Media Statements

Funding ‘shot in the arm’ for over 40 arts projects
Fri 17 Dec 21 at 01:30 PM

Funding ‘shot in the arm’ for over 40 arts projects

More than forty artists and arts organisations will share in Queensland Government investment of over $1.6 million, to create vibrant arts experiences for audiences and communities across the state, in the latest arts funding outcomes announced today by Minister for the Arts Leeanne Enoch.
Operator announced for Gold Coast on demand services
Fri 17 Dec 21 at 01:30 PM

Operator announced for Gold Coast on demand services

Gold Coast is one step closer to on demand transport, with an operator for an upcoming trial announced today.
Masks mandated to prevent the spread of COVID-19
Fri 17 Dec 21 at 01:09 PM

Masks mandated to prevent the spread of COVID-19

Queenslanders will be required to wear masks in certain settings across the state to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 infections.
North West energy future a step closer
Fri 17 Dec 21 at 12:00 PM

North West energy future a step closer

Another vital piece in the State Government’s support for powering the North West Minerals Province and shoring up the dynamic region’s long-term energy security is underway.
Cross River Rail’s biggest breakthrough yet
Fri 17 Dec 21 at 10:10 AM

Cross River Rail’s biggest breakthrough yet

Queensland’s biggest ever infrastructure project has reached a massive milestone with the final mega machine breaking through at the Northern Portal near the ICB marking the end of tunnelling for the transformational project.
Blackwater drops-in new skate park
Thu 16 Dec 21 at 04:25 PM

Blackwater drops-in new skate park

A gnarly $1.3 million skate park at Blackwater in Central Queensland has been officially opened by Queensland Sport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe as part of the Palaszczuk Government’s Covid-19 Economic Recovery Plan.
Budget Update shows Qld economy leading the nation
Thu 16 Dec 21 at 03:41 PM

Budget Update shows Qld economy leading the nation

Budget Update shows Qld economy leading the nation
Exploration plan drives gas supply
Thu 16 Dec 21 at 03:30 PM

Exploration plan drives gas supply

More than 14,400 square kilometres of regional Queensland will be made available for oil and gas exploration, including gas preserved for Australian buyers only.
Disaster assistance available for Inglewood businesses
Thu 16 Dec 21 at 03:30 PM

Disaster assistance available for Inglewood businesses

Disaster assistance is now available to small businesses in Inglewood and across the Goondiwindi Regional Council area following recent heavy rainfall and flooding.
New state school proposed for Brisbane’s inner west
Thu 16 Dec 21 at 03:20 PM

New state school proposed for Brisbane’s inner west

The site of the former Toowong Bowls Club near Perrin Park has been earmarked for Queensland’s first vertical state primary school.
Water funding for regional councils extended permanently
Thu 16 Dec 21 at 03:15 PM

Water funding for regional councils extended permanently

The Palaszczuk Government has once again delivered for regional councils, today announcing permanent funding for the Queensland Water Regional Alliance Program (QWRAP).
Play It Safe this summer
Thu 16 Dec 21 at 02:00 PM

Play It Safe this summer

Christmas has come early for outdoor enthusiasts, with recent rain boosting lake levels across South East Queensland, creating ideal recreation conditions.