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    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 7:00am

    Extra TC Marcia funding for Central Queensland

    Five Central Queensland communities will share in $5.1 million for counselling and support for residents affected by Tropical Cyclone Marcia.

    The Hon C Pitt | 6:50am

    Queenslanders urged to get behind National Sorry Day

    Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships Curtis Pitt has urged Queenslanders to get behind National Sorry Day (Tuesday 26 May).

    The Hon C Pitt | 5:20am

    Working towards healthier and happier indigenous communities

    The people who brought indigenous health and human service organisations around Rockhampton and Gladstone together have been congratulated by Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships Curtis Pitt.

    The Hon C Pitt | 5:00am

    Woorabinda women in it for the long haul

    Fourteen Woorabinda women will be up-skilled to work as haul truck operators in the Curragh North Coal Mine near Blackwater as part of a new initiative supported by the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Yesterday 4:00pm

    CPL changing lives of Rockhampton people with disability

    Disability Services Minister Coralee O’Rourke today visited CPL (formerly the Cerebral Palsy League) in Rockhampton to see first-hand how the service is making a positive difference to the lives of local people with disability.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 4:00pm

    Saving lives at work

    The Palaszczuk Government is delivering on an election commitment, announcing a forum will be held in Brisbane next week to investigate how Queensland's judicial processes can be made more transparent for the families of workers injured or killed at work.

    The Hon K Jones | Yesterday 3:47pm

    Event boost for Queensland’s tourism destinations

    Tourism and Major Events Minister Kate Jones today announced a new $2 million program to grow events tourism in Queensland.

    The Hon K Jones | Yesterday 2:39pm

    Queensland students to get job-ready edge

    A new booklet launched today at Rockhampton State High School will give Queensland jobseekers a competitive edge.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 2:38pm

    3,000 new jobs for Queensland as business backs Labor’s positive economic agenda

    Treasurer and Minister for Employment Curtis Pitt has welcomed a major investment from McDonald’s which will create up to 3,000 new jobs in Queensland.

    The Hon S Miles | Yesterday 2:12pm

    New artificial reefs to be deployed off Hervey Bay

    Building blocks that will make up two new artificial reefs in Hervey Bay, weighting a total 690 tonnes, will leave Gladstone on a barge today.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Yesterday 2:00pm

    Rockhampton employment and training agencies prepare for NDIS

    Rockhampton employment and training agencies attended a local workshop today to learn more about jobs and business opportunities that will flow to Central Queensland from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

    The Hon A Lynham | Yesterday 11:26am

    New State Govt $200 million infrastructure bonanza generates regional jobs

    A new Palaszczuk Government infrastructure bonanza will pump $200 million over the next two years into regional projects, supporting about 600 jobs across the state.

    The Hon K Jones | Yesterday 11:19am

    Queen’s Baton journey starts with call for inspiring design

    One of world sport’s most prestigious design contracts is in market with the calling of Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the design, engineering and manufacture of the Queen’s Baton for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

    The Hon C Dick | Yesterday 11:18am

    10,000 Steps to continue under Palaszczuk Government

    The Palaszczuk Government is keeping Queenslanders healthy by fulfilling its election promise to fund the state-wide 10,000 Steps program.“This is about encouraging Queenslanders to make positive changes to their lifestyle in order to maintain their health,” Premier Annastacia Pa ...

    The Hon S Fentiman | Yesterday 11:08am

    New services to help vulnerable Central Queensland families

    The Palaszczuk Government will invest more than $4.5 million to support vulnerable families in Central Queensland.

    The Hon A Lynham | Yesterday 10:17am

    Palaszczuk govt delivers for Yeppoon foreshore

    The Palaszczuk Government is to kick in another $1.5 million to redevelop Yeppoon’s over-worked foreshore into a modern beachside tourism precinct.

    The Hon J Trad | Yesterday 7:30am

    Government outlines key directions for planning reform

    Communities across Queensland, local councils and industry will be able to shape the future of their streets, suburbs and regions under the Palaszczuk Government’s new planning reforms.

    The Hon A Lynham | Sunday 1:00pm

    Palaszczuk Govt kicks in $1.1 million for a cleaner Fitzroy River

    The Palaszczuk Government is investing $1.12 million in local projects to clean up cyclone debris in Rockhampton waterways and help improve river health in the wider Fitzroy Basin.

    The Hon C Dick | Sunday 12:19pm

    Palaszczuk Government abolishes LNP's gag clause

    The Palaszczuk Government has shown its commitment to free speech by removing a gag on non-government organisations in the health sector which receive government funding.

    The Hon S Miles | Saturday 2:00pm

    Rescued baby platypus returned to the wild

    An injured baby platypus has been released into the wild, after being nursed back to health by staff at the David Fleay Wildlife Park on the Gold Coast.

    The Hon M Bailey | Saturday 5:30am

    Powerlink propels Surat Basin gas industry

    Specialist helicopter crews are threading wire to 122 electricity towers as Powerlink installs more than 55 kilometres of high-voltage transmission lines in the Surat Basin.

    The Hon K Jones | Friday 4:20pm

    New tourism campaign takes flight in Japan

    A major international tourism marketing effort is underway in Japan this week to promote Queensland before new daily Qantas flights from Tokyo to Brisbane begin in August.

    The Hon M Bailey | Friday 3:55pm

    Floating walkway for Toorbul boat ramp

    Pumicestone Passage boaties will benefit from a new floating walkway at Toorbul.

    The Hon J Trad | Friday 12:30pm

    Infrastructure Australia Audit proof the Federal Government needs to invest in infrastructure

    If Prime Minister Tony Abbott needs any more proof his government must urgently invest in public transport infrastructure, then he only needs to read the Infrastructure Australia’s Audit that he released today.

    The Hon K Jones | Thursday 5:33pm

    Search is on for GC2018 ticket provider

    Expressions of interest are open for a ticket service provider for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

    The Hon K Jones | Thursday 5:28pm

    Call goes out for Commonwealth Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies provider

    The search is on for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies provider for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

    The Hon C Pitt | Thursday 4:35pm

    Statement from the Treasurer

    The Queensland State Accounts are published quarterly by Queensland Treasury and are contained on the Queensland Government Statistics Office website here:

    The Hon K Jones | Thursday 4:11pm

    Two-year countdown on for world badminton comp on the Gold Coast

    Today marks two years until the Gold Coast serves up the World Team Badminton Championships, with Queensland receiving the Sudirman Cup flag in a handover ceremony in China this week.

    The Hon K Jones | Thursday 3:50pm

    Backpacker tax attack on Gold Coast

    The Gold Coast will suffer under a new federal government tax on working holiday visa holders, state parliament heard today.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Thursday 3:13pm

    Queenslanders to Retain Training Assets

    21 May 2015