Media Statements

Mareeba State High teams up with local pharmacy to vaccinate students & staff
Fri 15 Oct 21 at 11:00 AM

Mareeba State High teams up with local pharmacy to vaccinate students & staff

Mareeba State High School students and staff can get vaccinated at school in a Queensland-first partnership with the local community pharmacy.
Queensland World Heritage national park expanded
Thu 14 Oct 21 at 05:47 PM

Queensland World Heritage national park expanded

Close to 6,300 hectares of land south-west of Brisbane will be protected with the Palaszczuk Government today announcing the expansion of a World Heritage-listed national park and the creation of a new conservation estate.
Two new judges appointed to the District Court
Thu 14 Oct 21 at 05:29 PM

Two new judges appointed to the District Court

Two new judges, Ms Deborah Holliday QC and Ms Amanda McDonnell, have today been appointed to the District Court.
Line of videos cast to lure new anglers
Thu 14 Oct 21 at 05:03 PM

Line of videos cast to lure new anglers

People of all ages are being encouraged to ‘Fish Queensland’ through a series of videos aimed at luring more anglers to the State’s waterways.
Rental reform legislation passes Parliament
Thu 14 Oct 21 at 04:31 PM

Rental reform legislation passes Parliament

Legislation to make renting fairer has passed Queensland’s Parliament today.
2022 Queensland Reconciliation Awards open for nominations
Thu 14 Oct 21 at 04:26 PM

2022 Queensland Reconciliation Awards open for nominations

Nominations are now open for the 20th Queensland Reconciliation Awards which recognise the outstanding achievements made by Queensland businesses, community organisations, educational institutions and partnerships making positive strides towards reconciliation.
Olympic goals start at Indigenous Business Month in Brisbane
Thu 14 Oct 21 at 02:33 PM

Olympic goals start at Indigenous Business Month in Brisbane

October is National Indigenous Business Month, and a series of business information events and ‘yarns’ are being held across the state.
Disability Action Week moved to December
Thu 14 Oct 21 at 02:30 PM

Disability Action Week moved to December

Disability Action Week will be celebrated from 5 to 11 December this year, to mark one of the most significant weeks of the year for Queenslanders living with disability.
$250 million paid out to Queensland businesses for COVID support
Thu 14 Oct 21 at 01:26 PM

$250 million paid out to Queensland businesses for COVID support

$250 million is now in the pockets of more than 27,000 small businesses across Queensland, thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s COVID-19 Business Support Grants.
Infant Loss Remembrance Day shines a light on miscarriage
Thu 14 Oct 21 at 01:12 PM

Infant Loss Remembrance Day shines a light on miscarriage

The Palaszczuk Government is encouraging greater awareness and recognition for parents and families who have experienced the heartbreaking loss of an infant through pregnancy.
New grants to help Queensland’s diverse communities respond to DFV
Thu 14 Oct 21 at 01:00 PM

New grants to help Queensland’s diverse communities respond to DFV

The Palaszczuk Government is providing $1 million in extra support for community organisations to respond to domestic and family violence (DFV) in the state’s culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.
Queenslanders urged to take a Great Queensland Getaway
Thu 14 Oct 21 at 12:30 PM

Queenslanders urged to take a Great Queensland Getaway

Queenslanders can book heavily discounted holidays right around the state from Monday as the Palaszczuk Government launches one of its biggest-ever tourism campaigns.