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Federal funding review must focus on fairness

Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment | The Honourable Curtis Pitt | at 1:52pm
Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt says the Productivity Commission review into GST distribution announced should not be used as an excuse for the Turnbull government to discriminate against Queensland and cut federal funding levels.

Turnbull must not use Hanson words against Queensland on GST share

Premier and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | at 1:11pm
The Turnbull Government must rule out cutting Queensland’s share of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenue, as Senator Pauline Hanson and Western Australia politicians have proposed, in response to Horizontal Fiscal Equalisation Economic Impact Review it announced today.

LNP will cut jobs and essential services again, but where?

Premier and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | at 12:23pm
Queenslanders know the Liberal National Party will cut essential frontline services and government jobs across the State if it was ever to return to Government, but they don’t know where.

Burdekin Falls Dam hydro-electricity to power North Queensland: Premier

Premier and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | at 12:18pm
The Palaszczuk Government will invest to develop a business case for a hydro-electric power station on the State's largest dam - Burdekin Falls Dam - to secure energy and support jobs for North Queensland.

Palaszczuk Government grant secures Woodfordia’s tree planting program

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | at 10:31am
Iconic festival site Woodfordia will expand its tree planting program with the help of a Palaszczuk Government grant.

Tourism campaign boost for the Whitsundays

Minister for Education and Minister for Tourism, Major Events and the Commonwealth Games | The Honourable Kate Jones | Yesterday at 12:15pm
Australia’s most iconic tourism brands are joining forces to encourage more Australians to holiday in cyclone–affected Whitsundays.

Volunteers transcribe WW1 experiences of Queenslanders

Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Minister for Small Business | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | Yesterday at 10:30am
The recollections and experiences of Queenslanders involved in the First World War will be digitised thanks to volunteers at the State Library of Queensland (SLQ).

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games on track with Carrara venue now open

Premier and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Yesterday at 9:30am
The venue that will host the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) opening and closing ceremonies is now complete, with the purpose-built $105 million Gold Coast Sports and Leisure Centre in Carrara officially opened today.

Queensland SES teams vie for top spot at rescue challenge

Minister for Disability Services, Minister for Seniors and Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | Yesterday at 9:00am
State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers from around Queensland will test their rescue skills and battle each other for the top spot at the SES State Disaster Rescue Challenge this weekend in Townsville.

Latest water quality and seafood test results now available

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | Yesterday at 8:36am
Latest test results continue to show water quality in areas surrounding the Brisbane Airport remain within recreational water use guidelines.

Cyclone Debbie damaged road reopens

Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports and Minister for Energy, Biofuels and Water Supply | The Honourable Mark Bailey | Yesterday at 8:29am
Crews are making great progress repairing Gold Coast roads damaged by Cyclone Debbie with Lamington National Park Road now open to traffic.

Hinze Dam stands up to its biggest test

Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports and Minister for Energy, Biofuels and Water Supply | The Honourable Mark Bailey | Yesterday at 8:26am
An analysis into how Hinze Dam operated during ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie has found its most recent upgrade was a major contributor in reducing the risk of flooding for thousands of downstream homes.

Government backs community housing with $1.8M deal

Minister for Housing and Public Works and Minister for Sport | The Honourable Mick de Brenni | Friday at 5:44pm
A new partnership agreement between the State Government and the state’s community housing peak body is set to drive more investment in affordable housing across the sector.

Family of the late Manmeet Sharma

Premier and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Friday at 2:54pm
The President of Federation of Indian Communities of Queensland Mr Palanichamy Thevar JP has contacted my office today inviting me to meet with family of the late Manmeet Sharma, who are visiting from India.

Passing of Queensland Parole Board President Peter McInnes

Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | Friday at 2:25pm
I was saddened to hear of the passing of Queensland Parole Board President Peter McInnes.

Townsville conference promotes work safety and return to work

Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs | The Honourable Grace Grace | Friday at 12:26pm
Industrial Relations Minister Grace Grace today joined rehabilitation and return to work experts at the North Queensland Return to Work Conference and Expo in Townsville.

It’s time for Barnaby to put up on White Spot

Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries and Minister for Rural Economic Development | The Honourable Bill Byrne | Friday at 12:14pm
The liability for the clean-up and on-going costs of the White Spot Disease outbreak in South East Queensland lies squarely at the feet of Barnaby Joyce and the Commonwealth, says Fisheries Minister Bill Byrne.

Collins Avenue Bridge replacement complete

Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment | The Honourable Curtis Pitt | Friday at 11:00am
Motorists, pedestrians and cyclists now have safer access to the Captain Cook Highway and Cairns Airport thanks to the new $3.8 million Collins Avenue Bridge funded by the Palaszczuk Government and Cairns Regional Council.

New Good Money store opens in Cairns

Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment | The Honourable Curtis Pitt | Friday at 10:51am
Cairns residents can steer clear of dodgy payday lenders with the official opening of a Good Money store in Cairns today.

Meeting leads to even stronger croc plan

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | Friday at 10:21am
The Environment Minister Steven Miles will further strengthen Queensland’s crocodile management plan after meeting with Mayors from FNQ in Cairns.

Qld coal land opens up for explorers

Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines | The Honourable Anthony Lynham | Friday at 9:29am
More than 270 square kilometres of central Queensland, in one of the world’s leading coal production regions, is open for bids from explorers.

Sensis: Queensland Small Business Confidence Highest in Seven Years

Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment | The Honourable Curtis Pitt | Friday at 9:02am
New figures confirm Queensland’s small business sector is not only growing in size, but also in confidence.

Capturing Sunshine Coast small business success

Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Minister for Small Business | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | Friday at 6:59am
The Sunshine Coast’s Hive Haven is aiming for ‘sweet success’ during next month’s Queensland Small Business Week (2017 QSBW).

Capturing Gold Coast small business success

Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Minister for Small Business | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | Friday at 6:50am
A Gold Coast company behind a product especially aimed at footballers suffering from cramps will be one of thousands of small businesses taking part in this year’s Queensland Small Business Week (2017 QSBW).

Capturing Queensland small business success

Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Minister for Small Business | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | Friday at 6:46am
One of thousands of small business operators who will take part in the 2017 Queensland Small Business Week, Kylie Kluger has big dreams for her small business.