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    The Hon C O'Rourke | 1:26pm

    Queensland gets ready for NDIS job bonanza

    The Palaszczuk Government is to spend $1.03 million to expand and skill up the Queensland workforce ahead of the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

    The Hon J Trad | Yesterday 5:21pm

    Planning moving forward on rail capacity solution for South East Queensland

    The Palaszczuk Government is moving ahead with planning to deliver extra capacity on South-East Queensland’s rail network.

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 5:19pm

    All hands on tech: Queensland seniors get tech savvy

    Older Queenslanders will have greater opportunities to connect with their family and the community through technology, with the launch of a new state-wide program aiming to help seniors navigate the digital world.

    The Hon B Byrne | Yesterday 5:00pm

    Funding to fight feral cats and wild dogs

    The Queensland Government is calling for expressions of interest on wild dog and feral cat management after key stakeholders handed down their recommendations on how to best tackle the problem.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 4:48pm

    Trevor Gillmeister talks asbestos safety at Home Show

    Rugby league legend Trevor Gillmeister knows all too well the potentially deadly consequences of asbestos – his father died of mesothelioma caused by exposure to asbestos fibres during his work as a boiler maker.

    The Hon K Jones | Yesterday 3:13pm

    World of wonder unfolds at A.B. Paterson College

    Education Minister Kate Jones today officially opened more than $2 million of imaginative facilities for Prep to Year 3 students at A.B.

    The Hon K Jones | Yesterday 2:45pm

    Federer leads elite field for Brisbane International 2016

    Four of the world’s top-ranked tennis players have signed on for Brisbane International 2016, including 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer who is back to defend his title.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Yesterday 2:01pm

    Extra funding to revitalise Neighbourhood Centres network

    The Queensland Government will invest $12.2 million over four years to revitalise the state’s much-needed Neighbourhood Centres and Multi-Tenant Service Centres.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 1:08pm

    Blockbuster Super Stage Potential Legacy for Queensland Screen Industry

    The Queensland Government has reached an in-principle agreement to build a 4000sq metre super stage at Village Roadshow’s Oxenford Studios in a partnership that will simultaneously deliver the latest venue for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and provide a major drawcard fo ...

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 7:42am

    Biodiversity offsets prove big business for Indigenous community

    Three Australian resource companies have signed a multi-million dollar deal to see Woorabinda Aboriginal Shire Council manage more than 500 hectares of threatened Brigalow Belt land as Biodiversity Offsets.

    The Hon K Jones | Wednesday 9:59pm

    Joint statement from Kate Jones and CCIQ

    Minister for Small Business Kate Jones and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) are committed to addressing the significant regulatory burden facing Queensland small businesses.

    The Hon C Dick | Wednesday 4:24pm

    HPDO offer on the table

    The Palaszczuk Government has offered its health practitioners and dental officers a 2.5 per cent pay rise and an extension of professional development entitlements as part of a new pay deal.

    The Hon B Byrne | Wednesday 12:00pm

    New skate facilities for Brisbane through Get Playing Plus

    Plans are underway for three new and two upgraded Brisbane skating facilities through the Queensland Government’s Get Playing Plus initiative.

    The Hon J Trad | Wednesday 11:50am

    Train commuters rally against domestic violence

    South East Queensland train commuters have got on board a Queensland Rail campaign donating more than 3,000 essential household items to help local families who are rebuilding their lives after domestic violence.

    The Hon J Miller | Wednesday 10:30am

    Minister returns to Central Queensland six months on from Cyclone Marcia

    Six months on from the destruction of Cyclone Marcia, Police, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Jo-Ann Miller has returned to Central Queensland for a first-hand progress report on the community’s recovery.

    The Hon C Dick | Wednesday 9:00am

    Under 5’s targeted in $1.5 Million Vaccination Drive

    The Palaszczuk Government has unveiled a vaccination drive to help achieve 95% immunisation among young Queenslanders.

    The Hon J Miller | Wednesday 8:45am

    Locals urged to know the warning signs as bushfire season begins in Queensland

    Fire and Emergency Services Minister Jo-Ann Miller has today officially launched the 2015 bushfire season in Rockhampton as part of a visit to Central Queensland six months on from Cyclone Marcia.

    The Hon C Pitt | Tuesday 5:20pm

    Australia Pacific LNG plugged into high voltage network

    Work is complete on the final connection for Australia Pacific LNG to plug into Powerlink Queensland’s new transmission network in the North West Surat Basin.

    The Hon J Miller | Tuesday 4:10pm

    Minister calls on Queensland’s budding firies, police and lifesavers to sign up as a cadet

    Fire and Emergency Services Minister Jo-Ann Miller has today called on Queensland’s budding young firies, police and surf lifesavers to be part of the Emergency Services Cadet Program.

    The Hon K Jones | Tuesday 3:32pm

    New assessment approach for senior students

    The Palaszczuk Government will introduce new assessment and tertiary entrance systems for senior students from 2018.

    The Hon C Pitt | Tuesday 8:30am

    Port of Townsville signs sister port MOU with Port of Qinzhou

    Treasurer Curtis Pitt has congratulated the Port of Townsville Ltd (POTL) on signing a historic Memorandum of Understanding today with the Port of Qinzhou in China.

    The Hon K Jones | Monday 4:37pm

    Jupiters first major GC2018 sponsor

    Commonwealth Games Minister Kate Jones today said Jupiters’ sponsorship of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games signalled a strong vote of confidence in the Games’ success.

    The Hon M Bailey | Monday 2:53pm

    Road safety action plan to save lives on Queensland roads

    Minister for Road Safety Mark Bailey today released the Palaszczuk Government’s new Road Safety Strategy and Action Plan, a road map to improve safety, reduce injury and curb the state’s road toll.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Monday 9:52am

    National Skills Week launched at South Bank

    COCONUTS and coffee were in hot demand and TAFE Queensland students were on show when Training and Skills Minister Yvette D’Ath officially launched Queensland National Skills Week in Brisbane today.

    The Hon A Lynham | Monday 6:35am

    Lindeman Island resort project progresses

    The $600 million Lindeman Island resort redevelopment has reached another milestone in its environmental assessment.

    The Hon A Lynham | Monday 6:25am

    Locals have their say on water plan

    Locals are encouraged to provide feedback on proposed water changes to boost farming in the North.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Sunday 12:35pm

    2015 Queensland Multicultural Awards winners announced

    Three outstanding Queenslanders, four organisations and a high school were all winners at this year’s Multicultural Awards.

    The Hon A Lynham | Saturday 7:00am

    Gulf water move paves the way for more FNQ economic growth and jobs

    Remote Gulf communities are set to get a jobs boost as the Palaszczuk Government announces the release of thousands of megalitres of water.

    The Hon L Enoch | 21 Aug 6:17pm

    Celebrate Queensland Science During National Science Week

    Science and Innovation Minister Leeanne Enoch is calling on all Queenslanders to celebrate and support National Science Week (15-23 August).

    The Hon L Enoch | 21 Aug 6:14pm

    New Advance Queensland Women’s Academic Fund

    Women researchers in Queensland will be able to employ a research assistant to continue work on their project if they go on maternity leave, thanks to a new Queensland Government funding program announced today.