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    The Hon S Hinchliffe | 11:43am

    $400 million Works for Queensland program supports 1,217 North Qld jobs

    The Palaszczuk Government’s $400 million Works for Queensland program is proving itself a jobs-generating powerhouse in North Queensland, supporting 1,217 local jobs to November 2017, in a huge boost for the local economy.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | 11:18am

    $400 million Works for Queensland program supports 1,462 jobs in FNQ

    The Palaszczuk Government’s $400 million Works for Queensland program is proving itself a jobs-generating powerhouse in Far North Queensland, supporting 1,462 local jobs to November 2017, in a huge boost for the local economy.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | 11:11am

    $400 million Works for Queensland program supports 8,442 regional jobs

    The Palaszczuk Government’s $400 million Works for Queensland program is proving itself a jobs-generating powerhouse throughout Queensland, supporting 8,442 local jobs to November 2017, in a huge boost for regional economies.

    The Hon C Crawford | 10:30am

    Swiftwater rescuers prepared for FNQ downpour

    Far North Queensland’s specialist swiftwater rescuers are being put on alert in anticipation of further heavy rainfall and potential flooding in the region.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | 10:00am

    Housing solution to give elderly parent-carers certainty

    A new $4.1 million innovative housing project at Enoggera will deliver peace of mind to the elderly parents of 10 people with disability.

    The Hon M de Brenni | 8:56am

    Queensland’s nation leading remote housing at risk from Federal cuts

    The Federal Government’s Report on Government Services has again awarded Queensland top marks for remote indigenous housing, just weeks after withdrawing funding from the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Housing, putting the state’s progress towards Closing the Gap at ris ...

    The Hon C Crawford | 8:30am

    New signs to alert motorists to incidents on Kuranda Range

    Electronic message signs will be permanently installed on Kuranda Range Road as part of a $3 million project to manage incidents on the range.

    The Hon L Enoch | 8:10am

    More public moorings for the Great Barrier Reef

    Boaties now have access to 200 public moorings on the Great Barrier Reef as part of a $2.4 million Queensland Government program which kicked off in Cairns 18 months ago.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | 6:00am

    Work starts on power link for Darling Downs Solar Farm

    Construction is underway on the transmission line that will connect APA Group’s $220 million Darling Downs Solar Farm to the state’s electricity network later this year.

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 8:00pm

    International art exhibition lauds Queensland’s William Robinson

    World-renowned Queensland artist William Robinson will be taking over the Australian Embassy in Paris for eight weeks from 25 January.

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 5:35pm

    Federal reef funding: a starting point, but more is needed

    Queensland Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef Leeanne Enoch has called on the Federal Government to take a more collaborative approach to reef investment, and for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to show stronger leadership in setting effective national climate ch ...

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 3:02pm

    Cyberbullying focus for new Youth Advisory Council and child outreach

    Cyberbullying will be the focus for a new dedicated Youth Advisory Council and a State-wide survey of the views of Queenslanders children, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said today.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Yesterday 2:20pm

    Rockhampton building company wins $2.1M contract

    A Rockhampton-based building company has secured a Queensland Government contract to build a new kitchen for the North Rockhampton Nursing Centre under the new Buy Queensland initiative.

    The Hon M Ryan | Yesterday 9:36am

    Motorists warned to slow down as students go back to school

    Motorists are being urged to take extra care in school zones as Queensland students return to class this week.

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 9:00am

    Consultation re-opens on reef regulations after state election

    Queenslanders have another four weeks to provide their thoughts on the regulatory impact statement (RIS) for enhanced reef protection regulations after consultation was put on hold due to the state election.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 8:54am

    Four new state schools to open their doors in 2018

    Four new state schools will welcome students for the first time this morning as more than 817,000 children from across the State return to classes for 2018, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 8:40am

    Further boost for Yarrabilba families and children

    The Palaszczuk Government has committed $3.6 million to deliver the Yarrabilba Family, Children and Community Hub, adjacent to the new State School, Member for Logan Linus Power announced today.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Sunday 12:52pm

    Statement from the Attorney-General re Heidi Strbak sentence

    "I know we have all been distressed by what happened to Tyrell Cobb.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Sunday 10:00am

    Fair Trading wins back $6.7 million for Queenslanders

    The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) returned more than $6.7 million to consumers in 2017, with 15,756 complaints finalised across Queensland.

    The Hon M Furner | Sunday 9:00am

    Breakfast staples help drive agriculture sector

    The popularity of avocado, egg and tomato as the breakfast of choice for people around the country is helping boost Queensland’s primary industry commodities, according to the latest AgTrends report.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Sunday 8:22am

    National conversation and action on bullying

    More than 817,000 young Queenslanders will return to school this week.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Saturday 1:03pm

    Palaszczuk Government tackles inequality in sport with record $5M grant funding

    More Queensland children will have the opportunity to get started in organised sport thanks to a record investment from the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Friday 1:27pm

    Vale Professor Joe Baker AO OBE

    I would like to offer my condolences to the family of Professor Joe Baker AO OBE, and express my profound gratitude for his lifetime of service, especially to sport in Queensland.

    The Hon M Ryan | Friday 12:45pm

    Minister thanks the unsung heroes of Corrective Services

    Corrective Services Minister Mark Ryan has lauded Queensland Corrective Services’ unsung heroes and quiet achievers on National Corrections Day today.

    The Hon L Enoch | Friday 12:45pm

    Queensland Arts Showcase Program delivery exceeds 200 projects

    A Queensland Government fund supporting vibrant arts and cultural experiences across the state has reached a major milestone with more than 200 exciting projects delivered off the back of over $6 million in investment.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Friday 10:51am

    The search is on for Queensland’s 100 Faces of Small Business

    Small businesses across Queensland are encouraged to take part in the Queensland Government’s new 100 Faces of Small Business initiative.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Friday 10:49am

    Saying yes to a valid Will

    Queensland’s Public Trustee is educating same sex couples about the importance of updating their Will when getting married.

    The Hon C Crawford | Friday 9:00am

    Cairns firefighters motor ahead with state-of-the-art truck

    Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford today (Friday) officially launched a new half-million dollar fire truck – the first of its kind to hit the road in the Cairns region.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Friday 8:44am

    Queensland Government backs Cairns Sign-on Day

    More than 30 sporting clubs from across Cairns will come together at the Cairns Convention Centre on 10 February 2018 for the inaugural “Cairns’ Biggest Sign-on Day”.

    The Hon M Ryan | Thursday 6:00pm

    Induction ceremony sees new police recruits sworn in to service

    Police Minister Mark Ryan and Police Commissioner Ian Stewart have welcomed 38 new police officers to the Queensland Police Service during a graduation ceremony at the QPS Academy’s Oxley campus this evening.