Media Statements

First flight brings Queensland Loyal Wingman jobs one step closer
Wed 03 Mar 21 at 09:49 AM

First flight brings Queensland Loyal Wingman jobs one step closer

An historic milestone in the development of the Boeing’s ‘Loyal Wingman’ Airpower Teaming System, also known as Loyal Wingman, which will be assembled in Queensland, has been reached following its first successful test flight.
New team to lead planning for state’s future growth
Wed 03 Mar 21 at 09:21 AM

New team to lead planning for state’s future growth

A specialist team will be created to ensure Queensland can keep up with population growth and the demand for housing and infrastructure development that comes with it – all part of the Government’s economic recovery plan, to create more jobs and development in our state.
$8 m partnership kicks goals for community AFL
Tue 02 Mar 21 at 01:45 PM

$8 m partnership kicks goals for community AFL

The Palaszczuk Government and the Australian Football League (AFL) have teamed up with an $8 million partnership to support new community AFL facilities and boost player participation.
Food Rescue Grant Applications Now Open
Tue 02 Mar 21 at 12:20 PM

Food Rescue Grant Applications Now Open

The Palaszczuk Government is helping food rescue organisations buy new vehicles and equipment so surplus food can be diverted from landfill to Queenslanders in need.
HELICOPTER CRASH SCENARIO BOOSTS EMERGENCY SERVICES SKILLS
Tue 02 Mar 21 at 11:14 AM

HELICOPTER CRASH SCENARIO BOOSTS EMERGENCY SERVICES SKILLS

A simulated helicopter crash north of Brisbane today has given emergency services personnel the perfect training ground to hone their skills in rescue techniques.
Olympic architect firm’s new Asia Pacific HQ in Brisbane
Tue 02 Mar 21 at 10:58 AM

Olympic architect firm’s new Asia Pacific HQ in Brisbane

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has officially opened the new Asia Pacific headquarters of Olympic venue design firm Populous in Brisbane.
Queensland the place to be when it comes to exploration investment
Tue 02 Mar 21 at 07:33 AM

Queensland the place to be when it comes to exploration investment

Queensland’s exploration sector continues to grow with more than $675 million invested in 2020, the latest ABS data reveals.
FIRST LOOK: GC Cross River Rail station as designs underway
Mon 01 Mar 21 at 04:22 PM

FIRST LOOK: GC Cross River Rail station as designs underway

Gold Coasters have been given a sneak peek at plans for the new Pimpama train station, with the Palaszczuk Government announcing today the start of detailed design for the glitter strip’s three new Cross River Rail stations.
North Queenslanders urged to prepare for severe weather
Mon 01 Mar 21 at 04:03 PM

North Queenslanders urged to prepare for severe weather

Communities between Cape Flattery and Lucinda are being asked to finalise preparations, with the low off the north tropical coast expected to reach tropical cyclone strength tomorrow.
New regulations to support unit owners start today
Mon 01 Mar 21 at 01:00 PM

New regulations to support unit owners start today

New body corporate regulations to benefit Queensland unit owners commence today.
Pfizer vaccination hub up and running on Brisbane’s northside 
Mon 01 Mar 21 at 12:46 PM

Pfizer vaccination hub up and running on Brisbane’s northside 

Metro North Hospital and Health Service today commenced the roll out of its COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine from its STARS facility at Herston, starting with its most at-risk frontline staff from the Phase 1a group.
Tunnels transforming Roma Street
Mon 01 Mar 21 at 09:37 AM

Tunnels transforming Roma Street

Almost 400 metres of tunnels have been excavated beneath Roma Street as one of the most crucial sites for the transformational Cross River Rail project starts to take shape.