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Torres Strait business wins community achievement award

Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development | The Honourable Shannon Fentiman | 30 November at 10:22am
A far north Queensland civil construction business Strait Support has taken out the Queensland Government Small Business Achievement Award at the Queensland Community Achievement Awards event in Brisbane.

Ground-breaking Inland Rail agreement lays the track for Queensland’s future

Minister for Transport and Main Roads | The Honourable Mark Bailey | 29 November at 7:00pm
The most significant freight infrastructure project in the nation’s history has taken a major step forward with the Australian and Queensland Governments signing a ground-breaking Bilateral Agreement to deliver Inland Rail.

Cape Richards resort clean-up underway

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for Cross River Rail | The Honourable Kate Jones | 27 November at 12:15pm
The clean-up is under way at the derelict Cape Richards Resort on the northern tip of Hinchinbrook Island, in far north Queensland.

Palaszczuk Government explores new pipeline for parched communities

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 26 November at 1:06pm
Work will begin to investigate a new water supply pipeline for desperately parched Warwick and surrounding communities, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced today.

Merlie the turtle to unlock secrets of the species

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | 24 November at 9:27am
A 50-year-old turtle, the first to be studied at the new $22 million Mon Repos Turtle Centre, was officially named and released back into the sea last night at the centre’s opening celebrations.

Low-rate loans for bushfire-affected primary producers, small business and charities

Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development | The Honourable Shannon Fentiman | 22 November at 12:18pm
Bushfire-affected farmers, small business and not-for-profit organisations in Southern Queensland now have access to low-interest loans to help get them up and running again.

$1 million in resilience grants for north Queensland businesses

Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development | The Honourable Shannon Fentiman | 21 November at 12:09pm
More than 100 North Queensland businesses will be better prepared to face the next flood with more than $1 million in Small Business Disaster Recovery Grants to build resilience.

Role of First Nations peoples to protect Reef highlighted at Forum

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | 19 November at 3:10pm
Queensland Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef Leeanne Enoch has today highlighted the important role First Nations people play in protecting the Reef, during the Great Barrier Reef Ministerial Forum in Townsville.

Discussion open for small businesses

Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development | The Honourable Shannon Fentiman | 19 November at 1:43pm
Future small business growth and job creation is in the spotlight as the Palaszczuk Government calls on small businesses to have their say.

More local jobs as Ergon powers ahead with new depot

Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy | The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham | 19 November at 9:36am
Up to a dozen construction jobs will be created to build a new multi-million dollar Ergon Energy depot at Cannonvale.

Farewell to the class of 2019

Minister for Education and Minister for Industrial Relations | The Honourable Grace Grace | 15 November at 8:00am
More than 37,000 Queensland year 12 students from the class of 2019 will walk out of the school gates for the last time today.

New Queensland firefighting machine set for global take-off

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for Cross River Rail | The Honourable Kate Jones | 11 November at 2:06pm
A Queensland company could hold the key to vastly improving aerial firefighting capabilities around the globe.

Queensland Rail says thanks with free train travel

Minister for Transport and Main Roads | The Honourable Mark Bailey | 8 November at 4:40pm
South east Queensland commuters will enjoy free train rides on four consecutive Mondays in the lead up to Christmas.

Townsville residents to get first look into new stadium

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 8 November at 2:45pm
North Queensland Stadium will throw open its gates to the community for the first time next February, with a free People’s Day confirmed for Saturday 22 February, 2020.

Back to Work backs Wide Bay business and jobs

Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development | The Honourable Shannon Fentiman | 5 November at 11:16am
A popular Maryborough café is not only serving up great meals to hungry customers, it’s also thriving thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s job generating Back to Work program.

Palaszczuk Government takes action to support timber industry jobs

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 4 November at 3:44pm
The Palaszczuk Government is taking decisive action to support regional Queensland timber industry jobs, locking in hardwood supplies in the Wide-Bay Burnett region up to 2026.

Cross River Rail connecting our early past to our future

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 3 November at 9:30am
A number of historical artefacts have been uncovered by workers on the Cross River Rail project which have been safely put aside to be studied by archaeologists.

More than $1 million in funding fuels central Queensland manufacturing

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | 31 October at 11:45pm
Three central Queensland manufacturers are upgrading their work practices and creating more jobs for Queenslanders after securing more than $1 million in combined funding from the Palaszczuk Government.

State funding supports better future flow for Ipswich water engineers

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | 31 October at 11:15am
Ipswich manufacturer Australian Water Engineers will transform their facility and employ six new workers after securing $106,820 from the Palaszczuk Government.

$1 million in state funding powers future for east Brisbane manufacturers

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | 31 October at 11:00am
Two companies in Brisbane’s inner east are upgrading their work practices and creating more jobs for Queenslanders after securing more than $1 million in combined funding from the Palaszczuk Government.

FNQ manufacturers ready to maximise growth off the back of state funding

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | 31 October at 10:30am
A timber processor and an agricultural supplier from Far North Queensland will upgrade their work practices to create more jobs for Queenslanders after securing $770,558 in combined funding from the Palaszczuk Government.

Fire recruits graduate in Townsville ceremony

Minister for Fire and Emergency Services | The Honourable Craig Crawford | 25 October at 10:30am
After three months of training, 28 new recruits have been welcomed into Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) at a graduation ceremony today in Townsville.

Another report debunks catch and release shark plan

Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries | The Honourable Mark Furner | 25 October at 10:03am
A report into shark movements at Cid Harbour in the Whitsundays has provided further proof that catching and releasing sharks will not work in the Great Barrier Reef.

Taiwan lychee varieties grow future for Queensland exports

Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries | The Honourable Mark Furner | 23 October at 6:08pm
A significant step was taken today on the long road to exporting Queensland grown varieties of Taiwanese lychees to Asian markets.

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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