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More jobs for Queenslanders

Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | Thursday at 1:21pm
The Palaszczuk Government’s commitment to growing the economy helped to deliver 4,400 new jobs in July.

Queensland AgTech technology targets drought resistance

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games | The Honourable Kate Jones | Thursday at 8:47am
A Queensland startup that’s developed plant-breeding technology that could make many of the world’s crops drought and virus resistant has received backing from the Palaszczuk Government to rapidly progress its technology to export overseas.

Mackay says no to domestic and family violence

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | Tuesday at 9:00am
A new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander domestic and family violence service will be established in Mackay.

Rockhampton’s big back yard reopens

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 11 August at 11:00am
Rockhampton’s ‘big back yard’, Kershaw Gardens, reopened today for the first time in three years thanks to $5 million from the Queensland Government’s Building our Regions program.

Queensland capitalises on strategy to become drones ‘capital’

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | 9 August at 8:30am
As part of the government’s strategy to make Queensland the drone capital of Australia, the world’s leading minds in drone technology will converge on Brisbane for one of the largest unmanned automated vehicle conferences on the globe.

Bumper harvest for rural jobs as ag sector ploughs ahead

Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries | The Honourable Mark Furner | 8 August at 9:53am
Queensland’s food and fibre sector is growing jobs as well as sugar cane, chickpeas and avocados.

Famous ‘Pig Pen’ demolished to make way for new era at Ipswich Turf Club

Minister for Local Government, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs | The Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe | 7 August at 11:58am
Workers have begun demolishing the Ipswich Turf Club’s famous Pig Pen to make way for a multimillion dollar redevelopment of the club’s facilities.

Jockeys in the spotlight on Multicultural Race Day

Minister for Local Government, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs | The Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe | 4 August at 7:00am
Racing Minister Stirling Hinchliffe has called on racing fans to help support the National Jockeys Trust, a public charitable trust dedicated to providing funds and other benefits for injured jockeys going through financial difficulties.

Change is coming with Queensland’s Container Refund Scheme

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | 1 August at 1:58pm
Queensland’s Container Refund Scheme initiative is moving full steam ahead and Queenslanders will be able to get a refund for recycling their drink containers in exactly three months from today.

More progress for apprentices and trainees

Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development | The Honourable Shannon Fentiman | 31 July at 6:12pm
The Palaszczuk Government is moving to further strengthen the state’s vocational education and training (VET) system and boost the number and quality of apprenticeships and traineeships.

Palaszczuk Government to fund storm protection for coastal homes

Minister for Housing and Public Works, Minister for Digital Technology and Minister for Sport | The Honourable Mick de Brenni | 27 July at 4:34pm
The Palaszczuk Government is delivering for Queensland families in cyclone prone areas, with assistance for low-income families living in coastal areas between Bundaberg and Cooktown to increase the cyclone resilience of their homes.

Specialist carers enlisted for children with complex needs

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | 27 July at 1:00pm
A $2.7 million trial of specialist foster carers for children with complex and challenging behaviours will place its first child in September.

Taskforce delivers new stadiums plan

Minister for Housing and Public Works, Minister for Digital Technology and Minister for Sport | The Honourable Mick de Brenni | 27 July at 10:30am
The Palaszczuk Government has today released its response to the Stadiums Queensland Taskforce Interim Report’s recommendations to improve the operations of Stadiums Queensland’s nine venues.

New Brisbane animation studio to produce three international feature films

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 24 July at 12:40pm
Innovative Queensland start-up, Like A Photon Creative (LAPC), is set to develop three animated feature films for international distribution from their new Brisbane-based animation studio.

Grant to return manufacturing jobs to Logan

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | 23 July at 6:37pm
Logan plastics manufacturer Evolve Group is upgrading their equipment, creating jobs and aiming to bring work currently done offshore to Australia, thanks to an almost $1 million Palaszczuk Government grant.

Queensland jobs growth on the up

Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 19 July at 2:15pm
The Palaszczuk Government’s efforts to grow jobs continues to deliver with 3,900 Queenslanders finding work in June.

Dam upgrade to improve recreation and environment

Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy | The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham | 13 July at 2:00pm
An $18 million upgrade of Sideling Creek Dam will enhance recreation and deliver environmental improvements for the lake and surrounding catchment.

Bruce Highway's Diamond in the Rough

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for the Commonwealth Games | The Honourable Kate Jones | 12 July at 9:31am
Work is now underway on an Australian-first engineering solution for the Bruce Highway Upgrade between Caloundra Road and the Sunshine Motorway.

Local Government reform on agenda at Future Cities Summit

Minister for Local Government, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs | The Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe | 11 July at 6:30am
Local Government reform and accountability will be on the agenda at today’s LGAQ Future Cities Summit in Cairns.

Huge milestone for Cape York parks in NAIDOC Week

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | 10 July at 11:27am
Queensland’s first national park to be jointly managed with Traditional Owners, Lama Lama National Park, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary today, during NAIDOC Week.

Cairns careering toward 2,000 employees under Back to Work program

Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development | The Honourable Shannon Fentiman | 26 June at 11:18am
Almost 2,000 people in Cairns have found work under the Palaszczuk Government’s highly successful Back to Work regional program.

Queensland skies open for Aerospace Roadmap

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | 17 June at 1:00pm
Queensland’s fast-growing aerospace sector is set to benefit from up to $5 million in State Government funding for a suite of new, forward-thinking programs.

Queensland Government response to Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 15 June at 5:32pm
The Queensland Government has accepted or supported in principle more than 240 recommendations of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Palaszczuk Budget invests to support Townsville women

Minister for Communities and Minister for Disability Services and Seniors | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | 15 June at 10:11am
The Palaszczuk Government will invest up to $3.2 million for the purchase of land and building of a new facility for the Women’s Centre Townsville, as part of the 2018-19 State Budget.

LNP turns back on air-conditioning promise within 30 minutes

Minister for Education and Minister for Industrial Relations | The Honourable Grace Grace | 14 June at 2:48pm
Education Minister Grace Grace has slammed the Opposition Leader for doing a complete about-face on her unfunded promise to air-condition all Queensland classrooms.