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    The Hon Y D'Ath | 9:00am

    Queensland’s most popular baby names for 2018 revealed

    Charlotte and Oliver reign supreme for the fourth year running as the most popular baby names in Queensland.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Yesterday 9:00am

    Love is in the air across Queensland

    More than 1300 same-sex couples have wed in Queensland since same-sex marriage ceremonies could legally be held just over one year ago on January 9, 2018.

    The Hon M Ryan | Friday 3:05pm

    Palaszczuk Government invests in more apprentices for Queensland

    The Palaszczuk Government is committed to growing the number of apprentices across the state to ensure Queensland has the skilled workers it needs for the future.

    The Hon C Dick | Friday 1:51pm

    Test match tickets for blacked out Big Bash fans

    Last night’s Big Bash ticket holders will be offered free entry to any day of next week’s Australia-Sri Lanka test match after a power outage outside the Gabba cut short the game between the Heat and the Thunder.

    The Hon M Bailey | Friday 1:39pm

    Works begin to replace old Lochaber Creek Bridge

    Work to replace a 78-year-old bridge on the Burnett Highway near Eidsvold began last week.

    The Hon M Ryan | Friday 12:47pm

    National Corrections Day – QCS officers working to keep community safe

    The Story and Victoria bridges will light up in blue and silver on Friday to commemorate National Corrections Day.

    The Hon C Dick | Friday 10:54am

    LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION! Godzilla vs. Kong starts filming in Queensland

    The Warner Bros.

    The Hon M Furner | Friday 8:40am

    Water security boost for Emerald irrigators

    Irrigators in the Emerald region will reap the benefits of an $11.7 million upgrade to the Selma Main Channel system providing a much-needed boost in water supply security.

    The Hon M Ryan | Thursday 5:30pm

    78 new officers sworn into service at Oxley graduation

    Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services, the Honourable Mark Ryan MP and Commissioner Ian Stewart today welcomed 78 new police officers to the Queensland Police Service (QPS), in an induction ceremony held at the QPS Academy, Oxley campus.

    The Hon C Dick | Thursday 1:12pm

    Celebrate Australia Day the Queensland way

    Queenslanders are being encouraged to join together and celebrate our shared values this Australia Day.

    The Hon C Dick | Thursday 12:58pm

    Revolutionary Queensland timber product to reach global markets

    Hyne Timber is a step closer to creating new jobs and taking on the global market with the sod turned on the Maryborough business’ advanced manufacturing glue laminated timber plant, being built with support from the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon M Bailey | Thursday 10:00am

    All-tide access for Molongle Creek update

    A $5 million dredging project that will deliver all-tide access at Molongle Creek boat ramp is progressing.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Thursday 8:59am

    Applications open for mediation training scholarship

    Applications are open for the Jack Cranstoun mediation training scholarship, named after the much-loved Dispute Resolution Branch member who lost his life suddenly in October 2014.

    The Hon C Dick | Wednesday 6:47pm

    JCU future vision a step closer with $5m Palaszczuk Government investment

    A re-imagined and modernised James Cook University Douglas campus is in the works with the first sod turned today to kickstart construction of a public plaza central to revitalisation of the Townsville site.

    The Hon M Furner | Wednesday 3:32pm

    Apprentices keep Queensland powering ahead

    The future of the electricity distribution industry in Queensland is secure with 102 apprentices starting their careers with Energex and Ergon Energy over the next month.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Wednesday 9:11am

    Statement from Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath

    Robert John Fardon will be an automatic reportable offender for the rest of his life under the Palaszczuk Government’s tough new legislation to protect the community from child sex offenders.

    The Hon M Bailey | Wednesday 9:00am

    Roundabout lights signal congestion solution in Caloundra

    Congestion-busting traffic lights at one of the busiest roundabouts on the Sunshine Coast have been switched on.

    The Hon C Dick | Tuesday 12:44pm

    Yeerongpilly Green urban renewal project forging ahead with retail precinct launch

    A $250 million development program at Yeerongpilly Green is forging ahead with today’s launch of the retail precinct for the southern Brisbane urban renewal project.

    The Hon G Grace | Tuesday 9:00am

    Beyond the barracks – Queensland students uncover Anzac history

    Minister for Education Grace Grace has met with this year’s Premier’s Anzac Prize winners who are preparing for a trip of a lifetime in April.

    The Hon D Farmer | Monday 3:59pm

    Prizes up for grabs for young Queensland artists

    The Palaszczuk Government is calling on young Queensland artists to design the artwork for Queensland Youth Week 2019, following an extension to the QYW artwork competition closing date.

    The Hon M Bailey | Monday 2:00pm

    New Kilcoy Creek bridge won't be so creeky

    An 85-year-old timber bridge carrying the D’Aguilar Highway over Kilcoy Creek will be replaced later this year with a new 15-metre-long, two-lane concrete bridge.

    The Hon C Dick | Monday 12:51pm

    Sky is the limit for Bundaberg Aviation and Aerospace Precinct

    Bundaberg's Regional Aviation and Aerospace Precinct has today moved a step closer to take-off, with the first sod turned on the project’s $5.2 million Stage 3.

    The Hon C Crawford | Monday 11:28am

    Great Sandy Marine Park – have your say on future management

    Boaties, fishers and users of the Great Sandy Marine Park are invited to take part in a review of the park’s zoning plan to help guide its future management.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 12 Jan 2:12pm

    Magical day worth millions to Queensland economy

    One of the world’s richest horse racing events taking place on the Gold Coast today will deliver millions of dollars to the Queensland economy.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | 11 Jan 4:08pm

    Bhutanese call Australia home at Cairns citizenship ceremony

    Multicultural Affairs Minister Stirling today congratulated 24 people from nine nations, including 13 from Bhutan, on becoming new Australians at a citizenship ceremony in Cairns.

    The Hon S Miles | 11 Jan 3:53pm

    Mental Health development for Logan Hospital Emergency

    An emergency department expansion for mental health patients at Logan Hospital announced by the State Government today will provide a dedicated space for patients and free up capacity.

    The Hon S Miles | 11 Jan 2:49pm

    A new device for Queenslanders in a medical emergency

    A new device will give paramedics greater access to a patient’s vital medical information in an emergency.

    The Hon C Dick | 11 Jan 12:45pm

    Wheels turning on Clermont BMX track construction

    Construction work on Clermont’s new BMX track is set to begin next week (w/c 14 January), supported by $200,000 from the Palaszczuk Government’s Works for Queensland (W4Q) program.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | 11 Jan 12:30pm

    $58 million in Council infrastructure grants and subsidies up for grabs

    Queensland’s 77 councils are set to share in $58 million worth of local government grants and subsidies from the Palaszczuk Government, with applications opening on Monday (14 January).

    The Hon C Dick | 11 Jan 12:19pm

    Plans push ahead for beefed-up Clermont Showgrounds and Saleyards

    As part of its Year of Outback Tourism celebrations, the Palaszczuk Government has announced the implementation plan for its $1 million revitalisation project for Clermont Showgrounds and Saleyards precinct.