Media Statements

Professor Frank Gannon to oversee forensic DNA recommendations
Tue 20 Sep 22 at 05:09 PM

Professor Frank Gannon to oversee forensic DNA recommendations

Respected molecular biologist Professor Frank Gannon will oversee the implementation of interim recommendations arising from an inquiry into forensic DNA testing in Queensland
Disaster Resilience Strategy for even stronger, safer, more resilient communities
Tue 20 Sep 22 at 12:17 PM

Disaster Resilience Strategy for even stronger, safer, more resilient communities

A new five-year strategy to strengthen disaster resilience in Queensland will further improve the state’s capacity to deal with natural disasters and climate change.
Artist's impression
Sun 18 Sep 22 at 02:45 PM

Sod turned on Kallangur Satellite Hospital

Health Minister Yvette D’Ath today turned the sod on a new Satellite Hospital in Kallangur which will bring more health services closer to home for Pine Rivers residents.
Joint statement- New funding helps tourism build back better
Sat 17 Sep 22 at 09:05 AM

Joint statement- New funding helps tourism build back better

A jointly funded $7 million Tourism Recovery and Resilience package is backing the State’s tourism industry to build back better, reduce extreme weather disruption and protect our great Queensland lifestyle.
Keep safe and enjoy the Queensland lifestyle
Fri 16 Sep 22 at 05:00 PM

Keep safe and enjoy the Queensland lifestyle

Queenslanders are being urged to enjoy our great lifestyle and keep safe, as school holidays get underway.
Education Minister Grace Grace touring the new resource centre at West End State School with school captains. Pictured (L-R): Leo Marsh, Kayla Semple, Avni Singh, Minister Grace and Zahn Zischke.
Fri 16 Sep 22 at 03:45 PM

Good jobs and better services delivered in major school expansion

The Palaszczuk Government’s $34 million expansion of West End State School has officially opened, with the backing track of a new school song written by former student and Bluey composer, Joff Bush.
Former student accommodation to be refurbished for urgent housing
Fri 16 Sep 22 at 03:42 PM

Former student accommodation to be refurbished for urgent housing

A refurbishment of former and vacant student accommodation at Griffith University will convert the facility into crisis accommodation.
DRAFT PROPERTY LAW BILL RELEASED FOR PUBLIC FEEDBACK
Fri 16 Sep 22 at 03:30 PM

DRAFT PROPERTY LAW BILL RELEASED FOR PUBLIC FEEDBACK

Draft legislation intended to replace Queensland’s outdated property laws has been made publicly available for community feedback.
Queensland Senior Month Event Grants announced
Fri 16 Sep 22 at 03:24 PM

Queensland Senior Month Event Grants announced

More than 100 Queensland organisations have been awarded grants of up to $1000 to support events and initiatives throughout Queensland Senior’s Month this October.
Construction completed on new social housing units in Slacks Creek
Fri 16 Sep 22 at 11:41 AM

Construction completed on new social housing units in Slacks Creek

Construction has been officially completed on a new social housing complex in Slacks Creek, marking almost 4000 social and affordable homes completed by the Palaszczuk Government since 2015.
New correctional officers improve community safety in Townsville
Fri 16 Sep 22 at 11:30 AM

New correctional officers improve community safety in Townsville

Queensland’s newest corrective services officers today move to the frontline of public safety in Townsville.
State to assist Redlands with housing strategy
Thu 15 Sep 22 at 04:13 PM

State to assist Redlands with housing strategy

The Queensland Government will step in to develop a housing supply and diversity strategy for Redland City following the council’s inability to update its outdated City Plan over many years.