Media Statements

Professional guidance program takes arts careers to next level
Fri 06 May 22 at 04:44 PM

Professional guidance program takes arts careers to next level

Queensland artists and arts workers can boost their careers and reach new goals from today with the 2022 Creative Business Champions program now open.
Roosters hatch Grand Final legacy
Fri 06 May 22 at 03:30 PM

Roosters hatch Grand Final legacy

The Sydney Roosters and the Gold Coast Titans are in Mackay this weekend to kick off Queensland’s NRL 2021 Grand Final legacy.
Architectural illustration of the Athletics Australia National Throws Centre of Excellence to be built at the Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre (QSAC)
Fri 06 May 22 at 02:50 PM

New centre for medal-winning throws

Construction is about to begin on a new $2.7 million centre of excellence at the Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre (QSAC) for the State’s shot put, discus, javelin and decathlon stars of the future.
Advantages keep coming from popular arts funding
Fri 06 May 22 at 02:26 PM

Advantages keep coming from popular arts funding

Five vibrant arts and cultural projects will make a positive impact on people, places and communities thanks to Palaszczuk Government funding of $226,080 through Round 6 of Queensland Arts Showcase Program (QASP) – Arts Advantage stream.
"GIVIT up' for domestic and family violence survivors this Mother's Day
Fri 06 May 22 at 11:37 AM

"GIVIT up' for domestic and family violence survivors this Mother's Day

Queenslanders can deliver the perfect gift to vulnerable people experiencing or escaping domestic and family violence by donating through GIVIT this Mother’s Day.
Support for foster carers strengthened in Townsville
Fri 06 May 22 at 11:30 AM

Support for foster carers strengthened in Townsville

The Palaszczuk Government is taking steps to strengthen its support for Townsville’s foster and kinship carers.
Queenslanders have chance to be heard in ground-breaking justice review
Thu 05 May 22 at 05:43 PM

Queenslanders have chance to be heard in ground-breaking justice review

Queenslanders are being asked to have their say on shaping new criminal procedure laws for Magistrates Courts.
Cairns and FNQ represented on new Queensland Small Business Advisory Council
Thu 05 May 22 at 02:59 PM

Cairns and FNQ represented on new Queensland Small Business Advisory Council

Small businesses in Cairns, the Far North and throughout the State have gained a strengthened voice with the first meeting today of a new Queensland Small Business Advisory Council to represent small business interests to the State Government
Advisory Council to give small business a stronger voice
Thu 05 May 22 at 02:25 PM

Advisory Council to give small business a stronger voice

Small business in Queensland has gained a strengthened voice with the first meeting today of a new Queensland Small Business Advisory Council to represent small business interests to the State Government
Statement from Minister Grace
Thu 05 May 22 at 01:56 PM

Statement from Minister Grace

My heart goes out to the child from Gracemere who is fighting for her life.My thoughts are also with her family, friends and the entire Gracemere community.I am confident I speak for all Queenslanders when I say we are wishing her a full and speedy recovery.This simply should not have happened.Families need to have peace of mind that when they send their children off to school, kindy or day care, they will come home safe.The Queensland Police Service is investigating the incident
Queensland Treasurer Cameron Dick, Westpac Chief Executive Consumer & Business Banking Chris de Bruin and Westpac CIO Paul Bari with some of the Westpac team who will be working at the company's new Gold Coast hub.
Thu 05 May 22 at 01:24 PM

More IT jobs on the Gold Coast as Westpac opens new hub

The Gold Coast’s legendary lifestyle and pool of talent have snared a big win, with Westpac opening a new multi-million dollar IT hub in the heart of Surfers Paradise, bringing with it 200 new jobs.
Brisbane City Council joins Small Business Friendly Councils initiative
Thu 05 May 22 at 11:41 AM

Brisbane City Council joins Small Business Friendly Councils initiative

Small businesses in Brisbane are set to benefit from the Brisbane City Council joining the Small Business Friendly Councils initiative