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Partnership boosts affordable housing stock in Ripley

Minister for Housing and Public Works, Minister for Digital Technology and Minister for Sport | The Honourable Mick de Brenni | at 12:45pm
The Palaszczuk Government is building on its construction of 5,500 affordable homes, by partnering with leading community housing providers in Ipswich.

New supervisor course helps steer learner drivers

Minister for Transport and Main Roads | The Honourable Mark Bailey | at 12:00pm
A new online course has been launched to help Queensland parents teach their kids how to drive.

Bids to be called for miners’ mobile health unit

Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy | The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham | at 11:32am
Expressions of interest are to be called for a health service-on-wheels to deliver vital medical checks to coal mine workers throughout regional Queensland.

New flights secured by the government to lure American and NZ tourists to Cairns

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for Cross River Rail | The Honourable Kate Jones | at 8:46am
The Palaszczuk Government has announced a deal today that will see Air New Zealand fly new aircraft into Cairns from April 2020.

New kiwi flights to generate $28.7 million for the Gold Coast

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for Cross River Rail | The Honourable Kate Jones | at 8:45am
The Palaszczuk Government has today announced a deal with Air New Zealand that will increase flights to the Gold Coast, bring more than 21,000 extra tourists over two years and inject more than $28.7 million into the local economy.

New kiwi flights to generate $11 million for the Sunshine Coast

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for Cross River Rail | The Honourable Kate Jones | at 8:45am
The Palaszczuk Government has today announced a deal with Air New Zealand that will increase flights to the Sunshine Coast, bring around 9000 extra tourists over three years and injecting more than $11 million into the local economy.

GoPro choose Cairns for global product launch

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for Cross River Rail | The Honourable Kate Jones | at 6:00am
Cairns has today hosted the global launch of a new product from action camera giant GoPro, with images of Queensland to be beamed to a worldwide audience of more than five million people.

LNP moves to end commercial fishing in Queensland

Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries | The Honourable Mark Furner | Yesterday at 7:11pm
The Palaszczuk government has stepped in to prevent an LNP move in Parliament that would have banned commercial fishing in the state.

Queensland rides to work

Minister for Transport and Main Roads | The Honourable Mark Bailey | Yesterday at 3:00pm
Queenslanders are being encouraged to get on their bikes for national Ride2Work Day tomorrow (October 16), with a free community breakfast being held in Brisbane.

SES volunteers awarded in the Far North

Minister for Fire and Emergency Services | The Honourable Craig Crawford | Yesterday at 11:45am
Some of the Far North’s finest have been recognised at an awards ceremony to kick off State Emergency Service (SES) Week.

Events in regional Queensland set for funding boost

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for Cross River Rail | The Honourable Kate Jones | Yesterday at 11:06am
Events across regional Queensland will receive a boost in funding from the Palaszczuk Government, with Tourism and Events Queensland today launching the latest round of the Queensland Destination Events Program.

Queensland launches first framework to prevent sexual violence

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | Yesterday at 10:03am
The Palaszczuk Government has listened to victims and survivors to create Queensland’s first ever Sexual Violence Prevention Framework.

Redcliffe Paceway on the eve of being back up and running

Minister for Local Government, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs | The Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe | Monday at 5:04pm
Racing will resume at Redcliffe Paceway this Wednesday (16/10) following the completion of a $300,000 track upgrade.

Five Queensland start-ups accelerate into US medical market

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Monday at 12:00pm
Five Queensland start-ups specialising in medical technology and therapeutics have touched down in San Francisco, one of the world’s life sciences hot spots, to begin training with the prestigious California Life Sciences Institute (CLSI).

Queenslanders encouraged to Get Ready for extreme weather

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Monday at 10:16am
With the ongoing threat of bushfires, and storm season on the horizon, Queenslanders are being urged to prepare for extreme weather as part of Get Ready Queensland Week.

Tender opens for new Thursday Island Community Centre

Minister for Communities and Minister for Disability Services and Seniors | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | Monday at 9:30am
The search is on for a local builder to construct the new $4 million (excluding GST) community centre on Thursday Island, with the building contract for the project now open to tender.

Another big wind farm go-ahead boosts surge in Qld’s wind power generation

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | Sunday at 8:00am
A new $350 million wind farm south-west of Gladstone, given the go-ahead by the Queensland Government and creating up to 150 construction jobs, will add to the big surge in wind power now coming on-line in the state.

Palaszczuk Government announces $5.8 million to protect Brisbane’s earliest home

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | Saturday at 12:00pm
The Palaszczuk Government will invest $5.8 million to help protect Brisbane’s oldest surviving European home, Newstead House.

Electric vehicle infrastructure charging ahead in FNQ

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | Saturday at 9:00am
Electric vehicle users in Tropical North Queensland are getting ready to charge with installation works on track for six AC charging stations at key tourism locations.

$100m+ in flood assistance for QLD farmers, small businesses and non-profits

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Friday at 5:11pm
More than $100 million in financial assistance has been delivered to flood-affected primary producers, small business owners and non-profit organisations following the North and Far North Queensland Monsoon Trough earlier this year.

Prost! Brisbane taps into Oktoberfest celebration

Minister for Local Government, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs | The Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe | Friday at 5:00pm
Brisbane’s annual Oktoberfest has officially begun with the traditional Anzapfen ceremony, during which the first keg is tapped.

Win for Queensland performing arts company

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | Friday at 3:30pm
After months of lobbying the Federal Government, the Palaszczuk Government has helped secure a place for Queensland-based company Circa in the Major Performing Arts Framework.

Queensland’s new Fire and Emergency Services Commissioner announced

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Friday at 3:15pm
An emergency services stalwart with 32 years’ experience, including 12 years as a senior executive with both country and metropolitan fire and ambulance services, has been appointed Queensland’s new Fire and Emergency Services Commissioner.

Audit outcome reaffirms the quality of TAFE Queensland

Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development | The Honourable Shannon Fentiman | Friday at 3:04pm
TAFE Queensland has been given the tick of approval by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) this month.

Palaszczuk Government announces $1.4 million to protect threatened species

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | Friday at 2:36pm
The Palaszczuk Government is furthering its commitment to ensure Queensland’s threatened species are protected, with more than $1.4 million in funding announced today for 29 projects.