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    Ms J Howard | 12:05pm

    Back to Work program delivers for Ipswich jobseekers

    Ipswich employers are being encouraged to hire a jobseeker and put themselves into line for support payments of up to $20,000 per worker under the Palaszczuk Government’s Back to Work jobs program.

    The Hon G Grace | 11:58am

    Back to Work program delivers for Rockhampton jobseekers

    Employment Minister Grace Grace today visited a Rockhampton business which is one more than 550 in Central Queensland to hire a jobseeker through the Palaszczuk Government’s Back to Work jobs program.

    The Hon K Jones | 11:55am

    Milestone for another great Games legacy

    With 190 days to go until the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, the Parklands project at Southport is complete, with works now underway to transform it into the Games Village.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | 11:00am

    Focus on growing defence industry in NQ

    A delegation of Townsville business leaders was today (Tuesday, September 26) led by Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland and Member for Mundingburra Coralee O’Rourke to South Australia to seek out new opportunities to grow North Queensland’s defence industry.

    The Hon M Bailey | 10:11am

    $1.3m upgrade taking shape for the Fearnley Street boat ramp facility

    The boat ramp bonanza is continuing in the Far North, with the awarding of a $1.3 million contract for major upgrades to the Fearnley Street facility in Portsmith.

    The Hon M Bailey | 9:59am

    Reef revolution: New tech to keep Great Barrier Reef and ports safer than ever

    The Palaszczuk Government has announced a $36 million investment in ship tracking technology to provide unprecedented protection of the Great Barrier Reef and Queensland’s ports.

    The Hon M de Brenni | 9:36am

    LNP procurement policy spruiker calls it “fake”

    The Liberal National Party’s government purchasing policy has been further undermined by its spruiker-in-chief, who describes procurement policies as “fake”.

    The Hon M Ryan | 9:30am

    Toowoomba honours and awards presented for outstanding bravery, commitment and service

    The Minister for Police Mark Ryan and Commissioner Ian Stewart have congratulated officers, civilians and Australian Defence Force Members from the Darling Downs District who received medals, certificates and awards at a ceremony held at the Empire Church Theatre today.

    The Hon C Dick | 9:30am

    World-leading burns hospital launches Queensland’s only Skin Culture Centre

    Queenslanders suffering from serious burns will soon be able to grow their own skin thanks to the dedication and hard work of Australia’s top burns surgeons and scientists.

    The Hon C Dick | 9:30am

    New strategy to drive Queensland’s health and medical research

    A new strategy aimed at advancing health related research and innovation across Queensland’s public health system is backed by $10 million in new funding.

    The Hon M Furner | 8:52am

    Jobs and health benefits to come from $8.7 million boost for vital Indigenous infrastructure

    The Palaszczuk Government has committed $8.7 million to ensure the people of Doomadgee and Mornington Island have access to vital public infrastructure.

    The Hon M Furner | 8:50am

    Jobs and health benefits to come from $2.9 million boost for vital Indigenous infrastructure

    The Palaszczuk Government has committed $2.9 million to ensure the people of Woorabinda have access to vital public infrastructure.

    The Hon M Furner | 8:47am

    Jobs and health benefits to come from $3.9 million boost for vital Cherbourg infrastructure

    The Palaszczuk Government has committed $3.9 million to ensure the people of Cherbourg have access to vital public infrastructure.

    The Hon L Enoch | 8:42am

    Palaszczuk Government partnerships to advance women in business

    Queensland female small business owners can now access increased support, networking and development opportunities under new Palaszczuk Government partnerships with industry associations and organisations.

    The Hon C Dick | Yesterday 6:31pm

    New chief executive at Central West Hospital and Health Service

    Central West Hospital and Health Service (CWHHS) acting chief executive Jane Hancock has been permanently appointed to the role.

    The Hon C Dick | Yesterday 6:10pm

    Tenders open for Roma Hospital early construction works

    Tenders for an early works package to prepare the site for the construction of the new Roma Hospital have now opened.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Yesterday 5:08pm

    Queen’s Wharf Brisbane changes CBD view

    The $3 billion Queen’s Wharf Brisbane development has effected another visible change to Brisbane’s CBD with the demolition of a 30-year-old overpass across Margaret Street.

    The Hon G Grace | Yesterday 4:20pm

    Back to Work program delivers for Somerset region jobseekers

    Employment Minister Grace Grace today visited an Esk business which is one several in Queensland’s Somerset region to hire a jobseeker through the Palaszczuk Government’s Back to Work jobs program.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Yesterday 12:10pm

    Townsville hosts heavyweight Boxer

    A 35-tonne Boxer rolled into North Queensland today: an armoured vehicle that could bring contracts and jobs to the region if its manufacturer wins a $5 billion defence contract.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 10:14am

    Better land use to support local jobs and economic growth in the Scenic Rim

    As part of the Palaszczuk Government’s Advancing Our Cities and Regions Strategy to increase economic activity and promote more local job opportunities, underutilised land once earmarked for the former Glendower Dam site will be returned to the Beaudesert community to stimulate e ...

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 8:51am

    Kowanyama businesses connect thanks to Digital Grants

    Two Kowanyama businesses will be able to give their customers better access to Wi-Fi thanks to funding from the Palaszczuk Government’s Small Business Digital Grants.

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 7:30am

    Queensland's young female entrepreneurs join virtual world café

    Queensland’s young female entrepreneurs will have a platform to discuss their main challenges next week when they attend a virtual world café being held concurrently in six locations across the state.

    The Hon C Pitt | Sunday 5:21pm

    Working Queensland Cabinet Committee meeting in Ipswich

    A meeting of the Palaszczuk Government's Working Queensland Cabinet Committee will be held in Ipswich tomorrow (Monday 25 September) to discuss opportunities to generate new local employment in the wake of recent industry job losses.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Sunday 2:49pm

    Cut price Tim sells out Queensland businesses

    1334 days after Tim Nicholls first announced he’d secured “half price” trains from India the LNP has released a procurement policy that will force Queensland businesses to compete with cut price overseas operators.

    The Hon G Grace | Sunday 10:42am

    $120 million racing infrastructure plan to fuel industry growth

    Racing Minister Grace Grace was welcomed a $120 million blueprint to deliver new and improved infrastructure for the Queensland’s racing industry.

    The Hon L Enoch | Sunday 8:23am

    Palaszczuk Government supports platform bringing tourists and locals together for magic moments

    An online platform connecting tourists with local people, offering unique and immersive travel experiences, has secured Palaszczuk Government funding to help market their product globally.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Saturday 5:46pm

    Royal visit to Queensland innovation hub

    Queensland’s booming innovation ecosystem has been showcased to His Royal Highness The Duke of York KG today during a tour of The Precinct with Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Innovation Minister Leeanne Enoch.

    The Hon K Jones | Saturday 5:42pm

    Games legacies – a showcase for Royal Visit

    With 193 days to go until the biggest sporting event in Australia this decade, the first royal visitor, His Royal Highness the Duke of York, was today welcomed to the host city for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

    The Hon B Byrne | Saturday 5:11pm

    Queenslanders commemorate 100th anniversary of the Battle of Polygon Wood

    Communities across Queensland are recognising the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Polygon Wood, with a number of commemorative ceremonies and educational exhibitions supported by the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon B Byrne | Saturday 4:16pm

    Palaszczuk Government delivers jobs for Cloncurry Shire with Works for Queensland

    The Palaszczuk Government is continuing to deliver jobs and economy-boosting infrastructure for regional Queensland with a new commitment of $1.37 million for five projects in the Cloncurry Shire.