Media Statements

CEDA 'STATE OF THE STATE' SPEECH
Thu 20 Aug 20 at 02:23 PM

CEDA 'STATE OF THE STATE' SPEECH

INTRODUCTION
Horn v Tszyu set to draw up to a million viewers around the world
Tue 18 Aug 20 at 11:13 AM

Horn v Tszyu set to draw up to a million viewers around the world

The eyes of the world will be on North Queensland later this month as Jeff Horn takes on Tim Tszyu at Townsville’s Queensland Country Bank Stadium on Wednesday, 26 August.
Massive PPE supply boost to stay ahead of COVID needs
Tue 18 Aug 20 at 10:38 AM

Massive PPE supply boost to stay ahead of COVID needs

The Palaszczuk Government will boost Queensland’s supplies of personal protective equipment by tens of millions of pieces, with a newly expanded bulk storage site at Inala set to house more of the vital material.
COVID-19 Aug 8-14: Recovery plan progresses in a week of no community cases
Mon 17 Aug 20 at 08:20 AM

COVID-19 Aug 8-14: Recovery plan progresses in a week of no community cases

Friday August 14: More funding packages have been rolled out this week to progress Queensland’s COVID-19 Unite and Recover plan, while pharmacy testing locations will be trialled to help maintain the public’s excellent health response to the virus threat.
Building bridges over Oxley Creek floodplain
Fri 14 Aug 20 at 11:00 AM

Building bridges over Oxley Creek floodplain

Close to 200 new girders have been lifted into place over Oxley Creek, continuing momentum on the $400 million Ipswich Motorway upgrade.
Queensland Government’s historic commitment to Treaty-making process
Thu 13 Aug 20 at 10:24 AM

Queensland Government’s historic commitment to Treaty-making process

The Queensland Government will establish a new Treaty Advancement Committee to progress the Path to Treaty process with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
COVID-19 testing in pharmacies pilot
Wed 12 Aug 20 at 10:15 AM

COVID-19 testing in pharmacies pilot

The Palaszczuk Government will trial COVID-19 testing in pharmacies to increase testing capability in Queensland.
Qld Government locks in deal to relocate AFL clubs to Cairns
Wed 12 Aug 20 at 10:08 AM

Qld Government locks in deal to relocate AFL clubs to Cairns

The Palaszczuk Government has locked in a deal with the AFL that will see two clubs relocate to Cairns for a three week period.Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced the Fremantle Dockers and the Sydney Swans would temporarily relocate their players and staff to Cairns, in a move that will see a number games played at Cazaly stadium during rounds 15-18 of the AFL season.
New schools continue to grow, more jobs for tradies
Wed 12 Aug 20 at 10:06 AM

New schools continue to grow, more jobs for tradies

Seven schools in key growth areas are moving into the next exciting phase of construction, supporting more jobs for Queenslanders.
More funding for projects to help find jobs post COVID-19
Wed 12 Aug 20 at 10:00 AM

More funding for projects to help find jobs post COVID-19

Another multi-million dollar round of funding will go towards job-assisting projects for community organisations under the highly successful Skilling Queenslanders for Work program.
Gold Coast and Scenic Rim projects announced through $50 million stimulus package
Tue 11 Aug 20 at 03:52 PM

Gold Coast and Scenic Rim projects announced through $50 million stimulus package

New traffic signals at two Gold Coast intersections and upgrades at the Lake Moogerah Caravan Park are just some of the local projects to be funded with the Queensland Government’s $50 million Unite and Recover Community Stimulus Package.
Logan projects announced through $50 million stimulus package
Tue 11 Aug 20 at 03:51 PM

Logan projects announced through $50 million stimulus package

The development of the Logan Village to Yarrabilba Rail Trail, improving the Beenleigh Streetscape and providing new pathways and streetscaping for Loganlea Road at Meadowbrook are the local projects to be funded with the Queensland Government’s $50 million Unite and Recover Community Stimulus Package.