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    The Hon G Grace | 1:39pm

    Up and coming stars hit the stage for 15th anniversary of CGEN

    Education Minister Grace Grace has congratulated around 1,400 Queensland students who are involved in this year’s Creative Generation – State Schools Onstage (CGEN) program.

    The Hon S Fentiman | 1:29pm

    Small businesses prepare for climate change

    The Palaszczuk Government is supporting small businesses to prepare for the impacts of climate change, with the launch of the Small and Medium Enterprise Sector Adaptation Plan.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | 12:11pm

    Community grants on offer in latest funding round

    Community organisations can apply for funding of up to $35,000 under the latest round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF) grants which is now open.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 11:56am

    New Queensland trade commissioner in Hong Kong

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced Ms Julia Herries had been appointed Queensland Trade and Investment Commissioner – Hong Kong.

    The Hon C Dick | 11:33am

    Queensland gas to power more manufacturing jobs

    Queensland gas will continue to support hundreds of Queensland manufacturing jobs in Gladstone and at Rocklea in Brisbane.

    The Hon M Furner | 11:10am

    New funding to keep exotic fruit fly at bay

    The Queensland Government has moved to protect jobs in Far North Queensland’s agricultural sector by boosting funding to efforts to eradicate exotic fruit fly in the region.

    The Hon M Bailey | 11:00am

    New bridges to bust M1 congestion

    Work has started to install almost 400 bridge decks for two new northbound bridges across Mudgeeraba Creek on Queensland’s M1 - Pacific Motorway.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 10:30am

    Access to staff information will benefit Queensland’s elderly

    All private aged care homes in Queensland will be asked to publicly report their staffing information under legislation proposed by the State Government.

    The Honourable Dr A Lynham | 9:43am

    Job opps open for apprentices with Ergon & Energex

    Nearly 100 jobs are available for the  next generation of electricity industry professionals with Queensland’s publicly-owned electricity distributors Ergon Energy and Energex.

    The Hon M Bailey | 9:30am

    G:link reaches five-year milestone

    The Goldy has 42 million reasons to celebrate as its iconic blue and yellow trams cut the cake on five years of connecting the Coast.

    The Hon J Trad | Yesterday 3:12pm

    Statement by Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad on today’s labour force data

    Today’s labour force figures underline the importance of the Palaszczuk Government’s focus on job creation in challenging economic times.

    The Hon J Trad | Yesterday 12:51pm

    Alcohol Management Review Finalised

    A review of Alcohol Management Plans (AMPs) in Queensland’s 19 discrete and remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities has been finalised by the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon M Furner | Yesterday 11:58am

    New flower, foliage technology helps support regional jobs

    A Sunshine Coast flower and foliage company is making the most of new propagation technology while supporting regional jobs through grant funding from the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon M Furner | Yesterday 11:56am

    Government support grows jobs in fruitful business venture

    A North Burnett horticulture producer is set to build a new pre-packaging and quick chill facility with funding from the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon M Furner | Yesterday 11:55am

    Agtech jobs on offer in farm robot company

    A team of specialised agtech robot designers and builders will be recruited in Central Queensland thanks to grant funding from the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 11:45am

    Funding boost for RSPCA and 1300 ANIMAL

    The RSPCA is set to receive an additional $200,000 in funding to support their 1300 ANIMAL (1300 264 625) hotline thanks to the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon D Farmer | Yesterday 11:34am

    A good excuse to stay in your pyjamas this Friday

    It’s the perfect excuse to stay in your pyjamas all day while supporting an organisation that helps vulnerable Queensland children.

    The Hon D Farmer | Yesterday 10:44am

    Queensland kids benefit from award winning training

    More than 2,000 Queensland child protection workers have completed an award-winning training course aimed at helping children overcome trauma and live happy lives, with 3,500 more enrolled.

    The Hon K Jones | Yesterday 9:31am

    International art exhibition generates millions for Brisbane tourism

    A major international art exhibition held over five months at Queensland’s Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) pumped $35 million into the economy and generated 1.5 million visitor nights for Queensland, new data has revealed.

    The Hon C Dick | Yesterday 9:30am

    XXXX beer continues to pour at Milton Brewery – securing 150 Queensland jobs

    The Palaszczuk government has ensured one of Queensland’s favorite beers will continue to flow off the production line at the iconic and historic XXXX Brewery at Milton for many years to come, while securing 150 local Queensland jobs.

    The Hon C Crawford | Yesterday 8:42am

    Specialist QFES firefighters performing rescues in state’s most difficult mountain terrain

    A specialist group of highly-trained Queensland firefighters is tackling some of the state’s most difficult mountain terrain to perform rescues.

    The Hon C Dick | Wednesday 10:16pm

    State allocates $60,000 for proposed men’s crisis centre in Coen

    A men’s crisis centre proposed for Coen in Queensland’s Far North will progress to the next stage, with the Palaszczuk Government investing $60,000 in the project.

    The Hon M Bailey | Wednesday 3:30pm

    Veloway 1 Stage E lifting into place

    Almost 70 Super-T girders are being lifted into place to make way for the next stage of the Palaszczuk Government’s Veloway project in Brisbane’s south.

    The Hon D Farmer | Wednesday 2:43pm

    Zero children in Brisbane City Watch House

    As of this morning, 17 July 2019, there were zero children held on remand in the Brisbane City Watch House.

    The Hon D Farmer | Wednesday 1:00pm

    $414,000 to expand Transition 2 Success in Gold Coast and Mount Isa

    The Palaszczuk Government is supporting young people in contact with the Youth Justice system on the Gold Coast and in Mount Isa, with new funding to roll out the successful Transition 2 Success (T2S) program in both locations.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Wednesday 12:15pm

    Broncos kicking goals under latest round of Skilling Queenslanders for Work

    More than 6700 Queenslanders will be assisted to get the work ready skills they need to get a job thanks to the latest round of Skilling Queenslanders for Work funding.

    The Hon C Dick | Wednesday 12:00pm

    Budget boost supports additional ambulance staff in Coen

    Residents of Coen and surrounding areas who need emergency pre-hospital care will be better serviced following a boost to Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) staff numbers in the region.

    The Hon K Jones | Wednesday 9:59am

    Australian travellers spend more than ever before in Queensland

    More Australians than ever before are choosing to holiday in Queensland, with visitor numbers and spending reaching record highs.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Wednesday 9:46am

    $200,000 awarded to restore Qld military memorials and honour boards

    The restoration of numerous veterans’ memorials sites across Queensland can soon begin with funding from the first round of a new grants program announced today.

    The Hon L Enoch | Tuesday 3:02pm

    Great Barrier Reef protection in spotlight in Mackay

    The importance of protecting the Great Barrier Reef is being highlighted in the Mackay region today, where Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef Leeanne Enoch is meeting with local canegrowers and stakeholders.