Media Statements

Treaty Advancement Committee members visit Townsville
Fri 11 Jun 21 at 02:00 PM

Treaty Advancement Committee members visit Townsville

Members of Queensland’s Treaty Advancement Committee will be in Townsville next week (17 JUNE) to brief the community about their work on the implementation design that will support the treaty-making process with First Nations people in Queensland.
Insurance premiums will continue to soar thanks to Scott Morrison
Fri 04 Jun 21 at 07:00 AM

Insurance premiums will continue to soar thanks to Scott Morrison

Insurance premiums for Far North Queensland homeowners will continue to soar due to a lack of funding from the Morrison Government, say Members of Parliament.
Queensland reflects on anniversary of historic Mabo decision
Thu 03 Jun 21 at 02:47 PM

Queensland reflects on anniversary of historic Mabo decision

Today (3 June) Mabo Day brings to a close National Reconciliation Week.
Reconciliation Awards celebrate unique partnerships and influential initiatives
Tue 01 Jun 21 at 08:30 PM

Reconciliation Awards celebrate unique partnerships and influential initiatives

Outstanding initiatives driving reconciliation have been recognised in the 2021 Queensland Reconciliation Awards presented tonight in Townsville.
 Path to Treaty guides Queensland’s reconciliation journey
Thu 27 May 21 at 06:30 PM

Path to Treaty guides Queensland’s reconciliation journey

The launch of this year’s National Reconciliation Week events has sharpened the focus on the Queensland Government’s commitment to Path to Treaty.
2021 Queensland Reconciliation Award finalists announced
Fri 21 May 21 at 10:30 AM

2021 Queensland Reconciliation Award finalists announced

Nineteen inspiring Queensland businesses, community groups, educational institutions and government entities have been named as finalists in the 2021 Queensland Reconciliation Awards, acknowledging their achievements and contributions toward reconciliation, diversity and inclusivity.
Rural Fire Service Volunteers join summit in Cairns
Sat 15 May 21 at 11:00 AM

Rural Fire Service Volunteers join summit in Cairns

This weekend, more than 120 Rural Fire Service (RFS) volunteers will attend the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) RFS Volunteer Summit in Cairns.
Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Grants support First Nations service providers
Fri 14 May 21 at 02:50 PM

Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Grants support First Nations service providers

Eligible service providers can now apply for a share in the Palaszczuk Government’s $140,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Grants 2021.
Queensland’s Path to Treaty progresses in Cairns
Thu 29 Apr 21 at 09:13 AM

Queensland’s Path to Treaty progresses in Cairns

Queensland’s Path to Treaty takes another step forward as the Treaty Advancement Committee meets in Cairns today to continue shaping the historic Treaty-making process with First Nations people.
Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Member for Pumicestone Ali King at the Bribie Island Seniors Expo and morning tea
Wed 28 Apr 21 at 02:17 PM

Seniors Expos and morning teas to connect older Queenslanders with support

Queensland seniors’ important role and contribution to the state will be recognised and boosted with a new series of informative events to be held throughout 2021.
Championing change in remote communities
Mon 26 Apr 21 at 10:33 AM

Championing change in remote communities

A program that connects 18 remote and discrete Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities with Palaszczuk Government Ministers is set to continue delivering positive outcomes.
A time to shine for Queensland’s carers
Mon 12 Apr 21 at 01:38 PM

A time to shine for Queensland’s carers

Queensland carers can now nominate to join the Queensland Carers Advisory Council for a two-year term