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    Be ‘campfire safe’ this summer

    Minister for National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing | The Honourable Steve Dickson | 21 December 2014 at 7:00am
    Queensland families are being urged to be ‘campfire safe’ when visiting the state’s national parks this summer.

    Drive safely on our beaches this summer

    Minister for National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing | The Honourable Steve Dickson | 20 December 2014 at 7:00am
    Families who are planning to go beach driving in Queensland this summer are being urged to take extra care.

    Summer of fun in Queensland's national parks

    Minister for Natural Resources and Mines | The Honourable Andrew Cripps | 17 December 2014 at 8:00am
    Queensland families and visitors are being encouraged to make the state’s national parks one of their top picks for a fun filled holiday this summer.

    Book now for a cracker of a Christmas camping holiday

    Minister for National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing | The Honourable Steve Dickson | 6 December 2014 at 7:00am
    Queenslanders are being urged to book their summer campsites now and take advantage of our national parks, which are now more accessible to families than ever.

    Gold Coast racing is revitalised

    Premier | The Honourable Campbell Newman | 4 November 2014 at 11:45am
    Racing on the Gold Coast is being revitalised and hundreds of jobs secured thanks to new infrastructure at the city’s Turf Club and bigger prize monies for the industry.

    $10 million makeover for spiritual home of racing

    Treasurer and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Tim Nicholls | 23 October 2014 at 9:30am
    The horses have moved out and the machines have moved in at Eagle Farm as the state’s premier race track prepares for a multi-million dollar facelift, as part of the State Government’s $110 million commitment to racing infrastructure.

    Queensland families urged to be campfire safe this school holidays

    Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services | The Honourable Jack Dempsey | 18 September 2014 at 11:50am
    Parents are being reminded of the risks associated with camping ahead of the peak season for the September school holidays.

    Atherton Forest Mountain Bike Park on the trail of success

    Minister for National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing | The Honourable Steve Dickson | 22 July 2014 at 4:15pm
    North Queensland is fast becoming a mecca for mountain bikers with 40km of trail now built at the Atherton Forest Mountain Bike Park and another 20km to come.

    Bridge to boost Springbrook tourism

    Minister for National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing | The Honourable Steve Dickson | 8 July 2014 at 1:30pm
    Families will soon be able to enjoy the spectacular scenery of Springbrook National Park from the treetops, with a project to build a suspension bridge across the gorge below Purling Brook Falls.

    $650,000 makeover delivers a bright future for David Fleay Wildlife Park

    Minister for National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing | The Honourable Steve Dickson | 5 July 2014 at 9:30am
    Gold Coast families and tourists will be able to enjoy new wildlife encounters and improved canoeing facilities as part of a $650,000 makeover unveiled in the Newman Government’s David Fleay’s Wildlife Park master plan.

    Nature Play to get Sunshine Coast kids outdoors

    Minister for National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing | The Honourable Steve Dickson | 4 July 2014 at 9:30am
    Sunshine Coast children will be on a mission to find the 15,000th Nature Play passport with a ‘golden ticket’ as they switch from screen time to green time through the Queensland Government’s Nature Play initiative.

    Reef Ranger reports for duty on Great Barrier Reef

    Minister for National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing | The Honourable Steve Dickson | 3 July 2014 at 9:30am
    The Great Barrier Reef and its amazing inhabitants will be better protected for Queensland families and tourists to enjoy thanks to the launch of a new $5 million vessel, the ‘Reef Ranger’.

    Racing industry looking forward to bright future

    Minister for National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing | The Honourable Steve Dickson | 2 July 2014 at 11:00am
    Racing Minister Steve Dickson said the Cairns racing industry had welcomed the Queensland Government’s new 30-year wagering agreement which will provide industry stability around the state.

    Nature Play to get Cairns kids outdoors

    Minister for National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing | The Honourable Steve Dickson | 2 July 2014 at 9:00am
    Cairns children are switching from screen time to green time with the launch of the Queensland Government’s Nature Play initiative at Our Lady Help Christian Primary School today.

    Queensland clubs urged to Get Playing and Get Going

    Minister for National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing | The Honourable Steve Dickson | 1 July 2014 at 12:30pm
    More than $14.5 million is now available to community sports clubs to help Queensland families get fit and have fun thanks to two State Government programs.

    Townsville sport clubs are big winners with Get in the Gamec

    Minister for National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing | The Honourable Steve Dickson | 1 July 2014 at 12:30pm
    Townsville’s sports club have been big winners under the Queensland Government’s Get in the Game initiative after receiving more than $200,000 in its last funding round.

    Nature Play to get North Queensland kids outdoors

    Minister for National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing | The Honourable Steve Dickson | 1 July 2014 at 9:02am
    Townsville children are switching from screen time to green time with the launch of the Queensland Government’s Nature Play initiative at Sheriff Park today.

    $2.5m for the ‘bush in Brisbane’s backyard’

    Minister for National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing | The Honourable Steve Dickson | 27 June 2014 at 10:00am
    Brisbane families will be able to enjoy fantastic days out at Walkabout Creek with canoeing, a nature trail and even a zip-line included in the Gateway Visitor Centre master plan unveiled today.

    Multi-billion dollar deal secures bright future for Queensland racing

    Treasurer and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Tim Nicholls | 27 June 2014 at 8:45am
    The future for 30,000 jobs supported through the Queensland racing sector is brighter after the State Government reached a new 30-year wagering agreement.

    Caloundra Cup meeting concludes winter racing carnival

    Minister for National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing | The Honourable Steve Dickson | 27 June 2014 at 7:00am
    Saturday’s Caloundra Cup race meeting will give racing fans one final opportunity to take part in the 2014 Queensland Winter Racing Carnival.

    Families win big with Get in the Game

    Premier | The Honourable Campbell Newman | 26 June 2014 at 2:31pm
    Queensland children and their families will soon have more chances to get fit and have fun with round three of the Queensland Government’s Get in the Game initiative opening next week.

    Queensland the Golden State for Commonwealth Games

    Minister for National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing | The Honourable Steve Dickson | 25 June 2014 at 10:30am
    Queensland’s Commonwealth Games athletes have been told to go for Gold at Glasgow at a farewell at the Queensland Academy of Sport today.

    More women to Get Out, Get Active

    Minister for National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing | The Honourable Steve Dickson | 21 June 2014 at 10:57am
    Pilates, power-walking, yoga, and aqua aerobics will soon be more accessible to Queensland women, with applications for funding under the Get Out, Get Active initiative now open.

    Glass House gets a tourism makeover

    Minister for National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing | The Honourable Steve Dickson | 21 June 2014 at 8:00am
    Families visiting the Glass House Mountains National Park will have access to improved rock-climbing facilities and increased walking, cycling, horse riding and canoeing networks under a new project to enhance the region.

    Queensland on fire ahead of netball grand final

    Premier | The Honourable Campbell Newman | 17 June 2014 at 11:31am
    Queensland netball fans are being encouraged to get behind the Queensland Firebirds when they take on the Melbourne Vixens in Sunday's trans-Tasman netball decider.