Media Statements

Weetwood races to boost Toowoomba’s sensational September
Sat 24 Sep 22 at 12:00 PM

Weetwood races to boost Toowoomba’s sensational September

A spectacular spring season of events in Toowoomba continues with today’s Audi Centre Toowoomba Weetwood race day at Clifford Park Racecourse.
Awards celebrate great training for good jobs
Sat 24 Sep 22 at 08:00 AM

Awards celebrate great training for good jobs

Queensland’s top apprentice, trainee and training achievers have been named at the 2022 Queensland Training Awards held in Brisbane tonight.
Tourism Minister Stirling Hinchliffe at the Open Air Picture Show in Winton with Outback Festival Coordinator Robyn Stephens OAM, Geraldine Coughlan from Winton Movies ink and Outback Queensland Tourism Association CEO Denise Brown.
Fri 23 Sep 22 at 06:06 PM

Golden milestone for the Outback Festival

Thousands of visitors are soaking up Queensland’s great Outback lifestyle and waltzing to Winton for this weekend’s 50th anniversary celebration of the Outback Festival.
Thanks a bunch! Appealing new variety banana splits taste/TR4 problem
Fri 23 Sep 22 at 05:25 PM

Thanks a bunch! Appealing new variety banana splits taste/TR4 problem

Ground-breaking research is bearing fruit in the quest to develop tasty bananas resistant to Panama TR4 disease, helping to protect good jobs in Queensland’s nation-leading banana industry.
Primary producers urged to get ready for 2022 natural disaster season
Fri 23 Sep 22 at 05:24 PM

Primary producers urged to get ready for 2022 natural disaster season

With an increased chance of La Niña reforming and bringing more heavy rain later in 2022, Queensland primary producers are urged to prepare now for possible flooding and other disasters to help ensure the safety of family, workers and animals.
Online training supports good jobs in face of hitchhiker pests
Fri 23 Sep 22 at 05:23 PM

Online training supports good jobs in face of hitchhiker pests

New online training packages will support good jobs in agriculture by helping more people recognise exotic pests and diseases.
$200,000 on offer to find fresh ideas on mine rehabilitation
Fri 23 Sep 22 at 02:00 PM

$200,000 on offer to find fresh ideas on mine rehabilitation

More than $200,000 in student scholarships is up for grabs in a bid to develop innovative ways to improve land rehabilitation in Queensland coal mines.
Palaszczuk Government’s housing approach is helping vulnerable Queenslanders
Fri 23 Sep 22 at 11:42 AM

Palaszczuk Government’s housing approach is helping vulnerable Queenslanders

Annual housing data shows the state’s social housing register is showing signs it is stabilising, and that the Palaszczuk Government’s social housing construction program and wide range of housing products and services are supporting Queenslanders most in need.
Great Sandy Marine plan to protect environment, tourism and great lifestyle
Fri 23 Sep 22 at 10:15 AM

Great Sandy Marine plan to protect environment, tourism and great lifestyle

A new blueprint has been unveiled for one of the world’s most spectacular marine parks, focussing on enhanced opportunities for tourism, conservation, and recreational activities.
Granny flats for rent
Fri 23 Sep 22 at 07:47 AM

Granny flats for rent

Homeowners will be encouraged to rent secondary dwellings for the next three years under emergency planning changes expected to house thousands of Queenslanders.
Green light for new Japanese investment in Queensland
Wed 21 Sep 22 at 04:51 PM

Green light for new Japanese investment in Queensland

TOKYO: Queensland Treasurer and Japanese global drinks manufacturer Suntory discussed their major investment in a $400 million facility at Swanbank, which received development approval from Ipswich City Council today.
Consortium greenlights green energy corridor between Queensland and Korea
Wed 21 Sep 22 at 11:37 AM

Consortium greenlights green energy corridor between Queensland and Korea

Three of Korea’s largest conglomerate groups have formed a powerful new Consortium in Queensland to unlock the State’s hydrogen potential and build a green energy export corridor, connecting North Queensland to north-east Asia.