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    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Yesterday 5:46pm

    Joint statement - RACQ discussion

    Today’s meeting with the RACQ was a positive opening to further discussion on the key issue of fuel price gouging by retailers.

    The Hon C Dick | Yesterday 2:39pm

    Brisbane medical device company recruits staff to boost life-changing exports

    Medical device manufacturer Cook Medical Australia is adding 94 jobs in a second shift at its Eight Mile Plains facility to meet increasing export demand for its life-changing stent devices.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 1:38pm

    Membership and terms of reference for Queensland Anti-Cyberbullying Task Force

    A 14–member task force, bringing together young Queenslanders, parents, schools, communities and experts, will provide the Queensland Government with detailed advice and coordination on tackling cyberbullying.

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 9:30am

    Piling works pioneer new river crossing as part of Mackay Ring Road

    Work underway on piling for fourth Pioneer River crossing in MackayNew 670-metre-long structure part of the Mackay Ring Road project $497.3 million project funded by the Australian and Queensland governments

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 8:00am

    Widening works complete on Kennedy Developmental Road

    Almost 3.5 kilometres of the Kennedy Developmental Road in north Queensland has been sealed and widened under the Northern Australia Roads Program (NARP), improving safety for all drivers in the region.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Sunday 1:27pm

    Save energy & dollars as appliance rebate applications open

    From tomorrow Queenslanders can jump online and apply for rebates of up to $300 on energy efficient appliances to save on their electricity bills.

    The Hon G Grace | Saturday 11:30am

    Queensland’s top Year 12 graduates announced

    Education Minister Grace Grace today recognised the state’s top Year 12 graduates from the class of 2017 at the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) Achievement Awards.

    The Hon L Enoch | Saturday 9:00am

    Cameras to detect wildfires in south-west Queensland forests

    High-value state forests will receive greater protection following the Queensland Government’s $455,000 investment in cameras to detect wildfires in south-west Queensland.

    The Hon L Enoch | Friday 4:00pm

    Rockhampton man fined $10,000 for illegally shooting Fitzroy croc

    A local Rockhampton man has been fined $10,000 for illegally shooting a 5.2m crocodile in the Fitzroy River last year.

    The Hon C Dick | Friday 12:23pm

    Drop into a Spit Master Plan pop-up session this weekend

    The Gold Coast community are encouraged to drop in and have their say about the future of the Southport Spit at the first of 16 of pop-up sessions being held at various locations around the Gold Coast, starting with Marina Mirage on Saturday.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Friday 12:00pm

    Transformation underway at North Queensland solar farms

    Two 70-tonne transformers are being installed at the Strathmore Substation near Collinsville as two new North Queensland solar farms prepare to join the electricity transmission network.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Friday 10:11am

    Statement from Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe

    "This week I exercised my power under the Local Government Act to recommend Governor-in-Council dismiss Councillor Chris Loft as Mayor of Fraser Coast Regional Council.

    The Hon C Crawford | Friday 9:27am

    Queensland well prepared for storm and cyclone season

    Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) has built on its response to Tropical Cyclone Debbie – which earned praise from the United Nations – to prepare for this cyclone season, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford said today.

    The Hon L Enoch | Thursday 6:00pm

    Project Drawdown gives a more positive take on climate change

    Addressing climate change could be an economic win for Queensland if the state can transition its economy to capitalise on emerging global trends.

    The Hon D Farmer | Thursday 4:48pm

    Queensland tackles Domestic and Family Violence with local events

    Almost $160,000 in grants have been awarded to community organisations across Queensland ahead of Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month this May.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Thursday 4:09pm

    Palaszczuk Government re-commits to reform agenda

    Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath has reinforced the Palaszczuk Government’s reform agenda by re-introducing key outstanding bills in the first sitting week of the 56th parliament.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Thursday 1:50pm

    Nigel Scullion needs to come and see, listen and learn

    Member for Cook Cynthia Lui has called on federal Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion to come to Far North Queensland and see for himself the positive impacts of remote housing funding in Indigenous communities.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 12:59pm

    Queensland employment growth leading the nation

    Workforce data released today has affirmed Queensland’s position as the employment powerhouse of Australia, with the strongest employment growth of any state.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 12:57pm

    US trade mission to grow Queensland exports and jobs

    The Premier’s trade visit to the United States next week will seek to build on the record export growth and create more jobs for Queenslanders.

    The Hon J Trad | Thursday 12:54pm

    LNP betraying Queensland on GST carve up

    Rookie Queensland LNP Leader Deb Frecklington has been completely absent from the GST redistribution debate which will see Queensland’s GST share gutted by her colleagues in the Turnbull Government.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Thursday 12:43pm

    Domestic gas supply deal to shore up Mount Isa industry and bring 240 jobs

    A new deal between zinc producer New Century Resources and Santos was signed today which will generate 240 jobs and bring further certainty to Mount Isa’s resources industry.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 12:18pm

    Speakers confirmed for Trade 2018 Games Time program

    Some of the world’s most recognisable business people and entrepreneurs will be lured to Queensland in April for a premiere trade and investment program during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.Premier and Minister for Trade Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced The Economis ...

    The Hon G Grace | Thursday 11:25am

    Turnbull Government failing to support Queensland anti-bullying programs

    Education Minister Grace Grace is urging the Turnbull Government to make a long-term funding commitment to Queensland’s exemplary efforts to tackle bullying – especially cyber bullying.

    The Hon C Crawford | Thursday 11:21am

    Queensland LNP called on to reject Commonwealth plan to cut firefighting capacity at regional airports

    Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford today (Thursday) called on Queensland’s Opposition Leader to back passenger safety at regional airports instead of proposed cuts by the Turnbull Government.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Thursday 11:04am

    Queensland LNP must stand up for Queensland’s remote indigenous communities

    Housing Minister Mick de Brenni has today called on State Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington to stand up for Queenslanders living in remote indigenous communities.

    The Hon J Trad | Thursday 11:04am

    Queensland committed to Closing the Gap

    The 10th Closing the Gap Report has identified that Queensland is making progress on a number of targets including improved health and education outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 10:32am

    Priorities for Palaszczuk Government in the 56th Parliament

    The Government I lead will always put Queenslanders first, and that means delivering the commitments and keeping the promises we made to the people of Queensland.

    The Hon C Crawford | Thursday 9:00am

    Streamlined approach gives Qld fire and emergency services the edge in disasters

    Queensland’s disaster response standards have been overhauled to give state and local governments and emergency service agencies greater capacity to respond to natural and man-made events.

    The Hon M Ryan | Thursday 8:51am

    New regulation brings down drones

    The Palaszczuk Government has tightened laws regarding drones flying over Queensland correctional centres.

    The Hon L Enoch | Wednesday 7:00pm

    Industry-backed extension will ensure Container Refund Scheme is right for Queensland

    Extending the timeframe for the introduction of the state’s Container Refund Scheme will ensure the scheme is right for Queensland, Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch said today.