Media Statements

Joint media release: Reusing Queensland's food waste for better farming outcomes
Thu 02 Feb 23 at 10:33 AM

Joint media release: Reusing Queensland's food waste for better farming outcomes

The Hon Tanya Plibersek MP, Minister for the Environment and WaterThe Hon Meaghan Scanlon MP, Queensland Minister for the Environment and the Great Barrier Reef
World Science Festival Brisbane 2023 to shine with a major constellation of science, art and culture
Thu 02 Feb 23 at 09:00 AM

World Science Festival Brisbane 2023 to shine with a major constellation of science, art and culture

Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch launched the 2023 World Science Festival Brisbane (WSFB) program, which returns from 22 to 26 March and will transform the city with a galaxy-full of scientific knowledge, innovation and possibilities for Queenslanders to explore.
State schools get smart on organic waste
Thu 02 Feb 23 at 06:05 AM

State schools get smart on organic waste

The Queensland Government has funded more than 100 school-based organic waste reduction projects, encouraging the next generation to get excited about composting and reducing green waste and food scraps from entering landfill.
Nominate now for the 28th YMCA Queensland Youth Parliament
Thu 02 Feb 23 at 06:00 AM

Nominate now for the 28th YMCA Queensland Youth Parliament

Young people from across Queensland who want to make their voices heard and empower their communities are urged to apply to participate in the 2023 YMCA Queensland Youth Parliament, with applications open today.
Tenders awarded for two more hospital expansion projects on the Gold Coast
Wed 01 Feb 23 at 03:30 PM

Tenders awarded for two more hospital expansion projects on the Gold Coast

Two key infrastructure projects valued at $88.5 million that will significantly enhance the capacity of Gold Coast University Hospital and Robina Hospital are one step closer with two construction companies locked in to deliver the works.
Japanese investment backs Queensland as global hydrogen powerhouse
Wed 01 Feb 23 at 02:04 PM

Japanese investment backs Queensland as global hydrogen powerhouse

Queensland is powering ahead as a global magnet for clean energy investment, with Japan’s largest oil company starting green hydrogen production in Brisbane.
Sport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe with Queensland Academy of Sport-supported throws athletes at the new National Throws Centre of Excellence.
Wed 01 Feb 23 at 12:00 PM

New Throws Centre primed for medals

A new high-tech, high-performance complex at the Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre (QSAC) is priming Queensland stars of discus, shot put, javelin, hammer throw and decathlon for international medal success.
$10.8 million flows to drought-hit Central Queensland community
Tue 31 Jan 23 at 03:23 PM

$10.8 million flows to drought-hit Central Queensland community

The Palaszczuk Government is pouring $10.8 million into helping Rockhampton Regional Council continue to truck drinking water from Gracemere to Mount Morgan.
Queensland Music Trails hit the road
Tue 31 Jan 23 at 11:32 AM

Queensland Music Trails hit the road

The first headline acts of the Palaszczuk Government’s $20 million Queensland Music Trails will hit the road in April and May to support Queensland jobs in tourism and the arts.
Upgraded Rockhampton Airport Terminal Officially Opens
Tue 31 Jan 23 at 10:34 AM

Upgraded Rockhampton Airport Terminal Officially Opens

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Bowen TAFE’s Agricultural Centre of Excellence officially opens
Tue 31 Jan 23 at 10:30 AM

Bowen TAFE’s Agricultural Centre of Excellence officially opens

Bowen TAFE’s state-of-the-art Agricultural Centre of Excellence was officially opened today in a major boost for North Queensland’s agricultural sector to help upskill its workforce.
Bonza launch for Queensland tourism
Tue 31 Jan 23 at 10:19 AM

Bonza launch for Queensland tourism

A new era in Queensland tourism and aviation has launched with Sunshine Coast-based Bonza starting flights to and from 17 destinations, including nine in regional Queensland.