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Queensland introduces big fines for coughing on essential workers

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 27 April at 11:17am
People who deliberately cough, sneeze or spit on public officials and workers including shop assistants could be fined up to $13,345. under a new COVID-19 Public Health Direction.

Dalby Bio-Refinery reborn in the battle against COVID-19

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | 27 April at 7:00am
Dalby Bio-Refinery has reopened to manufacture vital stocks of industrial grade ethanol to be used in hand sanitiser, hand wash and surface disinfectant products during the fight against COVID-19.

Qld COVID-19 – Sunday April 26 – Restrictions to ease as recoveries increase

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 26 April at 5:30pm
Some restrictions will be eased and some national parks will partially re-open as three new cases are confirmed along with a big increase in the proportion of recovered cases.

COVID restrictions ease

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 26 April at 11:29am
Following encouraging signs Queensland is flattening the COVID-19 curve, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced stay at home restrictions will ease.

$54m to keep Queensland moving during COVID-19

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 25 April at 10:00am
Queensland transport operators have been given help to support their customers through the COVID-19 downturn.

National team of experts join forces to boost ventilator stocks

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | 25 April at 8:00am
A team of clinical and engineering experts across Australia have joined forces on the OzVader Ventilator project – a new Intermittent Mandatory Ventilator (IMV) design which could be used to treat ICU patients locally and globally.

Queensland COVID-19 – Thursday April 23 – Funding for Lifeline & Legacy

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 23 April at 5:00pm
Two charities will get more funding to continue their increasingly important work during the COVID-19 pandemic, as two new cases maintain this week’s encouragingly low results.

Palaszczuk Government delivers support for health, jobs and business

Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 22 April at 6:51pm
Emergency measures to support Queenslanders, the business community and the industries which will deliver the State back to economic prosperity have been passed by Parliament.

Darling Downs business hires more workers to cope with home baking surge

Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries | The Honourable Mark Furner | 22 April at 4:38pm
Growing demand for home baking and cooking ingredients during COVID-19 has allowed a Darling Downs organic grain company to increase staff and production.

White spot confirmed in South East Queensland

Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries | The Honourable Mark Furner | 21 April at 10:50am
White spot has been confirmed in seafood samples from South East Queensland more than three years after it was first detected in the region.

Government continues to listen on temporary COVID-19 Tenancy measures

Minister for Housing and Public Works, Minister for Digital Technology and Minister for Sport | The Honourable Mick de Brenni | 16 April at 2:47pm
The Palaszczuk Government will continue to listen and work with stakeholders in the finalisation of new temporary COVID-19 tenancy measures.

EOIs called for Spit public space design works

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | 14 April at 3:00pm
The implementation of The Spit master plan continues with preliminary designs for two community projects open for expressions of interest (EOI).

Planting for the future with gardening boom benefiting Childers company

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | 12 April at 8:00am
Queenslanders’ reconnecting with their green thumbs during the coronavirus shutdown is helping fertilise growth at Childers-based Oreco Group, an Australian-owned horticultural and garden products business.

Queensland COVID-19 – Thursday, April 9

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 9 April at 5:03pm
Queensland will be further protected – physically and financially - from coronavirus, with new travel rules for residents returning from interstate, and rental security for tenants and owners.

Construction contract awarded for Roma health student accommodation

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | 9 April at 7:30am
Roma’s new $5.95 million health student accommodation precinct continues moving ahead with Woollam Constructions awarded the building contract.

PPE supply chain boosted by industry and community

Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Cameron Dick | 7 April at 12:28pm
Queensland Health has a 3000+ supply of face-shields, thanks to the ingenuity, agility and generosity of both industry and community stakeholders.

$17.5 million plan to protect families of health heroes

Premier and Minister for Trade | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 6 April at 5:01pm
Thousands of Queensland’s frontline health workers could be provided free accommodation if they want to self-isolate.

New job vacancies in Brisbane

Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development | The Honourable Shannon Fentiman | 2 April at 2:50pm
A new round of job vacancies is being advertised in Brisbane during Australia’s unprecedented COVID-19 response.

New Ergon Energy depot generates work for locals

Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy | The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham | 2 April at 7:00am
Work is set to begin on a new $5.2 million Ergon depot that will support up to 30 jobs in the Whitsunday region.

Daredevil tradies hanging out at Museum of Tropical Queensland

Minister for Housing and Public Works, Minister for Digital Technology and Minister for Sport | The Honourable Mick de Brenni | 27 March at 9:30am
Tradies working on the roof of the Museum of Tropical Queensland have been giving passers by an unexpected sight, as work is undertaken to replace the curved metal sheet roof after it was damaged during the 2019 monsoon event.

More Paradise water available as dam investigations continue

Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy | The Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham | 25 March at 10:00am
All the water sitting in Paradise Dam will be prioritised for existing customers, including Burnett farmers, while more work is done to identify a long-term solution.

Queensland braces for COVID-19 impacts

Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 19 March at 11:44am
The latest employment figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show Queensland is entering the long ordeal of coronavirus impacts from a position of strength.

Power disconnections stopped to support vulnerable Queenslanders

Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 19 March at 5:00am
Ergon and Energex are to back off disconnecting power for householders experiencing hardship due to the ongoing impacts of coronavirus.

Disaster assistance for flooded communities in South-West Queensland

Minister for Fire and Emergency Services | The Honourable Craig Crawford | 18 March at 3:37pm
Disaster assistance is now available to six local councils in south-west Queensland to repair roads and other infrastructure following extreme flooding in the region.

Local communities to have a say in how young offenders complete Community Service Orders

Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence | The Honourable Di Farmer | 18 March at 6:00am
Young offenders will be matched with community groups, local organisations and the elderly to work on local projects in a new program to be rolled out across Queensland.