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$300,000 for annual report card on the waterways of Mackay Whitsunday

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | Yesterday at 11:39am
The Palaszczuk Government reinforced its commitment to regional waterway health with $300,000 going to the Mackay-Whitsunday Healthy Rivers to Reef Partnership.

More frontline jobs for Queensland’s environmental regulator

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | Yesterday at 11:13am
The Palaszczuk Government will create 60 new frontline, and frontline support jobs, to bolster the work of Queensland’s environmental regulator in the regions.

Daisy the koala mascot found safe and sound

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | Thursday at 3:34pm
Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) wildlife officers at Daisy Hill Koala Centre are celebrating the return of their five-foot tall mascot, Daisy, after she was allegedly stolen from the establishment on June 7.

Cape Upstart oil spill charges welcomed

Minister for Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports and Minister for Energy, Biofuels and Water Supply | The Honourable Mark Bailey | Thursday at 8:18am
Ports Minister Mark Bailey says legal proceedings against two parties allegedly responsible for the Cape Upstart oil spill nearly two years ago sends a strong message to the shipping industry when navigating Queensland’s waters and the Great Barrier Reef.

Noosa National Park gets upgrades in $2M Budget boost

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | Wednesday at 9:32pm
Noosa National Park on the Sunshine Coast will receive a major facelift thanks to a $2 million funding boost from the 2017-18 State Budget.

$1 billion more for infrastructure and roads in the Sunshine Coast and Moreton Bay

Premier and Minister for the Arts | The Honourable Jackie Trad | Wednesday at 1:20pm
The Sunshine Coast region will see construction booming over the next year with $1 billion being delivered through the Palaszczuk Government’s 2017-18 Budget.

World Heritage Committee report confirms global action required to save reefs

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | Wednesday at 10:36am
A World Heritage Committee draft report on climate change and coral bleaching released this week confirms global action is needed to address a major problem affecting coral reefs world-wide, Environment Minister Steven Miles said today.

$1.3M ecotourism boost for Far North Queensland

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | Tuesday at 5:02pm
Cape York national parks will receive $1.3 million of Budget funding in a boost for ecotourism in Far North Queensland.

Back to Work program to fuel Far North Queensland jobs bonanza

Minister for Employment and Industrial Relations, Minister for Racing and Minister for Multicultural Affairs | The Honourable Grace Grace | Tuesday at 11:30am
Employment Minister Grace Grace is urging employers to hire a jobseeker and put themselves in line for support payments of up to $20,000 under the Palaszczuk Government’s $177.5 million Back to Work regional jobs program.

Fairy floss and finding Nemo – it’s all at the Mackay Show!

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | Monday at 10:44am
The Great Barrier Reef will be on display at the Mackay Show this week [20 – 22 June] with a focus on encouraging people to help protect this international icon.

$1.4M from Budget to hold polluters responsible for firefighting foam pollution

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 16 June at 10:55am
The Palaszczuk Government will hold polluters responsible for investigating and managing contamination caused by toxic firefighting foam.

$40 million to revitalise Queensland’s national parks

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 15 June at 10:43am
The Palaszczuk Government will revitalise our national parks and create an eco-tourism industry to rival Tasmania with more than $40 million provided for parks projects in this year’s budget.

New wildlife reserves to put Queensland ahead of the nation in conservation

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 14 June at 8:19pm
The State Government’s new Special Wildlife Reserves will enable donors from around the world to fund safe havens for Queensland’s native wildlife.

Container refund scheme and plastic bag ban a step closer

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 14 June at 6:00pm
Queenslanders can look forward to cleaner neighbourhoods and a healthier environment thanks to two litter busting initiatives introduced by the Palaszczuk Government in Parliament today.

Business welcomes Budget boost for environmental sustainability

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 14 June at 9:26am
The Palaszczuk Government will partner with the state's peak business group to give small and medium businesses tools to reduce their operating costs through energy, water and waste-saving activities.

Budget delivers more for national parks

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 13 June at 8:30pm
The State Budget has delivered an extra $40 million over two years to revitalise national parks in Queensland, improve park management, and enhance nature-based recreational opportunities.

Budget delivers record funding for environment

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 13 June at 4:45pm
Today’s State Budget delivers record funds for the environment, with a commitment of nearly $275 million over five years.

Working on Kokoda Track gives rangers new perspective

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 5 June at 3:19pm
Nine Queensland rangers gained new perspectives on life and work when they partnered with Papua New Guinea villagers, Kokoda Track Authority Rangers and Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade colleagues on Kokoda Track work.

$3.3 million for Daisy Hill Koala Centre upgrade ahead of Commonwealth Games

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 5 June at 12:22pm
South East Queensland wildlife tourist attraction Daisy Hill Koala Centre will undergo a major revamp in time for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Palaszczuk government reef actions “effective”: Global community

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 3 June at 9:35am
The UN World Heritage Centre (WHC) has endorsed the Palaszczuk Government’s progress to protect the Great Barrier Reef.

Revised health advice for fishing around Brisbane Airport

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 2 June at 5:19pm
Commercial and recreational fishers can return to fishing grounds near Brisbane Airport based on results from seafood caught in the area following the spill of firefighting foam in April.

Revised health advice for fishing around Brisbane Airport

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 2 June at 5:18pm
Commercial and recreational fishers can return to fishing grounds near Brisbane Airport based on results from seafood caught in the area following the spill of firefighting foam in April.

Funding boost for Fitzroy farmers improves land management to assist the Reef

Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries and Minister for Rural Economic Development | The Honourable Bill Byrne | 1 June at 2:30pm
Funding of almost $1million from the Palaszczuk Government will enable Fitzroy primary producers to make better land management decisions which will help improve water quality in the Great Barrier Reef catchments.

Dive into the science protecting the Reef at the Bundaberg Show

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 31 May at 1:52pm
The Great Barrier Reef will be on show at the Bundaberg Show this week [31 May – 2 June] with a focus on encouraging people to help protect this international icon.

‘Anchors away’ for more public moorings in Keppel

Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef | The Honourable Steven Miles | 31 May at 7:04am
Seven new Reef-friendly moorings have been installed around the Keppel islands to enable visitors to spend more time on the Reef without dropping anchors that can damage coral.