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    The Hon C O'Rourke | 11:04am

    Turnbull Government pension changes hurting Toowoomba seniors

    Toowoomba seniors have gathered today to discuss some of the key issues impacting them, including cost of living pressures and the Turnbull Government’s changes to the pension asset threshold.

    The Hon S Miles | 10:08am

    Carpark upgrade for popular Springbrook site

    Visitors will find it easier to get in and out of the popular Gwongorella picnic area at Springbrook thanks to upgrades by the Palaszczuk government.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 10:00am

    Inala TAFE doubles in size to help job seekers and new arrivals

    TAFE Queensland’s Inala campus has doubled its teaching area with a $3.4 million expansion officially opened today by Premier and local member Annastacia Palaszczuk.

    The Hon M de Brenni | 9:10am

    Queensland Housing approach leads the way in national services report

    EMBARGOED UNTIL RELEASE OF CHAPTER G OF THE PRODUCTIVY COMMISSION’S REPORT OF GOVERNMENT SERVICES – 12.15AM 24/1/2017

    The Hon M Bailey | 9:00am

    New year, new works on Toowoomba Second Range Crossing

    Construction back in full swing on the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing 2017 construction includes twin arch bridges on the New England HighwayThe Australian Government is contributing $1.137 billion toward the projectThe Queensland Government has committed $321 million to the TSR ...

    The Hon C O'Rourke | 8:55am

    NDIS boosts Toowoomba job opportunities

    Up to 1100 jobs could be created in the Toowoomba region as the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) rolls out locally from this month.

    The Hon S Fentiman | 8:28am

    Latest child safety data shows first signs of improvement in three years

    Strictly embargoed 12.15am January 24, 2017

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 5:24pm

    Alcohol service tightened for public safety

    State Cabinet has decided to further reduce the service of alcohol in Queensland’s pubs and clubs by halving the number of one-off permits for extended service hours in Safe Night Precincts and imposing restrictions on their use.

    The Hon S Miles | Yesterday 3:48pm

    Daisy Hill to become a nature and recreation hub

    The opportunity for Queenslanders to comment on the new vision for the Daisy Hill Koala Bushland is closing soon with submissions due by 31 January.

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 3:10pm

    Palaszczuk Government acting on fuel price board reform

    The Palaszczuk Government is continuing work to protect motorists from confusion at petrol bowsers through reforms to legislation governing fuel price boards.

    The Hon A Lynham | Yesterday 1:47pm

    NQ community up for share of $5 million infrastructure funds

    Flinders Shire Council in North Queensland has one project—from a total of 22 shortlisted in 17 remote and Indigenous communities from Torres Strait to Cherbourg—in the running for a share of $5 million under the Palaszczuk Government’s Building Our Regions program.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 1:43pm

    Back to School for Queensland students

    This morning marked the start of a new school year for more than 800,000 students across Queensland.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Yesterday 12:15pm

    Wynnum welcomes new homeless and housing hub

    Wynnum locals will have access to a one stop shop for homelessness services and support through a Queensland Government funding initiative that will help people survive homelessness with dignity.

    The Hon A Lynham | Yesterday 11:49am

    North West Indigenous communities up for share of $5M infrastructure funds

    Indigenous communities in North West Queensland have five projects—from a total of 22 shortlisted in 17 remote and Indigenous communities from Torres Strait to Cherbourg— in the running for a share of $5 million from the Palaszczuk Government’s Building Our Regions program

    The Hon A Lynham | Yesterday 11:39am

    FNQ Indigenous communities up for share of $5M infrastructure funds

    Indigenous communities in the Far North have 11 projects—from a total of 22 shortlisted in 17 remote and Indigenous communities from Torres Strait to Cherbourg—in the running for a share of $5 million from the Palaszczuk Government’s Building Our Regions program.

    The Hon A Lynham | Yesterday 11:36am

    Central QLD communities up for share of $5M infrastructure funds

    Communities in Central Queensland have three projects—from a total of 22 shortlisted in 17 remote and Indigenous communities from Torres Strait to Cherbourg— in the running for a share of $5 million from the Palaszczuk Government’s Building Our Regions program.

    The Hon A Lynham | Yesterday 11:33am

    Cherbourg up for share of $5 million infrastructure funds

    Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council has two projects in the running for a share of $5 million from the Palaszczuk Government’s Building Our Regions program, with a total of 22 projects shortlisted in 17 remote and Indigenous communities across the state.

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 11:04am

    13 new School Crossing Supervisors to keep Queensland kids safe

    Rain or shine, every school morning and afternoon students across Queensland experience the friendly face and responsible instructions of School Crossing Supervisors.

    The Hon M Ryan | Yesterday 10:53am

    New combined red light and speed camera sites - Morayfield and Upper Mount Gravatt

    Minister for Police and State Member for Morayfield Mark Ryan announced today two new combined red light and speed camera systems for Morayfield and Upper Mount Gravatt.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 7:36am

    Queensland economy maintains strong growth trajectory

    Queensland continues to outperform interstate counterparts according to a series of recent business surveys, private sector forecasters and ABS hard data - contrary to CommSec's State of the States Report.

    The Hon M Ryan | Sunday 10:00am

    Motorists urged to slow down as students go back to school

    Road users are being reminded to take extra care in school zones with Queensland students returning to school across the state from tomorrow.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Sunday 8:38am

    $3 million education boost gives vulnerable children brighter future

    The Queensland Government today announced new measures aimed at ensuring children in care have the same educational opportunities as their peers.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Sunday 8:30am

    Queensland ready to celebrate Australia Day

    Queensland is ready to celebrate this Australia Day, with an exciting program of events and activities on offer across the state.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Sunday 8:20am

    Latest public service numbers show strong commitment to service delivery

    The Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to improving services across the State has included the employment of extra nurses, doctors, teachers and teacher aides.

    The Hon B Byrne | Sunday 8:15am

    Online photo library shows Queensland across the decades

    Ever wondered what your street looked like in the 1950s? It’s now available free online as 800,000 Queensland Government aerial images go digital.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Saturday 2:04pm

    $150,000 in grants to help celebrate Queensland’s women

    From Bamaga to the Gold Coast, women and girls across Queensland are set to celebrate this year’s Queensland Women’s Week (QWW) following the awarding of $150,000 in grants.

    The Hon M Ryan | Saturday 9:02am

    Preparation is key for storm safety

    The Palaszczuk Government is urging residents throughout parts of Queensland to prepare early ahead of severe thunderstorms forecast for later today.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Friday 6:11pm

    High level building and construction meeting kicks off year of reform to strengthen the sector

    Queensland’s peak construction industry leaders have met for the first time in 2017, kicking off an important year of reform for the industry.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Friday 5:24pm

    Turnbull Government must not compromise NDIS

    The Turnbull Government must guarantee Queenslanders with disability the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will not be watered down following a Productivity Commission review announced today.

    The Hon K Jones | Friday 12:50pm

    Construction starts on Caloundra’s new state school

    Education Minister Kate Jones today turned the first sod to mark the start of construction of a new state school in Caloundra South.