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    The Hon L Enoch | 8:27pm

    Crocodile removed from Torres Strait following non-fatal attack

    Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch has congratulated Department of Environment and Science (DES) wildlife officers for their swift and successful efforts to remove a three-metre crocodile from the Torres Strait last night (Tuesday 16 January), following an attack on a spear fishe ...

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 5:33pm

    Queenslanders encouraged to have their say on Anzac Square restoration

    Queenslanders are encouraged to have their say on the final stage of the restoration and enhancement project of Queensland’s State War Memorial, Anzac Square, in the lead up to the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War.

    The Hon G Grace | 4:30pm

    Queensland’s consumer sentiment leading the nation

    Consumer Sentiment in Queensland leads the nation in January, supported strongly by the continuing job creation of the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon G Grace | 1:10pm

    Road and rail safety plea ahead of school year

    The Palaszczuk Government is urging parents, students and other road users to take extra care on roads, particularly around railway crossings, ahead of the start of the 2018 school year next week (Monday, 22 January).

    The Hon L Enoch | 12:09pm

    $10K in funding up for grabs for standout women in STEM

    Pioneering Queensland women in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and maths are invited to apply for the 2018 Queensland Women in STEM Prize, which opens today.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 11:01am

    New recruits welcomed to Games headquarters

    More than 180 staff have started work at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Organising Corporation (GOLDOC)’s headquarters in the last fortnight, as preparations heat up just 77 days out from the opening ceremony.

    The Hon C Crawford | 10:15am

    Rapid response reduces post-Debbie CQ bushfire threat

    A series of coordinated efforts across Central Queensland is helping to contain an increased bushfire threat in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Debbie, Minister for Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford said today (Wednesday).

    The Hon M Furner | 9:45am

    North Australian grazing industry to benefit from new climate project

    Graziers across Northern Australia will benefit from an $8 million partnership between the Palaszczuk Government, Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) and the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) to better manage drought and climate risks.

    The Hon M Furner | 8:00am

    Agriculture Minister to open new digs

    Cotton Australia, the peak industry body for Australia’s cotton producers, is set to unveil its new Queensland regional office in Toowoomba today.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Yesterday 4:29pm

    Fee-free training for Year 12 graduates in Wide Bay

    Free training courses are available to year 12 graduates who enrol in a high priority qualification within 12 months of leaving school under the Queensland Government’s Year 12 fee-free training initiative.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Yesterday 3:37pm

    Fee-free training for Year 12 graduates in Whitsunday region

    Free training courses are available to year 12 graduates who enrol in a high priority qualification within 12 months of leaving school under the Queensland Government’s Year 12 fee-free training initiative.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Yesterday 3:37pm

    Counter Terrorism and Community Safety Centre now underway

    Design work is set to begin on the Queensland Government’s $46.7 million Counter Terrorism and Community Safety Centre project at the Westgate Complex in Wacol.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Yesterday 3:21pm

    Fee-free training for Year 12 Toowoomba graduates

    Free training courses are available to year 12 graduates who enrol in a high priority qualification within 12 months of leaving school under the Queensland Government’s Year 12 fee-free training initiative.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Yesterday 2:29pm

    Fee-free training for Year 12 Sunshine Coast graduates

    Free training courses are available to year 12 graduates who enrol in a high priority qualification within 12 months of leaving school under the Queensland Government’s Year 12 fee-free training initiative.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Yesterday 2:27pm

    Fee-free training for Year 12 Mount Isa graduates

    Free training courses are available to year 12 graduates who enrol in a high priority qualification within 12 months of leaving school under the Queensland Government’s Year 12 fee-free training initiative.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Yesterday 2:25pm

    Fee-free training for Year 12 Ipswich graduates

    Free training courses are available to year 12 graduates who enrol in a high priority qualification within 12 months of leaving school under the Queensland Government’s Year 12 fee-free training initiative.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Yesterday 2:14pm

    Fee-free training for Year 12 Gold Coast graduates

    Free training courses are available to year 12 graduates who enrol in a high priority qualification within 12 months of leaving school under the Queensland Government’s Year 12 fee-free training initiative.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Yesterday 2:06pm

    Fee-free training for Year 12 Brisbane graduates

    Free training courses are available to year 12 graduates who enrol in a high priority qualification within 12 months of leaving school under the Queensland Government’s Year 12 fee-free training initiative.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 1:55pm

    Australia Day events supported across Queensland

    The Palaszczuk Government will be supporting Australia Day events across Queensland next week and is encouraging families to participate.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Yesterday 10:32am

    LNP yet to apologise for drug and alcohol service cuts

    The LNP are yet to apologise for cuts to drug and alcohol services during the Newman Government, Acting Health Minister Shanon Fentiman said today.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 10:08am

    Palaszczuk Government finalising action plan to tackle Ice

    The Palaszczuk Government is finalising an action plan to tackle Ice, following state-wide input to a comprehensive action plan the Government released for public comment last year.

    The Hon M Ryan | Yesterday 8:52am

    I’m an open canvas on semi-automatic weapons: LNP Deputy Leader

    Deputy Opposition Leader Tim Mander is open to more people having access to potentially dangerous, semi-automatic rifles, Police Minister Mark Ryan warned today.

    The Hon M Ryan | Monday 5:20pm

    New Energex apprentices welcomed

    Acting Energy Minister Mark Ryan and Energy Queensland CEO David Smales today welcomed 23 new Energex apprentices at the EsiTrain facility in Brisbane.

    The Hon G Grace | Monday 2:48pm

    2018 Premier’s Anzac Prize tour winners announced

    Queensland Education Minister Grace Grace today announced the eight students and two teacher chaperones selected for the 2018 Premier’s Anzac Prize, who will participate in historic centenary commemorations in France this year.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Monday 10:10am

    Queensland welcomes 749 new doctors

    More than 740 new doctors today began their careers caring for Queenslanders at public hospitals across the state.

    The Hon C Dick | Monday 9:12am

    Street upgrade to unlock Burnett Heads’ potential

    Burnett Heads is set for a significant economic boost with the first sod turned today on the $6.6 million Town Centre Redevelopment project.

    The Hon G Grace | Monday 8:03am

    Travel made easier for new Baringa students

    Students at one of Queensland’s newest primary schools will have access to public transport from Day 1.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Sunday 1:11pm

    Queensland: a world leader in fitness tourism

    New research shows Queensland has emerged as a global leader in fitness and wellness tourism, with a report released by the government revealing what drives the world’s most active travelers to ‘bucket list’ endurance events across the state.

    The Hon M Ryan | Sunday 11:08am

    Minister calls for safe behaviour on our lakes

    More than 200 vessels were intercepted and more than 70 marine notices were issued during the Christmas-New Year period on south east Queensland lakes, prompting a warning from Acting Natural Resources, Mines and Energy Minister Mark Ryan to “act safely and responsibly’’.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Friday 6:38pm

    Queensland events benefit from funding boost

    The Palaszczuk Government will provide hundreds of thousands of dollars to dozens of regional events and festivals as part of a strategy to attract more visitors to Queensland.