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    Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Council to continue reform agenda

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 22 November 2019 at 7:50am
    Influential figures from some of the State’s largest organisations and community groups will oversee the next phase of the Queensland Government’s domestic and family violence reform agenda.

    Trinity Bay State High full STEAM ahead for 2020

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 21 November 2019 at 11:52am
    Trinity Bay State High School’s exciting new $10.5 million STEAM hub is nearing completion and on track to be ready for 2020.

    Bailey boosts jobs in the Far North

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 21 November 2019 at 8:41am
    A new five-star hotel has opened its doors in the heart of the Cairns cultural precinct which will support 150 tourism jobs.

    Jobs and training to take off at Mareeba Airport

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 20 November 2019 at 12:53pm
    The second stage of the multi-million dollar Mareeba Airport upgrade has been officially opened today which will see more aviation jobs, training opportunities and a wide range of economic benefits delivered to the Far North.

    Federal Infrastructure Spend a Huge Win for Queensland

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 20 November 2019 at 10:27am
    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has hailed a massive Federal Government infrastructure spend as a huge win for Queensland.

    New investment will further open North West Minerals Province

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 19 November 2019 at 12:38pm
    The hunt is on for resources jobs of the future, as the Palaszczuk Government sinks $13.8 million into finding the minerals needed for advanced electronics and renewable technologies.

    More minerals freight to go on the fast track thanks to rail subsidy

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 18 November 2019 at 5:20pm
    The Queensland Government’s four year $80 million Mount Isa Line subsidy is set to boost minerals freight exports and support regional jobs.

    Free apprenticeships and traineeships ad blitz to target under 21s

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 17 November 2019 at 1:02pm
    Today the Palaszczuk Government starts rolling out an extensive advertising campaign to encourage employers and young job seekers to take advantage of the free apprenticeships initiative for anyone under 21.

    2020 Premier’s Anzac Prize recipients announced

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 12 November 2019 at 2:00pm
    Eight young Queenslanders have been chosen to join in the opportunity of a lifetime as part of the 2020 Premier’s Anzac Prize.

    Queensland’s 2020 Australian of the Year announced

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 11 November 2019 at 8:30pm
    Anti-bullying and suicide prevention educator and social entrepreneur, Mrs Rachel Downie has been named Queensland’s Australian of the Year for 2020, with tennis champion Ash Barty named Queensland’s Young Australian of the Year.

    Premier announces 2020 – the Year of Indigenous Tourism

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 11 November 2019 at 9:17am
    Buoyed by the success of this year’s record-breaking Year of Outback Tourism campaign, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has declared 2020 the Year of Indigenous Tourism.

    Premier announces 2020 – the Year of Indigenous Tourism

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 8 November 2019 at 8:00pm
    The Premier has tonight announced next year would be dedicated to First Nations experiences in Queensland, in front of a packed audience at the Queensland Tourism Awards on the Sunshine Coast.

    Townsville residents to get first look into new stadium

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 8 November 2019 at 2:45pm
    North Queensland Stadium will throw open its gates to the community for the first time next February, with a free People’s Day confirmed for Saturday 22 February, 2020.

    North Queenslanders get ready to raise the roof!

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 8 November 2019 at 11:41am
    The heavy lifting is now complete on the Pandanus plant-inspired roof of the North Queensland Stadium with the last of 36 roof trusses being craned into place this morning.

    Corporate and community leaders to unite against domestic and family violence

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 7 November 2019 at 4:45pm
    Queensland’s business and community sectors will present a united front against domestic and family violence later this month at the Palaszczuk Government’s Not Now, Not Ever.

    Queensland’s commitment on drought

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 7 November 2019 at 12:10pm
    Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has welcomed the Federal Government’s long-awaited new drought initiatives but urged Prime Minister Scott Morrison to make sure assistance flowed quickly to drought-stricken communities.

    All state schools across Fraser Coast and Wide Bay to be air-conditioned

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 5 November 2019 at 9:30am
    Students across the Fraser Coast and Wide Bay regions are set for a cooler 2020, after the Palaszczuk Government announced state schools in the region would have air-conditioning installed in every classroom.

    Queensland Premier’s Drama Award finalists announced

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 4 November 2019 at 7:00pm
    Three Queensland-based playwrights are vying for the nationally-coveted 2020–21 Queensland Premier’s Drama Award.

    Palaszczuk Government takes action to support timber industry jobs

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 4 November 2019 at 3:44pm
    The Palaszczuk Government is taking decisive action to support regional Queensland timber industry jobs, locking in hardwood supplies in the Wide-Bay Burnett region up to 2026.

    Cross River Rail connecting our early past to our future

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 3 November 2019 at 9:30am
    A number of historical artefacts have been uncovered by workers on the Cross River Rail project which have been safely put aside to be studied by archaeologists.

    Best of the west honoured at Outback tourism’s night of nights

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 3 November 2019 at 8:45am
    The Premier has congratulated the winners of the 2019 Outback Queensland Tourism Awards, including the Australian Age of Dinosaurs which took out the coveted Major Tourist Attraction category.

    CEDA 'STATE OF THE STATE' SPEECH

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 30 October 2019 at 3:18pm
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    Twenty years of Queensland Greats

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 30 October 2019 at 8:30am
    Nominations are now open for the 2020 Queensland Greats Awards, with Queenslanders asked to help identify extraordinary people and organisations who have helped shape and enrich our State.

    Sweeping electoral reforms to make elections fairer and more transparent

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 29 October 2019 at 11:08am
    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced sweeping reforms to Queensland’s electoral system which will make elections fairer, more transparent and just.

    Events calendar to pump $880m into Queensland economy

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 28 October 2019 at 10:22am
    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has launched the 2020 Queensland events calendar, worth $880m to the state’s economy.