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    The Hon L Enoch | 3:10pm

    Role of First Nations peoples to protect Reef highlighted at Forum

    Queensland Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef Leeanne Enoch has today highlighted the important role First Nations people play in protecting the Reef, during the Great Barrier Reef Ministerial Forum in Townsville.

    The Hon L Enoch | 2:59pm

    Ministers endorse Reef Strategy

    The Hon Sussan Ley MP

    The Hon S Fentiman | 1:43pm

    Discussion open for small businesses

    Future small business growth and job creation is in the spotlight as the Palaszczuk Government calls on small businesses to have their say.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | 1:01pm

    Grants and support for Scenic Rim residents hard-hit by bushfires

    Financial assistance and support services are now available to residents of targeted areas within the Scenic Rim Regional Council area who have been directly affected by bushfires over recent days.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 12:38pm

    New investment will further open North West Minerals Province

    The hunt is on for resources jobs of the future, as the Palaszczuk Government sinks $13.8 million into finding the minerals needed for advanced electronics and renewable technologies.

    The Hon C Dick | 11:00am

    $33.3 million for North West Queensland economic transformation

    The future prosperity of the North West Queensland economy has been further boosted today thanks to a $33.3 million investment by the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | 9:36am

    More local jobs as Ergon powers ahead with new depot

    Up to a dozen construction jobs will be created to build a new multi-million dollar Ergon Energy depot at Cannonvale.

    The Hon C Dick | Yesterday 6:00pm

    New $14.5 million flight test facility to bring high-tech drones to Cloncurry

    In an Australian first, the Palaszczuk Government will build a $14.5 million commercial drone flight testing facility at Cloncurry Airport, bringing high-technology industry and more jobs to the North West.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 5:20pm

    More minerals freight to go on the fast track thanks to rail subsidy

    The Queensland Government’s four year $80 million Mount Isa Line subsidy is set to boost minerals freight exports and support regional jobs.

    The Hon C Crawford | Yesterday 4:30pm

    Bushfire assistance extended in impacted regions

    Immediate financial assistance has been made available to those worst-hit by the bushfires in targeted areas of the Scenic Rim council area and farmers in targeted areas of Livingstone Shire.

    The Hon D Farmer | Yesterday 12:32pm

    DV perpetrator training for Queensland workplaces

    Businesses and community organisations from all across Queensland will learn what do do about DV perpetrators in the workplace when the second in a series of lunchbox sessions on perpetrators of violence in the workplace gets underway on 21 November.

    The Hon C Dick | Yesterday 11:00am

    Greater Flagstone community hails a ride on new 535 bus service

    The first dedicated bus service connecting the Greater Flagstone Priority Development Area (PDA) to Grand Plaza Shopping Centre in Browns Plains has rolled out from the depot.

    The Hon C Dick | Yesterday 10:00am

    State government partnering with USQ to spread bioproducts from the source

    The University of Southern Queensland’s (USQ) will soon to be turning liquid wastes into bioproducts at its Centre for Agricultural Engineering (CAE) after securing $50,000 through the Palaszczuk Government’s $5 million Waste to Biofutures Fund (W2B Fund).

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Sunday 1:02pm

    Free apprenticeships and traineeships ad blitz to target under 21s

    Today the Palaszczuk Government starts rolling out an extensive advertising campaign to encourage employers and young job seekers to take advantage of the free apprenticeships initiative for anyone under 21.

    The Hon M Bailey | Sunday 8:00am

    Remembering road crash victims

    Communities right across Queensland are being urged to pause and reflect on the consequences of road crashes, as the world commemorates the United Nations World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Saturday 4:14pm

    New licences boost safety for Queenslanders

    Queensland hospitals, aged care homes and shopping centres will receive a boost to safety standards as the Palaszczuk Government updates Queensland’s mechanical services industry, which are set to take effect in the New Year.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Saturday 11:30am

    Roma Saleyards moo-ving right along with $2 million improvements

    More than $2 million in improvements at the Roma Saleyards have been officially opened by Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Saturday 11:24am

    Grants and support for Woodgate residents hard-hit by bushfires

    Financial assistance and support services are now available to residents of Woodgatewho have been directly affected by bushfires over recent days.

    The Hon J Trad | Saturday 9:00am

    Renting reform provides roadmap to save lives and curb domestic violence

    The Palaszczuk Government has announced its plans to ensure safety and fairness in the Queensland rental market, after a huge response to community consultation.

    The Hon C Crawford | Friday 7:40pm

    Bushfire assistance extended for more Queensland communities

    Disaster assistance has been extended to help cover the costs of fighting the fires in the Gold Coast, Lockyer Valley and Toowoomba regions.

    The Hon M Bailey | Friday 3:00pm

    Palaszczuk Government bolsters public transport safety

    Eight Queenslanders have joined the ranks of TransLink’s network officers as the Palaszczuk Government ramps up its campaign against fare evasion and anti-social behaviour on public transport.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Friday 1:30pm

    Grant funding to support drought-affected families and communities

    Families and communities across the state’s 33 fully drought-declared and four partially drought-declared local government areas will be supported with a grant funding package being delivered by the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon C Dick | Friday 12:19pm

    Beaudesert biogas-solar electricity project receives $500,000 boost

    An $11 million renewable energy project will be developed at AJ Bush Rendering Plant in the Scenic Rim after renewables company BE Power Solutions secured $500,000 through the Palaszczuk Government’s $5 million Waste to Biofutures Fund (W2B Fund).

    The Hon C Dick | Friday 11:36am

    The future is electric for Bundaberg agricultural waste

    A $1.9 million agricultural waste to bioenergy project that will power electric vehicles within the Bundaberg Regional Council area has been backed through the Palaszczuk Government’s $5 million Queensland Waste to Biofutures Fund (W2B Fund).

    The Hon D Farmer | Friday 10:44am

    Queensland schoolies urged to Be Safe and Watch Your Mates

    Almost 38,000 Queensland Year 12 students will finish school today, (Friday 15 November) with up to 18,000 schoolies expected to visit the Gold Coast to celebrate the end of their school years.

    The Hon C Dick | Friday 9:10am

    New Brisbane meat processing facility beefs up local jobs market

    A $280 million meat processing and distribution facility in south-east Queensland is set to nab a choice cut of the local jobs market.

    The Hon G Grace | Friday 8:00am

    Farewell to the class of 2019

    More than 37,000 Queensland year 12 students from the class of 2019 will walk out of the school gates for the last time today.

    The Hon J Trad | Thursday 4:33pm

    Queensland Government’s biggest round of reconciliation grants now open

    Queenslanders can now apply for a share in $250,000 towards National Reconciliation Week 2020 celebrations as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s biggest round of reconciliation grants.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Thursday 3:54pm

    Emotional support available for people affected by bushfires

    A range of support services across bushfire-impacted communities are being made available by the Palaszczuk Government to help Queenslanders recover from the trauma and distress of this unfolding disaster.

    The Hon J Trad | Thursday 2:00pm

    Fine minds to advise on mine rehabilitation

    Ten of Queensland’s leading resource, environmental and academic experts will join forces to advise the Palaszczuk Government on the allocation of funds to rehabilitate failed resource sites.