Media Statements

Four new state schools to open their doors in 2018
Mon 22 Jan 18 at 08:54 AM

Four new state schools to open their doors in 2018

Four new state schools will welcome students for the first time this morning as more than 817,000 children from across the State return to classes for 2018, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said.
Further boost for Yarrabilba families and children
Mon 22 Jan 18 at 08:40 AM

Further boost for Yarrabilba families and children

The Palaszczuk Government has committed $3.6 million to deliver the Yarrabilba Family, Children and Community Hub, adjacent to the new State School, Member for Logan Linus Power announced today.
National conversation and action on bullying
Sun 21 Jan 18 at 08:22 AM

National conversation and action on bullying

More than 817,000 young Queenslanders will return to school this week.
143,900 jobs created in Queensland since January 2015
Thu 18 Jan 18 at 11:39 AM

143,900 jobs created in Queensland since January 2015

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has welcomed news that 143,900 jobs have been created in Queensland since January 2015.
Government helps drive box-maker’s expansion, jobs for north and south
Thu 18 Jan 18 at 11:02 AM

Government helps drive box-maker’s expansion, jobs for north and south

One of the world’s largest paper and packaging producers is expanding operations in southern and north Queensland, and creating 100 new jobs across the State, with support from the Palaszczuk Government’s Advance Queensland Industry Attraction Fund (AQIAF).
More than 10,000 Queenslanders Back to Work under program
Thu 18 Jan 18 at 11:00 AM

More than 10,000 Queenslanders Back to Work under program

A Palaszczuk Government program to help employers hire young and long-term unemployed staff has supported more than 10,000 Queenslanders get a job.
Queenslanders encouraged to have their say on Anzac Square restoration
Wed 17 Jan 18 at 05:33 PM

Queenslanders encouraged to have their say on Anzac Square restoration

Queenslanders are encouraged to have their say on the final stage of the restoration and enhancement project of Queensland’s State War Memorial, Anzac Square, in the lead up to the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War.
New recruits welcomed to Games headquarters
Wed 17 Jan 18 at 11:01 AM

New recruits welcomed to Games headquarters

More than 180 staff have started work at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Organising Corporation (GOLDOC)’s headquarters in the last fortnight, as preparations heat up just 77 days out from the opening ceremony.
Australia Day events supported across Queensland
Tue 16 Jan 18 at 01:55 PM

Australia Day events supported across Queensland

The Palaszczuk Government will be supporting Australia Day events across Queensland next week and is encouraging families to participate.
Palaszczuk Government finalising action plan to tackle Ice
Tue 16 Jan 18 at 10:08 AM

Palaszczuk Government finalising action plan to tackle Ice

The Palaszczuk Government is finalising an action plan to tackle Ice, following state-wide input to a comprehensive action plan the Government released for public comment last year.
Queensland welcomes 749 new doctors
Mon 15 Jan 18 at 10:10 AM

Queensland welcomes 749 new doctors

More than 740 new doctors today began their careers caring for Queenslanders at public hospitals across the state.
Commonwealth State Funeral for Lady Florence Bjelke-Petersen - Premier's tribute
Thu 04 Jan 18 at 01:30 PM

Commonwealth State Funeral for Lady Florence Bjelke-Petersen - Premier's tribute

Today, as a community and as a State, we join family and friends to mourn Lady Florence Bjelke-Petersen - a daughter, a sister, a wife, a mother, a grandmother, and a great grandmother.