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    Help for Animal Fire Victims

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 12 January at 3:06pm
    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced grants for wildlife carers inundated with victims of bushfires and the drought.

    Compensation set to flow for Queensland volunteer firefighters and SES

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 7 January at 9:15am
    The Palaszczuk Government has confirmed Queensland SES volunteers will also be eligible for compensation along with volunteer firefighters battling this extraordinary fire season.

    Statement regarding volunteer firefighters

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 29 December 2019 at 10:34pm
    Queensland's volunteer firefighters deserve the same level of federal government support as do other volunteer firefighters across the country.

    Quandamooka celebrate as deeds return part of Minjerribah to Traditional Owners

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 12 December 2019 at 1:11pm
    Today the Queensland Government returned 6483 hectares of land on Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) - almost 24 per cent of the island - to Traditional Owners the Quandamooka people.

    State gives green light to pursuing Games opportunity

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 9 December 2019 at 2:54pm
    The Palaszczuk Government will pursue hosting the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, if all levels of government get behind the State’s efforts and provide appropriate financial support.

    Palaszczuk Government announces landmark plan to protect koalas

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 8 December 2019 at 10:00am
    The Palaszczuk Government is moving to protect koalas in South East Queensland with new plans announced today to increase the protection of more than half a million hectares of land through a landmark new koala strategy.

    Historic celebration for Maryborough as Downer marks 150 years

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 6 December 2019 at 1:03pm
    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has paid tribute to the staying power of Maryborough’s Downer over its 150 year rail history, with her government today signing an agreement that commits to a $300 million pipeline of local rail manufacturing over the next decade.

    WANTED: Local tradies to work on Cairns Convention Centre upgrade

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 5 December 2019 at 7:24am
    Hundreds of local tradies will be needed for the Cairns Convention Centre expansion with the managing contractor now signed and early works soon to begin.

    Power source strengthened for Maryborough munitions factory

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 4 December 2019 at 11:00am
    The Palaszczuk Government is investing $9 million to upgrade energy supply and connection for a soon-to-be-built shell forging plant in Maryborough, supporting industrial growth in the region.

    Surf safety funding boost this summer

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 4 December 2019 at 10:11am
    The Palaszczuk Government has boosted funding for surf safety ahead of the busy summer school holiday period.

    Populous named national exporter of the year

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 4 December 2019 at 9:54am
    Queensland-based global design firm Populous has been named 2019 Australian Exporter of the Year.

    Opposition Leader yet to apologise for LNP’s racist slur

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 4 December 2019 at 7:30am
    It’s been more than 24 hours since an LNP branch posted a racist video and the opposition leader is yet to apologise.

    State-of-the-art training centre skills apprentices

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 3 December 2019 at 2:36pm
    A new $12 million Beenleigh training facility will equip up to 700 apprentices with skills needed to secure jobs in plumbing, fire protection and mechanical services industries.

    An innovative home for $5 million Ipswich Defence Industry Hub

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 3 December 2019 at 7:00am
    A new $5 million Defence Industry Hub will be collocated alongside Ipswich innovators and entrepreneurs at a burgeoning innovation hub in the city’s CBD.

    Women bring the WOW factor to Queensland Festival

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 29 November 2019 at 3:50pm
    Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, former Governor General Quentin Bryce and singer and performer Christine Anu will be among high-profile participants of WOW Australia 2020 Festival announced in Brisbane today.

    Premier launches The Smith Family 2019 Christmas Appeal

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 28 November 2019 at 3:18pm
    With less than one month until Christmas, the Premier has urged Queenslanders to help those less fortunate this festive season by donating to The Smith Family’s 2019 Christmas Appeal.

    Sweeping electoral reforms introduced to make elections fairer and more transparent

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 28 November 2019 at 3:03pm
    Sweeping reforms introduced in State Parliament today seek to make Queensland elections fairer, more transparent and just, while setting the integrity bar even higher.

    Palaszczuk Government delivers confidence for Queensland tradies and business

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 28 November 2019 at 11:50am
    Queensland tradies are set to secure the strongest payment protections in the nation’s history as the Palaszczuk Government announces its response to two independent reports into its building industry fairness reforms.

    $2.6 million boost to manufacturing in Brisbane’s south-west

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 28 November 2019 at 11:10am
    Three manufacturers in Brisbane’s south-west will turn cutting-edge technology into transformative growth after securing $2.6 million in combined funding from the Queensland Government.

    Queensland’s action on cyberbullying leads the nation

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 27 November 2019 at 10:41am
    Queensland is leading the anti-cyberbullying agenda nationally, making significant progress over the past 12 months to protect young Queenslanders from harm.

    Queensland’s government-owned power companies working for Queenslanders

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 27 November 2019 at 10:35am
    A new report has found that the Palaszczuk Government’s Powering Queensland and Affordable Energy Plans are working and delivering more stability and lower prices for Queenslanders.

    Statement from the Premier

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 26 November 2019 at 3:04pm
    Each year, 150,000 Australians are diagnosed with cancer.

    Palaszczuk Government explores new pipeline for parched communities

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 26 November 2019 at 1:06pm
    Work will begin to investigate a new water supply pipeline for desperately parched Warwick and surrounding communities, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced today.

    300 schools benefit from $50 million in fast-tracked school air-con funding

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 25 November 2019 at 10:31am
    Every classroom in more than 300 schools across southern Queensland will be now be cooler as the Palaszczuk Government supercharges its schools air-conditioning program.

    Every drop counts in SEQ households as community water awareness starts at home

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 24 November 2019 at 12:18pm
    South East Queenslanders are getting a timely reminder that “every drop counts” in a five-week extensive advertising campaign.