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    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 3:39pm

    New laws to ensure right to safe terminations

    Queensland women will be ensured reasonable and safe access to the termination of pregnancies and health practitioners will receive clarity around termination law under new legislation to be introduced to Parliament.

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 12:00pm

    Tenders called for more Bruce Highway safety works north of Gympie

    A major safety upgrade of a 4.7-kilometre stretch of the Bruce Highway at Chatsworth, north of Gympie, is one step closer after tenders were recently called to deliver the upgrade.

    The Hon G Grace | Yesterday 10:02am

    Inner City North State College principal revealed

    Education Minister and Member for McConnel Grace Grace has announced the foundation principal at Brisbane’s Inner City North State Secondary College.

    The Hon G Grace | Yesterday 9:15am

    Inner City North State College principal revealed

    Education Minister and Member for McConnel Grace Grace has announced the foundation principal at Brisbane’s Inner City North State Secondary College.

    The Hon G Grace | Sunday 11:15am

    Revamped uniform policy gives girls more choice

    Education Minister Grace Grace has announced all Queensland state schools must offer more uniform choices for girls, including shorts and pants, from 2019.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Saturday 10:00pm

    The Holidays wins Queensland Premier’s Drama Award

    A Brisbane writer and composer has won the 2018-19 Queensland Premier’s Drama Award.

    The Hon C Crawford | Saturday 7:00pm

    QFES continues to target illegal and unsafe budget accommodation

    Fire safety remains a priority for Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES), as inspectors continue to identify illegal and unsafe budget accommodation buildings.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Saturday 1:57pm

    Training awards select North Queensland’s best

    A Kirwan State High School student has walked away with two awards from the North Queensland Regional Final of the 2018 Queensland Training Awards last night.

    The Hon C Crawford | Saturday 9:00am

    Palaszczuk Government announces $1.8 million funding boost for emergency services cadets

    The Palaszczuk Government has struck a new agreement to continue funding the Emergency Services Cadets Program (ESCP) and help build the next generation of fire and emergency service personnel and community volunteers.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Friday 7:00pm

    Acclaimed artist James Turrell lights up GOMA

    Queensland’s Gallery of Modern Art is set to be transformed by a major, new permanent work by acclaimed international artist James Turrell.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Friday 4:30pm

    Minister urges seniors to take up concessions

    Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham has urged seniors to make sure they are getting electricity concessions, advice and the support the government provides to manage their power bills.

    The Hon M Furner | Friday 4:11pm

    Surveillance results show no further spread of white spot disease

    The latest round of surveillance results for white spot disease have now been finalised with the results showing no further spread, which is welcome news for the Queensland seafood industry.

    The Hon M Bailey | Friday 3:09pm

    Abandoned Banks makes withdrawal from Whitsundays

    The tide is high and a derelict ship stranded on pristine Whitsunday Island is finally moving.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Friday 2:00pm

    Dam upgrade to improve recreation and environment

    An $18 million upgrade of Sideling Creek Dam will enhance recreation and deliver environmental improvements for the lake and surrounding catchment.

    The Hon D Farmer | Friday 2:00pm

    Child Safety data continues steady improvement across Queensland

    Queensland’s Child Safety system continues to show a steady improvement despite continuing concerns over use of methamphetamines, according to the latest Child Safety quarterly data.

    The Hon C Dick | Friday 1:35pm

    United States trade mission boosts Queensland’s biotechnology future

    Queensland is bolstering its push to become a global leader in industrial biotechnology with Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick today embarking on a trade mission to the United States.

    The Hon K Jones | Friday 12:46pm

    Mackay innovator takes solar to the mines

    An energy and mining specialist based at Paget in Mackay has developed a fully self‑contained “EcoHabitat” living unit generating its own electricity through solar power.

    The Hon G Grace | Friday 12:15pm

    Statement from IR Minister Grace Grace

    Today’s story about leave arrangements is grossly misleading.

    The Hon M Furner | Friday 11:48am

    Campaign kicks off to get FNQ community Panama TR-4 ready

    Far North Queenslanders are being asked to help protect our banana industry by being Panama TR4 ready.

    The Hon L Enoch | Friday 11:38am

    Arts and culture on show at Cairns Indigenous Art Fair

    This year’s Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) has kicked off, showcasing the arts of Queensland’s First Nations peoples to a national and international audience.

    The Hon D Farmer | Friday 11:00am

    Bob Atkinson report to guide new Youth Justice strategy

    Early intervention to stop young people going off the rails is the key to cutting youth crime, according to a new report on Queensland’s Youth Justice system.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Friday 11:00am

    Queensland Government spending $27m to protect our natural resources

    The Palaszczuk Government is investing $27 million over the next four years in south east Queensland to protect the region’s soil, water and vegetation.

    The Hon C Crawford | Friday 11:00am

    Kuyurru Game Trail open and ready to play in Cairns

    A Traditional Indigenous Games project at Yorkey’s Knob in Cairns will raise awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and history and help to get people active.

    The Hon L Enoch | Friday 10:58am

    Queensland Crocodile Management update released

    The first stage of the most comprehensive survey of Queensland’s estuarine crocodile population in over a decade has been completed, and the Palaszczuk Government has released the latest updated report.

    The Hon L Enoch | Friday 10:26am

    Northern beaches croc monitoring takes to the skies

    Surf life savers in Far North Queensland will soon be using drones to keep an eye from the sky on popular beaches and to improve Crocwise communication, thanks to a $105,000 grant from the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon M Bailey | Friday 10:19am

    Slim Ekka fares for Wide Bay travellers

    Step right up and travel in comfort to Queensland’s largest annual spectacular – the Ekka – with half price fares available to Wide Bay residents on selected Tilt Train services to and from Brisbane from the 10th to the 19th of August.

    The Hon K Jones | Friday 10:09am

    State boosts funding for Ipswich Regional Education Consortium

    Member for Ipswich Jennifer Howard has today announced funding for an innovative new Ipswich Regional Education Consortium campaign to capitalise on rapid growth in the international education industry.

    The Hon K Jones | Friday 9:57am

    State’s call to Queensland innovators to solve quirky problems

    The Palaszczuk Government has thrown out the challenge to Queensland businesses to identify digital solutions for issues ranging from monitoring the health of local communities to devising new navigational tools and even measuring the age of fish.

    The Hon M Bailey | Friday 9:02am

    Design underway for Exit 57

    Designs are progressing on the $25 million upgrade to the M1’s Exit 57 (Oxenford) interchange.

    The Hon G Grace | Friday 9:00am

    Lights, camera, action at CGEN 2018

    More than 1,800 Queensland state school students are set to wow audiences at the 14th annual Creative Generation – State Schools Onstage (CGEN).