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New Cabinet will continue to deliver for Queensland

Premier and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | Yesterday at 5:15pm
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has vowed her new Ministry will deliver for Queensland as a strong, stable majority Labor Government prioritised to jobs, health and education.

Bells welcome nesting turtles back to Bundaberg

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 28 October at 8:50am
Bells across Bundy means one thing: the turtles are back.

Burdekin nitrogen trials pay off for cane farmers and Reef Report Card

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 27 October at 2:54pm
Burdekin farmers are using less nitrogen, increasing their profits and improving water quality in the Great Barrier Reef thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s RP20 Burdekin Nitrogen Trials.

Reef Report Card reveals improvements

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 27 October at 2:00pm
Pollution running onto the Great Barrier Reef is going down, according to the latest Reef Report Card released today.

Bunya Mountains’ popular picnic site gets makeover

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 26 October at 8:00am
A $330,000 upgrade of visitor facilities at Bunya Mountains’ popular Dandabah picnic site has been completed ahead of the school summer holidays.

Carbon farming could be worth $8 billion to Queensland by 2030

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 25 October at 3:57pm
Queensland’s emerging carbon farming industry could generate billions of dollars for our economy by 2030, according to a new report released today.

Celebrating 10 years of Cape York’s land legacy

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 25 October at 11:30am
Ten years on from the introduction of ground-breaking legislation, around 3.6 million hectares of land in Cape York has now been handed back to Traditional Owners.

Endangered seabird discovery on Raine Island breaks 30 year record

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 24 October at 3:40pm
For the first time in 30 years, researchers can confirm one of the country’s rarest seabirds has bred in Australia.

More funding for Springbrook National Park

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 24 October at 1:00pm
The Palaszczuk Government has committed $1.12 million to continue upgrading the Gwongorella car park and day use area near Purling Brook Falls.

Gold Coast’s Biggest Tree Planting Day

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 21 October at 8:20am
Gold Coasters will brave the wet weather today to plant 10,000 native trees at the Robina City Parklands thanks to funding from the Palaszczuk Government.

Whitsundays volunteers clean-up beaches to protect more turtles

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 18 October at 9:00am
Volunteers in the Whitsundays hope to clean-up to five tonnes of marine debris and protect more turtles, thanks to funding from the Palaszczuk Government.

Minister thanks wildlife officers for assistance with police operation

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 17 October at 11:41am
Environment Minister Steven Miles has thanked wildlife officers from the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection for capturing a 4.3 metre crocodile in Port Douglas as part of a police operation.

Sunshine Coast firm wins million-dollar contract to supply QPWS fire trucks

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 16 October at 7:00pm
A Sunshine Coast firm has won a contract to supply 20 specialised fire units for the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS).

More Indigenous Land and Sea Rangers to care for country

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 12 October at 11:30am
The Palaszczuk Government is hiring 25 new Indigenous Land and Sea rangers to protect Queensland’s most amazing natural areas and increase local job opportunities in indigenous communities.

Far North Queensland companies called to tender for school works under Buy Queensland policy

Minister for Housing and Public Works and Minister for Sport | The Honourable Mick de Brenni | 11 October at 11:15am
The Palaszczuk Government has called on eligible local building companies to tender for school upgrade works at Pormpurraaw under the Queensland Government’s new Buy Queensland procurement strategy.

Hidden heritage gems open their doors this weekend

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 6 October at 11:49am
More than 90 buildings across the city are expected to draw the crowds during Brisbane Open House 2017 this weekend (October 7-8.)

Excessive tree clearing skyrockets due to LNP

Deputy Premier, Minister for Transport and Minister for Infrastructure and Planning | The Honourable Jackie Trad | 5 October at 1:10pm
The rate of excessive tree clearing in Queensland has skyrocketed, reaching an alarming rate of 395,000 hectares in 2015-16, according to the annual deforestation report released today.

Mark Bailey

Premier and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk | 22 September at 1:34pm
Based on the clear finding of Commissioner Alan MacSporran, Mark Bailey is returning to duty as Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports and Minister for Energy, Biofuels and Water Supply, effective today.

More protections for the Great Barrier Reef

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 22 September at 1:00pm
The Palaszczuk Government will strengthen protections for our Great Barrier Reef by tightening trans-shipping rules.

Community roadshows help Queenslanders prepare for climate change

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 22 September at 10:13am
The Palaszczuk Government is helping Queenslanders take action on climate change with a series of workshops that will be rolled out over the next month across the state.

Big milestones reached for Rothwell Intersection

Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports | The Honourable Steven Miles | 22 September at 9:59am
The last traffic switch will happen this weekend as the $37.5 million upgrade to Rothwell intersection nears completion.

Way to go Warrego – overtaking lanes open ahead of schedule

Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports | The Honourable Steven Miles | 22 September at 9:30am
Eight new overtaking lanes now complete ahead of schedule on the Warrego HighwayThe new east and westbound overtaking lanes are at four locations between Oakey to DalbyAn average of 136 jobs were supported during the construction phase of the project

Final touches complete on safer, smoother Tinana Interchange

Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports | The Honourable Steven Miles | 22 September at 9:00am
A roads project that will help drive the growing Wide Bay region well into the future is complete, with the last works finished on the $38 million Tinana Interchange upgrade.

Central Queensland’s Saraji Road set for $2.9 million upgrade

Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports | The Honourable Steven Miles | 21 September at 8:00am
Upgrade to improve safety and quality of key route for businesses and residentsWorks will include six sections of pavement rehabilitation totalling up to 8km$2.9m project funded by Australian and Queensland governments and Isaac Council

Beaudesert Town Centre Bypass opens early

Minister for Local Government and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships | The Honourable Mark Furner | 20 September at 2:00pm
The $27.5 million Beaudesert Town Centre Bypass, a 1.5 kilometre two-lane road, will open to traffic this afternoon, a month ahead of schedule.