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    The Hon C Pitt | 5:30am

    School leavers say YEP to a great future

    Indigenous students across Queensland will soon have access to ‘YEP’ - a comprehensive range of resources for completing Year 12.

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 6:39pm

    Toowoomba Second Range Crossing on track

    THE countdown is on to the announcement of the preferred bidder for the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing project.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 4:14pm

    Indigenous business given tips to win government contracts

    Around 60 people from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander owned enterprises in the Cairns region will attend the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Business Procurement Workshop tonight to learn how to win government contracts.

    The Hon K Jones | Yesterday 2:07pm

    Gold Coast tourist experience to get even better

    Gold Coast tourism will go from strength to strength in the lead up to the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

    The Hon K Jones | Yesterday 2:02pm

    Gold Coast revs up for 2015 V8 Supercars

    The Gold Coast is ready to welcome 180,000 spectators in October for the Castrol Gold Coast 600 V8 Supercars event.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Yesterday 1:54pm

    Statement by the Attorney-General

    The Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath today met with Chief Justice Tim Carmody in the minister’s Brisbane office.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 1:00pm

    Palm Island’s new subdivision nearly complete

    Palm Island has celebrated the start of final works on its new $14.9 million subdivision, delivered through the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing.

    The Hon B Byrne | Yesterday 12:29pm

    Chair appointed to lead Queensland’s biosecurity review

    Respected biosecurity expert Renata Brooks will lead the Queensland Government’s review of the state’s bio-security capabilities.

    The Hon C Dick | Yesterday 12:10pm

    Gladstone Ambulance Station refurbishment officially open

    Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services Cameron Dick met paramedics, a former patient and a young local hero as he officially opened the refurbished Gladstone Ambulance Station.Mr Dick said the $1.8 million project of improvements to the station had delivered a mo ...

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 11:00am

    A new home for Queensland's electricity history

    A collection showcasing more than a century of Queensland’s electricity history has a new home in Toowoomba.

    The Hon J Miller | Yesterday 10:00am

    Palaszczuk Government puts LNP road safety cuts in reverse

    The Palaszczuk Government has reinstated a key road safety awareness program for young drivers after it was cut by the LNP.

    The Hon J Miller | Yesterday 9:15am

    Police drones to make forensic evidence search easier

    Police Minister Jo-Ann Miller has announced the expansion of the Queensland Police Service’s fleet of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs).

    The Hon J Trad | Wednesday 5:35pm

    Queensland exporters encouraged to nominate for Premier’s award

    Queensland exporters have the opportunity to showcase their innovation and global success with the launch of the 2015 Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards.

    The Hon C Pitt | Wednesday 5:09pm

    New Queensland housing construction at near five-year high

    ABS figures released today point to an increase in the construction of new houses, units and apartments in Queensland over the last quarter.

    The Hon L Enoch | Wednesday 4:55pm

    CITEC to stay in Queensland Government

    CITEC will remain a Queensland Government-owned information and communication technology (ICT) provider and will reshape its business to deliver jobs of the future and high quality services to its customers.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Wednesday 1:25pm

    Grants open across Queensland for events celebrating disability

    Local community groups, schools, sports clubs and other non-government organisations can now apply for a grant to hold an event during this year’s Disability Action Week or International Day of People with Disability.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Wednesday 11:23am

    Premier launches new tourism campaign for outback Queensland

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has unveiled a new tourism campaign to entice South East Queenslanders to Queensland’s Outback to help boost districts struggling through drought.

    The Hon C Pitt | Wednesday 9:00am

    Reconciliation Action Plan for Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

    In a nationwide first for Australian events, a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) will be developed for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

    The Hon J Miller | Wednesday 7:38am

    Fire Minister urges heater safety checks as temperatures drop

    As temperatures drop and winter sets in, Queenslanders are being urged to check their heating appliances before using them for warmth and comfort.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Wednesday 6:00am

    Businesses urged to take up challenge of preventing domestic violence

    Minister for Women Shannon Fentiman is urging businesses to take up the challenge in preventing domestic and family violence in Queensland.

    The Hon C Pitt | Tuesday 3:31pm

    Economic development on agenda at Palm Island Indigenous leaders’ meeting

    Economic development and jobs will be among the key priorities at the Indigenous Leaders’ Forum and Ministerial Roundtable on Palm Island this Thursday (28 May).

    The Hon A Lynham | Tuesday 2:52pm

    Russell Island makes the shift to Aboriginal name

    Moreton Bay’s Russell Island could be morphing into its Aboriginal name - Canaipa Island - and locals are being invited to have their say about it.

    The Hon A Lynham | Tuesday 2:42pm

    New suburb proposed for southside

    The southside could be about to gain a new suburb - Wishart Outlook.

    The Hon A Lynham | Tuesday 2:25pm

    Kalinga steps up to the big league

    The locality of Kalinga could be about to step up a grade and officially become a suburb.

    The Hon C Dick | Tuesday 2:05pm

    Strategy for End-of-Life Care launched

    Minister for Health Cameron Dick this morning launched Queensland’s Statewide Strategy for End-of-Life Care which will ensure people and their families confronting a terminal illness receive the high standard of care they deserve.

    The Hon A Lynham | Tuesday 2:04pm

    Local mariner to be remembered

    Local maritime legend Len Foxcroft could have his name preserved on a local headland.

    The Hon J Trad | Tuesday 12:00pm

    Preferred developer of Brisbane riverfront site at Northshore Hamilton announced

    A new $400 million waterfront community is a step closer after the Queensland Government announced it will work exclusively with Leighton Properties to finalise a detailed proposal to design and build apartment, retail and commercial buildings in Northshore Hamilton.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Tuesday 11:00am

    State-of-the-art audio system trial for vision impaired bus commuters

    In an Australian first, the Palaszczuk Government is trialling a new generation audible information system on the bus network to improve accessibility for vision impaired persons in Brisbane.

    The Hon M Bailey | Tuesday 9:17am

    New Ergon building powers ahead

    The construction site of the new Ergon Energy building in Rockhampton is a hive of activity as workers hit the halfway mark with civil engineering works along Glenmore Road.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Tuesday 7:00am

    Extra TC Marcia funding for Central Queensland

    Five Central Queensland communities will share in $5.1 million for counselling and support for residents affected by Tropical Cyclone Marcia.