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    The Hon M Bailey | 6:15am

    Queensland’s great big roads rip-off

    Minister for Main Roads Mark Bailey has slammed the Turnbull Government for siphoning promised roads funding for Queensland and spending it interstate.

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 4:34pm

    Bruce Highway upgrades underway near Aldershot

    Works are underway on a $1.65 million upgrade of a 900-metre stretch of the Bruce Highway near Aldershot north of Maryborough.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Yesterday 2:27pm

    New child safety workers for Maryborough

    An extra two frontline child safety workers will begin work in Maryborough by March next year, as part of a continued push to improve the child protection system and keep Queensland children safe.

    The Hon B Byrne | Yesterday 1:37pm

    Disaster Assistance announced for Western Queensland following September flooding

    Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and Queensland Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services Bill Byrne have announced the activation of disaster assistance in four Queensland communities impacted by flooding which occurred from 13 to 20 September 2016.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Yesterday 11:30am

    Data shows positive trends but there’s more work to do to keep kids safe

    Neighbours, friends and family members are playing their part to keep children safe with the latest quarterly data showing an increase in reporting concerns about children to Queensland authorities.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 11:27am

    Sandstone West land handback heralds new opportunities in Cape York

    The Palaszczuk Government has today returned tens of thousands of hectares of land in Cape York to Traditional Owners in a momentous deal.

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 10:41am

    Skilling our future generations with coding and robotics grants

    Innovation Minister Leeanne Enoch today announced a funding program aimed at supporting councils across the Darling Downs and South West region to support the delivery of coding and robotics activities in their communities.

    The Hon S Miles | Yesterday 3:00am

    Bells peal to herald return of nesting guests at Mon Repos

    The bells will be ringing out this morning (October 26) as Bundaberg prepares for the return of nesting turtles to Mon Repos.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Tuesday 5:16pm

    Statement on interim train timetable

    Minister for Transport Stirling Hinchliffe today provided an update on the performance of the interim train timetable.

    The Hon K Jones | Tuesday 4:36pm

    North Queensland the centre of new tourism plan

    North Queensland’s iconic destinations are taking centre stage in a new plan to boost tourism across the region.

    The Hon J Trad | Tuesday 4:23pm

    Turnbull yet to reimburse disaster affected councils

    With the Turnbull Cabinet meeting in Brisbane today the Palaszczuk Government is renewing calls for the Commonwealth to pay their share of plant and equipment costs owed to local councils across Queensland.

    The Hon S Miles | Tuesday 2:30pm

    Eco-friendly safari tents a new drawcard for Lamington National Park visitors

    New environmentally sustainable safari tents in the world heritage-listed Lamington National Park will be a major drawcard for visitors to the Gold Coast hinterland looking for a unique experience.

    The Hon C Pitt | Tuesday 1:52pm

    Port expands services with quarantine wash facility

    The Port of Mackay has entered a new era of break bulk trade thanks to a new wash-down facility and quarantine approved premises.

    The Hon M Bailey | Tuesday 12:30pm

    Emergency vehicles to get priority in Mackay

    Emergency services vehicles in Mackay will reach their destinations faster thanks to award-winning traffic technology switched on by the Palaszczuk Government this month.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Tuesday 12:11pm

    New action plan builds on booming tourism industry

    Creating jobs in the state's booming tourism industry was the focus of discussion at the DestinationQ forum in Mackay today.

    The Hon M Bailey | Tuesday 11:41am

    Mackay electricity hub gets $24 million upgrade

    Powerlink Queensland is investing $24 million to upgrade the Mackay Substation to further secure electricity supply and support continued economic growth in the region.

    The Hon M Bailey | Tuesday 11:17am

    Cyclists will soon pedal with ease along David Low Way

    Cyclists will soon pedal with ease between Bli Bli and Mount Coolum with a series of improvements to be rolled out next year along David Low Way.

    The Hon S Miles | Tuesday 10:55am

    First full Mackay Whitsunday Healthy Rivers to Reef report card released

    The Mackay Whitsunday Healthy Rivers to Reef report card released today (Tuesday) delivers mixed results for local waterways, according to Minister for the Great Barrier Reef Dr Steven Miles.

    The Hon L Enoch | Tuesday 10:45am

    New Palaszczuk Government grants program to help small business accelerate

    Queensland small businesses keen to fast track growth to create jobs and grow the economy will be supported by the Palaszczuk Government’s new Accelerate Small Business grants program.

    The Hon J Trad | Tuesday 8:52am

    Federal Government commits funding to Cross River Rail

    The Palaszczuk Government has secured the support of the Turnbull Government to finalise planning for Cross River Rail.

    The Hon M Bailey | Tuesday 5:30am

    Palaszczuk Government cleans up Barnaby’s mess on Qld water projects

    The Palaszczuk Government has had to find $15 million in interim funding to support Barnaby Joyce’s 100 per cent federally funded National Water Infrastructure Development Fund to ensure feasibility studies in Queensland can proceed.

    The Hon M Bailey | Monday 5:25pm

    Solar farm brings renewable energy and 200 jobs to the Whitsundays

    The Palaszczuk Government has been briefed by the owner and proponent of the Whitsunday solar farm, Edify Energy, and its development partner Solar Choice, on its investment in regional Queensland.

    The Hon C Pitt | Monday 5:03pm

    Community engagement partnership: NQBP and the North Queensland Cowboys

    The North Queensland Cowboys and North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) today kicked off a community-based partnership that will engage school children from across the region.

    The Hon L Enoch | Monday 3:02pm

    Public sector challenges to bring out best in Qld small business

    Four Queensland small businesses are to share in $100,000 as part of a major Palaszczuk Government innovation program to develop clever solutions to IT challenges in the public sector.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Monday 2:39pm

    New learning centre taking shape at Cannonvale State School

    Prep and Year One students at Cannonvale State School will enjoy brand new state-of-the-art classrooms from the first day of the school in 2017.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Monday 2:36pm

    Airlie Beach to get a new tourism Heart

    The finishing touches are being put on the Whitsunday’s newest boutique hotel in Airlie Beach set to open its doors to visitors on 1 November.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Monday 2:30pm

    NDIS boosts Whitsunday jobs opportunities

    Up to 650 jobs could be created in the Mackay-Whitsundays region following the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) which commences next month.

    The Hon J Trad | Monday 2:20pm

    Roma flood mitigation levee called in

    The Deputy Premier has called in a development application for Stage 2 of a vital flood mitigation levee in Roma following requests from Maranoa Regional Council.

    The Hon C Pitt | Monday 2:13pm

    Full picture of Queensland economy shows strong performance and growth

    Treasurer Curtis Pitt says a range of recent reports and hard data show the Queensland economy has returned from the depths of the LNP’s mismanagement and is poised for continued strong growth.

    The Hon S Miles | Monday 2:08pm

    Strong response to first round of Palaszczuk Government’s $12 million in Community Sustainability Action grants

    The Palaszczuk Government is assessing 99 applications received under the first round of its new $12 million grants program to support heritage, environment and wildlife projects.