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    The Hon C Dick | 11:21am

    Bone marrow transplant upgrade benefits local patients

    The Townsville Hospital’s oncology ward will undergo a $1.56 million facelift creating a dedicated bone marrow transplant unit serving the people of North Queensland.

    The Hon C Dick | 11:00am

    Expansion of North Queensland intensive youth mental health services

    The Queensland Government has delivered on an election commitment to rebuild intensive mental healthcare infrastructure for young people in Townsville with the announcement of new youth residential rehabilitation facilities for the city.

    The Hon J Miller | 9:45am

    Gold Coast receives new state-of-the-art fire fighting vehicle

    A new state-of-the-art firefighting vehicle that will help save lives and boost property protection on the Gold Coast was today handed over to Burleigh Heads Fire Station by Fire Minister Jo-Ann Miller.

    The Hon J Miller | 8:15am

    Project Booyah gives ‘at risk’ youth a better start

    A Gold Coast initiative to help curb youth crime through early intervention and education will be expanded by the Palaszczuk Government, Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath and Police Minister Jo-Ann Miller announced today.

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 6:37pm

    Robotics workshop shows potential to transform industries

    Opportunities for the construction and infrastructure industries to transform their business were highlighted at a robotic-themed innovation workshop at the Queensland University of Technology today.

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 3:52pm

    Further works roll out on David Low Way cycle lanes

    Work has started on the extension of on-road cycle lanes along David Low Way near the Maroochy River Golf Club.

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 3:49pm

    Safety works for Narangba Road and Anzac Avenue intersection

    Works to improve safety at the intersection of Narangba Road and Anzac Avenue in Kallangur are set to start in coming weeks, Main Roads and Road Safety Minister, Mark Bailey said today.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Yesterday 12:46pm

    Symposium helps Queensland prepare for NDIS

    A Griffith University symposium has been held in Brisbane today to discuss Queensland’s transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and encourage stakeholders to work together.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 10:28am

    Premier launches reading challenge

    More than 100,000 Queensland students are set to read more than 1.5 million books as part of the 10th annual Premier’s Reading Challenge launched today.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 6:00am

    Analysts up their growth forecast for Queensland as housing construction leads recovery

    Queensland’s strengths in construction and housing are highlighted in two economic reports released today, Treasurer Curtis Pitt said.

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 5:00am

    Slow down and look out for students

    As thousands of Queensland students return to school after the Easter holiday break, motorists are being warned to slow down near school zones and be mindful of the presence of students near the road.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Sunday 3:28pm

    Premier applauds 30 years of QPAC

    Premier and Arts Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk has joined celebrations to mark the Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s 30th anniversary.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Sunday 3:27pm

    Queensland to establish medicinal cannabis trial

    Queensland will launch its own medicinal cannabis trial in conjunction with New South Wales and Victoria, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Sunday 3:23pm

    Vaccine ready to combat influenza

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has urged vulnerable Queenslanders to take up the offer of a free influenza vaccination.

    The Hon J Miller | Sunday 1:30pm

    NRL star joins campaign to reduce violence in Queensland

    The Palaszczuk Government is partnering with former NRL star Petero Civoniceva to reduce violent assaults across Queensland as part of a campaign developed by Moreton District police and set to be rolled out statewide.

    The Hon K Jones | Saturday 1:33pm

    Awards open to emerging visual artists

    Education Minister Kate Jones today called on Queensland’s budding artists to enter the state’s leading arts awards for secondary students.

    The Hon C Pitt | Saturday 7:24am

    Draft dredging report exposes LNP’s Great Barrier Reef shame: Pitt

    A draft Environmental Impact Statement that proposes dumping Cairns Port dredge spoil on the Great Barrier Reef highlights the Newman Government’s reckless disregard for one of Queensland’s most valuable assets, Treasurer Curtis Pitt said today.

    The Hon A Lynham | Saturday 6:00am

    Galilee basin coal jobs come one step closer

    Thousands of potential jobs in Queensland’s Galilee coal projects have come one step closer with a major milestone for Carmichael mine.

    The Hon L Enoch | Friday 7:57pm

    Working together to improve Queensland’s housing situation

    A workshop was held in Cooktown this week to look at the issues of homelessness and the social housing demand across the area.

    The Hon K Jones | Friday 7:20pm

    City to savour country flavour at Eat Street Markets

    Brisbane residents could sample a taste of the country at Brisbane’s Eat Street Markets this weekend, Minister for Tourism and Major Events Kate Jones said today.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Friday 5:53pm

    Statement regarding COAG

    I'm very pleased that myself and other first ministers have convinced the Federal Government to stand by the independent Commonwealth Grants Commission and endorse the proposed GST distribution at today's COAG meeting.This means that Queensland stands to gain an extra $556 millio ...

    The Hon S Miles | Friday 4:28pm

    Junior riders to make tracks to new mountain-bike park at Walkabout Creek

    Work has started on a mountain-bike track for junior riders at Walkabout Creek Visitor Centre at The Gap.

    The Hon M Bailey | Friday 11:45am

    New energy recruits about to embark on bright careers in power industry

    Energy Minister Mark Bailey visited the Energex EsiTrain centre at Rocklea today to meet the newest Energex trainees and apprentices as they embark on new careers in Queensland’s power industry.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Friday 11:43am

    All weather boat park launches for Townsville’s boaties

    Townsville boaties will have access to some of the best all-weather facilities in Queensland, following the opening of the first stage of the $25 million Townsville Recreational Boating Park today.

    The Hon J Trad | Thursday 8:52pm

    Statement regarding light rail reports

    The following can be attributed to a spokesperson from the Deputy Premier’s office:“The media report on Channel 9 News tonight regarding the light rail extension on the Gold Coast being imminent is factually incorrect. This project is yet to be finalised, approved or funded but a ...

    The Hon K Jones | Thursday 7:22pm

    ‘Say G’day to Jay’ kindy concerts to tour SE Queensland

    Free kindy concerts featuring children’s entertainer and state government kindy ambassador Jay Laga’aia will tour South East Queensland next month, Education Minister Kate Jones announced today.

    The Hon K Jones | Thursday 7:17pm

    Filmmakers capture a touch of tropical north Queensland’s paradise

    Minister for Tourism and Major Events Kate Jones today congratulated the winner of the Paradise Through Your Lens Tropical North Queensland marketing campaign.

    The Hon C Pitt | Thursday 1:41pm

    4,800 extra full-time jobs for Queensland as unemployment rate steadies

    Treasurer Curtis Pitt said today’s ABS labour force data shows an encouraging trend towards full-time employment in Queensland.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 11:16am

    Premier urges Commonwealth to commit to kindergarten funding

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has called on the Federal Government to stop stalling and commit to funding kindergarten in 2016.

    The Hon C Dick | Thursday 6:00am

    Abbott’s $11.8 billion cuts to Queensland Hospitals

    Health Minister Cameron Dick today called on Tony Abbott to reverse his decision to cut $11.8 billion from Queensland hospital funding from 2017-18 to 2024‑25.