Media Statements

New appointments to the Stadiums Queensland board
Wed 28 Jul 21 at 10:30 AM

New appointments to the Stadiums Queensland board

Stadiums Queensland, which manages Queensland’s $1.2 billion stadia portfolio, has announced three new board members.
50,000 lots unlocked in SEQ to meet land demand
Wed 28 Jul 21 at 10:30 AM

50,000 lots unlocked in SEQ to meet land demand

Almost 50,000 residential lots are being unlocked in South East Queensland since the 2020 State election, helping to cater for the region’s current and projected population surge.
Almost $37 million road network to unlock land supply
Wed 28 Jul 21 at 10:23 AM

Almost $37 million road network to unlock land supply

The Palaszczuk Government is delivering new catalyst infrastructure, unlocking more than 32,000 residential lots in Greater Flagstone and Ripley, boosting land supply and assisting housing affordability.
Business Launchpad tool coming to Cairns
Wed 28 Jul 21 at 10:00 AM

Business Launchpad tool coming to Cairns

The Palaszczuk Government is supporting small businesses to start and grow in Cairns with a new online tool that makes understanding regulatory requirements of starting a residential construction or hospitality business a piece of cake.
Go west! Minister flags career opportunities for young Queenslanders
Wed 28 Jul 21 at 09:37 AM

Go west! Minister flags career opportunities for young Queenslanders

Mining giant Glencore is on the hunt for about 40 apprentices to kickstart their careers in our state’s North-West and Resources Minister Scott Stewart is encouraging Queenslanders to put their hands up.
New metallurgical coal mine extends jobs in CQ
Wed 28 Jul 21 at 09:00 AM

New metallurgical coal mine extends jobs in CQ

Construction will start next month on an $82 million extension for the existing Isaac Plains metallurgical coal mine, supporting up to 550 jobs in the central Queensland coalfields.
World-watch now on Northshore Hamilton’s spectacular 2032 Olympic transformation
Wed 28 Jul 21 at 08:25 AM

World-watch now on Northshore Hamilton’s spectacular 2032 Olympic transformation

Northshore Hamilton will undergo a spectacular transformation to become the main Athletes’ Village for the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games – further cementing its reputation as Brisbane’s riverfront lifestyle precinct.
Gympie grant sows seeds in fertile agriculture minds
Tue 27 Jul 21 at 04:08 PM

Gympie grant sows seeds in fertile agriculture minds

Agriculture education in the Gympie region will get a boost thanks to a $10,000 grant as part of Queensland’s Economic Recovery Plan.
Grant backs farmer connections to Internet of Things
Tue 27 Jul 21 at 04:06 PM

Grant backs farmer connections to Internet of Things

Queensland’s peak farming body will fast-track a project to connect more farmers via Internet of Things technologies thanks to a Digital Transformation Grant as part of Queensland’s COVID-19 Economic Recovery Plan.
Oyster project to use new technology for environmental monitoring
Tue 27 Jul 21 at 04:05 PM

Oyster project to use new technology for environmental monitoring

Queensland’s oyster industry will pioneer high-tech environmental monitoring technology thanks to a Digital Transformation Grant as part of Queensland’s COVID-19 Economic Recovery Plan.
Carnarvon Highway upgrades complete
Tue 27 Jul 21 at 12:35 PM

Carnarvon Highway upgrades complete

Works on two intersection upgrades on the Carnarvon Highway near St George are now complete.
Johnathan Thurston visits last year’s winning school, Peregian Springs State School on the Sunshine Coast.
Tue 27 Jul 21 at 11:30 AM

JT kicks off Get Ready Queensland schools comp

Classrooms across the state can go into the running for a visit from rugby league legend Johnathan Thurston with Get Ready Queensland’s 2021 schools competition launching this week.