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North Bundaberg residents will find it easier to escape from rising flood waters with upgrades to two vital evacuation routes through the Queensland and Australian Governments’ Natural Disaster Resilience Program to protect communities.
The State Government has welcomed today’s Commonwealth approval of a major Galilee Basin coal mine that has the potential to create almost 6,400 Queensland jobs.
Trade and business opportunities for Queensland have been strengthened with the signing of a new and enhanced sister-state agreement with Japan’s Saitama Prefecture today.
Queenslanders are being urged to consider a rewarding career caring for people with a disability, with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) set to increase the sector’s workforce by an estimated 13,000 statewide.
Mackay is showing the way to a more sustainable water future for all Queenslanders by adopting new technology that detects leaks, saves water and reduces energy costs.
Hundreds of Brisbane students will be able to study the language and culture of China following the opening of a new learning centre in the city.
Queensland’s farmers and graziers will be able to save both time and money with the launch of six new self-assessable vegetation management codes by the Queensland Government.
South east Queensland homes will be better protected from future floods thanks to a $945,000 project to assess the Brisbane River catchment’s flood behaviour.
North Queensland communities will benefit from a $790,000 investment by the Newman Government to repair and rehabilitate flood damaged waterways.
Queensland school students and their families are set to benefit in real and practical ways from over $1 million in extra funding in the latest round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund grants.
Hold on to your lunchboxes – Australia’s best sandwich maker and former My Kitchen Rules contestant Mal Gill has been named Queensland’s new school Tuckshop Ambassador.
All Queensland state schools will undergo a tailored school review every four years as part of new school performance and improvement measures being introduced by the Queensland Government.
State school students will have access to new music instruments and more music teachers after the Queensland Government announced more than $2.46 million in funding for secondary school music education.Queensland Premier Campbell Newman and Education Minister John-Paul Langbroek ...
North Queensland is fast becoming a mecca for mountain bikers with 40km of trail now built at the Atherton Forest Mountain Bike Park and another 20km to come.
Thousands of disadvantaged learners will gain new job skills thanks to 45 projects funded in the latest round of the Queensland Government’s Community Learning Program.
Hundreds of Queensland miners will soon enjoy new accommodation after the opening of a $35 million village in Sarina, south of Mackay.
Businesses and community representatives in Mackay will today meet to provide their input into the Queensland Government’s new regional economic development strategy, RegionsQ.
The behaviour of previously disruptive students is improving in Queensland’s state schools, six months after principals were given more power to discipline students.Premier Campbell Newman and Education Minister John-Paul Langbroek today saw first-hand the remarkable results bein ...
Queensland’s growing economic strength has again been confirmed by two separate reports released today.
Passengers boarded the G: for the first time today, enjoying free rides on the new light rail system between the Gold Coast University Hospital station in Southport and Broadbeach South station.
More than 1800 students from 115 schools throughout Queensland have delighted audiences in this year’s awe-inspiring tenth year anniversary production of Creative Generation – State Schools Onstage.
Gold Coast mechanic Peter Newbold has been crowned the region’s best apprentice at the Queensland Training Awards South East final held tonight.
The average Queensland family will save about $170 a year off their household electricity bill as a result of the vote to finally repeal Labor’s toxic carbon tax.
Queensland state schools can now put their hand up for greater autonomy and localised decision making as part of the Independent Public Schools initiative.
Around a hundred new schools could be required to cater for Queensland’s student growth over the next twenty years.
MINISTERIAL MEDIA ALERT for Tuesday 15 July
News of a long-running failure in the routine reporting of Gold Coast patients’ x-rays will be the centre of an independent investigation, ordered by Health Minister, Lawrence Springborg.
Children and teachers are heading back to school today for a term that promises big things for education in Queensland.
As part of the Government's commitment to Queensland being the safest place to live, homeowners are being reminded to take simple steps to ensure their family's safety.
An investigation has been launched and a formal safety warning issued following several serious incidents involving ethanol fireplaces.