Media Statements

Cairns Marine Precinct upgrades to diversify FNQ economy
Wed 30 Sep 20 at 10:56 AM

Cairns Marine Precinct upgrades to diversify FNQ economy

A $30 million investment by the Palaszczuk Government will deliver two new wharves for the Port of Cairns and a business case to grow further as a key centre for maintaining and repairing large defence vessels.
Modernised Body Corporate regulations to commence in March 2021
Tue 29 Sep 20 at 05:14 PM

Modernised Body Corporate regulations to commence in March 2021

The Palaszczuk Government has finalised a modernised set of body corporate regulations which will deliver important benefits for Queensland unit owners.Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath said the regulations were the result of widespread industry consultation and follow a property law review undertaken by the Queensland University of Technology (QUT).To assist stakeholders with the transition, the new regulations will take effect from 1 March 2021
New Magistrate appointed in Rockhampton
Tue 29 Sep 20 at 04:57 PM

New Magistrate appointed in Rockhampton

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath has announced the appointment of Jason Schubert to the Rockhampton Magistrates Court.The Attorney-General said Mr Schubert brought strong experience to the role, having served as an Acting Magistrate from 2014 to 2020.“Jason Schubert was admitted as a legal practitioner in 2007 and has served in a number of senior roles since his admission,” she said.“He has performed the role of Magistrate in 38 courthouses across th...
New mine to bring 1000 CQ jobs
Tue 29 Sep 20 at 02:41 PM

New mine to bring 1000 CQ jobs

The $1 billion Olive Downs coal mine in central Queensland which will create 1000 local jobs has been given the final approvals which means construction of the mine can now start.
Candles lit in memory of fallen officers
Mon 28 Sep 20 at 06:15 PM

Candles lit in memory of fallen officers

$52m Bob Atkinson Operational Capabilities Centre officially opens
Mon 28 Sep 20 at 10:26 AM

$52m Bob Atkinson Operational Capabilities Centre officially opens

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services, the Honourable Mark Ryan MP, and Commissioner Katarina Carroll have today officially opened the new Bob Atkinson Operational Capabilities Centre (BAOCC) in Wacol.
$500 million, new Accessible Transport Advisory Council to build a more accessible Queensland
Mon 28 Sep 20 at 06:30 AM

$500 million, new Accessible Transport Advisory Council to build a more accessible Queensland

An independent advisory council chaired by retired District Court Judge Michael Forde has been established to advise the Queensland Government on accessibility for transport and road projects across the state.
Winners announced for 2020 Queensland Women in STEM awards
Sun 27 Sep 20 at 03:12 PM

Winners announced for 2020 Queensland Women in STEM awards

Minister for Science Leeanne Enoch and Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women Di Farmer today announced the winners of the 2020 Queensland Women in STEM Awards, acknowledging the contributions of leading women in the field
Palaszczuk Government to deliver an extra 2,025 police personnel
Sun 27 Sep 20 at 11:26 AM

Palaszczuk Government to deliver an extra 2,025 police personnel

The Palaszczuk Government will provide an additional 2,025 police personnel over five years and will deliver 25 mobile police beats.
Palaszczuk Government drives jobs and industry growth through reduced landfill
Sat 26 Sep 20 at 11:30 AM

Palaszczuk Government drives jobs and industry growth through reduced landfill

The Palaszczuk Government is investing nearly $27 million in recycling projects that will create jobs and support businesses in the resource recovery sector while reduce the amount of rubbish sent to landfill.
Where will LNP’s teacher cuts happen?
Sat 26 Sep 20 at 10:46 AM

Where will LNP’s teacher cuts happen?

Deb Frecklington and Jarrod Bleijie must explain which schools and which communities will wear the impacts of the LNP’s latest cuts.
New funding to drive safety, jobs on Isis Hwy
Sat 26 Sep 20 at 10:00 AM

New funding to drive safety, jobs on Isis Hwy

The Palaszczuk Government has announced an additional $42.5 million for the Isis Highway between Bundaberg and the Bruce Highway as part of Queensland’s economic recovery plan.