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    The Hon C Dick | 4:05pm

    Caring for carers is a top priority for the Palaszczuk Government

    Dementia Awareness Month is a timely reminder of the need to support programs that care for people with dementia, and their families and carers.

    The Hon M de Brenni | 1:02pm

    Time to put dignity first

    There is still time for organisations and social entrepreneurs to apply to share in the newly established $2 million Dignity First Fund to help people survive homelessness with dignity.

    The Hon B Byrne | 10:54am

    Policing blitz working to restore community confidence

    The Palaszczuk Government’s city-wide policing blitz is helping to restore community confidence after 82 arrests were made in the first week of Operation Oscar Merchant.

    The Hon M Bailey | 9:45am

    Mark Winterbottom drives new biofuels campaign

    V8 Supercar champion and Bathurst winner Mark Winterbottom is the face of a new advertising campaign encouraging motorists to increase their use of biofuels in Queensland under the Palaszczuk Government’s new mandate.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 12:11pm

    External expert panel appointed to improve foster care and Blue Card

    An external expert panel has been appointed to help develop and implement improvements to the assessment and approval foster carers and the operation of the Blue Card system in Queensland, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said today.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 11:36am

    Turnbull Government shows more dysfunction

    Treasurer Curtis Pitt says the Turnbull Government is one of dysfunction - the PM travels around the country doing deals with Liberal-National Party Governments which seem to punish Queensland.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Saturday 3:39pm

    Palaszczuk Government restoring frontline services for child safety

    The Palaszczuk Government is restoring frontline services to help keep Queensland children safe.

    The Hon L Donaldson | Saturday 11:30am

    Energy audits cut farm power costs

    Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries Leanne Donaldson is encouraging growers to take advantage of regional field days which highlight ways of cutting on-farm energy costs by up to 70%.

    The Hon A Lynham | Saturday 11:15am

    Consultation opens on Kingaroy wind farm proposal

    Community consultation on the proposed $500 million wind farm at Coopers Gap near Kingaroy, which promises up to 350 construction jobs, will open on Monday, 26 September.

    The Hon L Donaldson | Saturday 10:00am

    Primary Producers access millions in recovery dollars as Queensland greens up

    Encouraged by widespread unseasonal downpours, Queensland farmers are planning their recovery from the state’s record drought.

    The Hon L Donaldson | Saturday 10:00am

    Chinese delegation tours health and food sciences precinct

    Agriculture Minister Leanne Donaldson today accompanied the Chinese Vice Minister of Agriculture on a tour of Queensland’s leading food technology and innovation facilities.

    The Hon M Bailey | Friday 5:50pm

    Tenders open for minimum passing distance technology trial

    The Palaszczuk Government will trial technology to enforce the minimum passing distance between cyclists and motorists.

    The Hon B Byrne | Friday 5:09pm

    Wet weather brings flood warning to south-west

    Emergency Services Minister Bill Byrne is urging residents in south-west Queensland to remain vigilant, following rainfall across the area this week.

    The Hon J Trad | Friday 3:48pm

    Queensland knowledge industry exporters find international success

    Queensland exporters specialising in knowledge-based industries are thriving in international markets, including the United Kingdom.

    The Hon C Dick | Friday 2:53pm

    Innovative ENT service cuts long waits by 90 per cent

    Logan Hospital’s ENT outpatient long wait list has been cut by 90 per cent since the commencement of an innovative new service just eight months ago.

    The Hon M de Brenni | Friday 12:27pm

    Job partnership to help disadvantaged into work in Logan

    A new partnership between the Palaszczuk Government and AES Building and Maintenance Solutions is set to expand opportunities for people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities in Logan.

    The Hon L Donaldson | Friday 12:22pm

    New round of commercial licence buybacks finalised

    A second round of voluntary commercial fishing licence buybacks has now closed.

    The Hon L Donaldson | Friday 12:05pm

    Public consultation on Queensland fisheries reform extended

    Queenslanders now have more time to have their say on the Palaszczuk Government’s vision for the future management of Queensland’s fisheries.

    The Hon C Pitt | Friday 11:35am

    State school teachers overwhelmingly support pay deal

    More than 47,000 state school teachers, heads of programs and school leaders are set to receive annual pay increases of 2.5 per cent per year for three years under a proposed agreement.

    The Hon C Pitt | Friday 11:29am

    Brisbane school expansion to cater for enrolment growth

    A new $7 million classroom block under construction at Ironside State School is on track for completion for the 2017 school year.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Friday 11:13am

    Redcliffe Peninsula line on track to open

    The successful testing of the Redcliffe Peninsula line signalling system moves the project closer to completion and the community open day.

    The Hon C Dick | Friday 10:15am

    Administrator appointed to Cairns and Hinterland HHS

    Respected health professional, Terry Mehan, has been appointed Administrator for the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service.

    The Hon C Pitt | Thursday 3:30pm

    Aurukun Shire Council opens permanent premises in Cairns

    Aurukun Shire Council today today opened its new Cairns office to better serve locals and conduct business in the Far North’s major economic centre.

    The Hon C Pitt | Thursday 2:45pm

    Unemployment figures highlight need to get Back to Work

    Australian Bureau of Statistics data released today show areas of improvement in unemployment figures across the state, while some regions are still doing it tough.

    The Hon C Pitt | Thursday 2:30pm

    New strategy means more opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders

    The Palaszczuk Government has unveiled a new whole-of-government strategy to boost economic participation outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders and Indigenous businesses.

    The Hon C Pitt | Thursday 2:15pm

    Birmingham plans state education funding ambush

    Acting Premier and Education Minister Curtis Pitt today warned the federal government was planning to ambush state education ministers with the threat of funding cuts ahead of tomorrow’s Education Council meeting.

    The Hon C Pitt | Thursday 2:04pm

    Statement from Acting Premier Curtis Pitt

    Today I have repeated the clear position of the government which is not to sell our income-generating state assets.

    The Hon L Donaldson | Thursday 12:43pm

    Women can do it all in Agriculture

    Agriculture Minister Leanne Donaldson has highlighted the contribution of women in agriculture and science in Queensland during a visit to Sugar Research Australia’s (SRA) Meringa research station.

    The Hon C Pitt | Thursday 11:37am

    Manufacturers keen to drive new opportunities in Queensland

    Manufacturers have excitedly welcomed the Palaszczuk Government’s announcement that the Queensland Productivity Commission will investigate existing and emerging opportunities in the sector.

    The Hon G Grace | Thursday 10:13am

    New-look Queensland Summer Racing Carnival to get hearts racing

    Racing Minister Grace Grace and Racing Queensland CEO Dr Eliot Forbes today launched the new-look Queensland Summer Racing Carnival 2016/17.