Media Statements

Reef Assist creating regional jobs and protecting the environment
Thu 10 Sep 20 at 09:56 AM

Reef Assist creating regional jobs and protecting the environment

The Palaszczuk Government today announced a $10 million Reef Assist funding boost to create regional jobs and support environmental projects in the Great Barrier Reef catchments.
Call goes out for power players to join the renewable revolution
Thu 10 Sep 20 at 09:51 AM

Call goes out for power players to join the renewable revolution

Renewable power players can now throw their hats in the ring to invest in new renewable energy zones in southern, central and northern Queensland.
Queensland lights up for Australian South Sea Islander 20th anniversary
Wed 09 Sep 20 at 03:13 PM

Queensland lights up for Australian South Sea Islander 20th anniversary

Major landmarks across Queensland will be lit tonight with the colours of the Australian South Sea Islander flag to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the community being formally recognised as a distinct cultural group.
Queensland power assets continue to pay dividends
Wed 09 Sep 20 at 11:47 AM

Queensland power assets continue to pay dividends

Nearly 2 million households will see another $50 taken off their electricity bills from this month thanks to Queensland’s publicly owned power assets.
Palaszczuk Government funding creates job opportunities in Darra
Wed 09 Sep 20 at 11:12 AM

Palaszczuk Government funding creates job opportunities in Darra

A Darra contract bio-pharmaceutical development and manufacturing company is looking to expand its workforce by 50 positions after receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars in funding support from the Palaszczuk Government.
Palaszczuk Government passes Meriba Omasker Kaziw Kazipa Act 2020
Tue 08 Sep 20 at 07:38 PM

Palaszczuk Government passes Meriba Omasker Kaziw Kazipa Act 2020

Historic legislation passed in Queensland Parliament today will enable legal recognition of Torres Strait Islander traditional child rearing practices.
Tribute to Tim Mulherin
Mon 07 Sep 20 at 12:04 PM

Tribute to Tim Mulherin

It is with great sadness I learned of the passing of my good friend, Tim Mulherin.
HISTORIC DAY FOR MACKAY ROAD NETWORK
Sat 05 Sep 20 at 11:00 AM

HISTORIC DAY FOR MACKAY ROAD NETWORK

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Statement from Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk
Sat 05 Sep 20 at 07:37 AM

Statement from Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk

Coralee O’Rourke has been a valued minister in my government and a dedicated Member for Mundingburra.
Member for Mulgrave Curtis Pitt, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Member for Cairns Michael Healy as work starts on the expansion of the Convention Centre in Cairns where the Premier this week unveiled the latest tourism support package. .
Fri 04 Sep 20 at 05:15 PM

Queensland COVID-19 – Saturday August 29 to Friday September 4: Mental health, tourism support and cross-border arrangements

Tourism recovery funding, mental health and family violence programs, and cross-border co-ordination have been the focus of Queensland’s COVID-19 health and economic response this week as health officials continue to manage cases arising from a recent cluster.
Queensland to host 2020 AFL Grand Final
Wed 02 Sep 20 at 01:49 PM

Queensland to host 2020 AFL Grand Final

Queensland will host the 2020 AFL Grand Final.
Major milestone for a bigger and better Cairns Convention Centre
Wed 02 Sep 20 at 09:51 AM

Major milestone for a bigger and better Cairns Convention Centre

Redevelopment of Cairns Convention Centre has today reached its next major milestone, with a ground-breaking ceremony of the expansion phase of the $176 million project.