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More Scenic Rim water to drive economy and jobs

Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy | The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham | at 5:00am
Hundreds of megalitres of water are to be made available for new and expanded farms and business to create jobs around Crows Nest, the Southern Lockyer and the Scenic Rim.

Pandemic boosts biosecurity efforts in Torres Strait

Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries | The Honourable Mark Furner | Yesterday at 4:35pm
The COVID-19 pandemic has unexpectedly boosted efforts to improve response capacity and capability in the Torres Strait region to keep Australia’s mainland free of exotic fruit flies and other biosecurity threats.

Nailed timber thieves lumbered with $17,500 in fines

Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries | The Honourable Mark Furner | Yesterday at 4:30pm
A sawmilling company and three of its employees have been fined a total of $17,500 in the Charleville Magistrates Court after pleading guilty to stealing State-owned timber.

Human trials begin on world-leading COVID-19 vaccine in Qld

Minister for State Development, Tourism and Innovation | The Honourable Kate Jones | Yesterday at 8:00am
Innovation Minister Kate Jones has today announced human trials will begin today on the University of Queensland’s promising COVID-19 vaccine.

Horn v Tszyu Fight confirmed for August at Townsville’s Qld Country Bank Stadium

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Sunday at 8:37am
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has confirmed major events are back for Queensland, with Jeff Horn now set to take on Tim Tszyu at Townsville’s Queensland Country Bank Stadium on Wednesday, 26 August 2020.

State reaches agreement to end negotiations with The Star

Minister for State Development, Tourism and Innovation | The Honourable Kate Jones | Saturday at 11:00am
State Development Minister Kate Jones today announced the Palaszczuk Government had concluded exclusive negotiations with The Star Entertainment Group by mutual agreement.

Labor’s shovel-ready projects fund set to deliver GC marine hub

Minister for State Development, Tourism and Innovation | The Honourable Kate Jones | Saturday at 11:00am
The Palaszczuk Government will today deliver nearly $1 million to develop Australia’s largest superyacht berthing facility on the Gold Coast.

Palaszczuk Government strengthens protections for Queensland kids

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice | The Honourable Yvette D'Ath | Saturday at 7:00am
Blue Card applicants will not be able to begin paid employment in Queensland while their application is pending from August 31, with the commencement of the No Card, No Start policy.

More camping spots in national parks to open

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | Friday at 5:51pm
It will now be easier to find a camping spot in your favourite national park as Queensland’s COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease as part of Queensland’s plan for jobs and economic recovery.

Qld COVID-19: Border pass applications open except for visits from Victoria

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Friday at 5:15pm
Queensland’s strong COVID-19 border protection system now includes applications for a Border Declaration Pass, except for visitors who have been in Victoria in the past 14 days - an important economic boost as Queensland carefully welcomes travellers from other states.

Final planning accelerates for Emu Swamp Dam

Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy | The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham | Friday at 12:00pm
Improved water security for the Granite Belt is a step closer with the appointment of national engineering consultancy Premise to oversee the final planning stages of Emu Swamp Dam.

Dispute Resolution scholarships awarded

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice | The Honourable Yvette D'Ath | Friday at 11:46am
Four outstanding community-minded Queenslanders will be able to expand their expertise to include dispute resolution after being presented with scholarships today by Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath.

Driver testing back on the road

Minister for Transport and Main Roads | The Honourable Mark Bailey | Friday at 7:30am
Learner drivers should get ready to book in for their test after a backlog of driving examinations booked before tests were suspended due to COVID-19 was cleared.

Queensland disability advocate appointed to NDIS advisory council

Minister for Communities and Minister for Disability Services and Seniors | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | Thursday at 3:31pm
Prominent Queensland educator and disability advocate Sharon Boyce has been appointed as a member of the NDIS Independent Advisory Council (IAC).

New Magistrates appointed

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice | The Honourable Yvette D'Ath | Thursday at 3:25pm
Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath has announced the appointment of three new magistrates for Queensland.

New Sunshine Coast high school reaches next milestone

Minister for Education and Minister for Industrial Relations | The Honourable Grace Grace | Thursday at 3:19pm
The opening of a new state school on the Sunshine Coast is another step closer, with construction reaching the half-way mark.

Extra support for Sunshine Coast teens and families

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | Thursday at 2:53pm
Young Queenslanders on the Sunshine Coast at risk of disengaging from school will have access to extra support to get their lives on the right track.

Roadworks in gear for Lansdown intersection

Minister for Transport and Main Roads | The Honourable Mark Bailey | Thursday at 1:48pm
Works have started on the Palaszczuk Government’s $5 million Flinders Highway and Woodstock-Giru Road intersection upgrade.

New savings measures for Queensland

Treasurer, Minister for Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | Thursday at 12:00pm
The Palaszczuk Government will implement $3 billion worth of savings measures.

Future Fund strengthened to support jobs and protect public assets from LNP sell-off

Treasurer, Minister for Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | Thursday at 11:45am
Queensland’s Future Fund will deliver tough new anti‑privatisation protections to ensure Queensland’s strategic assets are kept in public hands, as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s plan to reduce debt and recover from the economic damage wrought worldwide by COVID-19.

ARM Hub to help manufacturers flex in post-COVID-19 era

Minister for Regional Development and Manufacturing | The Honourable Glenn Butcher | Thursday at 11:30am
The Palaszczuk Government is linking industry and research institutions to assist Queensland manufacturers transform and grow as the state emerges from the COVID-19 crisis, through delivery of a series of online workshops.

Outer urban offices to provide post-COVID flexibility for Queensland public servants

Minister for Housing and Public Works, Minister for Digital Technology and Minister for Sport | The Honourable Mick de Brenni | Thursday at 11:30am
Queensland government workers will be given the opportunity to work closer to home as part of a Palaszczuk Government plan to rebalance public service roles in a post-COVID world.

COVID Works for Queensland projects to create 60 Gladstone jobs

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Thursday at 11:22am
Refurbishing the Gladstone Aquatic Centre, replacing playground equipment across the region and upgrading the Cassy Lives Skate Park are just some of the projects that will create jobs and benefit the Gladstone community as part of Queensland’s economic recovery plan.

COVID Works for Queensland projects announced

Minister for Local Government, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs | The Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe | Thursday at 11:10am
A splash park for the children in Wujal Wujal, upgrades to the airport terminal in Rockhampton, refurbishments at the Birdsville Tourist Park and a new toddler playground at Redbank Plains Recreation Reserve are just some of the projects that will benefit communities across the S ...

Jobs galore as two major projects begin at Aspley State High

Minister for Education and Minister for Industrial Relations | The Honourable Grace Grace | Thursday at 10:36am
The first shovels have hit the ground on the construction of two brand new buildings at Aspley State High School.