Media Statements

Currumbin Eco-Parkland acquired for future generations to enjoy
Today at 10:16 AM

Currumbin Eco-Parkland acquired for future generations to enjoy

The Palaszczuk Government has secured 148 hectares of land at Currumbin on the Southern Gold Coast for transformation into one of Australia’s biggest eco-parklands.
Vaccine mandate extends to education, corrections, and airport sectors
Yesterday at 06:56 PM

Vaccine mandate extends to education, corrections, and airport sectors

The Palaszczuk Government will mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for workers in education, early childhood, corrections, youth justice and airport settings.
Banana Shire Council CEO Thomas Upon and Mayor Neville Ferrier, Biloela Enterprise President Jason Williams, Queensland Small Business Commissioner Maree Adshead and Callide Dawson Chamber President Matthew Harth.
Yesterday at 04:53 PM

Banana Shire officially joins the Small Business Friendly program

Small businesses in the Banana Shire are set to benefit from less red tape and more opportunities thanks to the latest Small Business Friendly Council (SBFC) signing this week.
Flinders River water tender opens today
Yesterday at 12:22 PM

Flinders River water tender opens today

Thousands of megalitres of water are being made available in Queensland’s north-west, including for the state’s first vanadium mine, to drive jobs and economic growth.
Call in for Recycling Park considered
Mon 29 Nov 21 at 04:09 PM

Call in for Recycling Park considered

The Planning Minister has given notice of a proposed call in for the Wanless Recycling Park at Ebenezer.
Steel superstructure installation with crowning arch underway on Neville Bonner pedestrian bridge
Mon 29 Nov 21 at 12:48 PM

Steel superstructure installation with crowning arch underway on Neville Bonner pedestrian bridge

Another milestone has been reached on the Queen’s Wharf Neville Bonner pedestrian bridge with major infrastructure elements being installed this week.
A Christmas pet is a lifetime commitment
Sat 27 Nov 21 at 09:45 AM

A Christmas pet is a lifetime commitment

A pet is a lifetime commitment – remember that if you’re planning on buying a pet as a gift this Christmas.
Olympian Taliqua Clancy gets on board to ride Wave of Change
Fri 26 Nov 21 at 05:10 PM

Olympian Taliqua Clancy gets on board to ride Wave of Change

Tokyo Olympic silver medallist and proud First Nations beach volleyballer, Taliqua Clancy, is the official ambassador for the Wave of Change program, a joint environmental education program between Containers for Change and Plastic Oceans Australasia.
Minister Grace at Warrigal Road State School
Fri 26 Nov 21 at 03:17 PM

Three Brisbane schools celebrate opening of new state-of-the-art learning facilities

Three Brisbane schools are celebrating the official openings of more than $35 million worth of new learning facilities.
Signing of historic FNQ Native Title determination celebrated
Fri 26 Nov 21 at 01:39 PM

Signing of historic FNQ Native Title determination celebrated

Kuuku Ya’u elder Father Brian Claudie will be proudly playing the clapsticks and singing to celebrate the first determination of Queensland’s largest ever native title claim.
Thumbs up: Aerial Adventures high ropes course opens at the Sunshine Coast Recreation Centre.
Fri 26 Nov 21 at 12:51 PM

Aerial Adventures on Sunshine Coast

A $1.5 million ‘Aerial Adventures’ high ropes course has opened for climbing at the Sunshine Coast Recreation Centre.
Minister urges greater awareness of DFV risks over holiday period
Fri 26 Nov 21 at 12:05 PM

Minister urges greater awareness of DFV risks over holiday period

Queenslanders are being reminded by the Palaszczuk Government that domestic and family violence (DFV) support services are available during the upcoming festive season through organisations such as DV Connect.