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    Queensland deserves fair share from Canberra

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 2 April at 10:10am
    In tonight’s budget I want to see Queenslanders finally receive a fair share from Canberra of the taxes they are paying.

    More funding for Proserpine as TC Debbie recovery remains on track

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 28 March at 10:19am
    Two years since Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie made landfall at Airlie Beach, recovery of impacted communities continues to progress as reconstruction works near completion.

    Queensland’s hydrogen future closer to reality

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 28 March at 9:46am
    Queensland has celebrated the state’s first ever delivery of green hydrogen to Japan, marking a significant step forward for the state’s hydrogen industry.

    Construction crime investigators call for submissions

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 27 March at 9:47am
    A crack team of special investigators today starts work on exposing building industry rip-offs that have left thousands of Queensland sub-contractors out of pocket.

    Queensland women’s league representatives to share mighty Maroons mantle

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 26 March at 9:57am
    The Queensland women’s rugby league team will be rightfully known as the Maroons, the Premier announced today.

    Palaszczuk Government backs bid for LAND 400 contract

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 25 March at 8:30am
    The Palaszczuk Government will today launch a new campaign to support Rheinmetall’s bid for the estimated $15 billion LAND 400 Phase 3 project.

    Palaszczuk Government, Tennis Queensland partnership wins in straight sets

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 24 March at 8:00am
    An exciting new partnership will provide improved tennis facilities at Queensland state schools and give tennis enthusiasts from the wider community greater access to those facilities.

    Fact-finding mission set to develop dinosaur tourism in Queensland

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 24 March at 8:00am
    A delegation of outback Queensland tourism operators will fly to North America on a mission tomorrow as part of a strategy to promote the region’s dinosaur-related tourism experiences.

    Traffic changes for new Ipswich Motorway bridges

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 22 March at 10:54am
    A major change is on the way for Ipswich Motorway (M7) drivers.

    Jobs growth continues in Queensland

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 21 March at 1:23pm
    Almost 185,000 jobs have been created in Queensland since January 2015, with 4000 new full time jobs being created in February.

    New promenade to connect Townsville sports, culture and entertainment

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 20 March at 4:49pm
    Townsville’s waterfront is set to undergo a major facelift off the back of funding through Round 4 of the Palaszczuk Government’s successful $295 million Building our Regions (BoR) program.

    Tenders sought for second Centenary Bridge

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 19 March at 2:35pm
    Tenders have been called for the detailed design for a new Centenary Bridge at Jindalee.

    Stage is set to secure contractor to build new theatre

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 16 March at 10:00am
    The Palaszczuk Government has called for Expressions of Interest (EOI) for a managing contractor to oversee the development of the new $150 million theatre at Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) that will support more than 100 jobs during construction.

    Gateway Upgrade North now complete

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 15 March at 9:30am
    The $1.1 billion Gateway Upgrade North project is complete, with the official opening of the newly widened section of the Gateway Motorway held today.

    New helicopters for North Queensland prepared for service

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 13 March at 10:45am
    A Sunshine Coast business is in the final stages of providing specialist aeromedical fit-out services to two new search and rescue helicopters for the Palaszczuk Government.

    More funding for cluster fencing means jobs for regions

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 12 March at 2:49pm
    The Palaszczuk Government has provided an additional $7 million to local councils and natural resource management groups to manage invasive plants and animals and grow jobs in the sheep industry.Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said more than $6 million of the funding from Round 3 o ...

    Sunshine Coast women encouraged to shape Queensland’s future

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 12 March at 12:39pm
    Around 130 women gathered on the Sunshine Coast today at the Inspire and Inform: The Premier’s Women on Boards event.

    Sunshine Coast subbies safeguarded under Palaszczuk Government reforms

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 12 March at 11:15am
    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni have met with subbies in Caloundra to discuss landmark building industry fairness reforms as part of the Governing from the Sunshine Coast program.

    Mountain Creek State High’s new learning centre close to completion

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 11 March at 10:27am
    Mountain Creek State High School’s new $16.4 million multi-storey senior learning centre – which has created 43 jobs - is on track to open next month as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s 2020 Ready Program.

    The Spit Gold Coast Ocean Park a first for Australia

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 10 March at 10:45am
    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced Australia’s newest, biggest and best Ocean Park is to be built on the Gold Coast.

    WOW (Women of the World) Festival to return to Queensland

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 9 March at 8:00am
    The Premier is supporting the return of the hugely successful WOW (Women of the World) Festival to Queensland for three years from 2020.

    Queensland to host Land Forces 2020

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 8 March at 5:00pm
    Queensland will play host to the Asia-Pacific’s pre-eminent showcase for armies across the region, Land Forces 2020.

    Bauxite mine officially opens to boost economy in Far North Queensland

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 8 March at 11:03am
    The economy of Cape York Peninsula has been boosted with the official opening of Rio Tinto’s Amrun bauxite mine, with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk describing it as a great day for the region and the state.

    PREMIER'S SPEECH - Brisbane International Women's Day Breakfast

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 6 March at 10:53am
    It’s my absolute great pleasure to celebrate International Women’s Day with you all this morning.

    An extra $1.4 million of rent deferred to help flood recovery

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 6 March at 9:30am
    A land rent reprieve has been extended to an additional five council areas in North and Far North Queensland, deferring an extra $1.4 million in payments.