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The Newman Government today launched the third round of its $495 million Royalties for the Regions program that delivers new and improved community infrastructure to those who live, work and invest in our resource regions.
There are just four days left to donate a gift to one of Queensland’s 8600 kids in care, with the annual Kids in Care Christmas Appeal closing on Friday, 13 December.
The Sunshine Coast tourism industry is flying high following the announcement that Air New Zealand will extend its seasonal flights from Auckland for another three years.
With the Christmas break fast approaching, National Parks Minister Steve Dickson is encouraging those planning a camping trip to book now.
Queensland’s sex offender laws will undergo an immediate review as part of the Newman Government’s commitment to making this state the safest place to raise a child.
Premier and Mrs Newman will attend the 4KQ Variety Special Childrens Christmas Appeal.
In 30 years’ time Queenslanders want 50 per cent of our population living outside South East Queensland, 100 per cent of children having basic literacy and numeracy when they leave primary school and the lowest incidence of preventable diseases in Australia.
Seniors and carers across the state can stretch their Christmas dollar further by using the Newman Government’s Business Discount Scheme that offers discounts to eligible card holders at more than 7000 businesses across the state.
The revival of the Mary Valley continues at a pace with sales of properties in the region reaching the century mark.
As an increasing number of Queenslanders turn to online shopping this Christmas, the Office of Fair Trading is warning consumers to be cautious, particularly if purchasing from overseas.
The former Labor Government’s weak sex offender laws have again let Queensland families down with the release of Robert John Fardon today.
Following overwhelming community feedback restricted fuel-powered boats will be allowed on Wivenhoe Dam for the first time from 14 December 2013.
Construction of the Commonwealth Games Village has moved a step closer today following the Newman Government’s approval of the development scheme for the Parklands Priority Development Area (PDA).
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The future of the Mackay Soccer Club has been secured with the Queensland Government committing $1 million dollars to help the club relocate from its current Barbour Park grounds.
The Queensland Government has made four new appointments to the Islanders Board of Industry and Service to tighten the commercial focus and expand the corporate experience of the group which oversees operation of IBIS stores in the Torres Strait.
The Newman Government will invest almost $1 million into research to investigate the availability of groundwater in the Great Artesian Basin (GAB) to support additional allocations in the Western Cape York region.
Former Queensland Fire Service deputy Commissioner Iain MacKenzie has been appointed as the new Inspector General of Emergency Management role, Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services Jack Dempsey announced today.
Minister for Energy and Water Supply Mark McArdle has undertaken an aerial inspection of the Lockyer Creek and mid-Brisbane river systems ahead of the upcoming wet season.
Queensland Health staff and the local Hospital and Health Board will provide clinical services at the new Sunshine Coast Public University Hospital (SCPUH).
Queenslanders are being invited to comment on draft legislation released today to provide the option of freehold land title in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Australia’s former top cop and an eminent barrister have been appointed as part-time Acting Commissioners of the Crime and Misconduct Commission (CMC).
Landholders will benefit from reforms to vegetation management laws by the Newman Government, allowing them to conduct routine vegetation management activities on their properties without being tied up in red tape.
About 250 engineering, construction and finance industry representatives were today briefed on the Underground Bus and Train project that will solve two of Brisbane’s major congestion problems.
Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie today revealed the unsafe toys that made the naughty Christmas list this year at the Goodstart Early Learning Centre in Brisbane.
The Newman Government is injecting $2.32 million into the Wet Tropics region to support sustainable agriculture, tackle pest weeds and feral animals and to improve water quality.
The Newman Government is calling for your opinion on possible changes to how council elections should be held after concerns were raised following the last council polls.
Police, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Jack Dempsey has thanked the thousands of emergency volunteers across Queensland who gave their time to help keep our communities safe as a part of International Volunteers Day today.
Ten young people aspiring to a career in agriculture have been awarded scholarships to the Emerald Agricultural College and Longreach Pastoral College.
Labor’s $80 billion black cloud of debt means that their waste and mismanagement continues to hang over Queensland, despite the significant steps the Newman Government has already taken to correct the state’s finances, Treasurer Tim Nicholls said today.