Media Statements

Official opening of Aurukun Airport upgrades
Tue 19 Oct 21 at 04:01 PM

FNQ urged to get jabbed

Residents in Cairns and across Far North Queensland are being urged to get vaccinated against COVID-19, following the release of Queensland’s COVID Vaccine Plan to unite families and protect Queenslanders.
Member for Bundaberg Tom Smith, Assistant Tourism Minister Michael Healy and Janelle Gerry open the Macadamia Australia Tourism Experience
Tue 19 Oct 21 at 02:38 PM

Bundy business cracks into agri-tourism

Bundaberg has claimed a $1.87 million Australian-first as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s Covid-19 Economic Recovery Plan for the region.
Traditional Owners granted first Cape York Heritage Area water licences
Tue 19 Oct 21 at 02:30 PM

Traditional Owners granted first Cape York Heritage Area water licences

Traditional owners in the Cape Yorke Peninsula Heritage Area have been granted water licences under the region’s water plan for the first time.
Townsville manufacturer driving to new digs to expand capacity
Tue 19 Oct 21 at 02:05 PM

Townsville manufacturer driving to new digs to expand capacity

Townsville vehicle manufacturer Australian Engineering Professionals is expanding and has moved into new facilities following thanks to support from the Palaszczuk Government
School based inclusion and diversity program launched today
Tue 19 Oct 21 at 02:02 PM

School based inclusion and diversity program launched today

The Queensland Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs in conjunction with Multicultural Australia launched a program called The Culture Collective earlier today at Cleveland District High School.
Attorney-General pays tribute to retiring Chief Justice Catherine Holmes
Tue 19 Oct 21 at 01:50 PM

Attorney-General pays tribute to retiring Chief Justice Catherine Holmes

The Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Shannon Fentiman today paid tribute to the outstanding contribution of retiring Chief Justice Catherine Holmes AC.
Premier announces annual War Widows Day for Queensland
Tue 19 Oct 21 at 01:03 PM

Premier announces annual War Widows Day for Queensland

War Widows Day will be celebrated annually in Queensland on the 19th of October from next year – a first for Australia.
Ag sector sets vaccination example for Queenslanders
Tue 19 Oct 21 at 09:02 AM

Ag sector sets vaccination example for Queenslanders

Queensland’s agriculture sector has set a strong example for all Queenslanders by urging its workforce to get vaccinated for COVID-19.
Premier launches Vax-a-thon to keep Queensland safe
Tue 19 Oct 21 at 06:44 AM

Premier launches Vax-a-thon to keep Queensland safe

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has launched a week-long vax-a-thon urging Queenslanders to get vaccinated.
New tourism project set to drive economic recovery in Bundaberg region
Mon 18 Oct 21 at 06:19 PM

New tourism project set to drive economic recovery in Bundaberg region

A multi-million-dollar snorkelling and diving attraction delivered in partnership with the Palaszczuk Government has today opened in the Bundaberg region.
Queensland’s COVID Vaccine Plan to unite families and protect Queenslanders
Mon 18 Oct 21 at 12:56 PM

Queensland’s COVID Vaccine Plan to unite families and protect Queenslanders

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has released Queensland’s COVID Vaccination Plan to unite families, protect Queenslanders and chart a course through the next stages of the pandemic.
Last section of upgraded Bruce Highway at Giru opened to traffic
Mon 18 Oct 21 at 10:30 AM

Last section of upgraded Bruce Highway at Giru opened to traffic

The $500 million Haughton River Floodplain upgrade project has hit another milestone, with traffic on the Bruce Highway switched to a new bridge and road surface at Giru.