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    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 3:44pm

    Poor State Final Demand Figures the LNP’s legacy

    Queensland’s economy is still reeling from the mass sackings and poor economic management of the Newman Government following the release of State Final Demand figures today.

    The Hon S Miles | Yesterday 11:35am

    Smedley’s trail, Townsville’s newest ride with a view

    Mountain bike riders can now explore new elevated territory at Smedley’s Hill in Townsville Town Common Regional Park just north of the CBD.

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 8:32am

    Bright future beckons for bright sparks

    FOURTEEN new apprentices and trainees, about to embark on a bright career in Queensland’s electricity industry, were officially presented with their work boots, hard hats and safety gear at a special induction ceremony in Townsville today.

    The Hon S Miles | Yesterday 6:00am

    Swift action to protect the Great Barrier Reef

    The Palaszczuk Government has moved to update a key plan for the Great Barrier Reef to reflect its proactive approach to protecting the Reef and address UNESCO’s concerns about the protection of the state’s single biggest natural asset.

    The Hon K Jones | Tuesday 1:36pm

    Bloggers escape to Queensland for challenge of a lifetime

    An ‘amazing race’ has kicked off in Brisbane with Queensland welcoming 17 bloggers from 9 countries for the Escapers 2015 challenge.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Tuesday 12:54pm

    Extra funding available for victims of crime

    Queensland not-for-profit organisations are being encouraged to apply for funding to help better support victims of violent crime.

    The Hon J Miller | Tuesday 12:00pm

    QPS bolsters ability to detect drug drivers

    Police are sending a strong message to drug drivers that their behaviour will not be tolerated on Queensland roads, with an increase in officers trained to perform roadside drug tests.

    The Hon K Jones | Tuesday 9:03am

    Tourism campaign to encourage Queenslanders to visit Southern Great Barrier Reef

    Queenslanders are being encouraged to visit the Southern Great Barrier Reef to support the local tourism industry and do their bit to support the region with its recovery from Tropical Cyclone Marcia.

    The Hon M Bailey | Tuesday 8:00am

    $14.4 million for six new heavy vehicle projects across Queensland

    TRUCK drivers and other heavy vehicle operators in Queensland will benefit from $14.4 million in new road upgrades as part of the Australian Government’s Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Programme.

    The Hon J Trad | Monday 6:38pm

    Proposed ‘call in’ for Cedar Woods development

    The Queensland Government will consider a ministerial ‘call in’ of the proposed Cedar Woods development at Upper Kedron in Brisbane.

    The Hon B Byrne | Monday 3:28pm

    Byrne announces review of Queensland greyhound racing industry

    The Queensland Government will conduct an independent review of the state’s greyhound racing industry to determine how live baiting was allowed to go undetected.

    The Hon J Trad | Sunday 10:17am

    Extra assistance for victims of Tropical Cyclone Marcia

    Deputy Premier Jackie Trad and Communities Minister Shannon Fentiman today announced additional assistance for people still suffering as a result of Tropical Cyclone Marcia.

    The Hon J Miller | Sunday 8:30am

    Minister visits Central Queensland to say thanks

    Central Queensland: Police, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Jo-Ann Miller is today visiting Rockhampton and Yeppoon to thank the dedicated emergency personnel who have worked around the clock to assist cyclone-hit communities.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Saturday 1:00pm

    Domestic and family violence taskforce delivers recommendations

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today received a report outlining recommended actions to eliminate domestic and family violence in Queensland.

    The Hon K Jones | Saturday 11:10am

    Queensland’s top Year 12 academic achievers announced

    Queensland’s top performing Year 12 graduates from the class of 2014 today were recognised and rewarded for exceptional academic achievement in their school studies at the inaugural Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) Achievement Awards ceremony.

    The Hon K Jones | Saturday 8:00am

    Queensland AFL fans converge on Townsville this weekend

    Townsville will host another NAB Challenge pre-season fixture when the Gold Coast Suns play the Geelong Cats this Sunday March 1 as part of a partnership between Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) and the Australian Football League (AFL).

    The Hon M Bailey | Saturday 8:00am

    Morning muster for electricity workers at Rocky Army Barracks

    Up to 400 electricity workers from Ergon Energy and Energex will meet at the Army Barracks in Rockhampton this morning before heading out to restore further power supplies to affected households and businesses in the cyclone-hit region.

    The Hon K Jones | Friday 11:35pm

    Road to recovery for cyclone affected schools

    Minister for Education Kate Jones today visited Rockhampton and Yeppoon schools affected by Tropical Cyclone Marcia to monitor recovery efforts firsthand and speak to school communities.

    The Hon S Miles | Friday 5:00pm

    Queenslanders urged to join 25th Clean Up Australia Day

    Environment Minister Dr Steven Miles has urged Queenslanders to get behind this year’s Clean Up Australia Day on Sunday and celebrate the 25th anniversary of the event by collecting a load of litter or rubbish.

    The Hon M Bailey | Friday 4:02pm

    Minister inspects bridge repairs on Dawson Highway

    Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports, and Minister for Energy and Water Supply Mark Bailey today inspected flood-damaged Collards Creek Bridge on the Dawson Highway, east of Biloela.

    The Hon K Jones | Friday 1:19pm

    Support for small businesses affected by Tropical Cyclone Marcia

    Support is available to help small businesses and tourism operators recover from Tropical Cyclone Marcia.

    The Hon A Lynham | Friday 11:19am

    State leasehold rent payments deferred to help cyclone recovery

    Quarterly rent payments due on leased state land will be deferred until 30 June 2015 to help struggling leaseholders recover in areas damaged by ex-Tropical Cyclone Marcia.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Friday 9:49am

    Queensland Parliament sits from March 24

    Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says Queensland’s 55th Parliament will begin its sittings on Tuesday 24 March.

    The Hon M Bailey | Friday 8:00am

    Renewal of 17 bridges across Queensland

    SEVENTEEN bridges across Queensland will be upgraded under the first tranche of the Australian Government’s new $300 million Bridges Renewal Programme.

    The Hon S Fentiman | 26 Feb 4:53pm

    More Community Recovery support going to cyclone hit areas

    Communities Minister Shannon Fentiman today announced a further 50 community recovery personnel have been sent to assist in cyclone-hit areas of Central Queensland.

    The Hon M Bailey | 26 Feb 4:48pm

    Power boost for gas industry in the Surat Basin

    Powerlink Queensland delivered two 160 tonne electricity transformers to Yuleba near Roma this week, marking a significant step in the delivery of the state’s multi-billion-dollar gas export industry.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 26 Feb 12:48pm

    Government gives $1 million to help cyclone-hit communities

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says $1 million state government contribution will be shared among four charities delivering post-cyclone support and services.“This contribution of $1 million is the quickest, most direct, and most effective way the government can support people in ...

    The Hon J Miller | 25 Feb 3:59pm

    Statement from the Minister regarding Callide Dam.

    The Inspector-General Emergency Management is responsible for reviewing and assessing the effectiveness of disaster management across the state and for providing me an assurance regarding the safety of all Queenslanders.

    The Hon A Lynham | 25 Feb 1:13pm

    Queensland's air defence and aviation companies target Avalon

    The Queensland Government is leading a 12 company strong trade stand at the Pacific’s pre-eminent aviation gathering the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace and Defence Exposition which started yesterday.

    The Hon M Bailey | 25 Feb 11:17am

    Switch on for safety on Centenary Motorway

    The safety of motorists will be enhanced on the Centenary Motorway with 15 electronic speed limit signs set to be switched on this week.