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    New chapter for domestic and family violence reform

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 28 February at 4:16pm
    The Queensland Government’s Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Council has met for the first time, heralding a new chapter in Queensland’s response to domestic and family violence.

    New $5 million Ipswich Defence Industry Hub geared up for business recruits

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 27 February at 7:00pm
    Queensland’s first Defence Industry Hub has officially opened in Ipswich, with the $5 million facility ready to recruit more businesses to the local defence supply chain.

    Every Queensland state school to be air-conditioned

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 27 February at 12:35pm
    Every classroom, every library and every staff room in every Queensland state school will be air conditioned.

    Renewable hydrogen bonanza for Gladstone

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 27 February at 8:00am
    An Australian-first $4.2 million gas injection facility will be built in Gladstone to deliver renewable hydrogen into the city’s gas network thanks to the first grant from the Queensland Government’s $15 million Hydrogen Industry Development Fund.

    Palaszczuk Govt launches tourism initiative in country music capital

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 23 February at 7:00am
    The Palaszczuk Government plans a major marketing push in the global home of country music to encourage more American tourists to come to Queensland.

    Johnathan Thurston statue unveiled at new Townsville stadium

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 21 February at 4:46pm
    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has unveiled a life-sized bronze statue of rugby league legend Johnathan Thurston at the new Queensland Country Bank Stadium in Townsville.

    2019 bushfire review finds strong mitigation and preparedness

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 20 February at 9:43am
    An independent review of the September 2019 bushfires found Queensland’s preparedness and response was highly effective in saving property and reducing the severity of fires at Stanthorpe, Sarabah and Peregian Springs.

    Large Air Tanker secured to battle Queensland bushfires

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 20 February at 9:41am
    Queensland’s aerial response to bushfires will be boosted with funding secured for a long-term Large Air Tanker (LAT) capability for the state.

    Cairns Marine Precinct push to secure Australian Navy operations

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 19 February at 1:32pm
    The Morrison Government needs to immediately confirm its plans for the Cairns Marine Precinct, following the identification of Cairns as one of three Regional Maintenance Centres for the Australian Navy.

    Far North MPs secure special Regional Cabinet meeting for Cairns

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 19 February at 11:49am
    The Premier has today announced she will be taking her Cabinet to Cairns to continue the government’s focus on building the jobs and infrastructure for the future Tropical North.

    Funding for Queensland schools to combat cyberbullying

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 19 February at 9:46am
    The Palaszczuk Government will throw $1 million behind an initiative to help families and schools deal with cyber-bullying.

    $27.25 Million Coronavirus Aid Package

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 18 February at 11:43am
    Queensland business owners hit hard by the coronavirus will share in more than $27 million in State Government assistance.

    MILVEHCOE production building constructed and ready for fit-out

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 17 February at 2:09pm
    The production building that will be the engine room of military vehicle manufacturing at Rheinmetall Defence Australia’s new headquarters in Redbank is finished and ready for fit-out.

    Ipswich Motorway upgrade flips the switch

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 17 February at 10:37am
    Drivers have had their first taste of the jointly-funded $400 million Ipswich Motorway upgrade, with a major traffic switch now complete.

    New Barrett Centre to be called Jacaranda Place

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 14 February at 10:55am
    The replacement for the Barrett Centre, closed by the former Newman Government, is now complete, with finishing touches being done in time to welcome young adolescents in the next couple of months.

    Community pride in outstanding new Gold Coast school

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 12 February at 2:50pm
    11 February 2020

    Games Jobs and Economic Benefits

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 11 February at 11:34am
    The State Government blueprint for hosting the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games predicts economic benefits in the billions of dollars and jobs for the next 20 years.

    Surfing Queensland rides perfect barrel into partnership with Palaszczuk Government

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 11 February at 10:24am
    Surf’s up in Queensland – with Surfing Queensland set to ride on a new wave to success after entering into an historic partnership with the Queensland Government.

    Cavendish Rd State High takes centre stage

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 10 February at 3:42pm
    Cavendish Road State High School’s next generation of performers now have a state-of-the-art facility to call their own thanks to a multi-million investment by the Palaszczuk Government.

    Qantas takes flight with new US service for Brisbane

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 9 February at 7:00am
    Queensland tourism operators are bracing for a surge of American tourists following the launch of today’s new Qantas flights between San Francisco and Brisbane today.

    Gold Coast to shine hosting TV’s A-list

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 8 February at 8:05am
    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has today announced the date of the 2020 TV WEEK Logie Awards on the Gold Coast.

    Robert Irwin stars in new push to lure more tourists to Queensland

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 6 February at 2:04pm
    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has today announced Australian tourism icon Robert Irwin is spearheading the next phase of Queensland’s latest domestic tourism campaign.

    Queensland businesses get $1M boost to ‘go global’

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 6 February at 10:59am
    Premier and Minister for Trade Annastacia Palaszczuk has today launched a new $1 million export grants program to help Queensland exporters take on the world.

    Renewed focus on tackling domestic and family violence

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 6 February at 10:10am
    The Domestic and Family Violence Implementation Council’s final annual progress report, for the year to 30 November 2019 has been tabled in Parliament.

    More Outback event funding to help the industry, as Year of Indigenous Tourism also ramps up

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 6 February at 9:52am
    The start of the 2020s will deliver an expanded calendar of events throughout rural and regional Queensland, with opal fossicking, Indigenous experiences and a new desert dash to encourage tourists to go inland from coastal centres, interstate and abroad.