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Townsville will host another NAB Challenge pre-season fixture when the Gold Coast Suns play the Geelong Cats this Sunday March 1 as part of a partnership between Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) and the Australian Football League (AFL).
Up to 400 electricity workers from Ergon Energy and Energex will meet at the Army Barracks in Rockhampton this morning before heading out to restore further power supplies to affected households and businesses in the cyclone-hit region.
Minister for Education Kate Jones today visited Rockhampton and Yeppoon schools affected by Tropical Cyclone Marcia to monitor recovery efforts firsthand and speak to school communities.
Environment Minister Dr Steven Miles has urged Queenslanders to get behind this year’s Clean Up Australia Day on Sunday and celebrate the 25th anniversary of the event by collecting a load of litter or rubbish.
Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports, and Minister for Energy and Water Supply Mark Bailey today inspected flood-damaged Collards Creek Bridge on the Dawson Highway, east of Biloela.
Support is available to help small businesses and tourism operators recover from Tropical Cyclone Marcia.
Quarterly rent payments due on leased state land will be deferred until 30 June 2015 to help struggling leaseholders recover in areas damaged by ex-Tropical Cyclone Marcia.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says Queensland’s 55th Parliament will begin its sittings on Tuesday 24 March.
SEVENTEEN bridges across Queensland will be upgraded under the first tranche of the Australian Government’s new $300 million Bridges Renewal Programme.
Communities Minister Shannon Fentiman today announced a further 50 community recovery personnel have been sent to assist in cyclone-hit areas of Central Queensland.
Powerlink Queensland delivered two 160 tonne electricity transformers to Yuleba near Roma this week, marking a significant step in the delivery of the state’s multi-billion-dollar gas export industry.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says $1 million state government contribution will be shared among four charities delivering post-cyclone support and services.“This contribution of $1 million is the quickest, most direct, and most effective way the government can support people in ...
The Inspector-General Emergency Management is responsible for reviewing and assessing the effectiveness of disaster management across the state and for providing me an assurance regarding the safety of all Queenslanders.
The Queensland Government is leading a 12 company strong trade stand at the Pacific’s pre-eminent aviation gathering the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace and Defence Exposition which started yesterday.
The safety of motorists will be enhanced on the Centenary Motorway with 15 electronic speed limit signs set to be switched on this week.
Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) has deployed rangers to assist the isolated Byfield and Stockyard Point communities in Central Queensland recover from Tropical Cyclone Marcia.
Help is at hand for people impacted by Tropical Cyclone Marcia in Rockhampton, Yeppoon and Biloela, Communities Minister Shannon Fentiman said today.
Queenslanders in communities affected by ex-Tropical Cyclone Marcia should be very careful using portable gas appliances and strictly follow all operating instructions on the appliances.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced the appointment of a long-serving senior officer of the Queensland Police Service to lead recovery efforts in the wake of Cyclone Marcia.Ms Palaszczuk said Chief Superintendent Brian Codd would take up the position within weeks.
Indigenous businesses and employment training organisations have today been called on to get involved with priority infrastructure projects in Cape York.
The safety of students and staff continues to be the priority as schools recover from Tropical Cyclone Marcia.
Energy Minister Mark Bailey is urging residents in cyclone-affected areas of Queensland to be mindful of the dangers of fallen power lines, solar PV systems and generators.
The Queensland Government is committed to providing both immediate and ongoing support to those who have been directly affected by a natural disaster.
PALASZCZUK GOVERNMENT ACTIVATES NATURAL DISASTER RECOVERY AND RELIEF ARRANGEMENTS FOR CENTRAL QUEENSLAND
Financial assistance is available for people needing urgent help after Tropical Cyclone Marcia following the activation of Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) in conjunction with the Commonwealth Government.Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the G ...
In the wake of Tropical Cyclone Marcia crossing the Queensland coast, the Community Recovery Hotline 1800 173 349 has been activated.
Motorists and commuters are urged to plan ahead and play it safe in the severe weather expected across Queensland over coming days.
The former Mount Morgan Mine site in central Queensland has emergency action plans ready to deal with severe weather and heavy rain expected over coming days.Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr Anthony Lynham said his department’s Abandoned Mines Unit has worked hard to p ...
The Palaszczuk Government has confirmed its commitment to the Gold Coast’s tourism and major events industries, promising to collaborate with local stakeholders on priorities for the key region.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has reiterated her commitment to restoring frontline health services without the need for the LNP’s asset sales.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the new Labor Government would work closely with industry and business in order to create jobs and grow the economy.