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    The Hon C Dick | 5:04pm

    United front to expand PrEP in Queensland

    The Palaszczuk Government will unite with the Queensland AIDS Council (QuAC) and HIV Foundation Queensland to give more Queenslanders access to HIV prevention medicine.

    The Hon A Lynham | 3:57pm

    New water plan provides a strong future for Queensland’s south-west

    Local communities in south-west Queensland are set for strong and sustainable economic growth thanks to a new water plan developed by the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 2:49pm

    A $100 million new Brisbane Cruise Ship Terminal another step closer

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced the planned Brisbane Cruise Ship Terminal for the mouth of the Brisbane River has entered the detailed assessment phase.

    The Hon L Donaldson | 11:54am

    New rural jobs network to benefit producers and workers

    Rural employers and jobseekers will benefit from a landmark partnership launched today by Agriculture Minister Leanne Donaldson.

    The Hon M Bailey | 11:44am

    Independent review on Labrador Channel Extension released

    Dredging is not required to extend the Labrador Channel, according to the findings of an independent review released today by the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA).

    The Hon M Bailey | 11:41am

    Nerang–Broadbeach Road widening near Bermuda Street

    Early works started this week on Nerang–Broadbeach Road to add a third lane westbound between Rio Vista and Lakeview boulevards in Mermaid Waters.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 11:02am

    Gold Coast hotel tower plan – more rooms for more flights and more jobs

    The Palaszczuk Government has welcomed The Star Entertainment Group’s proposal for a 700-room hotel and apartment tower at its Jupiters Integrated Resort on the Gold Coast.

    The Hon K Jones | 10:55am

    Winning students to honour the Anzac spirit abroad

    Education Minister Kate Jones today announced the eight student winners of the 2016 Premier’s Anzac Prize and the two teacher chaperones who will accompany them on a tour of Gallipoli and the Western front.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Yesterday 4:08pm

    Bundaberg urged to support push to address alcohol-fuelled violence

    The Palaszczuk Government is bringing its campaign for action on alcohol-fuelled violence to the Wide Bay.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 3:48pm

    Nominations open for Queensland Greats Awards

    Nominations are being sought to recognise our State’s top achievers as part of the annual Queensland Greats Awards.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 3:47pm

    Sunshine Coast CBD project to create more than 30,000 jobs

    A new central business district (CBD) for the Sunshine Coast is projected to create more than 30,000 jobs by 2040 and boost the Queensland economy by $5.9 billion, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 3:05pm

    Queensland welcomes international production Jungle

    Queensland is opening its doors to another major film production with Arclight Films and producer Dana Lustig bringing the thriller Jungle, announced Premier and Arts Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Yesterday 2:23pm

    Statement from Attorney General

    There will be no government-funded advertising this weekend relating to the alcohol-fuelled violence legislation.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Yesterday 1:29pm

    Big boost to new Townsville nurses

    113 nursing graduates from across the state are due to start work in the Townsville Hospital and Health Service over the next few weeks, as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to boosting frontline services.

    The Hon S Miles | Yesterday 1:26pm

    Heritage value of Highgate Hill homes to be considered

    Stop work notices at three residential buildings at Highgate Hill, Brisbane have been replaced by compliance officers after they were removed overnight.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Yesterday 12:00pm

    North Queensland businesses turn ideas into income

    Townsville inventors, innovators and business operators have the chance to design their future at Queensland Government funded workshops to be held today.

    The Hon J Trad | Yesterday 11:45am

    Stop work order issued for Highgate Hill homes

    The Queensland Government has issued a stop work order on three residential buildings at Highgate Hill, Brisbane.

    The Hon A Lynham | Yesterday 9:27am

    Aurizon project a bright spark for Townsville

    The $40 million Stuart freight terminal project shows how private enterprise can do its bit for generating jobs in the city, according to State Development Minister Anthony Lynham.

    The Hon C Pitt | Wednesday 8:10pm

    Hard data shows comeback for confidence in Queensland

    Treasurer Curtis Pitt says hard data in key economic indicators shows a rise in confidence in the Queensland economy since the change of government almost a year ago.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Wednesday 7:23pm

    Townsville urged to support push to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence

    The Palaszczuk Government is bringing its campaign for action on alcohol-fuelled violence to North Queensland.

    The Hon L Enoch | Wednesday 2:19pm

    Mackay innovation to save time visiting doctor

    An app that will streamline check-in processes for patients at medical clinics – and potentially reduce waiting times – has received funding through the Palaszczuk Government’s Advance Queensland Knowledge Transfer Partnerships program.

    The Hon S Miles | Wednesday 2:00pm

    Smartcane BMP benefits attract top level backing

    It was a meeting of minds on best management practice for cane growing today (Wednesday 10 February) when State Environment Minister Dr Steven Miles met with CANEGROWERS Queensland Chair Paul Schembri.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Wednesday 1:52pm

    $15 million more accelerated works projects for Mackay region

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has today announced the fast-tracking of more Government-funded capital works projects in the Mackay region.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Wednesday 1:45pm

    Palaszczuk Government to start work on Biofutures investment fund

    MACKAY: Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said her Government would investigate the establishment of a Biofutures Industry Development Fund, which would look to financially assist first-mover investment in the biofuels industry.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Wednesday 12:45pm

    Call for action on alcohol-fuelled violence in Cairns

    The Palaszczuk Government is bringing its campaign for action on alcohol-fuelled violence to the far north.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Wednesday 10:40am

    New $40 million rail control centre unveiled

    Minister for Transport Stirling Hinchliffe and Minister for Employment Grace Grace today unveiled the new nerve centre of Queensland Rail’s operation, the $40 million state-of-the-art Rail Management Centre in Bowen Hills.

    The Hon C Pitt | Wednesday 8:30am

    Ergon Energy welcomes 85 apprentices to state-wide network

    Ergon Energy has welcomed its 2016 intake of apprentice technicians, linespeople and systems electricians at a series of regional induction events across the state.

    The Hon C Pitt | Wednesday 8:30am

    Queensland’s own ‘shark tank’ investor panel evaluates $6.2 million in innovative new ideas

    The new BDF panel of leading entrepreneurs and innovators responsible for identifying investment-worthy projects through the Queensland Government’s $40 million Business Development Fund met for the first time yesterday.

    The Hon C Pitt | Wednesday 8:00am

    Treasurer hosts Market-Led Proposals forum in Townsville

    Townsville business have been challenged to come up with game-changing ideas and projects for the State Government to get behind to drive new jobs and opportunities in the North.

    The Hon C Pitt | Wednesday 7:00am

    Local team scores contract for the Port of Townsville’s $55M upgrade

    Townsville contractor CivilPlus Constructions has been awarded the design and construct tender for the primary wharf works component of Port of Townsville’s $55 million Berth 4 Upgrade project.