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    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Yesterday 1:45pm

    Statement on Moreton Bay Rail Link Project

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    The Hon K Jones | Yesterday 1:43pm

    QParents app to connect parents and schools across Queensland

    A new smart phone app will help state school parents stay connected and engaged with their child’s education.

    The Hon S Miles | Yesterday 1:30pm

    Queensland Government welcomes plan to protect the Reef

    The Palaszczuk Government has welcomed Federal Labor’s announcement today that they will invest $500 million protecting the Great Barrier Reef.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 11:28am

    Community safety and education delivery the priorities for Aurukun

    The Queensland Government is reviewing education delivery in Aurukun, as well as ensuring Police have the resources needed to protect the community as a principal and two teachers arrive in Aurukun today.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Yesterday 10:55am

    GC2018 headquarters dedicated to the legendary runner Ron Clarke

    The headquarters of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) will be named The Ron Clarke Building in honour of the Australian middle distance running legend and 17-time world record holder.

    The Hon J Trad | Yesterday 10:03am

    Design excellence to shape world-class public spaces within Queen’s Wharf development

    New design guidelines released today will help transform the public space surrounding the Queen’s Wharf Brisbane (QWB) development into an inviting, world-class destination, under the guidance of some of Australia’s best design experts.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Sunday 2:22pm

    World-leading 3D hologram arcade opens in Southport

    New high-tech jobs of the future are being created on the Gold Coast after Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today officially opened Euclideon’s virtual reality games arcade that uses world-first technology developed by the Brisbane tech company.

    The Hon S Miles | Sunday 9:00am

    Government provides $3 million to be matched through fundraising to improve Reef water quality

    The Queensland Government today (Sunday) announced it would provide $3 million to the Great Barrier Reef Foundation over the next three years, provided the private sector and philanthropists match it dollar for dollar to fund projects that will boost the resilience of the Great B ...

    The Hon M Bailey | Saturday 11:00am

    Energy Minister awards bright sparkies

    Energy Minister Mark Bailey last night congratulated Energex’s brightest up and coming electricians at the Energex 2016 Apprentice of the Year awards.

    The Hon M Bailey | Saturday 9:31am

    Proposed New England Highway realignment could solve multiple problems

    A new one-kilometre-long section of the New England Highway, just west of the existing road at Mount Kynoch is being considered to help reduce the impact of the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing on residents and reduce construction time.

    The Hon S Miles | Saturday 9:00am

    Environment Minister launches State-wide animal de-sexing campaign

    The Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Dr Steven Miles today (Saturday) officially launched a joint State-wide animal de-sexing campaign involving RSPCA Qld, participating vets and local councils.

    The Hon A Lynham | Saturday 7:00am

    Progress flows on CQ dam projects

    Progress continues on the $495 million dam project for Eden Bann and Rookwood weirs in central Queensland, with another step forward today in the environmental impact assessment.

    The Hon C Pitt | Friday 3:23pm

    Nicholls flags jobs cuts when we need them most

    Tim Nicholls’ editorial in today’s The Australian will send a shiver down the spines of all Queenslanders who suffered at his hands during the tumultuous Newman Years.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Friday 1:12pm

    Mega Sound Stage new home for ‘God of Thunder’ down under

    Queensland is now home to the largest sound stage in the southern hemisphere, with the new Village Roadshow super stage unveiled today at Oxenford on the Gold Coast.

    The Hon A Lynham | Friday 12:55pm

    Winter warmer warning: no outdoor gas heaters indoors

    It may be cosy, but the outdoor gas heater you’re using to keep warm this winter could be a hazard unless it’s used properly.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Friday 12:21pm

    Queensland businesses set to prosper under NDIS

    The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will roll out across Queensland in just over a month, bringing significant opportunities to disability sector service providers and the wider business community.

    The Hon C Pitt | Thursday 6:01pm

    Queenslanders now have lifetime insurance for catastrophic car injuries

    All Queenslanders catastrophically injured in motor vehicle accidents will now have access to lifetime care and support announced Treasurer Curtis Pitt.

    The Hon C Pitt | Thursday 5:56pm

    Welfare fund closure signals the righting of a 70-year wrong

    The Palaszczuk Government today announced the historic closure of the Aborigines Welfare Fund – which was part of the system of stolen wages and savings of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders for more than 70 years

    The Hon L Donaldson | Thursday 3:47pm

    Where is the LNP’s alternative plan for biosecurity?

    Agriculture Minister Leanne Donaldson has today challenged the LNP to reveal its plan for biosecurity.

    The Hon C Dick | Thursday 2:14pm

    Queensland adopts compulsory legionella reporting as new laws pass Parliament

    Queensland will now have some of the most stringent water risk management requirements for hospitals and residential aged care facilities in Australia after new laws were passed in State Parliament today.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Thursday 1:33pm

    Renewable energy boost for Queensland jobs and investment

    The Palaszczuk Government has welcomed the offer of a power purchase agreement (PPA) to progress a 170 megawatt (MW) wind farm in the State’s far north.

    The Hon L Donaldson | Thursday 12:19pm

    Joyce must remember Queensland dairy farmers

    Agriculture Minister Leanne Donaldson has written to Barnaby Joyce to urge him not to forget Queensland dairy farmers.

    The Hon C Pitt | Thursday 11:32am

    National Sorry Day – A time to reflect on our shared history

    Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships Curtis Pitt has encouraged all Queenslanders to come together to reflect, commemorate and celebrate the Australia’s Indigenous culture and heritage, with National Reconciliation Week starting tomorrow.

    The Hon C Pitt | Thursday 11:32am

    Repatriation fund seeks to restore respect and build future relations

    The Palaszczuk Government has established a new fund to accelerate the repatriation of the ancestral remains of Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, so that they can be laid to rest in their traditional lands.

    The Hon L Enoch | Thursday 11:29am

    Information on government ICT tenders now easier

    The Palaszczuk Government is making it easier for small businesses to find, plan and tender for government ICT business through a revamped ICT Dashboard website launched today.

    The Hon K Jones | Thursday 10:11am

    External assessment begins for Year 11 students

    Close to 11,000 Year 11 students studying English in more than 100 schools across Queensland will tomorrow participate in a trial external assessment.

    The Hon S Miles | Thursday 1:11am

    Bill to phase out sand mining on North Stradbroke passed in Parliament

    Sand mining on North Stradbroke Island is to substantially cease by 2019, with the Queensland Parliament voting in favour of the phase-out to allow the creation of new, sustainable jobs.

    The Hon C Pitt | Wednesday 6:41pm

    LNP sinks to new low in baseless scare campaign

    Treasurer Curtis Pitt says the LNP’s destructive campaign to talk down Queensland sunk to a new low today when the opposition tried to suggest the QSuper defined benefit scheme is making a loss.

    The Hon C Pitt | Wednesday 4:37pm

    Mr Asset Sales refuses to rule out sell-off… Again

    Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls has again failed to rule out asset sales after opening the door yesterday to a fire sale.

    The Hon G Grace | Wednesday 3:07pm

    Qld retains lowest average workers’ compensation premiums in country

    Queensland has kept the lowest average workers’ compensation premiums in the country, Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace said today.