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Queenslanders now able to access Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment
Fri 23 Oct 20 at 01:08 PM

Queenslanders now able to access Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment

Queenslanders who are self isolating or in quarantine during the COVID-19 pandemic can now access support with a $1500 Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment.
Queensland’s economic recovery plan wins Federal support
Mon 05 Oct 20 at 04:25 PM

Queensland’s economic recovery plan wins Federal support

Major road and transport projects being delivered by the Palaszczuk Government are set to be boosted by federal funding
Centenary Bridge funding deal done
Mon 05 Oct 20 at 03:37 PM

Centenary Bridge funding deal done

Funding is locked in to build a second Centenary Bridge at Jindalee.
Queensland to assemble Boeing’s first Australian-developed unmanned aircraft
Mon 05 Oct 20 at 10:48 AM

Queensland to assemble Boeing’s first Australian-developed unmanned aircraft

Queensland is poised to take another bold step in aerospace and advanced manufacturing with an historic opportunity to be the final production home for unmanned defence aircraft – the first military aircraft to be designed, engineered and manufactured in Australia in more than 50 years.
State partners with world-class med tech company to create Qld jobs
Sun 04 Oct 20 at 10:30 AM

State partners with world-class med tech company to create Qld jobs

A Queensland medical technology company will manufacture its globally renowned needle-free vaccine technology at a new facility in Northshore Hamilton, creating up to 139 new jobs over 10 years thanks to the Palaszczuk Government.Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced the government had done a deal with Vaxxas to manufacture its High-Density Micro-projection Array Patch (MAP) vaccine delivery system in greater numbers in Queensland.“This will create manufacturing jobs here in Queens...
New surgical facility at expanded health precinct will further reduce waiting lists
Fri 02 Oct 20 at 10:16 AM

New surgical facility at expanded health precinct will further reduce waiting lists

A new surgical and rehabilitation facility which is set to open early next year at the Herston health development will further reduce patient waiting lists as part of the elective surgery blitz following COVID-19.
State backs world-class entertainment precinct for Wellcamp
Fri 02 Oct 20 at 10:15 AM

State backs world-class entertainment precinct for Wellcamp

The Palaszczuk Government will invest $40 million in a plan to develop Queensland’s largest entertainment precinct at Wellcamp near Toowoomba.
Keeping Queensland’s future COVID safe
Fri 02 Oct 20 at 10:04 AM

Keeping Queensland’s future COVID safe

The Palaszczuk Government has launched a clear plan to ease COVID-19 restrictions during October, November and December
$15 million committed for land for proposed Cairns University Hospital
Thu 01 Oct 20 at 10:01 AM

$15 million committed for land for proposed Cairns University Hospital

The Palaszczuk Government will invest $15 million to acquire land for a new research precinct near Cairns Hospital to be built in partnership with James Cook University.
Cairns Marine Precinct upgrades to diversify FNQ economy
Wed 30 Sep 20 at 10:56 AM

Cairns Marine Precinct upgrades to diversify FNQ economy

A $30 million investment by the Palaszczuk Government will deliver two new wharves for the Port of Cairns and a business case to grow further as a key centre for maintaining and repairing large defence vessels.
New mine to bring 1000 CQ jobs
Tue 29 Sep 20 at 02:41 PM

New mine to bring 1000 CQ jobs

The $1 billion Olive Downs coal mine in central Queensland which will create 1000 local jobs has been given the final approvals which means construction of the mine can now start.
Candles lit in memory of fallen officers
Mon 28 Sep 20 at 06:15 PM

Candles lit in memory of fallen officers