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Friday, 24 April 2015
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.
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.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced that Rockhampton would play host to her government’s second Community Cabinet on 24 and 25 May.
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.
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.
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.
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 www.queensland.com
Fairness will be restored in Queensland workplaces as the Palaszczuk Government rolls out a comprehensive raft of industrial relations reforms.
Thursday, 23 April 2015
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 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.
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.
A local community campaign for better childcare facilities has seen $3.2 million allocated for new services in Barcaldine and Blackall.
Queensland’s Indigenous communities can now access a free new online tool that provides key information and statistics at the click of a mouse.
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 Palaszczuk Government will fast track an additional $5 million to tackle problems caused by Queensland’s escalating number of wild dogs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, 21 April 2015
Young Indigenous women are being inspired, engaged and empowered through the new Deadly Sistas program.
Gold Coast children with autism will now have more access to services thanks to Queensland Government funding changes.
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).
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 2015 recipients of the Premier’s Anzac Prize were today farewelled at a special ceremony in Brisbane’s Anzac Square.
Queensland’s role as a leader in tropical research has received a boost with the Paluszczuk Government signing a 10-year agreement to continue support for the Australian Tropical Herbarium (ATH), the nation’s largest tropical plant library at James Cook University in Cairns.
Police Minister Jo-Ann Miller has today reassured the community that the good work of the Rapid Action and Patrol Group to tackle crime across the Gold Coast will continue under the Palaszczuk Labor Government.
The Townsville Hospital’s oncology ward will undergo a $1.56 million facelift creating a dedicated bone marrow transplant unit serving the people of North Queensland.