Media Statements

Fight against racism focus of Cairns multicultural forum
Today at 04:33 PM

Fight against racism focus of Cairns multicultural forum

Queensland’s Multicultural Advisory Council today met for the first time in Cairns, ensuring that the voices of culturally diverse communities in the Far North are heard.
New $18m fire and emergency services centre for Toowoomba region
Today at 02:00 PM

New $18m fire and emergency services centre for Toowoomba region

The Toowoomba region is now home to a new $18.35 million fire and emergency services centre.
Raising awareness on problem gambling
Today at 01:04 PM

Raising awareness on problem gambling

People sharing their stories with problem gambling will make up a new gambling harm awareness campaign launched by the Palaszczuk Government today.
Disaster relief just clicks away with new app
Today at 11:55 AM

Disaster relief just clicks away with new app

A new app and online resource to help small businesses prevent, prepare, respond and recover from disasters was launched today in Townsville.
South Burnett region welcomes new $1.5m fire station
Today at 11:40 AM

South Burnett region welcomes new $1.5m fire station

Auxiliary Firefighters in the South Burnett Region celebrated the official opening of the newly built replacement Wooroolin Fire and Rescue Station today.
Voluntary Assisted Dying laws to be introduced to Queensland Parliament
Today at 11:06 AM

Voluntary Assisted Dying laws to be introduced to Queensland Parliament

A bill to establish Voluntary Assisted Dying laws will be introduced to parliament next week.
Artist impression of the Village Centre South development
Today at 08:08 AM

Spit $93.6 million proposal means hundreds more jobs

*Fly-through vision is available here
Don’t wait until it’s too late this Law Week
Yesterday at 02:31 PM

Don’t wait until it’s too late this Law Week

Queenslanders are being encouraged to plan for the unexpected, with Queensland Law Week 2021 set to highlight the importance of having an Enduring Power of Attorney and Advanced Health Directive in place.
AFLW Lions stadium builds jobs
Yesterday at 11:22 AM

AFLW Lions stadium builds jobs

Construction has started on the new, $70 million Springfield Central home for the AFL Women’s (AFLW) reigning 2021 premiers, the Brisbane Lions
Queensland challenges Prime Minister to free up 600 public hospital beds
Yesterday at 10:39 AM

Queensland challenges Prime Minister to free up 600 public hospital beds

The Palaszczuk Government is calling on Scott Morrison to fund almost 600 aged and disability care packages to free up much-needed Queensland hospital beds.Health Minister Yvette D’Ath said the Morrison government’s chronic underinvestment in aged and disability care was keeping 575 Queenslanders in public hospital beds when they’re better placed in more appropriate care settings.“The Morrison government’s latest budget has short-changed Queensland yet again, and it...
Volunteering spirit going strong in Queensland
Yesterday at 10:38 AM

Volunteering spirit going strong in Queensland

A new report launched for National Volunteer Week highlights the strength of volunteering, showing Queenslanders roll up their sleeves when times are tough.
Road safety conversation never stops
Yesterday at 09:05 AM

Road safety conversation never stops

Queenslanders are being urged to keep road safety front of mind as the states mourns the loss of 100 lives on its roads.