Media Statements

TC Debbie recovery grants for primary producers exceed $15 million
Fri 05 Jan 18 at 01:22 PM

TC Debbie recovery grants for primary producers exceed $15 million

Queensland primary producers impacted by Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie last March have received more than $15 million in Natural Disaster Recovery Grants to assist with clean-up and recovery efforts.
New health sector watchdog appointed
Fri 05 Jan 18 at 11:59 AM

New health sector watchdog appointed

An experienced leader in the Queensland public service has been appointed the new Health Ombudsman.
Calls to protect our schools during the summer holidays
Fri 05 Jan 18 at 10:00 AM

Calls to protect our schools during the summer holidays

Education Minister Grace Grace is urging community members to continue keeping a close watch on schools over the holidays to help protect them from would-be thieves, vandals and arsonists.
Callide mine given extended life
Thu 04 Jan 18 at 03:52 PM

Callide mine given extended life

Batchfire Callide Pty Ltd has been granted a mining lease for their Boundary Hill mine extending the life of the operation to 2043.
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.
Road repair ramps up in defiance of Debbie damage
Wed 03 Jan 18 at 05:42 PM

Road repair ramps up in defiance of Debbie damage

Works to repair major damage caused to state roads across the Gold Coast hinterland as a result of Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie are set to ramp up with the award of two major construction contracts.
“I do” want a new marriage certificate
Wed 03 Jan 18 at 01:31 PM

“I do” want a new marriage certificate

Two newly-designed commemorative marriage certificates are available to Queenslanders celebrating their nuptials in 2018.
Charlotte and Oliver take the crown for Queensland’s most popular baby names in 2017
Tue 02 Jan 18 at 10:53 AM

Charlotte and Oliver take the crown for Queensland’s most popular baby names in 2017

Charlotte and Oliver have remained Queensland’s most popular baby names, while names such as Harper, Ivy, Hudson and Henry are becoming more popular.
Record flu season hits system hard
Tue 02 Jan 18 at 10:48 AM

Record flu season hits system hard

Australia’s 2017 flu surge had a huge impact on emergency department performance, Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services Steven Miles has confirmed.
Road safety reminder for all Queenslanders this New Year
Mon 01 Jan 18 at 10:00 AM

Road safety reminder for all Queenslanders this New Year

Queenslanders are being asked to start 2018 safely by driving carefully to help reduce the number of deaths and injuries on our roads.
1987 Cabinet Minutes reveal the year Queensland changed forever
Mon 01 Jan 18 at 06:00 AM

1987 Cabinet Minutes reveal the year Queensland changed forever

Minister for Digital Technology Mick de Brenni today released the 1987 Queensland Cabinet Minutes, shedding light on one of the most tumultuous years of Government in Queensland’s history.