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The Palaszczuk Government will target serious organised crime in Queensland with new and comprehensive laws to be introduced to Parliament in a fortnight.
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.
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.
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 vast majority of recommendations stemming from the landmark Not Now, Not Ever report have been implemented.
The Palaszczuk Government today introduced legislation to help ensure financial disputes between farmers and banks can be resolved with the assistance of mediators.
Work on the necessary infrastructure to build Mossman’s first aged care facility starts this week, thanks to $544,150 in funding from the Palaszczuk Government’s $375 million Building our Regions program.
One lucky movie buff will rub shoulders with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars and win a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with a walk-on role in the blockbuster Thor: Ragnarok, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced today.
Year 12 students will reach an important milestone this week when they sit the annual Queensland Core Skills (QCS) Test.
A more diverse Queensland Police Service is on the way after Police Minister Bill Byrne and Police Commissioner Ian Stewart today congratulated 19 students who started the new 10 week Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) program at the QPS Academy at Oxley.
The Palaszczuk Government has called for expressions of interest from local councils to decide the most suitable location for the ex-HMAS Tobruk.
Expressions of interest (EOI) will be called tomorrow for principal consultants to put forward design teams to kick off work on the $250 million North Queensland Stadium.
Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace today visited the home of quad bike crash survivor Domenic Cocco to launch the second phase of the Queensland Government’s Ride ready safety campaign.
The Palaszczuk Government is urging the new Federal Parliament, when it meets in Canberra for the first time since the election this week, to pressure the Turnbull Government to abolish the backpacker tax that would damage the State’s agricultural and tourism industries.
Employment Minister Grace Grace today met with the owner and staff of Edge Hill business Living Colour of the Tropics, one of the first businesses in Far North Queensland to apply for an employer support payment through the Queensland Government’s Back to Work scheme.
Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs will be banned from wearing their colours in public anywhere in Queensland under the Palaszczuk Government’s tough new package of laws to better tackle serious organised crime.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has congratulated Northern Territory Chief Minister-elect Michael Gunner on his election victory and committed to partner with him on the development of Northern Australia.
Racing Minister Grace Grace will be trackside today at Far North Queensland racing centre Atherton, home of legendary galloper Passion Moon.
The Prime Minister has snubbed the M1 delegation yet again and ignored the critical M1 funding issue after touching down in Brisbane for the LNP love-in, Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said today.
Caboolture retirees and seniors are setting a new benchmark for sustainable living according to Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni.
Multicultural Affairs Minister Grace Grace will today officially open the Mareeba Multicultural Festival.
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) Rural Fire Service (RFS) volunteers operating in Federal will be better-equipped to protect their local community with the official opening of their new fire station tomorrow.
As part of a Road Safety Week message, Police, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Bill Byrne and Road Policing Command Assistant Commissioner Mike Keating have reminded motorists not to drive impaired.
A startup weekend to help young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from regional and remote communities develop their business ideas and entrepreneurial skills opens in Brisbane today [Friday, 26 August 2016].
The first major water storage dam built in Queensland will celebrate its 150th birthday on a high note this Sunday with an afternoon of opera.
Small Business Minister Leeanne Enoch says Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls has misled Queenslanders on the former LNP Government’s record on red tape reduction for small business.
Young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are set to benefit from an engaging new Advance Queensland program designed to grow future university participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Employment Minister Grace Grace has congratulated the winners of the Brisbane Region Women in Business Awards at a gala lunch today.
As Road Safety Week draws to a close, Minister for Police Bill Byrne and Road Safety Minister Mark Bailey have encouraged people to continue discussing driving safely among family and friends.
Education Minister Kate Jones today announced the name of the new special school scheduled to open in Cairns in time for the start of term one 2017.