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    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 1:00pm

    AFL Cape York kicking goals with upgraded oval

    The Cape York community can keep kicking goals with the official opening of their upgraded oval in Cairns today.

    The Hon K Jones | Yesterday 11:55am

    Supporting disengaged students on a pathway to employment

    New data released by the Department of Education shows Queensland school students will benefit from the Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to boost training and employment pathways.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 11:48am

    CareFlight outback rescue services secured

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced a $56 million extension of CareFlight’s contract to provide doctors to transport sick patients in remote Queensland to major hospitals, ensuring outback families will continue to have access to high-quality medical facilities.

    The Hon J Trad | Friday 9:12pm

    Wind farm to contribute to FNQ energy security

    Friday, 24 April 2015

    The Hon K Jones | Friday 4:29pm

    St James College celebrates modern new facilities

    Major new school buildings officially opened at St James College today will create a modern learning environment for students, Education Minister Kate Jones said today.

    The Hon K Jones | Friday 4:22pm

    New primary school ready for the future

    Cairns Adventist College’s new $3.4 million education facility in Gordonvale will ensure the school is well positioned for future growth, Education Minister Kate Jones said today.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Friday 11:30am

    Rockhampton to host Community Cabinet in May

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced that Rockhampton would play host to her government’s second Community Cabinet on 24 and 25 May.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Friday 9:09am

    Palaszczuk Government sends SES specialist support to assist New South Wales

    The Palaszczuk Government is sending support south to help with the massive clean-up effort in New South Wales following days of heavy rain and flooding across parts of the state.

    The Hon L Enoch | Thursday 4:54pm

    New Chair to boost state’s potential in digital innovation

    Queensland is leading the way in creating jobs through a thriving digital economy with the appointment of a Chair in Digital Economy to drive innovation by forging links between business, academia and government.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Thursday 4:50pm


    Almost 10,000 hand-written records of Queenslanders killed in World War 1 have been digitised and are now accessible online through the Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, the Attorney General and Minister for Justice, Yvette D’Ath said today.

    The Hon K Jones | Thursday 4:28pm

    Mark Anzac Day with a memorial visit

    Tourism Minister Kate Jones and Environment and Heritage Protection Minister Steven Miles today invited Queenslanders to visit the state’s historic war memorials using driving itineraries available at

    The Hon C Pitt | Thursday 2:00pm

    IR reforms to restore fairness in Queensland workplaces

    Fairness will be restored in Queensland workplaces as the Palaszczuk Government rolls out a comprehensive raft of industrial relations reforms.

    The Hon J Trad | Thursday 1:58pm

    Government green lights Beaudesert bypass

    Thursday, 23 April 2015

    The Hon B Byrne | Thursday 1:15pm

    Palaszczuk Government boosts biosecurity support for banana growers

    The Palaszczuk Government is providing more than $300,000 to the Australian Banana Growers’ Council to enable them to hire specialist biosecurity advisors to support North Queensland growers in protecting their farms from Panama disease.

    The Hon C Pitt | Thursday 10:45am

    Towards a cleaner, greener energy future

    The Palaszczuk Government plans to unlock the untapped potential of Queensland’s biofuels and bio-manufacturing industries to help power the state towards a cleaner, greener energy future and create more job opportunities.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Thursday 8:51am

    New services help young people with life after care

    Young people leaving the child protection system will now have access to 24-hr support for the first time, as part of a new program designed with help from youth who have experienced out of home care.

    The Hon K Jones | Wednesday 4:11pm

    People power helps secure funds for new kindies in Barcaldine and Blackall

    A local community campaign for better childcare facilities has seen $3.2 million allocated for new services in Barcaldine and Blackall.

    The Hon C Pitt | Wednesday 4:00pm

    New online planning tool to assist Queensland Indigenous communities

    Queensland’s Indigenous communities can now access a free new online tool that provides key information and statistics at the click of a mouse.

    The Hon J Trad | Wednesday 1:42pm

    Moreton Bay Rail progress on track

    Moreton Bay residents are a few thousand sleepers closer to connecting with South East Queensland’s rail network, with track laying on the 14-kilometre Moreton Bay Rail project beginning and construction well on track for completion next year.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Wednesday 12:50pm

    Palaszczuk Government to work with regional Qld on wild dog eradication

    The Palaszczuk Government will fast track an additional $5 million to tackle problems caused by Queensland’s escalating number of wild dogs.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Wednesday 11:57am

    Extra funding for drought-affected distance education families

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced extra funding for Queensland’s Schools of Distance Education to help relieve the financial pressures faced by drought-affected families in remote areas.

    The Hon J Miller | Wednesday 10:00am

    Palaszczuk Government launches special bushfire taskforce following Cyclone Marcia

    Queensland Fire and Emergency Services will lead a new taskforce to identify areas that may be at higher risk of bushfire following Cyclone Marcia, Fire Minister Jo-Ann Miller announced today.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Wednesday 9:32am

    Green light to build vital freight link in Western Queensland

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has given the green light to a $10 million rebuild of a vital inland freight route destroyed by an explosion last year.

    The Hon M Bailey | Wednesday 4:45am

    Energex crews head south to assist in NSW storm clean-up

    FIFTY Energex field staff and emergency equipment will leave Brisbane in a convoy at 5am today to travel to New South Wales to help restore power supplies after wild weather lashed Sydney and the Central Coast and Hunter districts.

    The Hon J Trad | Tuesday 6:20pm

    Suncorp Stadium to host Ed Sheeran as fourth concert in 2015

    Tuesday, 21 April 2015

    The Hon S Fentiman | Tuesday 5:40pm

    Deadly Sistas helps close the gap

    Young Indigenous women are being inspired, engaged and empowered through the new Deadly Sistas program.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Tuesday 3:37pm

    More help for children with autism on the Gold Coast

    Gold Coast children with autism will now have more access to services thanks to Queensland Government funding changes.

    The Hon M Bailey | Tuesday 1:32pm

    Night works to improve cycle safety

    The next round of cycle safety upgrades on the Captain Cook Highway at Trinity Beach and Kewarra Beach roundabouts are expected to start tonight (21 April).

    The Hon C Pitt | Tuesday 1:00pm

    Lest we forget: ‘Boys from Barambah’ exhibition honours indigenous diggers

    Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships Curtis Pitt visited Cherbourg today to open a poignant exhibition which pays tribute to 47 Barambah men who proudly served in World War I.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Tuesday 12:34pm

    Premier farewells Anzac Prize students

    The 2015 recipients of the Premier’s Anzac Prize were today farewelled at a special ceremony in Brisbane’s Anzac Square.