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Pop-ups help Hervey Bay seniors with cost of living

Minister for Communities and Minister for Disability Services and Seniors | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | 13 February at 11:07am
The Palaszczuk Government’s Seniors Savings pop-ups will visit Hervey Bay today and tomorrow (February 13 and 14) to help over 22,000 seniors living on the Fraser Coast learn more about the benefits of Queensland’s Seniors Card and concessions.

First 5 Forever grants give Queensland children a great start

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | 10 February at 3:55pm
To enhance children’s literacy in 2020, the Palaszczuk Government is providing $347,465 in grants to develop reading and storytelling sessions in parks and pools, mobile pop-up libraries and the promotion of First Nations languages.

Brisbane set to host another world-class cycling event

Minister for Innovation and Tourism Industry Development and Minister for Cross River Rail | The Honourable Kate Jones | 10 February at 9:43am
Brisbane has secured the Oceania Road Championships as part of the Brisbane Cycling Festival, which is expected to deliver more than $4.7 million for Queensland’s economy in 2020.

A Wonder of Why world welcomes Queensland

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Leeanne Enoch | 9 February at 12:22pm
The World Science Festival Brisbane, an innovative science and arts event now in its 5th year will present the largest regional program ever produced in the festival’s history, along with a name change.

Bushfire assistance extended for more Queensland primary producers

Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries | The Honourable Mark Furner | 1 February at 2:46pm
Farmers across Southern and Eastern Queensland who were hit by the recent bushfires can now access low interest Disaster Assistance Loans of up to $500,000 to support their recovery journey.

71 officers sworn into Police Service

Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Mark Ryan | 30 January at 5:30pm
Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services, the Honourable Mark Ryan MP and Commissioner Katarina Carroll have welcomed 71 new officers to the Queensland Police Service (QPS) following a graduation ceremony at the Academy in Oxley today.

Premier congratulates Ash Barty named as 2020 Young Australian of the Year

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 25 January at 8:19pm
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has congratulated Queenslander Ash Barty on being named 2020 Young Australian of the Year.

Queensland eyes largest-ever road rollout in 2020

Minister for Transport and Main Roads | The Honourable Mark Bailey | 22 January at 11:00am
The sunshine state’s biggest-ever road upgrade program will get underway this year.

Works completed on critical SEQ transmission line

Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy | The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham | 13 January at 2:19pm
A 47-year-old transmission line in Brisbane’s southside has a new lease on life after a major $3.8 million makeover.

Bushfire assistance extended to Gladstone and Ipswich

Minister for Fire and Emergency Services | The Honourable Craig Crawford | 20 December 2019 at 3:00pm
Disaster assistance has been extended to the Gladstone and Ipswich Local Government Areas to help cover the costs of fighting bushfires burning in their local areas.

Be roadtrip-ready

Minister for Transport and Main Roads | The Honourable Mark Bailey | 16 December 2019 at 1:00pm
Plan ahead and drive safely.

High school ‘Rocket in a Suitcase’ program shoots for the stars

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | 13 December 2019 at 3:00pm
One of the world’s largest space companies is investing in Queensland’s future to deliver a $2 million Science of Rockets STEM program in partnership with Brisbane engineering design and manufacturing company PFi.

Palaszczuk Government Infrastructure Investment tops $50 billion

Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 12 December 2019 at 3:20pm
Queensland’s infrastructure investment will break the $50 billion barrier over the next four years, thanks to the Palaszczuk Government.

Qld gas moves deliver for jobs, energy

Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy | The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham | 10 December 2019 at 5:30am
Queensland natural gas is fuelling Queensland energy and Queensland manufacturing jobs in a national first.

Springfield Central State High welcomes $9.89 million hall

Minister for Education and Minister for Industrial Relations | The Honourable Grace Grace | 4 December 2019 at 10:15am
Christmas has come early for the students at Springfield Central State High School with the opening of a new $9.89 million Sport and Community Hall.

Queensland delivers on disability inclusion during disasters

Minister for Communities and Minister for Disability Services and Seniors | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | 3 December 2019 at 1:02pm
Disaster preparation is set to become more inclusive in Queensland, thanks to the launch of new risk reduction resources to help people with disability be prepared for when disasters strike.

An innovative home for $5 million Ipswich Defence Industry Hub

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 3 December 2019 at 7:00am
A new $5 million Defence Industry Hub will be collocated alongside Ipswich innovators and entrepreneurs at a burgeoning innovation hub in the city’s CBD.

Cassowary Coast pushes skilling priorities

Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development | The Honourable Shannon Fentiman | 2 December 2019 at 2:45pm
Improving training pathways and building up the local skilled workforce for primary industries, tourism and business is on the agenda for Cassowary Coast.

300 schools benefit from $50 million in fast-tracked school air-con funding

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 25 November 2019 at 10:31am
Every classroom in more than 300 schools across southern Queensland will be now be cooler as the Palaszczuk Government supercharges its schools air-conditioning program.

Nerang Seniors Savings pop-up puts money back in the pocket of locals

Minister for Communities and Minister for Disability Services and Seniors | The Honourable Coralee O'Rourke | 14 November 2019 at 1:23pm
More than 2000 older people have already visited the Palaszczuk Government’s Seniors Savings pop-ups to discover how they can benefit from savings on offer, with the latest pop-up visiting Nerang today (14 November 2019).

$22 million in new biofutures projects set to start in Queensland

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | 13 November 2019 at 6:00pm
Six new bio projects collectively valued at more than $22 million will soon be delivered in Queensland, with the first grants announced from the Palaszczuk Government’s $5 million Queensland Waste to Biofutures Fund (W2B Fund).

Queensland’s 2020 Australian of the Year announced

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 11 November 2019 at 8:30pm
Anti-bullying and suicide prevention educator and social entrepreneur, Mrs Rachel Downie has been named Queensland’s Australian of the Year for 2020, with tennis champion Ash Barty named Queensland’s Young Australian of the Year.

South East Queenslanders urged to keep safe during smoke haze

Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services | The Honourable Steven Miles | 11 November 2019 at 3:00pm
Following the deterioration of air quality in South East Queensland, the state’s Chief Health Officer is urging everyone to stay indoors for the next 24-48 hours.

Palaszczuk Government prioritises horse welfare

Minister for Local Government, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs | The Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe | 9 November 2019 at 8:00am
The Palaszczuk Government today announced that Racing Queensland (RQ) would implement a 1 per cent prize money levy for thoroughbred and harness racing to support Queensland’s equine welfare.

A swearing in to remember for 34 new officers

Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services | The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham | 7 November 2019 at 5:30pm
Commissioner Katarina Carroll welcomed and witnessed the swearing in of a new cohort of police officers at a graduation ceremony at the Queensland Police Service Academy in Oxley today.