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    Additional funding for cyclone-damaged Whitsundays harbour

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 22 October at 5:13pm
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    Queensland announces inquiry into welfare of retired racehorses

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 22 October at 10:38am
    The Premier has announced an urgent inquiry into the treatment of retired racehorses and animal welfare concerns in dealing with retired racehorses at Queensland abattoirs.

    $1.85 million upgrade for patients at PA Hospital Spinal Injuries Unit

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 20 October at 11:12am
    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced $1.85 million for vital upgrades to patient amenities in the state’s Spinal Injuries Unit (SIU) at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH).

    New women’s app to help thousands of Endometriosis sufferers

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 20 October at 8:26am
    Women with endometriosis will soon have access to more resources to support their care, with funding from the Palaszczuk Government.

    Toowoomba businesses connect to go global

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 17 October at 6:09pm
    Toowoomba businesses are being encouraged to tap into the region’s booming international exports market worth more than $1.3 billion a year.

    THE PRIME MINISTER MUST LET $5 BILLION FUTURE DROUGHT FUND FLOW

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 16 October at 5:26pm
    The Queensland Parliament has today passed a motion calling on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to support Queensland drought affected farmers and communities by immediately letting the $5 billion Future Drought Fund flow.

    Five Queensland start-ups accelerate into US medical market

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 14 October at 12:00pm
    Five Queensland start-ups specialising in medical technology and therapeutics have touched down in San Francisco, one of the world’s life sciences hot spots, to begin training with the prestigious California Life Sciences Institute (CLSI).

    Queenslanders encouraged to Get Ready for extreme weather

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 14 October at 10:16am
    With the ongoing threat of bushfires, and storm season on the horizon, Queenslanders are being urged to prepare for extreme weather as part of Get Ready Queensland Week.

    $100m+ in flood assistance for QLD farmers, small businesses and non-profits

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 11 October at 5:11pm
    More than $100 million in financial assistance has been delivered to flood-affected primary producers, small business owners and non-profit organisations following the North and Far North Queensland Monsoon Trough earlier this year.

    Queensland’s new Fire and Emergency Services Commissioner announced

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 11 October at 3:15pm
    An emergency services stalwart with 32 years’ experience, including 12 years as a senior executive with both country and metropolitan fire and ambulance services, has been appointed Queensland’s new Fire and Emergency Services Commissioner.

    Trisco Foods Named Premier of Queensland’s Exporter of the Year 2019

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 10 October at 10:00pm
    A family-owned food manufacturing business from Brisbane has been named Premier of Queensland’s Exporter of the Year 2019.

    Opening ceremony on Saturday as Queensland gets ready for the INAS Global Games

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 8 October at 12:21pm
    The final week countdown is on to the 2019 INAS Global Games, with around 1,000 athletes and supporters arriving in south-east Queensland ahead of the opening ceremony this weekend.

    More record figures ahead of export awards gala

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 4 October at 9:54am
    Queensland has recorded another record month of exports, just days out from the annual Export Awards.

    Year of Outback Tourism kicks on with 2FOR1 train tickets

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 27 September at 8:30am
    Queensland families are being encouraged to head west these summer holidays as part of the Year of Outback Tourism.

    Premier encourages bushfire awareness

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 26 September at 12:21pm
    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has encouraged people to become more bushfire aware with a series of open days at Queensland fire stations.

    Future fast approaching with Sunshine Coast cable landing station complete

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 26 September at 11:31am
    Around 860 jobs are a step closer as the landing station for the $35 million Sunshine Coast International Broadband Network is completed.

    Premier calls on Prime Minister to let drought fund flow

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 24 September at 3:24pm
    The Premier has urged the Federal Government to stop wasting time and get the money earmarked for our drought affected communities “out the door”.

    Premier encourages tourist-lead recovery

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 24 September at 1:41pm
    School holiday goers can do their bit for communities recovering from bushfires.

    Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers celebrates 70 years

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 21 September at 12:00pm
    The 70th annual Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers is now in full bloom and expected to draw bumper crowds to the Garden City over the next 10 days.

    Kate Jones appointed ‘Minister for Cross River Rail’

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 20 September at 2:51pm
    Kate Jones has been appointed Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for Cross River Rail.

    Christmas Eve part-day public holiday plans to proceed

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 19 September at 3:13pm
    The Palaszczuk Government has introduced legislation to establish a part-day public holiday for six hours from 6pm on Christmas Eve, starting this year.

    Tradie Register to protect homeowners rebuilding after bushfires

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 19 September at 10:28am
    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has urged home and property owners affected by bushfires to protect themselves and their family during rebuilding works by using a licensed contractor.

    Strong action against domestic and family violence continues in Queensland

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 19 September at 10:01am
    Queensland’s nation-leading efforts to eliminate domestic and family violence continue with the release today of the Palaszczuk Government’s Third Action Plan of the Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Strategy 2016-2026.

    Australia’s premier screen conference returns to the Gold Coast

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 19 September at 9:50am
    Australia’s premier event for screen industry professionals, SCREEN FOREVER, will return to the Gold Coast in November 2020, with the Queensland Government and City of Gold Coast securing a deal to host the conference for the next three years.

    Palaszczuk Government backs the bush in Year of Outback Tourism

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 19 September at 9:47am
    Visitors will have 15 more reasons to make tracks through the Queensland Outback with the second round of the Year of Outback Tourism Events Program announced in Parliament today.