Media Statements

Qld’s labour hire scheme stamps out rogues
Fri 16 Apr 21 at 12:00 PM

Qld’s labour hire scheme stamps out rogues

On the third anniversary of Queensland’s nation-leading labour hire licensing laws, the state’s Industrial Relations Minister has once again called for national action to protect workers.
Minister visits paramedics and ambulance workers on Thursday Island
Fri 16 Apr 21 at 11:27 AM

Minister visits paramedics and ambulance workers on Thursday Island

Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Yvette D’Ath today met with paramedics and ambulance workers at the Thursday Island Ambulance Station.Minister D’Ath praised the hardworking team for their role in providing first class ambulance care to residents in the Torres and Cape.“The Palaszczuk Government has invested $2.8 million in a state-of-the-art replacement Thursday Island Ambulance Station which became operational in March 2018,” the Minister said.“The stati...
Support for our farmers through winter season
Thu 15 Apr 21 at 04:01 PM

Support for our farmers through winter season

The Palaszczuk Government is working closely with industry to bring more quarantine capacity online for agricultural workers to work on Queensland farms.
Queensland’s nation-leading jobs recovery grows stronger
Thu 15 Apr 21 at 03:33 PM

Queensland’s nation-leading jobs recovery grows stronger

After being the first state to recover all its jobs lost during the COVID pandemic, Queensland continues to see strong employment growth according to the latest ABS Labour Force data.
Health Minister tours revamped Mossman Hospital
Thu 15 Apr 21 at 03:10 PM

Health Minister tours revamped Mossman Hospital

Health Minister Yvette D’Ath today inspected the nearly completed $10.1 million Mossman Hospital upgrade which will deliver a modernised Emergency Department and significantly improved health facilities for the local community.
Music Festival blazes regional music trails across Queensland
Thu 15 Apr 21 at 11:30 AM

Music Festival blazes regional music trails across Queensland

Truckloads of musical talent will be hitting Queensland, thanks to $250,000 funding from the Palaszczuk Government for QMF.
Brisbane streets to come alive as Street Serenades return
Thu 15 Apr 21 at 10:35 AM

Brisbane streets to come alive as Street Serenades return

Live music performances, dance groups and arts workshops will be lighting-up Brisbane streets again this year through the highly-anticipated Street Serenades program as part of Brisbane Festival.
Government pumps millions into Southern Downs water security
Thu 15 Apr 21 at 10:21 AM

Government pumps millions into Southern Downs water security

The Palaszczuk Government is investing millions to keep taps flowing in the Southern Downs with the Premier today announcing a $20 million drought resilience package for the region.
Nominations open for Multicultural Queensland Awards
Wed 14 Apr 21 at 05:00 PM

Nominations open for Multicultural Queensland Awards

Nominations are now open for this year’s Multicultural Queensland Awards.
Public Register Portal opens up environmental records to all
Wed 14 Apr 21 at 03:58 PM

Public Register Portal opens up environmental records to all

A new online portal released today will give the public improved access to environmental licences and permits in Queensland.
Jobs for the picking in paradise this winter
Wed 14 Apr 21 at 03:30 PM

Jobs for the picking in paradise this winter

The Queensland Government has launched a campaign to attract winter harvest workers to the state’s food bowls.
Kickstart funding for sport and recreation clubs
Wed 14 Apr 21 at 02:58 PM

Kickstart funding for sport and recreation clubs

The Palaszczuk Government is helping Queensland sport and recreation clubs to boost their game with $2,000 grants from the COVID-SAFE Active Clubs Kickstart Program.