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Queensland principals will have more powers to make their schools even safer as part of the LNP Government’s plan to support local decision-making and improve outcomes for students.
More Queensland families will have greater certainty and peace of mind about housing for their adult children with disabilities through the expansion of a State Government support program.
The urgent need for science and technology to work together to find solutions to new health threats is in sharp focus as hundreds of top Australian and international scientists gather at the 2014 AusBiotech conference on the Gold Coast.
Parents who have experienced a tragic early pregnancy loss will be able to honour the memory of their little one with a new commemorative certificate, issued by the registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages.
Families enjoying the summer weather on the waterways and coast of Townsville will be safer following the commissioning of a new police vessel.
Families across Queensland will be safer as more emergency vehicles are given the ‘green light’ when responding to emergencies.
Some of Australia’s leading experts on domestic and family violence have joined forces to tackle one of the modern scourges of society at the Premier’s Special Task Force Summit in Brisbane.
More Senior Network Officers will patrol south-east Queensland’s public transport network as part of the Newman Government’s plan to keep Queenslanders safe.
Detainees in watch-houses will be monitored and treated by a paramedics or a nurse in a trial designed to blunt the dangers of alcohol, drugs and street violence.
The performance of Queensland public hospitals in reducing surgical waiting lists and treating patients on time will soon be audited and reported by the independent Health Ombudsman.
The Prime Minister’s call for a fundamental review of the roles and responsibilities of state and federal governments has today been welcomed by Premier Campbell Newman.
A new Queensland Government grant will see hundreds of additional women at risk of breast, ovarian and bowel cancer receive access to counselling.
Passionate child protection campaigner Hetty Johnston has been named as Queensland’s recipient of the Australian of the Year Award for 2015.
The Government’s sentenced youth boot camp at Lincoln Springs, west of Ingham, continues to outperform with new figures revealing a massive drop in vehicle offences following the Government’s introduction of a mandatory order for juvenile vehicle offenders in Townsville.
People who assault nurses, doctors and paramedics will face up to 14 years in prison under tough new laws introduced as part of the Queensland Government’s Safe Night Out Strategy.
Queensland’s justice system will benefit from more than 130 years of combined legal experience, with five new appointments to the District Court, including Judge Administrator and an additional position in Cairns.
The horses have moved out and the machines have moved in at Eagle Farm as the state’s premier race track prepares for a multi-million dollar facelift, as part of the State Government’s $110 million commitment to racing infrastructure.
More Queensland women will have the chance for a potentially life-saving mammogram under a new Australian-first trial run by BreastScreen Queensland.
Queensland’s public health system is performing better than ever, with a record 1.1 million patients being admitted to hospitals in 2013-14.
Premier Campbell Newman pays tribute to former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam here:
Townsville families now have the reassurance of access to a stand-alone paediatric intensive care unit at The Townsville Hospital.
Queensland public hospital patients will continue to receive world-class health care in a high quality and safer environment with building repair programs worth more than $124 million now underway.
The wait for important eye surgery will soon be over for almost 8,000 Queensland patients with a $23.4 million blitz bringing them much-needed relief.
Fewer Queensland patients are waiting for important elective surgery with new figures showing a massive reduction in waiting lists of more than 90 per cent.
The Queensland Government has announced that a new quarry proposed for the Bundaberg region would not be allowed to proceed, while a neighbouring residential development has been approved.
Queensland’s best teaching programs have been recognised tonight with the State Government’s highest accolade for excellence in state schools.
Queensland’s retiring Chief Judge Patsy Wolfe AO has been honoured for her 15 years as head of the District Court at a special valedictory ceremony today.
Sixteen Queensland businesses are celebrating after being announced as winners at the prestigious Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards at the Brisbane Convention Centre tonight.
Opposition Leader Annastacia Palaszczuk has failed to listen to everyday Queenslanders who helped create The Queensland Plan by opposing the legislation in State Parliament today.
Beaudesert businesses and families are set to benefit from Queensland Government funding for a new bypass that will create jobs and rejuvenate the town centre.