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    The Hon C Pitt | 4:39pm

    Mega cruise ship terminal planning gets underway

    The assessment of a proposed $100 million mega cruise ship terminal for Queensland has been stepped up with the signing by Treasurer Curtis Pitt and Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) CEO Roy Cummins of a process deed to guide detailed planning.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 1:03pm

    China Eastern flights soar daily into Queensland

    Tourism will get a boost after Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced China Eastern Airlines would increase its services from Shanghai to Brisbane to daily flights from this December, following high-level discussions during the Premier’s recent trade mission to China.

    The Hon M Bailey | 12:14pm

    Origin solar commitment boosts Queensland’s solar culture

    Queensland’s solar credentials have taken another leap forward with a proposed large-scale solar farm partnering with Origin Energy to provide solar power to Queensland’s communities and industries.

    The Hon L Donaldson | 8:00am

    Keeping Australia free of FMD

    Agriculture Minister Leanne Donaldson today launched a major foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) awareness campaign that urges Queensland’s livestock producers to do all they can to maintain Australia’s FMD-free status.

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 2:45pm

    Innovation network promises global opportunities for Qld businesses

    COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS: The Queensland Government today secured a major foothold for Queensland businesses in the United States with the signing of a landmark agreement.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Yesterday 9:34am

    No Stadium under Federal LNP Government

    North Queensland has been left short-changed in the Federal Government’s 2016-17 Budget, with the Turnbull Government refusing to commit funding to the Townsville Stadium, despite overwhelming community support.

    The Hon C Pitt | Tuesday 9:12pm

    Federal Budget forgets Queensland

    There’s not a lot of good news for Queensland in this Budget — the Sunshine State is now the forgotten state.

    The Hon C Dick | Tuesday 5:58pm

    Injection of mental health clinicians to support drought victims

    Eight new clinicians have started work in rural and regional Queensland to support Queenslanders suffering the effects of the drought.

    The Hon C Pitt | Tuesday 3:50pm

    Queensland still number one for business confidence

    Queensland trend business confidence rating has remained the highest of any mainland State for the 10th month in a row, according to today’s respected National Australia Bank Monthly Business Survey.

    The Hon A Lynham | Tuesday 11:00am

    Sky’s the limit for Qld aerospace industry

    Queensland could be the hub for the multi-billion dollar Asia-Pacific aerospace industry that keeps civil and military aircraft in the skies, under a proposal released today.

    The Hon L Enoch | Monday 4:38pm

    Texas visit to boost Queensland biotech opportunities

    HOUSTON, TEXAS: Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy Leeanne Enoch is fostering Queensland’s strategic partnership with one of the world’s leading health innovation companies during a visit to one of their innovation labs today.

    The Hon C Pitt | Monday 1:07pm

    Turnbull Budget must not penalise Queenslanders

    Treasurer Curtis Pitt says Queenslanders will have their chance at the coming federal election to pass judgement on any attempt to short-change the state on infrastructure spending in tomorrow night’s Federal Budget.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Monday 12:00pm

    Rail sale a big boost for outback tourism

    The Queensland Government’s ‘2FOR1’ ticket special on the Spirit of the Outback has driven a 48 percent increase in patronage with record numbers of tourists and visitors travelling to Western Queensland up from the previous year.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Sunday 12:57pm

    Fencing initiative to bring sheep back to the west

    The Palaszczuk Government will commit an additional $5million to further expand wild dog fencing to breathe life into the sheep and wool industry in western Queensland.

    The Hon S Miles | Sunday 10:00am

    New Queensland pilot program to tackle illegal dumping at charity bins

    The State Government has taken the first step to tackle one of the biggest challenges concerning Queensland charities – illegal dumping at charity stores and donation bins.

    The Hon L Enoch | Sunday 7:37am

    United States trade trip to open doors for Queensland

    A trade mission to the United States by Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Minister for Small Business Leeanne Enoch will open doors for greater collaboration with some of the world’s most influential innovation and science leaders.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Saturday 12:51pm

    Outback Queensland town of Eromanga gifted G20’s giant dinosaurs

    After welcoming world leaders to Brisbane during the G20 Leaders’ Summit, a family of life-sized dinosaur sculptures has found a permanent home in the outback Queensland town of Eromanga.

    The Hon C Pitt | Saturday 11:13am

    Latest Market-Led Proposal drives improved road safety for Queensland

    The Mount Cotton Driver Training Centre is one step closer to a $15 million revamp to ensure it can provide road safety training for years to come.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Saturday 7:00am

    Palaszczuk Government to help Townsville workers left in the lurch

    The Palaszczuk Government will step in to make sure that all workers at Clive Palmer’s Queensland Nickel Refinery who are retrenched will all receive exit medical checks.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Friday 7:52pm

    New domestic violence integrated response services to be trialled in Mount Isa

    A new approach to domestic and family violence services will be trialled in Mount Isa to work out the best way to respond to violence and abuse in homes across regional Queensland.

    The Hon M Bailey | Friday 4:46pm

    Hervey’s Range Road upgrade has begun

    Work to widen 13km of Hervey’s Range Road, between Lynam and Black River roads, began this week.

    The Hon S Miles | Friday 3:34pm

    Marine scientists gear up for Moreton Bay turtle rodeo

    Environment Minister Dr Steven Miles joined marine scientists from the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection today (Friday 29 April 2016) for their annual turtle ‘rodeo’ where they catch turtles in Moreton Bay for their health checks.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Friday 3:08pm

    Construction starts on $1B Aveo Springfield creating over 5000 jobs

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today turned the first sod to mark the start of construction on Aveo Group’s $1 billion retirement village in Springfield

    The Hon K Jones | Friday 2:30pm

    Sina Sports to relay Gold Coast Airport Marathon in China

    The Gold Coast Airport Marathon is set to attract more competitors from China following a landmark agreement with leading Chinese sports media company, Sina Sports.

    The Hon G Grace | Friday 2:30pm

    Queensland’s core public sector workers accept 2.5 per cent wage claim

    Queensland’s core public sector workers today voted resoundingly in favour of a 2.5 per cent annual pay rise over three years in an employee ballot.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Friday 11:49am

    Construction jobs boost in Queensland’s largest suburban renewal project

    In a major boost to apprenticeships and construction jobs, work has commenced on the biggest stage of Queensland’s largest suburban renewal project.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Friday 11:08am

    Attorney-General appoints new magistrates

    Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath has appointed three new magistrates to help deliver justice across Queensland.

    The Hon J Trad | Friday 10:30am

    Campaign launches Queensland’s education & training on to world stage

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    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Friday 9:50am

    Gold Coast light rail extension on the fast track

    The Queensland Government and GoldLinQ today formally entered into a new partnership to deliver the Gold Coast light rail extension in time for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Friday 9:48am

    Queensland to host annual international innovation festival

    The Palaszczuk Government has lured international event company Myriad with a three-year deal to stage an annual innovation and startup festival.