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    The Hon C Pitt | 1:30pm

    Massive digital upgrade to iconic Queensland venues

    Two of Queensland’s most iconic sporting and entertainment venues will undergo a digital overhaul to boost their match day entertainment offerings, with the installation of massive new screens at The Gabba and Suncorp Stadium.

    The Hon S Miles | 12:42pm

    Daisy Hill Action Plan: first upgrades underway for hikers, mountain bikers and horse riders

    Queensland Government funding of $150,000 will go towards upgrading the recreational trail network at Daisy Hill Conservation Park, in Logan City.

    The Hon S Miles | 11:41am

    QPWS awards new Hinchinbrook boat transfer permit, reviews park plan

    Hikers heading to Hinchinbrook Island National Park off Cardwell will soon have a greater choice of boat transfers, after the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) approved another operator to take visitors from Lucinda and Cardwell to both ends of the island’s world-famou ...

    The Hon J Trad | 11:30am

    Palaszczuk Government fights for fair disaster funding rules

    The Palaszczuk Government is calling on the Turnbull Government to stop short-changing councils with their ill-considered rule changes to Queensland’s disaster relief funding.

    The Hon M Bailey | 11:16am

    Palaszczuk Government’s biofuels mandate on track

    A new guideline which gives small fuel businesses – mostly in regional Queensland – an exemption under the Palaszczuk Government’s biofuels mandate has been tabled in Parliament.

    The Hon G Grace | 10:58am

    Business and industry groups welcome Qld trading hours review

    Business and industry groups have welcomed the Palaszczuk Government’s review of retail trading hours in Queensland.

    The Hon L Enoch | 8:00am

    Councillor Julia Leu takes seat on Library Board

    Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy Leeanne Enoch has today announced the appointment of Councillor Julia Leu to the Library Board of Queensland.

    The Hon B Byrne | Yesterday 11:42pm

    Queensland becomes national leader in smoke alarm legislation

    Queensland households will be the safest in the country after new smoke alarm legislation was passed in Parliament today.

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 4:15pm

    Kedron teacher New York bound thanks to Qld Govt fellowship

    A drama teacher at Kedron State High School has been awarded a prestigious Queensland Government fellowship to study education design at the famous Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York.

    The Hon L Donaldson | Yesterday 4:10pm

    Final round of grant funding for Queensland irrigators now open

    Agriculture Minister Leanne Donaldson has announced the opening of the third and final round of financial assistance for broadacre irrigators located in the Queensland Murray-Darling Basin.

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 4:00pm

    Queensland researchers to work with Smithsonian Institution

    Four Queenslanders have been awarded the opportunity of a lifetime to work with researchers at the world famous Smithsonian Institution in the United States.

    The Hon L Donaldson | Yesterday 3:15pm

    Biosecurity Queensland to destroy bananas on infected property

    The Palaszczuk Government will work with industry to destroy all the banana plants on the Tully property infected with Panama disease Tropical Race 4 once it has been acquired by the Australian Banana Growers Council.

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 2:42pm

    Tragedies highlight powerline dangers

    Recent fatal tragedies across Queensland have highlighted the dangers of working near powerlines.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Yesterday 2:29pm

    Turnbull Government must ensure no NDIS delays from IT disaster

    The Turnbull Government needs to assure Queenslanders with disability they will not be delayed from entering the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) because of a bungled Federal IT system.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 2:20pm

    Queensland Police Service in-principle enterprise bargaining agreement

    The safety of Queensland families and communities is a priority for my Government.

    The Hon L Donaldson | Yesterday 2:16pm

    Sugarcane industry research supporting regional communities

    Cutting edge investment in sugarcane industry research and development by the Palaszczuk Government is helping the State’s sugarcane growers and millers increase productivity, profitability and sustainability.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 1:21pm

    Time to revisit Qld's complex, confusing and costly retail trading hours

    The Palaszczuk Government will establish a reference group to consider how Queensland could maximise an estimated $200 million annual economic benefit from addressing anomalies in the State’s retail trading hours.

    The Hon K Jones | Yesterday 12:10pm

    Queensland continues international tourism growth surge

    Queensland tourism growth continues to surge with international tourism numbers reaching a new high, Minister for Tourism and Major Events Kate Jones announced today.

    The Hon C Dick | Yesterday 12:00pm

    $14 million screening program to detect vision problems in Prep students

    Every Prep student in Queensland will have their vision screened under a new $14 million primary school nurse program launched today by the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon B Byrne | Yesterday 9:35am

    Brisbane AFAC Conference attracts 2000 people

    More than 2000 emergency management personnel and stakeholders have converged on Brisbane for the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC) Conference, AFAC16, aimed at improving emergency services in Queensland.

    The Hon S Miles | Yesterday 9:19am

    G-Wagons rolling out for fire operations on parks and forests

    Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) firefighting efforts have been boosted with six new vehicles added to their fleet ahead of the wildfire season.

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 6:30am

    Contractor for Southport–Burleigh Road upgrade final stage announced

    The third and final package has been awarded to deliver stage three of the $104 million Southport-Burleigh Road upgrade.

    The Hon B Byrne | Tuesday 7:06pm

    New arrangements formalised for Public Safety Business Agency

    The Palaszczuk Government has taken another step forward in its election commitment to unravel the bureaucratic mess that the former LNP Government created in the Public Safety Business Agency (PSBA).

    The Hon A Lynham | Tuesday 4:26pm

    Businesses flock to work on NQ stadium

    Dozens of businesses have already put their hands up to be part of the $250 million North Queensland Stadium project now that the first tender has opened.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Tuesday 2:42pm

    New and comprehensive laws to target serious organised crime

    The Palaszczuk Government will target serious organised crime in Queensland with new and comprehensive laws to be introduced to Parliament in a fortnight.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Tuesday 2:00pm

    $100M Government-led housing construction in pipeline

    The Palaszczuk Government is backing in the state’s building industry with $100 million worth of Government-led housing construction currently underway or set to commence.

    The Hon L Donaldson | Tuesday 1:10pm

    Government introduces changes to facilitate medicinal cannabis production

    Agriculture Minister Leanne Donaldson says proposed amendments to the Drugs Misuse Act 1986 will make it possible for Queensland producers to be part of Australia’s medicinal cannabis supply chain.

    The Hon S Miles | Tuesday 12:56pm

    Coral research underpins Queensland Government efforts to protect the Reef

    Studies of ancient corals dating back thousands of years have provided stark confirmation that human activity since European settlement has affected the Great Barrier Reef.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Tuesday 12:00pm

    Report highlights on Queensland Domestic and Family Violence reforms

    The vast majority of recommendations stemming from the landmark Not Now, Not Ever report have been implemented.

    The Hon L Donaldson | Tuesday 10:05am

    Palaszczuk Government acts to ensure mediation over farm debt disputes

    The Palaszczuk Government today introduced legislation to help ensure financial disputes between farmers and banks can be resolved with the assistance of mediators.