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Queensland’s magnificent mandarins and mangoes are making their mark in the markets of Asia, boosting the State’s economy and helping to deliver on key election promises.
Crocodile handlers from the Dawul Wuru Indigenous Corporation have started patrolling Cairns’ northern beaches under the Queensland Government’s crocodile management plan.
Ex-gratia payments will be made to affected landholders after the Queensland Government and Surat Basin Rail Joint Venture (SBRJV) reached a mutual agreement to end an exclusive mandate to develop a rail line from the proposed Wandoan thermal coal mine to Banana.
The Newman Government is reviewing the rents-payable system for holders of mineral development licences to make it more equitable and encourage resource development.
Labor’s ongoing support for the carbon tax is forcing Queenslanders to face higher electricity prices in 2014-15 regardless of a mountain of evidence the tax is hurting Queensland families.
Almost 50,000 Year 12 graduates across Queensland have only a few days to wait for their final results as the Queensland Studies Authority (QSA) completes the packing of certificates.
The Queensland Police Service will not tolerate any violence in the weeks leading up to the Christmas period, revellers have been warned today.
Queensland’s tourism industry received a $1 billion boost in overnight visitor expenditure in the year to September 2013, showing the Newman Government is delivering on its election promises.
Vulnerable Queenslanders will have better access to legal services thanks to more than $140,000 in extra funding for local organisations.
The Newman Government has welcomed a decision from Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt to approve an expansion of the Abbot Point Coal terminal near Mackay, and Arrow’s Curtis Island Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Facility and Gas Transmission line.
Holiday-makers are being urged to put fire safety first over the Christmas break, to help ensure all Queenslanders enjoy a safe holiday season.
Almost 1500 TransLink train, bus and ferry services can be accessed via Google, with south east Queensland’s entire public transport network now available through Google Transit.
More than 3,000 organisations and individuals have seized the opportunity to shape the future of recreation at South East Queensland’s dams and catchments as part of the most extensive review ever undertaken.
A new bicycle bridge will be built over Moggill Road at the Centenary Motorway interchange, giving cyclists a safer path between the Westerns Suburbs and Brisbane City.
Queensland’s Coordinator General has recommended the Shute Harbour Marina development near Airlie Beach can proceed subject to proponents meeting a number of environmental, land use and cultural heritage conditions.
Premier Campbell Newman has given a huge boost to four of Queensland’s most loved and trusted charities, just in time for Christmas.
State Library of Queensland will bring history to life with a digital memorial project and a five-year program of state-wide activities as part of the Newman Government’s Anzac Centenary legacy commemorations.
About 48,000 Queensland public servants covered by the Core enterprise bargaining agreement will get a pay rise of 2.2 per cent a year for three years, Premier Campbell Newman announced today.
Time is running out for the community to have its say on the draft Queensland Ports Strategy, with consultation closing this Friday.
The Newman Government has paid tribute to Her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee by providing $5 million in funding for a world-first project aimed at treating and preventing avoidable blindness in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
The Newman Government today launched the third round of its $495 million Royalties for the Regions program that delivers new and improved community infrastructure to those who live, work and invest in our resource regions.
There are just four days left to donate a gift to one of Queensland’s 8600 kids in care, with the annual Kids in Care Christmas Appeal closing on Friday, 13 December.
The Sunshine Coast tourism industry is flying high following the announcement that Air New Zealand will extend its seasonal flights from Auckland for another three years.
With the Christmas break fast approaching, National Parks Minister Steve Dickson is encouraging those planning a camping trip to book now.
Queensland’s sex offender laws will undergo an immediate review as part of the Newman Government’s commitment to making this state the safest place to raise a child.
Premier and Mrs Newman will attend the 4KQ Variety Special Childrens Christmas Appeal.
In 30 years’ time Queenslanders want 50 per cent of our population living outside South East Queensland, 100 per cent of children having basic literacy and numeracy when they leave primary school and the lowest incidence of preventable diseases in Australia.
Seniors and carers across the state can stretch their Christmas dollar further by using the Newman Government’s Business Discount Scheme that offers discounts to eligible card holders at more than 7000 businesses across the state.
The revival of the Mary Valley continues at a pace with sales of properties in the region reaching the century mark.
As an increasing number of Queenslanders turn to online shopping this Christmas, the Office of Fair Trading is warning consumers to be cautious, particularly if purchasing from overseas.