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    Qld COVID-19 – Thu May 28: More testing urged

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Yesterday at 5:15pm
    More Queenslanders have been strongly encouraged to be tested for COVID-19, with no new cases confirmed and the number of active cases now in single figures.

    Qld COVID-19 – Mon May 25: Back to school / cases reduced / restaurant talks

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Monday at 5:00pm
    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has thanked school communities for getting ready for back to school, as zero new cases of COVID-19 and a revision of previous figures show a drop in the overall number of confirmed cases.

    All Queensland school students back in the classroom for Term 2

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Monday at 11:23am
    Queensland school students have returned to classrooms today with in-classroom learning resuming for all years.

    Qld COVID-19 – Sat May 23: Helping international students / restaurant plans

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Sunday at 6:47am
    Help has been announced for international students, while plans are progressing well for restaurants to cater for more customers, as two more cases are confirmed of Queenslanders with COVID-19 - both diagnosed interstate, one active and one recovered.

    Luhrmanns lend hand for Queensland students

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Saturday at 3:15pm
    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has welcomed a partnership with film legend Baz Luhrmann’s daughter Lilly to help international students impacted by COVID-19.

    Qld COVID-19 – Fri May 22: Public transport COVID-safe / no new cases again

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 22 May at 5:15pm
    COVID-safe public transport measures have been highlighted, as the Queensland public’s co-operation with COVID-19 health directions continues to result in encouraging figures, with no new infections confirmed again and only three new cases in the past six days.

    Qld COVID-19 – Thu May 21: Altered holiday for altered times / no new cases

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 21 May at 5:15pm
    Brisbane’s annual Show Day holiday will shift this year to suit the different circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, while the latest case numbers have stayed flat with no new cases.

    A people’s weekend to boost tourism

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 21 May at 9:47am
    This Year’s Ekka Show Holiday will move to create a one-off long weekend giving locals the chance for a mini-break and our tourism industry a much-needed boost.

    Qld COVID-19 – Wed May 20: More regional stimulus / testing important

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 20 May at 5:15pm
    More investment in regional infrastructure has been announced to further boost Queensland’s COVID-19 economic reset, as one new case and one more recovery are added to the health figures.

    Infrastructure bonanza to create hundreds of new jobs in regional Queensland

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 20 May at 12:16pm
    Tens of millions worth of infrastructure investment will fuel the economic recovery of regional and remote Queensland, with 48 new council projects backed by the Palaszczuk Government’s $365 million Building our Regions (BoR) program.

    Qld COVID-19 – Tue May 19: Unite and recover as curve stays flat

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 19 May at 5:15pm
    Positive health results have paved the way for the Queensland Government’s COVID-19 economic recovery strategy, as no new cases and another recovery keep the curve flat.

    Cyclone resilience program to kickstart regional job recovery

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 19 May at 1:27pm
    The Palaszczuk Government has today announced a renewed regional Household Resilience Program as part of its Unite and Recover for Queensland Jobs stimulus package.

    CopperString to power jobs and wealth creation for NQ

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 19 May at 10:42am
    The Palaszczuk Government is fast tracking support for the massive CopperString 2.0 high voltage transmission line to provide cheaper power and turbo-charge investment across our world-class North West Minerals Province.

    Queensland tourism boost to Unite and Recover from COVID-19

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 19 May at 10:12am
    The Premier has today announced an extra $50 million to help support our tourism businesses and our iconic theme and animal parks get through COVID-19.

    $50 million to back essential medical supplies manufacture in Queensland

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 19 May at 10:10am
    The Palaszczuk Government has announced a $50 million boost to target and support the expansion of Queensland’s vital manufacturing sector and production capacity.

    $100 million in small business grants and training to combat COVID-19

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 19 May at 10:09am
    Queensland small businesses can now apply for a up to $10,000 grant under a new $100 million package to help them counter the impact of COVID-19.

    $50m Scenic Rim food-precinct proposal open for public comment

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 19 May at 10:05am
    A proposal to create a $50 million job boosting agricultural industrial precinct integrating fresh food production and manufacturing in southeast Queensland’s Scenic Rim is open for public comment.

    Jobs supported through $200M council program

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 19 May at 10:03am
    Creating local jobs is the focus of a $200 million boost of the Palaszczuk Government’s signature and successful Works for Queensland job-creation program.

    $400m road stimulus package to supercharge jobs, Qld economy

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 19 May at 10:01am
    The Palaszczuk Government has announced more than $400 million in new, accelerated funding for Queensland roads to supercharge the state’s economy through the COVID-19 recovery.

    Comprehensive strategy to unite and recover for Queensland jobs

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 19 May at 9:58am
    A comprehensive and far-reaching suite of economic initiatives in partnership with the private sector will further reinvigorate the Queensland economy as it begins to emerge from the dire health threat of COVID-19.

    Qld COVID-19 – Mon May 18: Eased restrictions go well / Funds for regions

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 18 May at 5:30pm
    Regional workers and families recovering financially from the COVID-19 pandemic will benefit from the Palaszczuk Government’s resources community fund, as health officials confirm two more cases and one more recovery since yesterday.

    Qld COVID-19 – Fri May 15: Health caution vital as restrictions ease

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 15 May at 5:15pm
    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has strongly urged Queenslanders to remain vigilant with social distancing and health care when restrictions ease this weekend, as two more COVID-19 cases come to light - one new and one old.

    Schools prepare to welcome back Years 2-10

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 15 May at 1:56pm
    All Queensland state school students will return to regular classroom learning from Monday 25 May 2020.

    New Sumners bridge opens, continues jobs push

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 15 May at 7:30am
    The Palaszczuk Government’s $80 million congestion-tackling Sumners Road overpass project continues to gain momentum, with the first of two new bridges now complete.

    Qld COVID-19 – Thu May 14: Infrastructure progresses as active cases dwindle

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 14 May at 5:15pm
    Job creating infrastructure projects are progressing in Queensland, as no new cases and another two recoveries further reduce the number of active COVID-19 cases, two days before more restrictions ease.