Media Statements

Residents urged to review their cyclone preparedness
Thu 11 Jan 18 at 10:00 AM

Residents urged to review their cyclone preparedness

Townsville residents are being reminded to ready themselves for any storms or cyclones that could come their way over the coming months.
Arundel to become home to new police operational hub
Wed 10 Jan 18 at 10:16 PM

Arundel to become home to new police operational hub

Police Minister Mark Ryan today joined South Eastern Region Assistant Commissioner Brian Codd on a tour of the Arundel site which will be home to a new multi-purpose police facility.
Fire and emergency services boost for North Stradbroke Island
Wed 10 Jan 18 at 04:18 PM

Fire and emergency services boost for North Stradbroke Island

The Queensland Government has officially opened a new Rural Fire Service (RFS) station and commissioned a new firefighting vehicle on North Stradbroke Island to give volunteers greater capacity to protect their local community.
Queen's Baton welcomed to Palm Island
Wed 10 Jan 18 at 12:04 PM

Queen's Baton welcomed to Palm Island

The Queen’s Baton will make a stop on Palm Island today for the first time in Commonwealth Games history.
$12 million annual prizemoney boost for Queensland racing industry
Wed 10 Jan 18 at 11:26 AM

$12 million annual prizemoney boost for Queensland racing industry

The Queensland racing industry is set to benefit from an extra $12 million in annual prizemoney, Racing Minister Stirling Hinchliffe has announced. Mr Hinchliffe said the additional prizemoney was a massive win for Queensland racing industry participants across all three codes. “Racing Queensland’s extended prizemoney package is exactly what the racing industry has been crying out for,” he said. “It means an extra $12 million will be pumped directly into the industry each...
Be careful of our buoys out there!
Wed 10 Jan 18 at 11:25 AM

Be careful of our buoys out there!

The Palaszczuk Government is calling on all boaties to be careful of its wave monitoring buoys.
$701,000 to help celebrate Queensland multiculturalism in 2018
Wed 10 Jan 18 at 06:00 AM

$701,000 to help celebrate Queensland multiculturalism in 2018

The Palaszczuk Government has announced $701,000 in grants to help celebrate 113 multicultural events throughout Queensland in 2018.
Swift action sees Queensland prepared for major disasters
Tue 09 Jan 18 at 06:01 PM

Swift action sees Queensland prepared for major disasters

As the anniversary of the 2011 floods is commemorated this week, Queenslanders can be assured that the State’s disaster response crews are ready to help during future incidents, with first class training, facilities and equipment provided by the Palaszczuk Government.
Queenslanders urged to stay safe in the heat
Tue 09 Jan 18 at 09:30 AM

Queenslanders urged to stay safe in the heat

Queenslanders are being urged to be vigilant during this week’s warm weather and keep an eye on children and the elderly with temperatures forecast to remain in the 30’s.
Malaysia Airlines returns to Queensland skies
Tue 09 Jan 18 at 08:56 AM

Malaysia Airlines returns to Queensland skies

Malaysia Airlines will fly between Kuala Lumpur and Brisbane four times a week in a move that will inject more than $98 million into the Queensland economy over the next three years.
2018 state school term dates and holidays
Mon 08 Jan 18 at 01:00 PM

2018 state school term dates and holidays

Education Minister Grace Grace has reminded parents and carers there is just two weeks until the new school year begins.
Palaszczuk Government to improve safety on Caboolture Connection Road
Fri 05 Jan 18 at 02:33 PM

Palaszczuk Government to improve safety on Caboolture Connection Road

Accessing the D’Aguilar Highway from King Street will soon improve with design for the first section of a safety upgrade along Caboolture Connection Road (Lower King Street and King Street) nearing completion.