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Disability conference aims to inspire sector

Minister for Communities and Minister for Disability Services and Seniors | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | at 9:31am
People from across the disability sector have converged on the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre for a two-day conference to engage with industry leaders and learn new techniques.

Joint statement - RACQ discussion

Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy | The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham | Yesterday at 5:46pm
Today’s meeting with the RACQ was a positive opening to further discussion on the key issue of fuel price gouging by retailers.

Brisbane medical device company recruits staff to boost life-changing exports

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | Yesterday at 2:39pm
Medical device manufacturer Cook Medical Australia is adding 94 jobs in a second shift at its Eight Mile Plains facility to meet increasing export demand for its life-changing stent devices.

Membership and terms of reference for Queensland Anti-Cyberbullying Task Force

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Yesterday at 1:38pm
A 14–member task force, bringing together young Queenslanders, parents, schools, communities and experts, will provide the Queensland Government with detailed advice and coordination on tackling cyberbullying.

Piling works pioneer new river crossing as part of Mackay Ring Road

Minister for Transport and Main Roads | The Honourable Mark Bailey | Yesterday at 9:30am
Work underway on piling for fourth Pioneer River crossing in MackayNew 670-metre-long structure part of the Mackay Ring Road project $497.3 million project funded by the Australian and Queensland governments

Widening works complete on Kennedy Developmental Road

Minister for Transport and Main Roads | The Honourable Mark Bailey | Yesterday at 8:00am
Almost 3.5 kilometres of the Kennedy Developmental Road in north Queensland has been sealed and widened under the Northern Australia Roads Program (NARP), improving safety for all drivers in the region.

Save energy & dollars as appliance rebate applications open

Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy | The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham | Sunday at 1:27pm
From tomorrow Queenslanders can jump online and apply for rebates of up to $300 on energy efficient appliances to save on their electricity bills.

Queensland’s top Year 12 graduates announced

Minister for Education and Minister for Industrial Relations | The Honourable Grace Grace | Saturday at 11:30am
Education Minister Grace Grace today recognised the state’s top Year 12 graduates from the class of 2017 at the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) Achievement Awards.

Cameras to detect wildfires in south-west Queensland forests

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | Saturday at 9:00am
High-value state forests will receive greater protection following the Queensland Government’s $455,000 investment in cameras to detect wildfires in south-west Queensland.

Rockhampton man fined $10,000 for illegally shooting Fitzroy croc

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | Friday at 4:00pm
A local Rockhampton man has been fined $10,000 for illegally shooting a 5.2m crocodile in the Fitzroy River last year.

Drop into a Spit Master Plan pop-up session this weekend

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | Friday at 12:23pm
The Gold Coast community are encouraged to drop in and have their say about the future of the Southport Spit at the first of 16 of pop-up sessions being held at various locations around the Gold Coast, starting with Marina Mirage on Saturday.

Transformation underway at North Queensland solar farms

Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy | The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham | Friday at 12:00pm
Two 70-tonne transformers are being installed at the Strathmore Substation near Collinsville as two new North Queensland solar farms prepare to join the electricity transmission network.

Statement from Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe

Minister for Local Government, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs | The Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe | Friday at 10:11am
"This week I exercised my power under the Local Government Act to recommend Governor-in-Council dismiss Councillor Chris Loft as Mayor of Fraser Coast Regional Council.

Queensland well prepared for storm and cyclone season

Minister for Fire and Emergency Services | The Honourable Craig Crawford | Friday at 9:27am
Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) has built on its response to Tropical Cyclone Debbie – which earned praise from the United Nations – to prepare for this cyclone season, Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford said today.

Project Drawdown gives a more positive take on climate change

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | Thursday at 6:00pm
Addressing climate change could be an economic win for Queensland if the state can transition its economy to capitalise on emerging global trends.

Queensland tackles Domestic and Family Violence with local events

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | Thursday at 4:48pm
Almost $160,000 in grants have been awarded to community organisations across Queensland ahead of Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month this May.

Palaszczuk Government re-commits to reform agenda

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice | The Honourable Yvette D'Ath | Thursday at 4:09pm
Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath has reinforced the Palaszczuk Government’s reform agenda by re-introducing key outstanding bills in the first sitting week of the 56th parliament.

Nigel Scullion needs to come and see, listen and learn

Minister for Housing and Public Works, Minister for Digital Technology and Minister for Sport | The Honourable Mick de Brenni | Thursday at 1:50pm
Member for Cook Cynthia Lui has called on federal Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion to come to Far North Queensland and see for himself the positive impacts of remote housing funding in Indigenous communities.

Queensland employment growth leading the nation

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Thursday at 12:59pm
Workforce data released today has affirmed Queensland’s position as the employment powerhouse of Australia, with the strongest employment growth of any state.

US trade mission to grow Queensland exports and jobs

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Thursday at 12:57pm
The Premier’s trade visit to the United States next week will seek to build on the record export growth and create more jobs for Queenslanders.

LNP betraying Queensland on GST carve up

Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | Thursday at 12:54pm
Rookie Queensland LNP Leader Deb Frecklington has been completely absent from the GST redistribution debate which will see Queensland’s GST share gutted by her colleagues in the Turnbull Government.

Domestic gas supply deal to shore up Mount Isa industry and bring 240 jobs

Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy | The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham | Thursday at 12:43pm
A new deal between zinc producer New Century Resources and Santos was signed today which will generate 240 jobs and bring further certainty to Mount Isa’s resources industry.

Speakers confirmed for Trade 2018 Games Time program

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Thursday at 12:18pm
Some of the world’s most recognisable business people and entrepreneurs will be lured to Queensland in April for a premiere trade and investment program during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.Premier and Minister for Trade Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced The Economis ...

Turnbull Government failing to support Queensland anti-bullying programs

Minister for Education and Minister for Industrial Relations | The Honourable Grace Grace | Thursday at 11:25am
Education Minister Grace Grace is urging the Turnbull Government to make a long-term funding commitment to Queensland’s exemplary efforts to tackle bullying – especially cyber bullying.

Queensland LNP called on to reject Commonwealth plan to cut firefighting capacity at regional airports

Minister for Fire and Emergency Services | The Honourable Craig Crawford | Thursday at 11:21am
Fire and Emergency Services Minister Craig Crawford today (Thursday) called on Queensland’s Opposition Leader to back passenger safety at regional airports instead of proposed cuts by the Turnbull Government.