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    The Hon M Bailey | 3:36pm

    Frydenberg set to sabotage Clean Energy Finance Corporation

    Queensland’s Energy Minister has criticised the Turnbull Government’s plan to use the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) to subsidise coal-fired power plants that nobody wants to invest in.

    The Hon C Dick | 3:23pm

    Emergency departments clogged by sunburn and splinter presentations

    New data released today shows that public hospital emergency departments are being clogged with requests for prescriptions and medical certificates, and with minor ailments like a common cold, sunburn and splinters.

    The Hon M de Brenni | 2:15pm

    Dignity First Fund moves women’s homelessness service online

    Queensland’s oldest charity is moving into the digital age with a boost from the Palaszczuk Government’s Dignity First Fund.

    The Hon S Miles | 11:00am

    Call for stories to bring ex-HMAS Tobruk to life

    Queensland’s Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing (NPSR) would like to hear from local community members who served time on the ex-HMAS Tobruk.

    The Hon S Miles | 10:44am

    Discussion paper on Palaszczuk Government ban plan for plastic bags will close soon

    Do you have something to say about a proposal to ban light-weight single-use plastic shopping bags?

    The Hon L Enoch | 10:30am

    Revamped Business Queensland website better for business

    The Palaszczuk Government is making it easier for small business and industry to access up to 1300 government services online.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 9:40am

    Palaszczuk Government to upgrade information sharing over missing children

    The size and complexity of the task facing the various agencies responsible for ensuring child safety across Queensland has been highlighted by a series of reports released today by the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | 9:20am

    New horizons for young women leaving state care

    The future is looking bright for 50 young Queensland women who are receiving scholarships funded by the Palaszczuk Government.

    The Hon C Dick | Yesterday 12:31pm

    Nicholls’ hollow apology lost on the health workers he sacked

    Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls’ hollow apology for his role in the Newman Government is of cold comfort to the more than 4000 health workers he across Queensland, Health Minister Cameron Dick today.

    The Hon C Dick | Yesterday 12:19pm

    Queensland invests in meningococcal response

    More than 300,000 eligible 15-19 year old Queensland teenagers will have access to a free, four strain meningococcal vaccination from Term 2 of the current school year.

    The Hon C Dick | Yesterday 12:15pm

    Nicholls’ hollow apology lost on the health workers he sacked

    Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls’ hollow apology for his role in the Newman Government is of cold comfort to the more than 4000 health workers he across Queensland, Health Minister Cameron Dick today.

    The Hon M Bailey | Yesterday 10:10am

    Virtual reality planning for biggest cruise ship Australia’s seen

    The largest cruise liner to operate out of Australia and the biggest to ever visit the Port of Brisbane, Royal Caribbean’s $1.3 billion Ovation of the Seas, will make its historic first visit to South East Queensland this week (22 February, 2017).

    The Hon B Byrne | Yesterday 7:30am

    Palaszczuk Government to use FOI in bid to save Qld’s sugar industry

    The Palaszczuk Government will make a Freedom of Information request to the Turnbull Government to discover what the final Productivity Commission report says about regulation in the Queensland sugar industry.

    The Hon M Ryan | Saturday 9:51pm

    ORGANISED CRIME DRUG SYNDICATE SMASHED IN QUEENSLAND

    Police Minister Mark Ryan has acknowledged Queensland police and the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) for their hard work on the Operation Altana investigation which has today smashed a high-threat drug syndicate on the Gold Coast.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Saturday 5:52pm

    Minister congratulates unbeaten AFLW Brisbane Lions

    Minister for Sport Mick de Brenni has congratulated Brisbane Lions unbeaten AFLW team after their first home game.

    The Hon K Jones | Saturday 12:02pm

    Queensland’s top Year 12 achievers announced

    Education Minister Kate Jones recognised the state’s top Year 12 graduates from the class of 2016 at the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) Achievement Awards today.

    The Hon S Miles | Saturday 11:56am

    Have your say on a Palaszczuk Government's container refund scheme for Queensland

    As Queensland prepares for a container refund scheme aimed at getting empty drink cans and bottles off our beaches, parks and public areas, industry and the public are invited to have a say on how the scheme will run.

    The Hon M Furner | Friday 7:19pm

    Plan, Prepare and Get Ready

    Remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in the Gulf of Carpentaria and Cape York Peninsula should prepare for the possibility of extreme weather from this weekend.

    The Hon M Bailey | Friday 7:00pm

    Turnbull Government leaves proposed Qld water projects high and dry

    Queensland Minister for Water Supply Mark Bailey is furious that the Deputy Prime Minister has designed his water infrastructure programs to exclude regional Queensland.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Friday 5:14pm

    Government extends interim ban on unsafe ethanol burners

    The Palaszczuk Government has extended the interim ban on the sale of unsafe ethanol burners.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Friday 5:13pm

    Queensland renters urged to speak up

    The Queensland Government is urging tenants to stand up for their rights, following the release of “Unsettled – Life in Australia’s private rental market”, the first comprehensive national study of the rental sector in Australia.

    The Hon S Miles | Friday 3:13pm

    Rare grassland and other significant habitats added to Bunya Mountains National Park

    Range-top grasslands are a major part of a 52 hectare block that has been added to Queensland’s second-oldest national park, Bunya Mountains, about 200km northwest of Brisbane.

    The Hon A Lynham | Friday 2:44pm

    $70m regional infrastructure grants getting closer

    There’s only one week left for councils to submit expressions of interest (EOIs) for funding under Round 3 of the Palaszczuk Government’s $375 million Building our Regions program.

    The Hon S Miles | Friday 2:43pm

    QPWS rangers play a role in catching endangered species on camera

    A small endangered species named the northern bettong has been spotted on a camera in the Mount Lewis National Park in far north Queensland for the first time in 10 years.

    The Hon S Miles | Friday 2:06pm

    Rare grassland and other significant habitats added to Bunya Mountains National Park

    Range-top grasslands are a major part of a 52 hectare block that has been added to Queensland’s second-oldest national park, Bunya Mountains, about 200km northwest of Brisbane.

    The Hon C Pitt | Friday 12:15pm

    Ad campaign to drive $20,000 Youth Boost

    Regional Queensland businesses are being reminded that they have until February 28 – less than two weeks – to apply for the $20,000 “Youth Boost”.

    The Hon B Byrne | Friday 11:51am

    Changes to turtle excluder devices good for exports and turtles

    The Palaszczuk Government is introducing changes to provide greater protection to turtles from accidental harm.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Friday 11:43am

    Government supports Sunny Queen expansion

    The Palaszczuk Government’s backing of egg producer Sunny Queen Australia has allowed the company to expand into pre-prepared meals and create 39 new jobs at its purpose-built $40 million Carole Park factory.

    The Hon A Lynham | Friday 10:00am

    New coal mine takes key step forward

    Queensland’s latest coal mine proposal - the $1 billion Olive Downs mine near Moranbah - is a step closer after been given coordinated project status.

    The Hon B Byrne | Friday 10:00am

    Australian and Queensland governments working together to respond to white spot outbreak

    The Commonwealth and Queensland governments today reaffirmed their shared commitment to support prawn farmers impacted by White Spot virus and pledged to continue to work together to eradicate the disease.