Media Statements

Million-dollar investment dedicated to Australian South Sea Islander community
Fri 24 Jun 22 at 11:00 AM

Million-dollar investment dedicated to Australian South Sea Islander community

The 2022–23 State Budget will provide new funding for projects that recognise and engage the Australian South Sea Islander community.
$105 MILLION TO REPAIR FLOOD DAMAGED RECREATIONAL ASSETS
Fri 24 Jun 22 at 10:16 AM

$105 MILLION TO REPAIR FLOOD DAMAGED RECREATIONAL ASSETS

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Cairns to host next regional sitting of Queensland Parliament
Fri 24 Jun 22 at 09:51 AM

Cairns to host next regional sitting of Queensland Parliament

The Queensland Parliament will meet next year in Cairns.
Premier announces immediate response to support Queensland families
Thu 23 Jun 22 at 05:33 PM

Premier announces immediate response to support Queensland families

The Palaszczuk Government has announced it is implementing a new Immediate Response funding package that will help families who are struggling to secure housing.
Industrial Relations Act changes introduced to Queensland Parliament
Thu 23 Jun 22 at 04:00 PM

Industrial Relations Act changes introduced to Queensland Parliament

The Palaszczuk Government has today introduced nation-leading reforms to protect workers from sexual harassment as part of a number of changes to Queensland’s industrial laws.
 Budget boost for Respectful Relationships
Thu 23 Jun 22 at 03:47 PM

Budget boost for Respectful Relationships

Education Minister Grace Grace announced this week that almost $15.5 million will be invested to deliver updated and improved respectful relationships education to all Queensland state schools, as part of a record $16.5 billion education budget.
Major changes to school disability support welcomed
Thu 23 Jun 22 at 12:06 PM

Major changes to school disability support welcomed

Educators and advocates have welcomed a new disability resourcing model for state schools, announced by the Palaszczuk Government as part of a record $16.5 billion education budget this week, which will be phased in over 2023 and 2024.
Personal injury claims farming now banned in Queensland
Wed 22 Jun 22 at 03:52 PM

Personal injury claims farming now banned in Queensland

Pressuring Queenslanders into making personal injury compensation claims through so called ‘claim farming’ is now banned under new laws passed in Parliament today.
Record budget building stronger and safer communities
Tue 21 Jun 22 at 04:15 PM

Record budget building stronger and safer communities

A boost in funding for out-of-home care for vulnerable children, continued investment in reducing youth offending to keep our communities safe, and promoting inclusive communities are all highlights of the 2022–23 State Budget.
State budget boosts support for seniors and people with disability
Tue 21 Jun 22 at 04:10 PM

State budget boosts support for seniors and people with disability

The Palaszczuk Government is investing more than $258 million in the 2022-2023 State Budget to support Queensland seniors and people with disability.
Budget invests in cultures and better outcomes for First Nations people
Tue 21 Jun 22 at 04:05 PM

Budget invests in cultures and better outcomes for First Nations people

The Palaszczuk Government is continuing to invest in First Nations people with over $74 million including new funding in this year’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships budget focused on strengthening culture and helping communities to thrive.
Landmark arts investment secures creative future for Queensland
Tue 21 Jun 22 at 04:00 PM

Landmark arts investment secures creative future for Queensland

The Queensland Government’s 2022-23 Budget will inject $115.6 million over the next four years to accelerate the growth, development and distribution of First Nations arts, boost the creative workforce, and enhance the delivery of local arts experiences that drive social and economic outcomes in Queensland communities.