Media Statements

Palaszczuk Government encourages women to consider hard-hat careers
Thu 04 Mar 21 at 03:53 PM

Palaszczuk Government encourages women to consider hard-hat careers

More women are being encouraged to get on the tools as the Palaszczuk Government exceeds women in construction targets on an exemplar project designed to put a spirit level to workforce participation.
Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct labelled Townsville’s number one City Deal project priority
Thu 04 Mar 21 at 03:46 PM

Lansdown Eco-Industrial Precinct labelled Townsville’s number one City Deal project priority

The Queensland Government and Townsville City Council have joined forces to push for Australia’s first environmentally sustainable industrial precinct to be funded under the Townsville City Deal.
Clean Up Queensland this Clean Up Australia Day
Thu 04 Mar 21 at 03:03 PM

Clean Up Queensland this Clean Up Australia Day

Environment Minister Meaghan Scanlon has encouraged Queenslanders to become involved in local activities for this year’s Clean Up Australia Day.
Palaszczuk Government continues historic investment in child safety
Thu 04 Mar 21 at 02:38 PM

Palaszczuk Government continues historic investment in child safety

Positions for more than 150 new frontline child safety workers will be created to boost services for Queensland’s most vulnerable children and families.
First COVID jab delivered today on Sunshine Coast
Thu 04 Mar 21 at 02:16 PM

First COVID jab delivered today on Sunshine Coast

The spotlight will shine on Sunshine Coast University Hospital today, as frontline staff receive the COVID-19 vaccination marking another highlight in the pandemic response.
Sealing works start on Eyre Developmental Road
Thu 04 Mar 21 at 01:00 PM

Sealing works start on Eyre Developmental Road

Around 30 kilometres of dirt road between Bedourie and Birdsville will be sealed with $14.5 million of works on the Eyre Developmental Road now underway.
Assistance available in wake of damage from Cyclone Niran
Thu 04 Mar 21 at 12:00 PM

Assistance available in wake of damage from Cyclone Niran

State Government assessment teams have been on the ground in North Queensland since Wednesday to assess damage on farms in the wake of Cyclone Niran.
Palaszczuk Government to retain Chief Entrepreneur 
Thu 04 Mar 21 at 11:30 AM

Palaszczuk Government to retain Chief Entrepreneur 

The Palaszczuk Government will retain the position of Queensland Chief Entrepreneur to work hand in hand with the support of a new Advisory Council.
Protecting Gold Coast waterways and lifestyle at centre of climate adaptation partnership
Thu 04 Mar 21 at 10:45 AM

Protecting Gold Coast waterways and lifestyle at centre of climate adaptation partnership

The Palaszczuk Government and City of Gold Coast will partner to plan and develop new technologies, infrastructure and environmental management practices under a new agreement aimed at tackling climate change
Ground-breaking milestone for new $650m Lockyer Valley project
Thu 04 Mar 21 at 10:00 AM

Ground-breaking milestone for new $650m Lockyer Valley project

Corrective Services Minister Mark Ryan MP, Commissioner Peter Martin APM, and Lockyer Valley Major Cr Tanya Milligan have turned the first sod at the site of a new correctional centre in the Southern Queensland Correctional Precinct near Gatton today.
Smart ticketing milestone reached in smart time as Games hero hops on-board
Thu 04 Mar 21 at 09:45 AM

Smart ticketing milestone reached in smart time as Games hero hops on-board

More than 60,000 trips have already been taken in Queensland’s first trial of the Palaszczuk Government’s $371 million smart ticketing system.
Get set for Queensland Women’s Week 2021
Wed 03 Mar 21 at 12:42 PM

Get set for Queensland Women’s Week 2021

Queensland Women’s Week 2021 (QWW) kicks off today with a jam-packed program of events aimed at celebrating Queensland women and girls and supporting them after a challenging 2020.