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    The Hon M Furner | 7:36pm

    Queensland lights up for National Reconciliation Week

    Queensland landmarks are lighting up for National Reconciliation Week until June 3.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 1:29pm

    Queensland jobs, investment and royalties boost from new resource policy

    The Palaszczuk Government has unveiled a development policy that will deliver the best deal for Queenslanders and opens up the state to more jobs, more investment and more royalties.

    The Hon L Enoch | 11:30am

    Qld Government tracking success of innovative startup

    Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy Leeanne Enoch today (Saturday) applauded the entrepreneurial thinking behind a device poised to become a global business helping people with special needs live independently.

    The Hon L Enoch | 10:20am

    Qld Government commemorates 50 years since 1967 Referendum

    Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy Leeanne Enoch today (Saturday) took part in a special community day commemorating a major milestone in Australian and Indigenous history.

    The Hon J Trad | 8:30am

    Statement from the Deputy Premier and Minister for Transport Jackie Trad

    Last year, the government received advice that there were outstanding issues with the signalling system developed for the Moreton Bay Rail Link.

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 5:12pm

    Safety improvement works on Barkly Highway

    A $3.1 million project to improve safety on four Barkly Highway intersections has begun this week as part of a fast-tracked $140 million road safety and road network renewal works package.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Yesterday 4:53pm

    North Queensland companies called to tender for Kirwan State High School works

    The Queensland Government has called on eligible North Queensland companies to tender for the construction of a new multi-purpose hall at Kirwan State High School.

    The Hon C Dick | Yesterday 2:23pm

    Final full-year report signals new era for Mental Health in Queensland

    Health and Ambulance Services Minister Cameron Dick today welcomed the tabling of the Report of the Director of Mental Health under the Mental Health Act 2000.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 1:37pm

    New state-of-the-art counter-terrorism facility for Queensland

    The Palaszczuk Government will invest $46.7 million over three years for a world-class use of force, weapons and counter-terrorism facility at Wacol for the Queensland Police.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Yesterday 12:49pm

    Statement by Minister for Child Safety Shannon Fentiman

    My heart breaks for the family and friends of this little girl.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 12:30pm

    Marvel: Creating The Cinematic Universe opens at GOMA

    Visitors can see some of the world’s most-loved superheroes come to life in an exclusive exhibition featuring hundreds of Marvel costumes, props and artworks at Queensland’s Gallery of Modern Art.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Yesterday 9:19am

    Queensland Regions get early access to the NDIS

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    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 8:41am

    Exploring digital technologies roadshow rolls on in Qld

    The Cairns community will have a chance to get hands-on with some of the latest technology in a series of events on Wednesday (31 May) - with the digital roadshow rolling on to Longreach, Mount Isa and Bundaberg in coming weeks.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Yesterday 7:47am

    Tenders called for fencing repairs after TC Debbie

    The Palaszczuk Government is calling for Central Queensland businesses to replace and repair fencing in the Connors River region between Mackay and Rockhampton.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Yesterday 7:24am

    Mackay companies called to tender for refurbishment works at Mackay West State School

    The Palaszczuk Government has called on eligible Central Queensland companies to tender for classroom refurbishment works at Mackay West State School.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Yesterday 7:23am

    Far North Queensland companies called to be part of $200 million school works

    The Palaszczuk Government has called on eligible Far North Queensland companies to tender for projects that will deliver new and upgraded school halls and sporting infrastructure at four local schools.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Yesterday 7:21am

    North Queensland companies called to be part of $200 million school works

    The Palaszczuk Government has called on eligible North Queensland companies to tender for works to extend and upgrade the Bohlevale State School hall.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Yesterday 7:19am

    Darling Downs companies called to be part of $200 million school works

    The Palaszczuk Government has called on eligible Darling Downs companies to tender for an upgrade to outdoor sports courts at Lockyer District State High School.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 9:17pm

    Premier welcomes Commonwealth Bank donation to Debbie recovery

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has welcomed Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s donation of $100,000 and an additional $38,000 from its customers to help cyclone and flood-affected residents and communities.

    The Hon M Ryan | Thursday 5:40pm

    New Police Powers to ensure safe Commonwealth Games passed in Queensland Parliament

    Laws aimed at giving police greater powers to keep the public safe during the Commonwealth Games have been passed by the Palaszczuk Government today.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Thursday 5:00pm

    Drought status revoked for Central Highlands and Woorabinda

    Acting Agriculture Minister Dr Anthony Lynham has accepted the recommendations of local drought committees to revoke the drought declaration for Central Highlands Regional Council and Woorabinda Aboriginal Shire Council effective today.

    The Hon M Furner | Thursday 4:27pm

    Fibre Transforms Outback

    A $16.5 million fibre optic revolution is boosting internet speeds in two outback Queensland shire council areas.

    The Hon C Pitt | Thursday 2:53pm

    Economic plan supporting regional jobs

    Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment, Curtis Pitt, says the coming State Budget will continue efforts to tackle regional and youth unemployment.

    The Hon M Furner | Thursday 2:35pm

    20th Anniversary of Bringing them Home

    A minute’s silence has been observed on the Speaker’s Green of Parliament in support of the Stolen Generations on the 20th anniversary of the Bringing them Home report.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 1:50pm

    Queensland set to host world first Drones congress

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced Brisbane would host the world’s first Asia-Pacific congress on drone technologies in August.

    The Hon G Grace | Thursday 1:00pm

    Mandatory labour hire licensing scheme introduced

    A Bill to create a mandatory labour hire licensing scheme has been introduced to Parliament today to address the growing exploitation and mistreatment of vulnerable workers.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Thursday 12:29pm

    Dog Breeder Register to help uncover unethical puppy farms

    From tomorrow the owner of any dog that has a litter will have to register the puppies as Queensland’s new Dog Breeder Register goes live to help stamp out unethical puppy farms.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Thursday 12:14pm

    Queensland takes lead to protect homes from dodgy building imports

    Queensland will deliver the most comprehensive building product safety laws in the country with the Palaszczuk Government introducing chain of responsibility legislation for non-conforming building products.

    The Hon L Enoch | Thursday 11:52am

    Qld Government funds algae research in fight against obesity

    Algae in the form of a new pill could be the game-changer in the fight against obesity, if a joint research project being funded by the Palaszczuk Government is successful.

    The Hon C Dick | Thursday 11:08am

    Logan families to benefit from expanded community maternity services

    Logan mothers will benefit from the return of community based midwifery care to the region with a new $2M annual investment from the Palasczuk Government.