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More pop-up vaccination options for Brisbane residents
Wed 13 Oct 21 at 02:44 PM

More pop-up vaccination options for Brisbane residents

Brisbane residents have even more opportunities to get the COVID-19 vaccine this week with clinics popping up across the city.
Europe’s largest port wants slice of Queensland hydrogen
Wed 13 Oct 21 at 01:49 PM

Europe’s largest port wants slice of Queensland hydrogen

Queensland could soon be exporting hydrogen to Europe’s largest port after the Palaszczuk Government agreed to terms of a memorandum of understanding with the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
Parliament gives certainty for resources sector
Wed 13 Oct 21 at 12:03 PM

Parliament gives certainty for resources sector

Legislation passed by Parliament today will help the resources sector keep driving Queensland’s economic recovery by confirming the validity of more than 900 historical mining tenures.
Queensland schools integrate family and health under one roof
Wed 13 Oct 21 at 12:01 PM

Queensland schools integrate family and health under one roof

Kingston State School will host a one-stop-shop for education, health and community services as part of Queensland’s first FamilyLinQ school.
New flights secured by the State Government to support tourism businesses
Wed 13 Oct 21 at 11:36 AM

New flights secured by the State Government to support tourism businesses

Virgin Australia will launch new permanent and seasonal flights to the Gold and Sunshine Coasts and Cairns from December, adding an extra 146 834 seats and supporting almost 420 jobs in Queensland through a partnership with the Palaszczuk Government.
State announces the list of 50 Queensland schools set to have GPs next year
Wed 13 Oct 21 at 11:32 AM

State announces the list of 50 Queensland schools set to have GPs next year

GPs will be based at 50 schools throughout the state as part of a pilot program being introduced by the Palaszczuk Government.
Mackay biorefinery pilot plant ready for take-off
Wed 13 Oct 21 at 10:57 AM

Mackay biorefinery pilot plant ready for take-off

World-leading technology has landed in Mackay, bringing Queensland one step closer to a $1 billion sustainable, export-oriented industrial biotechnology and bioproducts sector.
Publicly-owned generator joins Gladstone hydrogen consortium
Tue 12 Oct 21 at 05:40 PM

Publicly-owned generator joins Gladstone hydrogen consortium

Publicly-owned renewable energy generator CleanCo has signed an agreement to join Sumitomo Corporation and its partners on the development of a hydrogen industry in Gladstone.
Turtles come out of their shell early for nesting season
Tue 12 Oct 21 at 04:00 PM

Turtles come out of their shell early for nesting season

One of the world’s most important nesting sites has welcomed its first turtle a month earlier than expected, kicking off a significant time of the year for Bundaberg tourism as the region continues its COVID-19 economic recovery.
Students reap rewards from studying fruit and veggies
Tue 12 Oct 21 at 03:44 PM

Students reap rewards from studying fruit and veggies

School students from across Queensland were today presented with a range of awards as part of a national science competition celebrating the International Year of Fruit and Vegetables.
Local communities benefit from FIFO ban, review finds
Tue 12 Oct 21 at 03:36 PM

Local communities benefit from FIFO ban, review finds

Australia’s first legislation banning 100 per cent fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workforces at large resource projects will be retained after a review confirmed its benefits for communities across Queensland.
Desktop ‘exploration’ seeks new economy minerals
Tue 12 Oct 21 at 03:30 PM

Desktop ‘exploration’ seeks new economy minerals

Exploration from a desktop, rather than with a drill rig, has unearthed almost 600 potential deposits of sought-after new economy minerals across Queensland.