Media Statements

Increased funding to help Indigenous councils deliver for their communities
Tue 22 Sep 20 at 02:30 PM

Increased funding to help Indigenous councils deliver for their communities

Queensland’s Indigenous councils will be better placed to deliver general and essential public services for their communities, sharing in more than $41.2 million from three Palaszczuk Government grants.
Contract wraps up early Christmas gift for Bruce Highway pinch point
Tue 22 Sep 20 at 02:30 PM

Contract wraps up early Christmas gift for Bruce Highway pinch point

Work will start before Christmas to add lanes in each direction on the Bruce Highway between Caboolture and Beerburrum.
Queensland expands New South Wales border zone
Tue 22 Sep 20 at 02:10 PM

Queensland expands New South Wales border zone

Queensland will extend its border zone with New South Wales from 1am Thursday 1 October to include Ballina, Casino and other areas along the length of the border.Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the change would support people and businesses in the border communities.“Our strong borders have kept Queenslanders safe and allowed us to keep our economy going, businesses open and people working.“Thanks to our health response and falling numbers of the virus, we can now take a gradual a...
Seasonal worker funding package part of Wide Bay economic recovery plan
Tue 22 Sep 20 at 11:22 AM

Seasonal worker funding package part of Wide Bay economic recovery plan

The Palaszczuk Government is backing Bundaberg farmers with a new $1.1 million funding package to get more seasonal workers onto farms.
Gas companies step out for future gas projects, jobs
Tue 22 Sep 20 at 11:15 AM

Gas companies step out for future gas projects, jobs

The hunt is on for more gas to fuel jobs, with four companies to explore more than 3000 square kilometres of central and south-west Queensland.
 Frecklington must outline cuts to Wide Bay
Tue 22 Sep 20 at 10:01 AM

Frecklington must outline cuts to Wide Bay

Treasurer Cameron Dick has today called on Deb Frecklington to outline what cuts she will make in the Wide Bay region, to pay for the LNP’s $23 billion in unfunded promises.
Coles lets the Qld sunshine in
Tue 22 Sep 20 at 06:00 AM

Coles lets the Qld sunshine in

Queensland sunshine and breezes will be helping power your local Coles store from 2022.
Queensland farmers know bulldust when they hear it
Mon 21 Sep 20 at 05:48 PM

Queensland farmers know bulldust when they hear it

Queensland Opposition Leader Deb Frecklington has used an address to the Rural Press Club to mislead Queensland farmers about drought assistance.
Palaszczuk Government takes women on boards target to new heights
Mon 21 Sep 20 at 03:44 PM

Palaszczuk Government takes women on boards target to new heights

Following the latest appointments and reappointments to Queensland Government boards, the Palaszczuk Government has exceeded its 50 per cent women on boards target.
Save money by checking and comparing prices when grocery shopping
Mon 21 Sep 20 at 01:10 PM

Save money by checking and comparing prices when grocery shopping

Queensland’s Office of Fair Trading is reminding consumers they can check and compare unit prices when shopping for groceries to save money as part of a national awareness campaign launched today.
Millions of dollars in cluster fencing grants support recovery in the regions
Mon 21 Sep 20 at 09:52 AM

Millions of dollars in cluster fencing grants support recovery in the regions

The Palaszczuk Government is providing another $5 million dollars in Cluster Fencing grants to drought-declared local government areas to help protect livestock against feral pests, while supporting job creation in the regional Queensland as part of the state's plan for economic recovery.
Queensland extends sensible and safe border arrangements for agriculture
Mon 21 Sep 20 at 09:41 AM

Queensland extends sensible and safe border arrangements for agriculture

Queensland’s border arrangements for agricultural industry and workers have been extended.