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NDIS access support continues in discrete Indigenous communities

Minister for Communities and Minister for Disability Services and Seniors | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | Yesterday at 6:09pm
The 2019-20 State Budget includes more funding to support people with disability in the state’s discrete Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Extra upgrades cemented for Carnarvon Highway

Minister for Transport and Main Roads | The Honourable Mark Bailey | Yesterday at 6:00pm
Works start this week on a $7.28 million upgrade package on the Carnarvon Highway between St George and Surat, and between Injune and Rolleston.

Commissioner to convene roundtable on solar farm safety

Minister for Education and Minister for Industrial Relations | The Honourable Grace Grace | Yesterday at 5:10pm
Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace has today asked the Electrical Safety Commissioner to convene an urgent industry roundtable to discuss safety in large-scale solar farms.

Health Minister thanks Director General for his service to Queensland Health

Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services | The Honourable Steven Miles | Yesterday at 4:54pm
Queensland Health Director-General Michael Walsh advised the Health Minister today of his plans to retire in September 2019.

Triple the number of counsellors to support Qld Ambos

Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services | The Honourable Steven Miles | Yesterday at 4:45pm
The Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) will receive its biggest staffing increase in more than a decade with an extra 200 new ambulance staff to be deployed across the state, including tripling the number of councillors and psychological support staff in Queensland.

History of Torres Strait Islands to screen on ABC TV

Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | Yesterday at 4:43pm
A three-part dramatised documentary TV series Blue Water Empire will screen on ABC-TV and ABC iview from tonight with a unique insight into the history of the Torres Strait Islands.

Energy efficient Pimlico campus powers ahead

Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development | The Honourable Shannon Fentiman | Yesterday at 3:44pm
This year’s State Budget has delivered for Townsville with almost $14 million committed towards the new training facilities at the Pimlico TAFE campus.

New Toowoomba homes to support 80 local tradies and apprentices

Minister for Housing and Public Works, Minister for Digital Technology and Minister for Sport | The Honourable Mick de Brenni | Yesterday at 2:58pm
The Palaszczuk Government is delivering on its promise to build more social homes in Toowoomba with the start of a $1.7 million project that will support up to 80 tradies and apprentices during construction.

Hotel under the sea for Lady Musgrave Island

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games | The Honourable Kate Jones | Yesterday at 2:51pm
The Palaszczuk Government is backing a new three-level pontoon on Lady Musgrave Island to pave the way for a Great Barrier Reef observatory and underwater hotel.

State Budget delivers for Townsville businesses

Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development | The Honourable Shannon Fentiman | Yesterday at 12:11pm
Business is about to get better for Townsville businesses thanks to this year’s State Budget.

All systems go for major boost to Mackay’s power supply

Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy | The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham | Yesterday at 12:00pm
Mackay’s Central Business District is getting a $28 million Palaszczuk Government power boost.

Regional excellence on show in 2019 education awards

Minister for Education and Minister for Industrial Relations | The Honourable Grace Grace | Yesterday at 10:00am
Education Minister Grace Grace has today announced the 36 regional winners of Queensland’s 2019 Showcase Awards for Excellence in Schools.

Fishing initiative not just a passing FAD

Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries | The Honourable Mark Furner | Yesterday at 10:00am
South-East Queensland fishers are set to reel in a bigger catch with the installation of fish aggregation devices along the Sunshine and Gold Coasts and in Moreton Bay.

Tropical North charged with electric vehicle pilot project

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | Monday at 11:30pm
In an Australian-first pilot project Tropical North Queensland will soon host a free Electric Vehicle (EV) ‘road trip’ with a network of EV charging stations at six popular tourist destinations.

Toowoomba achievers announced as finalists for Multicultural Queensland Awards

Minister for Local Government, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs | The Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe | Monday at 3:44pm
A local final year university student, the Mulberry Project and the Toowoomba Regional Council have all been recognised for their outstanding work by being named as finalists of the 2019 Multicultural Queensland Awards.

Not-for-profit organisations statewide benefit from $1.2M

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice | The Honourable Yvette D'Ath | Monday at 2:04pm
Almost $1.2 million in grants will be invested in Queensland communities to celebrate the 25th year of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF).

Finalists announced for Multicultural Queensland Awards

Minister for Local Government, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs | The Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe | Monday at 10:15am
Twenty-three finalists have been announced in the 2019 Multicultural Queensland Awards, recognised for their outstanding work promoting inclusion and diversity.

Multi-lingual manual motivates multinational mango moves

Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries | The Honourable Mark Furner | Monday at 9:00am
Mango growers and exporters will soon have a manual describes the best appearance and eating qualities of mangoes for export markets.

$1 billion Winchester South project out for public comment

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | Monday at 8:30am
The proposed $1 billion Winchester South mine in the Bowen Basin has hit a new milestone with Queensland’s independent Coordinator-General releasing draft terms of reference for the project’s environmental impact statement (EIS).

Cranes arrival signals construction start at Brisbane’s Queen’s Wharf site

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Sunday at 12:00pm
A giant tower crane has been installed on the $3.6 billion Queen’s Wharf site this weekend as work shifts from excavation to construction of Queensland’s largest basement and underground carpark.

Bowen Hills planning changes set new standards

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | Saturday at 6:00am
Future development in Bowen Hills will deliver housing diversity, high sustainability standards and generous communal spaces, following an update to the Priority Development Area’s (PDA) development scheme.

Budget hits the mark for fire and emergency services in state’s south east

Minister for Fire and Emergency Services | The Honourable Craig Crawford | Friday at 4:27pm
The Palaszczuk Government has delivered for south-east Queenslanders in the State Budget with a multimillion dollar investment in new fire stations and upgrades.

Election commitment lights up Eskdale Park

Minister for Housing and Public Works, Minister for Digital Technology and Minister for Sport | The Honourable Mick de Brenni | Friday at 3:58pm
A historic park in Maryborough is getting a fresh upgrade with new lights, irrigation and fencing with another Palaszczuk Government election commitment delivered.

Increased penalties to help keep K’gari safe

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | Friday at 3:50pm
People who intentionally feed or interact with dingoes on K’gari (Fraser Island) face increased penalties from today (21 June) as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to boost visitor safety.

$1 billion deal locked in for Brisbane bus services

Minister for Transport and Main Roads | The Honourable Mark Bailey | Friday at 3:44pm
The Palaszczuk Government will commit $1 billion over the next three years to support Brisbane's bus services.