Media Statements

Small Business Commissioner and GIVIT launch Small Business Hardship Appeal
Today at 03:10 PM

Small Business Commissioner and GIVIT launch Small Business Hardship Appeal

Business owners across Queensland are set to benefit from a new hardship appeal to help small businesses recover from hardship and get back on their feet.
Protected area partnership to grow First Nations jobs
Yesterday at 03:30 PM

Protected area partnership to grow First Nations jobs

The Palaszczuk Government has announced a partnership with the Bunya Peoples’ Aboriginal Corporation (BPAC) to protect close to 1,000 hectares of vital native habitat and support First Nations jobs in the Toowoomba and South Burnett regions.
$150m investment locked in for major Cairns Marine Precinct expansion
Yesterday at 03:30 PM

$150m investment locked in for major Cairns Marine Precinct expansion

The Palaszczuk Government has announced a $150 million commitment for a major expansion to the Cairns Marine Precinct that will enable the maintenance, repair and overhaul of more and larger ships.
First Nations funding to look after Country, create opportunity
Yesterday at 03:15 PM

First Nations funding to look after Country, create opportunity

Close to $1 million will be provided to 14 First Nations communities in Queensland to look after Country and create new training and job opportunities for Indigenous Australians.
Emergency service volunteers receive ‘mind armour’
Yesterday at 02:02 PM

Emergency service volunteers receive ‘mind armour’

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) launched Mindarma today, a new online learning program to support the psychological wellbeing of their volunteers.
New Cyber Security Training Centres strengthen digital workforce
Yesterday at 01:00 PM

New Cyber Security Training Centres strengthen digital workforce

More than 2000 Queenslanders are taking advantage of government funded no-fee or low-fee training to gain skills to help keep personal and business data secure.
Tewantin National Park branches out, sprouts new jobs
Tue 17 May 22 at 12:00 PM

Tewantin National Park branches out, sprouts new jobs

More than 2,400 hectares of former Noosa state forest and plantation will be added to Tewantin National Park, the Palaszczuk Government has announced, restoring swathes of native habitat and creating new jobs.
Tourism Minister Stirling Hinchliffe and Assistant Minister Michael Healy with one of 14 Queensland wrapped Greyhound Australia coaches at Bondi Beach.
Mon 16 May 22 at 02:06 PM

Wrapped for Backpackers

A full-size Greyhound Australia coach wrapped in an image of two snorkellers exploring the Great Barrier Reef has stopped at Bondi Beach to bring working backpackers to Queensland.
New online resources for Queensland small businesses
Fri 13 May 22 at 11:28 AM

New online resources for Queensland small businesses

The Queensland Government is delivering on its Big Plans for Small Business Strategy commitment, with new and improved online resources to support small business owners.
Education Minister sends her best wishes to students for NAPLAN
Tue 10 May 22 at 02:32 PM

Education Minister sends her best wishes to students for NAPLAN

Education Minister Grace Grace has wished all participating students the best of luck while they sit NAPLAN tests over the next two weeks.“I send my best wishes to around 279,000 Queensland students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9 across 1,773 schools who will sit the test this year online,” Minister Grace said.“My advice for students is to relax, stay calm and simply do your best.“It hasn’t been an easy time for our students, but our NAPLAN results last year held up well de...
Mentoring program celebrates 20 years  of supporting small business
Tue 10 May 22 at 02:08 PM

Mentoring program celebrates 20 years of supporting small business

The Queensland Government’s Mentoring for Growth (M4G) program will mark its 20th year of supporting small businesses by hosting its 3040th mentoring session during Queensland Small Business Month.
Professional guidance program takes arts careers to next level
Fri 06 May 22 at 04:44 PM

Professional guidance program takes arts careers to next level

Queensland artists and arts workers can boost their careers and reach new goals from today with the 2022 Creative Business Champions program now open.