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    The Hon B Byrne | 10:02am

    2016 Suncorp Police Scholarship announced

    Police Minister Bill Byrne, Commissioner Ian Stewart and Suncorp Group’s CEO Insurance Anthony Day today announced the recipient of the 2016 Suncorp Police Scholarship.

    The Hon B Byrne | Yesterday 5:20pm

    Palaszczuk Government welcomes Federal Government's funding towards organised crime in Queensland - but more is needed

    Police Minister Bill Byrne has welcomed the Federal Government’s move to build on the Palaszczuk Government’s work dismantling organised crime in Queensland.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 4:48pm

    New and improved Lake Borumba boat ramp opens

    The Lake Borumba boat ramp is back in business after receiving a $410,000 makeover.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 3:54pm

    Warrego Highway between Toowoomba and Oakey widened to four lanes

    Work has been completed on widening around six kilometres of the Warrego Highway between Toowoomba and Oakey in Queensland, significantly improving safety and efficiency.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 3:20pm

    Local firm secures accelerated project for Port of Mackay

    A $2.3 million investment in the Port of Mackay is underway with local contractors EPOCA Constructions starting work on a major infrastructure upgrade.

    The Hon C Pitt | Yesterday 3:08pm

    Latest evidence shows construction continuing to climb in Queensland

    The latest ABS data shows the volume of construction work done in Queensland in the June quarter rose 2.7 per cent to $9.47 billion.

    The Hon B Byrne | Yesterday 2:42pm

    Home Hill stabbing

    Minister for Police Bill Byrne said the events that have taken place in Home Hill overnight are tragic and disturbing.

    The Hon S Hinchliffe | Yesterday 2:23pm

    $8.8 million for Central West rail bridge upgrades

    Rail infrastructure in the Central West is set for an $8.8 million overhaul, with the Palaszczuk Government embarking on the third stage of a program to replace, repair and upgrade ageing timber rail bridges on the Central West line.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Yesterday 2:05pm

    Construction underway on specialised disability housing in Cairns

    Construction is underway on a $1.2 million specialised disability housing duplex in Cairns that will allow local people with disability to move out of health and aged care facilities, and back into the community.

    The Hon L Donaldson | Yesterday 2:00pm

    Agriculture Minister on cluster fencing tour

    Agriculture Minister Leanne Donaldson has repeated her conviction that the Palaszczuk Government’s wild dog cluster fencing strategy will help to revive the sheep industry in the central west of the State.

    The Hon J Trad | Yesterday 11:37am

    First North Queensland Regional Plan to supercharge development

    The first regional plan for North Queensland will become a reality after all five councils agreed to start work on the blueprint that will supercharge future development across the region.

    The Hon A Lynham | Yesterday 11:07am

    Qld Govt team packs in behind MSF Sugar expansion plans

    A team of Government officials is working with MSF Sugar to progress its multi-million expansion plans, particularly its clean, green biofutures focus.

    The Hon K Jones | Yesterday 11:01am

    Footy legends kick off “every day counts” campaign

    Some of our biggest footy stars have teamed up to encourage Queensland students to attend school every day.

    The Hon A Lynham | Yesterday 10:48am

    Minister reveals economic plan for local jobs

    Traditional industry; some job-generating projects, and future-focussed growth industries: that’s the key to the Fraser Coast’s future, according to State Development Minister Dr Anthony Lynham.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 10:32am

    Chief Entrepreneur to build our reputation as a startup hotspot

    One of the state’s most successful proponents of alternative investment strategies has accepted the post of Queensland’s first Chief Entrepreneur.

    The Hon S Miles | Yesterday 9:58am

    Open House to unlock Brisbane’s history

    Brisbane’s most iconic heritage places will throw open their doors for locals and visitors to explore this October 8 – 9 for Brisbane Open House 2016.

    The Hon C O'Rourke | Yesterday 9:15am

    NDIS opportunities showcased at state’s biggest conference

    More than 700 people are expected to attend Queensland’s biggest disability services conference today to learn how the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will create new opportunities across the state.

    The Hon C Dick | Tuesday 5:55pm

    Palaszczuk Government taking action to improve rural and remote mental health

    The Palaszczuk Government has today unveiled a new plan to improve the mental health and wellbeing of people living in rural and remote communities.

    The Hon C Dick | Tuesday 5:49pm

    Health workers upskilled to help close the gap

    Health professionals will be better supported to deliver culturally-appropriate healthy lifestyle advice to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities thanks to a new training program.

    The Hon C Pitt | Tuesday 5:06pm

    Emerson misleads again on defined benefit scheme

    Members of the defined benefit scheme will continue to have their accrued entitlements maintained under proposed legislative changes and will continue to receive their intended payouts, Treasurer Curtis Pitt said.

    The Hon S Fentiman | Tuesday 1:00pm

    Palaszczuk Government delivers free support for Queensland parents

    The Palaszczuk Government is sending the message to Queensland parents that it’s okay to ask for help on the one-year anniversary of its successful Triple P Parenting program.

    The Hon L Donaldson | Tuesday 11:00am

    Minister launches a Wizard boost for drought hit graziers

    Agriculture Minister Leanne Donaldson today launched a Wizard boost for drought-hit farmers – a new high-yield, disease resistant forage oat variety developed by the Department of Agriculture.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Tuesday 10:12am

    Premier calls on PM to boost film industry tax competitiveness

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has called on the Prime Minister to urgently increase the Federal Location Tax Offset, to help the Palaszczuk Government attract even more major film and television productions to Queensland and Australia.

    The Hon A Lynham | Tuesday 10:01am

    Local businesses get the good oil on opportunities

    Businesses in Ipswich and the Scenic Rim are getting the ‘good oil’ today on opportunities on local major projects.

    The Hon J Trad | Tuesday 9:54am

    New planning scheme a first for Torres Strait Islands

    The Torres Strait Island Regional Council has implemented its first ever planning scheme, standardising regulations across all the islands to provide modern frameworks designed to meet the current and future needs of each community.

    The Hon M Bailey | Tuesday 9:30am

    Works moving ahead on the new Boundary Road Interchange on the Bruce Highway

    Work is progressing well on the construction of a new six-lane bridge over the Bruce Highway as part of a major upgrade of the Boundary Road interchange in Narangba on the northern outskirts of Brisbane.

    The Hon K Jones | Monday 1:54pm

    Queensland tourism operators on show in India

    Queensland will be on show in India this week, with Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) leading tourism operators from across the State on an international trade mission.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Monday 1:39pm

    One million construction hours clocked in race to build Games Village

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Commonwealth Games Minister Stirling Hinchliffe today got the first look at the finished proto-type apartment for the Parklands Project that will be transformed into the athlete’s village for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

    The Hon M Bailey | Sunday 11:00am

    Powerful new campaign highlights Queensland’s real road toll

    A new road safety campaign which aims to give a human face to the reality of Queensland’s road toll to highlight the real effect it has on everyday lives, has been launched today in Brisbane.

    The Hon G Grace | Saturday 3:15pm

    Awards recognise Queensland’s brightest multicultural achievers

    Queensland’s brightest multicultural achievers have been recognised at today’s Queensland Multicultural Awards, held in Logan.