Skip links and keyboard navigation

    Media Statements

    Search for a statement

    Find statements for...
    Current Palaszczuk Government (2017+)select
    *
    Open the calendar
    and
    Open the calendar
    That have...
    or or
    But don't show statements that have...

    There are 249 statements matching the specified criteria

    Further Stop Order for the Broadway Hotel

    Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 8 May at 5:18pm
    Environment Minister Leeanne Enoch has issued an eighth Stop Order under the Queensland Heritage Act, preventing any demolition that would impact the heritage significance of the Woolloongabba’s Broadway Hotel, ensuring the heritage-listed building is protected as essential repai ...

    Payroll tax exemption on JobKeeper payments

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 7 May at 9:30am
    The Palaszczuk Government has moved to ensure businesses employing Queenslanders will not pay payroll tax on the Federal Government’s JobKeeper payments.

    Jobs and clean energy to flow from new solar farm

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 6 May at 11:15am
    The Palaszczuk Government has announced a major boost for regional renewable energy jobs with work to start in July on Australia’s biggest solar farm on the Western Downs.

    Decisive action by Palaszczuk Government protects more Queensland jobs

    Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 5 May at 3:38pm
    New data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows Queensland’s economy is weathering the storm of COVID-19 better than any other Australian state.

    Remote and discrete communities elect local government voices

    Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 29 April at 6:10am
    A range of new voices for remote and discrete communities across the state have been confirmed, with the finalisation of mayoral results for 20 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Queensland now complete.

    New COVID-19 package to anchor FNQ port related businesses

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 24 April at 5:12pm
    The Palaszczuk Government has announced an additional $2.3 million package to support port businesses across the far north as it deals with the impact of coronavirus.

    Palaszczuk Government delivers support for health, jobs and business

    Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 22 April at 6:51pm
    Emergency measures to support Queenslanders, the business community and the industries which will deliver the State back to economic prosperity have been passed by Parliament.

    Connecting Queenslanders with jobs and training

    Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 16 April at 12:52pm
    The Palaszczuk Government has opened a new online portal that will connect Queenslanders who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19 with new job opportunities.

    Palaszczuk Government moves to protect retail and commercial tenants

    Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 9 April at 1:20pm
    Commercial and retail tenants will be protected from evictions under a series of measures to protect businesses and jobs unveiled by the Palaszczuk Government.

    Special COVID-19 Protections for residential tenants and owners

    Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 9 April at 1:15pm
    The Palaszczuk Government has unveiled a package of measures to implement the freeze on evictions.

    Payroll tax refund delivers $50 million to Queensland businesses

    Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 28 March at 10:00am
    The Palaszczuk Government’s payroll tax refund initiative for businesses hit by COVID-19 has already seen more than $50 million land in the bank accounts of more than 2300 Queensland businesses right across the state.

    Strict travel restrictions in place for Queensland’s Indigenous communities

    Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 27 March at 5:51pm
    Strict travel restrictions applying to Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities from the COVID-19 outbreak have now come into effect.

    Queenslanders get the keys to new renewable energy

    Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 26 March at 10:00am
    Queenslanders now own their first new renewable energy generation in 20 years, with publicly owned generator CleanCo building a new wind farm near Warwick as part of a precinct that will create 400 jobs and supply up to nearly 700,000 homes.

    Palaszczuk Government unveils $4 billion package to support health, jobs, households and Queensland businesses

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 24 March at 11:25am
    The Palaszczuk Government will invest an additional $4 billion in measures to support Queenslanders’ health, their jobs and businesses.

    Queensland braces for COVID-19 impacts

    Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 19 March at 11:44am
    The latest employment figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show Queensland is entering the long ordeal of coronavirus impacts from a position of strength.

    Power disconnections stopped to support vulnerable Queenslanders

    Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 19 March at 5:00am
    Ergon and Energex are to back off disconnecting power for householders experiencing hardship due to the ongoing impacts of coronavirus.

    Minister congratulates a Mookai Rosie Bi-Bayan founder on her 90th birthday celebrations

    Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 17 March at 8:56am
    Deputy Premier and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander Partnerships Jackie Trad has paid tribute to Aboriginal Elder, Aunty Rose Richards, who celebrates her 90th birthday this week.

    Palaszczuk Government offers $500m in loans to support workers in businesses affected by coronavirus

    Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 17 March at 6:00am
    The Palaszczuk Government will create a new $500 million loan facility, interest free for the first 12 months, to support businesses to keep Queenslanders in work and extend the coronavirus payroll tax deferral to all businesses across the state.

    QLD power assets continue to pay dividends

    Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 15 March at 7:10am
    Around 2 million households across the state will see another $50 wiped off their electricity bills for each of the next three years as Queenslanders continue to reap the rewards of owning their electricity assets.

    Construction underway on historic Port of Townsville upgrade

    Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 13 March at 11:30am
    Townsville’s $193 million port upgrade is underway with the first rocks laid this month for its new protective wall.

    Palaszczuk Government steps in to help small businesses affected by coronavirus

    Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 2 March at 7:00am
    Small and medium Queensland businesses impacted by the coronavirus outbreak will be able to defer their payroll tax payment for six months under a new relief measure announced today by Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad.

    MEDIA ALERT - BRISBANE

    Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 2 March at 6:45am
    9.00am

    Pioneering spinal cord injury research gets $5.7m boost

    Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 26 February at 11:30am
    The Palaszczuk Government has delivered a $5.7 million boost to world-leading Queensland research into developing cell-based therapy to treat spinal cord injuries.

    Palaszczuk Government starts 2020 with more strong jobs delivery

    Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 20 February at 11:15am
    The Palaszczuk Government delivered 4,700 Queensland jobs in January, according to data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

    Palaszczuk Government backs tourism jobs at Cairns marina

    Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 14 February at 11:30am
    Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad has announced a $3.67 million fee relief package for operators at the Cairns Marina, as part of ongoing government measures to help the Far North deal with the impact of the coronavirus COVID-19.