Media Statements

Record budget supports better Fire and Emergency Services
Tue 21 Jun 22 at 03:00 PM

Record budget supports better Fire and Emergency Services

The Palaszczuk Government is supporting better services by boosting frontline resources in a record 2022-23 Fire and Emergency Services budget.
Record $3 billion budget supports better policing services
Tue 21 Jun 22 at 02:55 PM

Record $3 billion budget supports better policing services

The Palaszczuk Government’s record police budget means that for the first time ever more than $3 billion will be invested in better policing services in Queensland.
Record investment in Queensland’s transport infrastructure
Tue 21 Jun 22 at 02:50 PM

Record investment in Queensland’s transport infrastructure

Transport and roads projects across Queensland will be supercharged by a record level of infrastructure investment, creating jobs and supporting the state’s growing population.
Budget backs infrastructure for a growing Queensland
Tue 21 Jun 22 at 02:45 PM

Budget backs infrastructure for a growing Queensland

Infrastructure for a growing state is again the cornerstone of the 2022-23 State Budget with almost $350 million in capital purchases and grants to further develop the state.
Environment a key pillar in Queensland Budget
Tue 21 Jun 22 at 02:40 PM

Environment a key pillar in Queensland Budget

Major funding for Queensland’s national parks, the ongoing war on waste and climate action headline the Palaszczuk Government’s environment Budget for 2022-23.
Students win big in Queensland Budget
Tue 21 Jun 22 at 02:35 PM

Students win big in Queensland Budget

The Palaszczuk Government will invest a record $16.5 billion in school and early childhood education in the upcoming state budget, with hundreds of infrastructure projects to improve schools from the Gold Coast to the Cape.
Budget strengthens women’s safety and economic security
Tue 21 Jun 22 at 02:30 PM

Budget strengthens women’s safety and economic security

Queensland women and girls are at the forefront of the Palaszczuk Government’s 2022-23 budget.
Brisbane 2032 planning and investment underway
Tue 21 Jun 22 at 02:25 PM

Brisbane 2032 planning and investment underway

Queensland’s preparation for the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games is progressing with more than $190 million in State Budget funding for infrastructure planning and development, and a targeted strategy to improve sports performance.
Billions flow towards disaster recovery and resilience in 2022-23
Tue 21 Jun 22 at 02:20 PM

Billions flow towards disaster recovery and resilience in 2022-23

The Palaszczuk Government will fast-track Queensland’s reconstruction, recovery and resilience activities following the devastating 2021-22 disaster season.
Massive $9.78 billion investment in new hospitals and new beds in record health budget
Tue 21 Jun 22 at 02:15 PM

Massive $9.78 billion investment in new hospitals and new beds in record health budget

Queensland hospitals will undergo the biggest expansion program ever seen in a State Budget focused squarely on health.
Supporting Queensland small businesses and better mental health services
Tue 21 Jun 22 at 02:10 PM

Supporting Queensland small businesses and better mental health services

The Palaszczuk Labor Government will deliver payroll tax cuts to small‑and‑medium-sized business, and support to mental health, as part of the 2022-23 Budget.
New progressive royalties for record Queensland coal prices
Tue 21 Jun 22 at 02:05 PM

New progressive royalties for record Queensland coal prices

New progressive royalty rates for Queensland coal will support new investment in regional hospitals, reflecting unprecedented pricing and revenues being collected by multinational coal companies.