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The Palaszczuk Government will make non-fatal strangulation an offence under the Criminal Code to strengthen Queensland’s response to domestic and family violence and to hold perpetrators to account.
Queenslanders in the hundreds gathered in Brisbane today (28 November), along with millions of people in major cities around the world, to take part in the People’s Climate March and show their support for strong action on climate change.
Land clearing rates nearly doubled in the first two year of the Newman LNP Government leading to the release of 35 million tonnes of carbon dioxide in the 2013/14 financial year alone.
Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships Curtis Pitt today visited Aurukun.
Police Minister Jo-Ann Miller confirmed today that the Ipswich Police Communications Centre will remain open with all jobs there guaranteed.
North Queensland Cowboys will play an NRL premiership fixture in Cairns for the first time in 2016.
Queensland has secured another sporting blockbuster with the announcement of a marquee NRL premiership double-header at Suncorp Stadium in May next year.
As Queensland Schoolies wind down their celebrations, more than 1,000 volunteers were recognised today for their valuable contribution to the Gold Coast Schoolies Community Safety Response.
Queensland is poised to take its place at the forefront of children’s health research thanks to a pioneering research centre, officially opened by the Palaszczuk Government today.
A small sand island on the remote northern tip of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is about to become the focus of attention for marine scientists working to save the most important breeding ground for green turtles in the world.
Three new members have today been appointed to the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) board.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has welcomed the announcement of a $2.6 billion development of one of the world’s largest bauxite deposits in Cape York.
The Sunshine Coast’s newest hospital will open its doors under a new name when it launches next year.
More than 800 cyclists a day are expected to be safely riding high above Moggill Road on the newly opened cycle bridge.
Extensive subdivision works in remote Aboriginal townships across Cape York will deliver job opportunities and give locals new places to call home.
Pormpuraaw State School already had one of the best attendance records on the Cape but local leaders seem to love school so much that they have strived for perfection in 2015.
A $213,000 overhaul of Kowanyama’s Retail Store has seen the shop’s ailing roof replaced ahead of the impending wet season.
Queenslanders are more confident about the future of the State than at any time in more than three years, according to the Courier-Mail’s latest Queensland Index released today.
Mediators have helped about 160,000 Queenslanders to manage their disputes in the past 25 years, saving the community time and money.
The Queensland Government will host a major summit in April 2016 that will put a global spotlight on Queensland innovation.
Queensland Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries Bill Byrne today welcomed the release of the Queensland Productivity Commission’s regulation impact statement on the proposed re-regulation to sugar marketing.
Seven more council areas have been added to Queensland’s list of drought declarations, taking the total area of the state in drought to a new record of 86.11 per cent.
Government and industry are teaming up to tackle the impact of the current commodity price slump on North West Queensland communities.
A new advisory body has been set up to provide advice and views on the best way to protect and care for Queensland’s children and young people and improve the state’s child protection and family support system.
Queensland is to get its first Resources Investment Commissioner to match-make international investors and finance-hungry miners and explorers.
Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt today announced a new $140 million development will get underway at North Lakes at the start of next year.
Queensland Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries Bill Byrne noted the release of the Turnbull-Truss Government’s response to the Harper Competition Review, particularly concerning the regulatory barriers in primary production.
The Palaszczuk Government’s six male ministers have become White Ribbon Day advocates and today released an online video encouraging all Queenslanders to do the same.
Queensland public sector employees experiencing domestic and family violence will now receive greater support within their workplace, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced today.
In a Queensland first, more than 100 stakeholders converged on Brisbane today (November 25) to take part in the largest collaborative workshop on adapting our community to the impacts of global warming.