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New youth mentoring employment program for Townsville

Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs | The Honourable Grace Grace | at 8:10am
Young jobseekers and recently employed young workers in Townsville are set to benefit from a new mentoring program to help them gain and retain employment.

New youth mentoring employment program for Logan

Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs | The Honourable Grace Grace | at 8:00am
Young jobseekers and recently employed young workers in Logan are set to benefit from a new mentoring program to help them gain and retain employment.

New youth mentoring employment program for Cairns

Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment | The Honourable Curtis Pitt | at 8:00am
Young jobseekers and recently employed young workers in Cairns are set to benefit from a new mentoring program to help them gain and retain employment, Treasurer and Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt has announced.

Greyhound adoptions set to hit 300 this financial year

Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs | The Honourable Grace Grace | at 6:34am
The State Government’s Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) is well on track for a record 300 adoptions for the 12 month period from July last year.

Turnbull Government abandons key Gonski principle

Minister for Education and Minister for Tourism, Major Events and the Commonwealth Games | The Honourable Kate Jones | Yesterday at 5:27pm
Education Minister Kate Jones today said the Turnbull Government had pulled a “Gonski swifty” pushing back education funding on the states.

Far North Queensland companies called to tender for government office fit out works

Minister for Housing and Public Works and Minister for Sport | The Honourable Mick de Brenni | Yesterday at 2:20pm
Far North Queensland companies are encouraged to tender for works to update the fit out of a government office in Cairns to accommodate the Cairns District Youth Justice Service.

Palaszczuk Government delivers extra teachers and teacher aides

Minister for Education and Minister for Tourism, Major Events and the Commonwealth Games | The Honourable Kate Jones | Yesterday at 1:43pm
The Palaszczuk Government has employed more than 4,400 extra teachers and teacher aides to improve education in Queensland state schools.

STEM specialists and IT support for state schools

Minister for Education and Minister for Tourism, Major Events and the Commonwealth Games | The Honourable Kate Jones | Yesterday at 1:41pm
The Palaszczuk Government is driving a renewed focus on science, technology, mathematics and engineering making STEM specialists and IT support officers available to all state schools.

Funding for Ipswich Hospital plans for redevelopment

Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services | The Honourable Cameron Dick | Yesterday at 12:57pm
The Palaszczuk Government has committed $112.2 million over four years for detailed planning and preparatory works for proposed future redevelopments at three public hospitals in the growth corridor of South-East Queensland (SEQ), including Ipswich.

Shovel-ready Projects for Gympie

Minister for Local Government and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Mark Furner | Yesterday at 12:52pm
Local Government Minister, Mark Furner today met with Gympie Regional Council to discuss shovel-ready infrastructure plans to support local jobs and businesses.

Extra 20 police officers to join Townsville RAP

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | Yesterday at 12:45pm
Twenty extra Rapid Action Patrol police officers will boost frontline services in Townsville reaffirming the Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to prioritise the safety and security of our State through increased resources and infrastructure.

Attorney-General announces new appointments

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice and Minister for Training and Skills | The Honourable Yvette D'Ath | Yesterday at 12:17pm
Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath today announced two appointments to the Supreme Court of Queensland.

$300,000 for annual report card on the waterways of Mackay Whitsunday

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | Yesterday at 11:39am
The Palaszczuk Government reinforced its commitment to regional waterway health with $300,000 going to the Mackay-Whitsunday Healthy Rivers to Reef Partnership.

More frontline jobs for Queensland’s environmental regulator

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | Yesterday at 11:13am
The Palaszczuk Government will create 60 new frontline, and frontline support jobs, to bolster the work of Queensland’s environmental regulator in the regions.

Government delivers further support for Queensland Women in 2017-18 Budget

Minister for Communities, Women and Youth, Minister for Child Safety and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Shannon Fentiman | Yesterday at 11:06am
The Queensland Government today released the Women’s Budget Statement in recognition of the important contribution of women to the state’s economic future.

Induction ceremony sees new recruits sworn in to service

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | Yesterday at 10:00am
Today the Queensland Police Service Academy, Townsville campus saw 38 recruits graduate in a ceremony attended by Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services, Mark Ryan and Police Commissioner Ian Stewart.

Road trains to access North Rockhampton

Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports and Minister for Energy, Biofuels and Water Supply | The Honourable Mark Bailey | Yesterday at 9:47am
Type 1 road trains will have access to North Rockhampton abattoirs from next month thanks to approvals and investment by the Palaszczuk Government.

Far North Queensland companies called to tender for new Gordonvale Police Station

Minister for Housing and Public Works and Minister for Sport | The Honourable Mick de Brenni | Yesterday at 9:21am
The Palaszczuk Government has called on eligible Far North Queensland companies to tender for the construction of the new Gordonvale Police Station.

Palaszczuk Government roads and jobs boost for Central Queensland

Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports and Minister for Energy, Biofuels and Water Supply | The Honourable Mark Bailey | Yesterday at 9:15am
The Palaszczuk Government will deliver $175.6 million of road infrastructure in 2017-18 for Central Queensland as part of a record investment in road and transport infrastructure for the second year in a row.

The Palaszczuk Government supports road workers

Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports and Minister for Energy, Biofuels and Water Supply | The Honourable Mark Bailey | Yesterday at 8:43am
The Palaszczuk Government is continuing to support RoadTek, Queensland’s vital frontline road workers who deliver key transport infrastructure across the state, after the previous LNP Government slashed RoadTek jobs.

$53.8 million for Stanwell Power Station

Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports and Minister for Energy, Biofuels and Water Supply | The Honourable Mark Bailey | Yesterday at 8:42am
$53.8 million will be invested for a series of major projects at Stanwell Power Station west of Rockhampton, over the next year.

Golden Biotech to work with QUT researchers on Alzheimer’s cure

Premier and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Yesterday at 7:00am
A Taiwanese biotech company will work with Queensland researchers to determine if a new chemical entity – derived from a mushroom – could potentially treat Alzheimer’s disease.

State Budget strategy supports regional and youth jobs

Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment | The Honourable Curtis Pitt | Thursday at 5:23pm
Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment, Curtis Pitt, says today’s ABS figures on regional and youth unemployment confirm the government is on the right path by continuing to focus on job creation — including initiatives in last week’s State Budget.

State Budget strategy supports regional and youth jobs

Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment | The Honourable Curtis Pitt | Thursday at 3:54pm
Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment, Curtis Pitt, says today’s ABS figures on regional and youth unemployment confirm the government is on the right path by continuing to focus on job creation — including initiatives in last week’s State Budget.

Daisy the koala mascot found safe and sound

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | Thursday at 3:34pm
Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) wildlife officers at Daisy Hill Koala Centre are celebrating the return of their five-foot tall mascot, Daisy, after she was allegedly stolen from the establishment on June 7.