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    The Hon M Bailey | 8:48am

    Queenslanders asked for ideas to help save motorcyclists’ lives

    A spike in Queensland motorcyclist deaths highlighted the need to reform the motorcycle licensing system, Main Roads and Road Safety Minister Mark Bailey said.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 5:30am

    Powering up the local gas industry

    Queensland’s $60 billion gas industry has been given another boost following the completion of construction on a vital hub substation in the North West Surat Basin.

    The Hon A Lynham | Sunday 1:00pm

    Innovation to take flight at robotics comp

    Queensland’s young innovators are being invited to showcase their ideas in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) through an international student flying robotics competition.

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

    Townsville first stop on the electric super highway

    Townsville could soon have the first service station in Australia where drivers can fast-charge their electric vehicles using solar energy.

    The Hon C Pitt | Friday 9:11pm

    Statement from Treasurer Curtis Pitt

    In response to media inquiries regarding Gordon Nuttall received in my office on Monday 20 July, we immediately sought advice from Treasury.

    The Hon A Lynham | Friday 5:26pm

    Have your say on the China Stone Coal Project

    The public has been invited to have their say on the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on a proposal to establish a new thermal coal mine in the northern Galilee Basin.

    The Hon A Lynham | Friday 4:39pm

    Community voices to be heard on Queensland resources future

    The Queensland Government has opened the door for broader community input into the future of the State’s resources sector.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Friday 12:55pm

    New centre to support more than 2,600 Townsville residents with dementia

    Alzheimer’s Australia (Qld) celebrated the opening of its new Townsville office today by cutting the ribbon to improved services, helping to enrich the lives of those living with dementia.

    The Hon C Dick | Friday 12:48pm

    Funding relief for persistent pain

    Health Minister Cameron Dick today announced a boost in funds for a statewide paediatric pain service based at Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital.

    The Hon K Jones | Friday 12:25pm

    Gold Coast schools win awards for excellence

    Education Minister Kate Jones today announced two Gold Coast winners of the South East Queensland regional 2015 Showcase Awards for Excellence in Schools.

    The Hon K Jones | Friday 12:22pm

    Sunshine Coast schools win awards for excellence

    Education Minister Kate Jones today announced five North Coast regional winners of the 2015 Showcase Awards for Excellence in Schools.

    The Hon K Jones | Friday 12:17pm

    Darling Downs state schools win awards for excellence

    Education Minister Kate Jones today announced five Darling Downs South West regional winners of the 2015 Showcase Awards for Excellence in Schools.

    The Hon S Miles | Friday 7:59am

    Take a fresh look at Charlie Moreland after major upgrade

    Charlie Moreland camping and day-use area in Imbil State Forest near Kenilworth has reopened after a $1.5 million revamp by Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS).

    The Hon S Miles | Thursday 5:08pm

    Revitalising the state’s climate change and waste agenda

    The Queensland Government is pushing ahead with plans to develop practical and cost effective solutions to climate change, and explore the introduction of a Container Deposit Scheme.

    The Hon L Enoch | Thursday 3:56pm

    Brisbane makes daggy jumpers the fashion

    Minister for Housing and Public Works Leeanne Enoch has urged Brisbanites to dig out their old jumpers and wear them as a woolly badge of hope on Daggy Jumper Day, Friday, July 24.

    The Hon J Miller | Thursday 3:21pm

    89 new police for Queensland as part of Palaszczuk Govt commitment

    The Palaszczuk Labor Government is well on its way to delivering on its commitment for an extra 266 new police over the next year, with 89 First Year Constables (FYCs) sworn in to the Queensland Police Service (QPS).

    The Hon M Bailey | Thursday 11:19am

    Port of Townsville announces investment to double capacity

    The Port of Townsville is investing $55 million to upgrade Berth 4 and double its capacity.

    The Hon C Pitt | Wednesday 2:53pm

    Mount Isa first stop in Treasurer’s regional Budget tour

    Mount Isa was the first stop for Treasurer Curtis Pitt today on his regional tour to highlight the Palaszczuk Government’s positive economic plan, outlined in his first State Budget.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Wednesday 8:41am

    Mackay community meets to tackle domestic violence against seniors

    Seniors groups, community leaders and government representatives will meet today to discuss ways the Mackay community can help tackle domestic and family violence against older people.

    The Hon C Pitt | Wednesday 6:00am

    Pitt hits the road on statewide Budget tour

    Treasurer Curtis Pitt has launched a statewide tour of Queensland to highlight the Palaszczuk Government’s first State Budget.

    The Hon K Jones | 21 Jul 4:05pm

    Fraser Coast hosts Queensland’s biggest live show

    Queensland’s whale watching season has begun with an estimated 20,000 humpback whales expected to migrate along the coast, bringing thousands of visitors to the Fraser Coast.

    The Hon K Jones | 21 Jul 3:58pm

    Highfields State Secondary College celebrates official opening

    Education Minister Kate Jones today officially opened Highfields State Secondary College in the northern outskirts of Toowoomba.

    The Hon M Bailey | 21 Jul 3:57pm

    $13 million for a better Diamantina Developmental Road

    A total of $13 million will be spent on the Diamantina Developmental Road, with four key upgrades from Charleville to Boulia identified as a part of the $40 million roads funding package for western Queensland.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | 21 Jul 12:00pm

    New funding grants up for grabs for Queensland groups

    Queensland’s sporting clubs and community groups could be up to $35,000 better off with the next round of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF) grants open for business.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 21 Jul 11:12am

    Premier nominates Julian Wilson for bravery award

    Sunshine Coast Surfer Julian Wilson has been nominated for a bravery award following his actions in assisting Mick Fanning in South Africa during a shark attack.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 21 Jul 11:12am

    Echo consortium wins Queen’s Wharf Brisbane prize

    The Destination Brisbane Consortium – including Echo Entertainment - has won the right to develop the multi-billion dollar Queen’s Wharf project in Brisbane’s CBD.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | 21 Jul 9:00am

    Developing northern Queensland in focus

    Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland Coralee O'Rourke will bring North Queensland into focus at the Developing Northern Australia conference in Townsville today.

    The Hon K Jones | 20 Jul 5:24pm

    Creative Generation pays tribute to the Anzac Generation

    A moving tribute to the sacrifices at Gallipoli in 1915 brought a standing ovation at the finale of this year’s Creative Generation – State Schools Onstage (CGEN) 2015.

    The Hon K Jones | 20 Jul 1:54pm

    Coomera Indoor Sports Centre construction supports local jobs

    Gold Coast firms are playing a key role in construction of the new $40 million Coomera Indoor Sports Centre.

    The Hon C Dick | 19 Jul 9:45am

    Take colour for a spin with fruit and vegies

    Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Cameron Dick today delivered on an election commitment to update the fruit and vegetable campaign Go for 2&5.