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Interim chair appointed to QR

Minister for Transport and Main Roads | The Honourable Mark Bailey | at 12:12pm
Queensland Rail board member David Marchant AM has been appointed as the organisation's next chair.

Corruption investigator to head new councillor complaints office

Minister for Local Government, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs | The Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe | at 12:00pm
Respected crime investigator Kathleen Florian has been appointed as the inaugural Independent Assessor to head up the new office to deal with councillor conduct complaints in Queensland. Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe welcomed the appointment of Ms Florian, who was ...

Overwhelming Response to Renting Consultation

Minister for Housing and Public Works, Minister for Digital Technology and Minister for Sport | The Honourable Mick de Brenni | at 10:45am
In just two and a half weeks, more than 29,000 Queenslanders have had their say on renting a place to live in our state.

Anti-poverty week forum focusses on women

Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development | The Honourable Shannon Fentiman | at 9:00am
Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development Shannon Fentiman today will co-host a public forum on Women and Poverty as part of the 15th national Anti-Poverty week events.

Queenslanders urged to support rural firefighters on Yellow Ribbon Day

Minister for Fire and Emergency Services | The Honourable Craig Crawford | at 4:47am
Fire and Emergency Services Craig Crawford – a former Victorian rural firefighter – today (Tuesday) urged Queenslanders to show their support on Yellow Ribbon Day for the state’s 36,000 Rural Fire Service (RFS) volunteers.

Applications closing for AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award

Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries | The Honourable Mark Furner | Yesterday at 5:33pm
Applications for the 2019 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award will close at the end of this month, so nominations will soon need to be submitted.

Queensland still sold short with federal arts funding framework changes

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | Yesterday at 3:47pm
Queensland Arts Minister Leeanne Enoch has called on the federal government to play a larger role in arts funding for Queensland.

Expressions of interest open for new Queensland ecotrails

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games | The Honourable Kate Jones | Yesterday at 3:41pm
Investors are being enticed to develop three new ecotourism trails in North Queensland and the Sunshine Coast.

New festival to lure ‘foodies’ to the Sunshine Coast

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games | The Honourable Kate Jones | Yesterday at 3:40pm
Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones has today announced the Sunshine Coast will host a new food festival in 2019, aimed at showcasing the region’s food experiences.

Queensland acts on cyberbullies

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Yesterday at 1:05pm
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Queensland firefighters develop cutting-edge technology to help protect people and property

Minister for Fire and Emergency Services | The Honourable Craig Crawford | Yesterday at 8:30am
Queensland firefighters have developed world-class technology to help them accurately predict the path of destructive vegetation fires – potentially saving lives and property, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford said today (Monday).

Farm safety messages through the eyes and hands of young Queenslanders

Minister for Education and Minister for Industrial Relations | The Honourable Grace Grace | Yesterday at 8:00am
After their success in a state-wide drawing competition, the works of 12 talented primary school students feature in the 2019 edition of the farm safety calendar.

Premier uses social media to respond to cyberbullying

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Yesterday at 7:02am
The Premier has taken to social media this morning to outline how Queensland intends to tackle cyberbullying.

New round of heritage grants sees almost $1 million made available

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | Sunday at 11:00am
New round of heritage grants sees almost $1 million made available

Premier acclaims 40 years of helicopter rescue service

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Saturday at 8:02pm
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has praised RACQ LifeFlight for 40 years of service to the Queensland community, describing the organisation as ‘one of our great institutions’.

Work begins to prepare ex-HMAS Tobruk dive site for global tourists

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | Saturday at 12:15pm
Beginner level divers will be able to access more of the ex-HMAS Tobruk including features such as the propeller without any changes to the ship’s current position, according to an independent dive report.

Plan to turn Bribie Island eyesore into aquaculture hub

Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries | The Honourable Mark Furner | Saturday at 10:00am
The Palaszczuk Government has today announced a plan to turn rundown buildings on Bribie Island into an innovative world-leading aquaculture hub.

Inaugural meeting of North Queensland Defence Advisory Board

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | Saturday at 9:00am
The North Queensland Defence Advisory Board met in Townsville this week for the first time to discuss the multimillion dollar future of the defence industry in the region.

Almost 500 calls for SES assistance in the wake of SEQ storms

Minister for Fire and Emergency Services | The Honourable Craig Crawford | Friday at 4:49pm
Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford has praised the efforts of volunteers from the State Emergency Service (SES) and Rural Fire Service (RFS) involved in the clean-up of storm-hit areas in the South Burnett region.

East Trinity remediation a major success thanks to clever science

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | Friday at 3:15pm
Scientists involved in an 18-year project to remediate acid sulphate soils at a north Queensland site have pulled off a major accomplishment, turning the once badly acidified land into a place where mangroves, native birds and other wildlife have now returned.

Education is key in crocodile country

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | Friday at 2:58pm
The Palaszczuk Government’s Crocwise education program is proving vital in keeping Queenslanders safe near waterways in crocodile country, with figures showing more people are becoming engaged and reporting crocodiles than ever before.

Burnett Heads town centre $6.6 million facelift complete

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | Friday at 2:32pm
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Torres Strait child rearing practices to be enshrined in law

Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | Friday at 12:53pm
Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders will help to develop new legislation that officially recognises traditional Torres Strait Islander child rearing practices.

Maryborough manufacturer expanding locally to target new markets

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | Friday at 12:44pm
Maryborough’s iconic supplier to the Australian building industry, Hyne Timber, is commencing construction and fit-out of a state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing glue laminated timber plant with support from the Palaszczuk Government.

Queensland attracts more new apprentices and trainees

Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development | The Honourable Shannon Fentiman | Friday at 12:39pm
Data released today shows Queensland continues to buck national trends with increases in apprenticeship and traineeship commencements