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    The Hon L Enoch | 10:45am

    Palaszczuk Government funding gives budding cricketers a shot at the big time

    A company behind a batting training device to help the next generation of cricket superstars develop their skills, has been awarded almost $100,000 under round three of the Palaszczuk Government’s Advance Queensland Ignite Ideas funding.

    The Hon S Miles | 8:20am

    Gold Coast’s Biggest Tree Planting Day

    Gold Coasters will brave the wet weather today to plant 10,000 native trees at the Robina City Parklands thanks to funding from the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 7:34am

    Dianne

    Police have found the fishing boat "Dianne" that overturned in Bustard Bay off the central Queensland coast on Monday night, and they will start recovery operations this morning.

    The Hon M Bailey | 7:00am

    Mega container ship due to arrive in Brisbane

    The Port of Brisbane is about to play host to the longest container ship to ever visit Queensland.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Yesterday 6:02pm

    Queensland’s foster and kinship carers spoke and we listened

    The voices of Queensland’s foster and kinship carers have been heard with the State Government using valuable feedback from the Partners in Care workshops, a foster and kinship care engagement program implemented across the state.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 2:39pm

    MSF Sugar and the Queensland Government sign an MOU that will deliver no net loss of cane land arising from Cairns South SDA

    The Queensland Government and MSF Sugar will investigate the feasibility of potential industry adjacent to the Mulgrave Mill as part of the proposed Cairns South State Development Area (SDA).

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 1:42pm

    Palaszczuk Government puts safety first at South Pine and Pullen Roads

    More than one million dollars will be spent improving safety at the intersection of South Pine and Pullen Roads at Everton Park.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Yesterday 1:10pm

    Turnbull Govt must turn on funding tap for Qld water projects

    The Palaszczuk Government has put $12.5 million on the table to help fund a vital water project in the Burdekin that could deal with long term salinity problems.

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 1:06pm

    Burdekin Hydro plans powering ahead

    A hydro-electric power station on the state’s largest dam – Burdekin Falls Dam – to secure energy and support jobs for North Queensland moved a step closer today.

    The Hon K Jones | Yesterday 12:00pm

    Drone pilot course takes off at Mabel Park State High

    Students at Mabel Park State High School will be among the first in Queensland to gain a qualification in drone piloting skills.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 11:14am

    Another big tick for Palaszczuk Government’s economic plan

    S&P Global Ratings’ announcement that affirms its AA+ credit rating for Queensland is another big tick for the Palaszczuk Government’s economic plan, says Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment Curtis Pitt.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Yesterday 11:02am

    Community groups urged to apply for funding under new round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund

    The Palaszczuk Government is calling on Queensland community groups to apply for funding under the next round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund, which opens today.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | Yesterday 10:33am

    Work under way to assess farm production impact

    Government staff are on the ground in central Queensland and the Burnett assessing damage to agricultural production caused by floods and recent heavy rain.

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 10:14am

    Audit reveals big power bill savings at Burdekin pump station

    Lower Burdekin Water (LBW) has slashed its power bill at one pump station by $20,000 a year after implementing the findings of an Energy Savers Program audit.

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 9:00am

    Regional Queenslanders win big in annual open data awards

    A Sunshine Coast team behind a drone that delivers medicine to isolated customers is among a swag of successful Queenslanders who collected gold medals and honourable mentions at a recent international event to celebrate the use of government data in solving community problems.

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 9:00am

    Whale sized works on Warrego Highway underway

    Thirty-two concrete girders, each the length of a fully grown blue whale, have been installed as part of construction on a new overpass west of Toowoomba.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Yesterday 8:02am

    Meeting of the minds mapping North Queensland future skills needs

    Representatives from North Queensland businesses, the education sector and government will today (Friday, 20th October) meet in Townsville to map the region’s future skills needs as a part of the North Queensland Infrastructure Work Pipeline and Skills Map information session.

    The Hon C Dick | Yesterday 7:00am

    Changes to further regulate cosmetic surgery procedures approved

    The Palaszczuk Government has acted to provide greater protection for people undergoing surgical procedures for cosmetic purposes.

    The Hon C Dick | Yesterday 6:00am

    More Queenslanders set to benefit from HIV drug trial

    Queensland Health will add an extra 1000 places to a potentially life-saving HIV medication trial, Health and Ambulance Services Minister Cameron Dick announced today.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 9:30pm

    Gympie business wins export award

    Gympie business, Dynamics G-Ex, has won one of the prestigious Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards 2017 in the regional exporter category.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 9:30pm

    Toowoomba business wins export award

    Toowoomba business, AGT Foods Australia, has won one of the prestigious Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards 2017 in the agribusiness category.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 9:30pm

    Five Gold Coast businesses win export awards

    A Gold Coast electric skateboard manufacturer has taken out the top prize – Exporter of the Year – at the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards 2017, as well as winning the e-commerce award.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 9:30pm

    Cairns business wins export award

    Cairns College of English and Business has won one of the prestigious Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards 2017 in the education category.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 9:30pm

    Premier awards Queensland’s top exporters

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has congratulated Queensland’s outstanding export businesses on the vital contribution they make to the state economy at a prestigious awards ceremony on Thursday night (19 October 2017).

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 5:39pm

    Export awards highlight Queensland strengths

    Queensland businesses engaged in international trade will be recognised for their success and innovation at the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre tonight.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Thursday 3:37pm

    Far North Queensland companies called to tender for government employee housing construction on Horn Island

    The Palaszczuk Government has called on eligible Far North Queensland companies to tender for the construction of new government employee housing on Horn Island under the Queensland Government’s Buy Queensland procurement strategy.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Thursday 2:58pm

    Renovated Court officially opened

    The Palaszczuk Government’s domestic and family violence reforms reached a major milestone today with the official opening of Southport’s permanent specialist Domestic and Family Violence Court.

    The Hon M Bailey | Thursday 2:35pm

    SEQ’s dam fine rain

    Rainfall over the past week has provided a welcomed boost to the region’s drinking water supply ahead of summer with even more rain forecast.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 12:33pm

    Restoring hope, opportunity and jobs for Queenslanders

    The creation of 122,500 jobs since January 2015 – the equivalent of 3830 per month – is testament to the partnership and programs my Government has put in place to support employers and employees across our State.

    The Hon M Ryan | Thursday 12:30pm

    State of the art Joint Emergency Services Coordination Centre unveiled for GC2018

    A state-of-the-art multi-agency emergency coordination facility that will become the nerve centre of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) security operation will be fully tested this weekend during the Gold Coast 600.