27 Oct 2:00pm

    Reef Report Card reveals improvements

    Pollution running onto the Great Barrier Reef is going down, according to the latest Reef Report Card released today.

    The Hon C Pitt | 27 Oct 1:56pm

    New report shows Queensland’s business confidence jumps almost 6 points in 12 months

    Business confidence has risen significantly in the Queensland economy over the past 12 months under the Palaszczuk Government’s economic plan, according to the latest CCIQ Pulse Survey.

    The Hon K Jones | 27 Oct 1:37pm

    Education Minister open new junior school facility at Kelvin Grove State College

    A new $8.7 million junior school facility at Kelvin Grove State College has been officially opened by Education Minister Kate Jones.

    The Hon K Jones | 27 Oct 1:23pm

    Queensland on show ahead of GC2018

    Malaysia and Singapore are the latest nations to host the Queen’s Baton Relay, along with Trade 2018 – the Games’ trade and investment program.

    The Hon M de Brenni | 27 Oct 1:21pm

    Local business backs Palaszczuk Government’s Buy Queensland

    Small and medium businesses are getting behind the Palaszczuk Governments Buy Queensland local procurement strategy, with a new survey from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) showing overwhelming support for the policy.