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RECOVERY GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR QUEENSLAND SMALL BUSINESSES

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Friday at 2:44pm
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Road and rail recovery underway in Queensland’s soaked North West

Minister for Transport and Main Roads | The Honourable Mark Bailey | Friday at 11:44am
The Mount Isa rail line and Flinders Highway between Richmond to Julia Creek remain closed following major flooding that has devastated North West Queensland.

Palaszczuk Government passes laws to improve waste management

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | Thursday at 5:09pm
Queensland is now better armed to continue fighting the war on waste.

New youth justice initiatives aim to support young people and communities

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | Wednesday at 12:43pm
The Queensland Government is investing $17 million into new and improved initiatives in the youth justice system aimed at improving the outcomes for young people engaged with the youth justice system, their families and their communities.

Townsville small business recovery centre opens

Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development | The Honourable Shannon Fentiman | 12 February at 1:20pm
The Palaszczuk Government is assisting small businesses across Townsville and surrounding areas to get back on their feet with the opening of the new Small Business Recovery Centre today.

More schools to re-open in northern Queensland

Minister for Education and Minister for Industrial Relations | The Honourable Grace Grace | 10 February at 4:21pm
A further 17 state schools in northern Queensland, including the Townsville campus of the Queensland Pathways State College, will re-open tomorrow <Monday, 11 February>, Communities Minister Coralee O’Rourke and Education Minister Grace Grace announced today.

New service to help resolve disputes 24-7

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice | The Honourable Yvette D'Ath | 8 February at 11:17am
Queenslanders will now be able to access important information any time of the day or night to help them resolve neighbourhood disputes using innovative ‘chatbots’.

State Economic Recovery Group activated to tackle North Queensland flood disaster

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | 7 February at 4:11pm
The State Economic Recovery Group has been activated in the wake of the North Queensland flood disaster, meeting for the first time today to determine the economic impacts of the monsoon trough and measures to support economic recovery in impacted communities.

Downs apprentices bolstering electricity industry

Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy | The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham | 7 February at 2:03pm
Queensland’s electricity industry has its eye firmly on the future with 119 apprentices, including 17 in the Downs region, kicking off careers with the state’s publicly-owned electricity businesses.

Eight more schools to re-open; schools recovery coordinator appointed

Minister for Education and Minister for Industrial Relations | The Honourable Grace Grace | 6 February at 5:05pm
Eight more state schools in the Townsville region will re-open tomorrow <Thursday, 7 February>, taking the total number of schools re-opened to 20.

Work underway on bigger, better home for mighty Sunshine Coast Lightning

Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 6 February at 2:49pm
The Palaszczuk Government has invested an extra $2 million into the expansion of the indoor USC Stadium to provide a major boost for champion netball team the Sunshine Coast Lightning.

Kilcoy Racecourse to receive a $900,000 makeover

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | 5 February at 12:43pm
Kilcoy Racecourse will soon be expanded and reinvigorated after receiving $369,030 in funding through Round 4 of the Palaszczuk Government’s successful $295 million Building our Regions (BoR) program.

Queensland taking strides toward gender equality

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | 5 February at 9:48am
Two reports have been released which show continued steady improvements for women and girls in Queensland while also highlighting scope for more advances.

The Big Pineapple coming back – bigger and better than ever

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games | The Honourable Kate Jones | 3 February at 3:06pm
Work on the $150 million master plan to ensure the Sunshine Coast’s iconic Big Pineapple returns to the glory days it enjoyed as a popular, stand-out tourist attraction in the 1980’s is picking up pace.

Explorers take up the hunt for new resource projects

Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy | The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham | 1 February at 6:30am
More land is being unlocked across Queensland for explorers to identify the next generation of resources projects and future jobs.

NGR trains on track for Maryborough

Minister for Transport and Main Roads | The Honourable Mark Bailey | 30 January at 3:00pm
An NGR train has arrived in Maryborough to give Downer EDI staff a first look at the trains they will be working on as part of a $335 million rectification contract.

Residents urged to have their say on new strategies for Mount Coolum

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | 30 January at 10:16am
Residents and visitors to the Sunshine Coast’s Mount Coolum National Park are able to have their say on the future of the park, with the release of a draft management plan and visitor strategy.

Townsville heads to battery solution

Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy | The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham | 29 January at 8:24am
Queensland’s first community-scale battery is being installed in the solar hotspot of Townsville to support the transition to renewables and provide back-up power to the local community.

Brisbane Airport kicking goals for Queensland’s tourism sector

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games | The Honourable Di Farmer | 24 January at 5:09pm
Acting Tourism Industry Development Minister Di Farmer says new data released by Brisbane Airport today proves Queensland’s tourism sector is booming.

Screen industry jobs bonanza with three major productions filming in Queensland

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 24 January at 9:08am
Stars of movie and screen have descended on Queensland as filming begins on two major productions on top of a third production well underway.

$8.4 million given back to Queenslanders

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice | The Honourable Yvette D'Ath | 22 January at 3:57pm
Queenslanders received more than $8.4 million in refunds, repairs, replacements and other compensation with the help of the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) in 2018.

Skilling Queenslanders for bright futures

Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development | The Honourable Shannon Fentiman | 8 January at 11:03am
The Ipswich Community Youth Service (ICYS) is one of 84 organisations to share in more than $34.7 million to roll out 156 projects under the latest round of Skilling Queenslanders for Work.

2900 new jobs in Queensland

Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 20 December 2018 at 1:07pm
Almost 3000 new jobs were created in Queensland in November, according to ABS Labour Force Data released today.

Gold Coast hosts Australian Premiere of Aquaman

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 18 December 2018 at 9:00pm
Aquaman star Jason Momoa has returned to the Gold Coast, joining local cast and crew for the Australian premiere of the latest Warner Bros blockbuster.

Turtles tracked on Raine Island to further protect species

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | 18 December 2018 at 1:47pm
The Palaszczuk Government is continuing to protect vulnerable green turtles as part of the $7.95 million Raine Island Recovery Project, which has fitted 21 green turtles with satellite trackers so far this season.