Media Statements

New funding to drive safety, jobs on Isis Hwy
Today at 10:00 AM

New funding to drive safety, jobs on Isis Hwy

The Palaszczuk Government has announced an additional $42.5 million for the Isis Highway between Bundaberg and the Bruce Highway as part of Queensland’s economic recovery plan.
Qld lures more screen productions in a further boost to economic recovery
Today at 07:30 AM

Qld lures more screen productions in a further boost to economic recovery

Three landmark Universal Studio Group TV series - Young Rock, Joe Exotic and Irreverent - are set to film in Brisbane’s Screen Queensland (SQ) Studios generating an 18-month pipeline of continuous production work for the state’s thriving screen industry.
Local jobs for Bruce Highway safety upgrades north of Childers
Today at 06:30 AM

Local jobs for Bruce Highway safety upgrades north of Childers

Works have started on a jointly-funded $20.3 million upgrade of the Bruce Highway north of Childers, driving safety along the busy tourist and freight stretch and supporting a further 50 jobs for the region.
Queensland adopts balanced approach to bring in the harvest
Yesterday at 03:45 PM

Queensland adopts balanced approach to bring in the harvest

The Palaszczuk Government will work to ensure Queenslanders take priority for summer harvesting jobs while also opting into overseas seasonal workers schemes to avoid labour shortages.
$110m locked in for Cleveland Redland Bay Road
Yesterday at 03:30 PM

$110m locked in for Cleveland Redland Bay Road

The Palaszczuk Government has announced another $40 million for priority upgrades to Cleveland Redland Bay Road, bringing the government’s total investment on the key Redlands connector to $110 million as part of Queensland’s plan for economic recovery.
Palaszczuk Government continues support for vital beekeeping industry
Yesterday at 02:54 PM

Palaszczuk Government continues support for vital beekeeping industry

The waiving of apiary permit fees for the beekeeping industry will be extended for the rest of this financial year.
522 Queensland community groups to share in $13.4 million in grants funding
Yesterday at 12:00 PM

522 Queensland community groups to share in $13.4 million in grants funding

522 community groups will share in $13.4 million worth of Queensland Government grants through round 105 of the Gambling Community Benefit Fund.
Land rent relief protects tourism jobs
Yesterday at 11:31 AM

Land rent relief protects tourism jobs

Tourism resorts, hospitality providers and attractions from Mount Isa to the Gold Coast will share $2.55 million worth of land rent in ongoing COVID relief
Labor Govt commits $25 million to biggest Rocky project in over a decade
Thu 24 Sep 20 at 11:48 AM

Labor Govt commits $25 million to biggest Rocky project in over a decade

The Palaszczuk Government has today committed $25 million towards delivering a 10,000-seat stadium at Rockhampton’s traditional home of football, Browne Park.
Builder sought for Walkerston Bypass
Wed 23 Sep 20 at 05:10 PM

Builder sought for Walkerston Bypass

Construction companies are being invited to submit their interest in building the $150 million Walkerston Bypass.
Have your say on Sunshine Coast rail upgrade
Wed 23 Sep 20 at 03:30 PM

Have your say on Sunshine Coast rail upgrade

The Sunshine Coast community is invited to share ideas on proposed rail and commuter parking improvements as part of the jointly funded $550 million Beerburrum to Nambour Rail (B2N) Upgrade.
Health heroes mapping the way to tackle COVID-19
Wed 23 Sep 20 at 02:35 PM

Health heroes mapping the way to tackle COVID-19

Deputy Premier and Minister for Health Steven Miles and Member for Gaven Meaghan Scanlon saw first hand how epidemiologists used a contract tracing app which was developed in a matter of weeks to help fight COVID-19 on the Gold Coast.