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    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 7:45pm

    Premier names winners of 2015 Queensland Literary Awards

    Premier and Arts Minister Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced the winners of new literary awards supported by the Queensland Government at tonight’s presentation at State Library of Queensland.

    The Hon K Jones | 5:14pm

    Queensland Tourism Infrastructure Fund now open

    Local governments, and not-for-profit organisations can now apply for funding to build new tourism infrastructure, which will boost Queensland visitor numbers.

    The Hon K Jones | 5:10pm

    Cash injection for new Queensland tourism projects

    Visitors to Queensland will enjoy new attractions with over $2.1 million to be invested in a range of tourism initiatives including life-size dinosaurs, new walkways and viewing platforms, guided tours and interactive touch screens at locations all around the state.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 11:37am

    Cowboy’s generosity kicks off Hospital Telethon

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has applauded the North Queensland Cowboys for donating Johnathan Thurston autographed memorabilia to next week’s Telethon for the Children’s Hospital Foundation.

    The Hon M Bailey | 11:15am

    Rasmussen school student now a road safety ambassador

    Road safety is everyone’s business – even if you’re in primary school.

    The Hon B Byrne | 8:00am

    Applications for drought concessional loans open in Queensland

    Drought-affected farmers across Queensland can now apply for assistance through a Drought Concessional Loan or a Drought Recovery Concessional Loan, with 2015–16 application rounds for both schemes opening today.

    The Hon K Jones | Yesterday 9:13pm

    Showcasing the Great Barrier Reef part of Queensland’s fresh approach to ecotourism

    Showcasing our world-renowned Great Barrier Reef and realising ecotourism experiences on reef islands is one of the key focus areas of the revised Queensland Ecotourism Plan 2015-2020.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 2:41pm

    Queensland LNG shipments continue to drive export growth

    Queensland’s liquefied natural gas exporters have shipped almost $1.4 billion worth of LNG in the first eight months of operation, Treasurer Curtis Pitt said today.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 2:36pm

    Confidence in Queensland property on the rise

    Treasurer Curtis Pitt has welcomed the latest quarterly ANZ/Property Council Survey which reveals growing confidence in the State’s property sector.

    The Hon S Miles | Yesterday 12:00pm

    Become a reef scientist for a day

    Townsville residents are invited to become a reef citizen scientist for a day on Saturday 17 October.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Yesterday 11:00am

    Industry partners take six star approach to job training

    The state’s first ever six-star training course for hospitality students has started, with 14 Queenslanders learning the ropes so they will be job-ready for opportunities such as the proposed Queen’s Wharf development.

    The Hon K Jones | Yesterday 10:39am

    Townsville joins Commonwealth Games team

    Townsville is officially an event city for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games after a formal agreement was signed today between the Queensland Government and Townsville City Council.

    The Hon K Jones | Yesterday 10:36am

    DestinationQ forum a boost for Townsville

    A tourism industry forum in Townsville this week will hear how Queensland can make the most of changing consumer travel preferences.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 8:38am

    Treasurer joins Shane Webcke for Work Safe Month event in Brisbane

    Treasurer and Minister for Industrial Relations Curtis Pitt joined rugby league legend Shane Webcke at a Safe Work Month breakfast in Brisbane this morning to highlight the importance of workplace safety in Queensland.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Wednesday 10:00pm

    Queensland’s exporters recognised at awards ceremony

    The depth and breadth of Queensland’s world class exporters was celebrated at the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards at the Brisbane Convention Centre last night.

    The Hon C Dick | Wednesday 7:27pm

    Health Minister wants to learn lessons from Ravenshoe disaster

    Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Cameron Dick has announced an examination of the health system’s response following the Ravenshoe explosion.

    The Hon M Bailey | Wednesday 2:36pm

    Recycled tyre rubber hits the road

    Used tyres clogging up landfill could be hitting the road again thanks to a Palaszczuk Government funded recycling project.

    The Hon A Lynham | Wednesday 12:46pm

    Aboriginal people to provide insight into sustainable water use

    The Palaszczuk Government is encouraging local Aboriginal people to provide their insight into future plans for water catchments in the state’s south-west.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Wednesday 12:10pm

    Business leaders discuss economic opportunities in Mackay

    Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland Coralee O’Rourke today hosted a roundtable with Mackay business leaders, the third in a series of forums focusing on developing North Queensland.

    The Hon A Lynham | Wednesday 12:00pm

    Qld companies target Navy contracts

    The Queensland Government is working to ensure the state’s specialist manufacturers can score in the Federal Government’s upcoming multi-billion dollar submarine and patrol boat defence projects.

    The Hon S Miles | Wednesday 10:45am

    Palaszczuk Government leads battery recycling pilot

    In an Australian first, the Palaszczuk Government is partnering with the national peak lighting body to increase the recycling rate of industrial emergency and exit lighting batteries and prevent up to 90 tonnes of toxic metal ending up in landfill annually.

    The Hon J Trad | Wednesday 9:37am

    Queensland reviews taxi, limousine and rideshare services

    The Queensland Government has appointed Jim Varghese AM to head up an independent Taskforce to review taxi, limousine and rideshare services across the state from today.

    The Hon S Miles | Wednesday 8:00am

    Scientific studies to drive efficiency in nitrogen use for cane growers

    Nitrogen use on cane farms will be studied in a ground-breaking partnership between the Queensland Government and Sugar Research Australia (SRA).

    The Hon C Dick | Tuesday 12:05pm

    Palaszczuk Government unveils plan for early action on mental health

    The Palaszczuk Government has today unveiled a plan to improve the mental health and wellbeing of Queenslanders by taking early action.

    The Hon K Jones | Tuesday 11:11am

    Griffith University announced as GC2018 ‘Official University Partner’

    Up to two hundred and fifty students will get first-hand experience working as interns at the biggest event in Australia this decade, thanks to a unique partnership between Griffith University and the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC).

    The Hon S Miles | Monday 3:00pm

    New program to get the basics right on Reef water quality

    The Queensland Government is calling on farmers to embrace minimum industry standards in support of the push to cut water pollution causing damage to the Great Barrier Reef.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Sunday 9:35pm

    Cowboys NRL grand final win one for the ages: Premier

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has congratulated the North Queensland Cowboys on their historic NRL Grand Final win.

    The Hon A Lynham | 2 Oct 6:10pm

    Qld students flying high with drone dollars

    The Palaszczuk Government is congratulating teams from Mueller College, Rothwell, who have walked away with $5000 after winning the 2015 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Airborne Delivery High School Challenge.

    The Hon J Miller | 2 Oct 1:39pm

    Nine new firies for Queensland

    The Palaszczuk Labor Government is continuing to boost frontline fire services across Queensland, with nine new firies joining the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services today.

    The Hon A Lynham | 2 Oct 12:38pm

    Find out about new Great Artesian Basin water resource plan

    Water users throughout Queensland’s Great Artesian Basin can have their say at upcoming public forums to discuss the development of a new water resource plan for the basin.