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$63.5M WHITSUNDAYS SHUTE MARINE TERMINAL RE-OPENS
Thu 16 Dec 21 at 08:16 AM

$63.5M WHITSUNDAYS SHUTE MARINE TERMINAL RE-OPENS

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Queensland Police Service inducts 110 recruits into service
Thu 16 Dec 21 at 08:00 AM

Queensland Police Service inducts 110 recruits into service

Minister for Police and Corrective Services and Minister for Fire and Emergency Services the Honourable Mark Ryan MP today joined Commissioner Katarina Carroll to induct 110 recruits into the Queensland Police Service (QPS).
New Principal Commissioner appointed to Queensland Family and Child Commission
Wed 15 Dec 21 at 02:55 PM

New Principal Commissioner appointed to Queensland Family and Child Commission

With more than 15 years’ experience working in executive roles with the Northern Territory and federal governments, Luke Twyford has today been appointed as the new Principal Commissioner of the Queensland Family and Child Commission (QFCC).
New mobile app to address domestic and family violence
Wed 15 Dec 21 at 02:40 PM

New mobile app to address domestic and family violence

A new phone app is now available to make it easier for Queenslanders to recognise domestic violence and safely take action to support their friend or family member.
New collar standards make it easier to identify regulated dogs
Wed 15 Dec 21 at 02:30 PM

New collar standards make it easier to identify regulated dogs

To keep the community safe, regulated dogs must wear a specific type of distinctive red and yellow striped collar starting in the new year.
Operation Cairns Business Watch
Wed 15 Dec 21 at 01:43 PM

Operation Cairns Business Watch

Minister for Police, Mark Ryan and Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll have today launched a proactive safety initiative in Cairns targeting anti-social behaviour impacting local businesses and the community.
Be Kind at Check In Time
Wed 15 Dec 21 at 01:26 PM

Be Kind at Check In Time

With new measures taking effect to keep Queenslanders safe in pubs, clubs and cafes from Friday, the Palaszczuk Government is asking everyone to show respect for workers when they are asked to show proof of vaccination.
Tiaro Bypass draft concept design complete
Wed 15 Dec 21 at 12:40 PM

Tiaro Bypass draft concept design complete

A concept design for the Tiaro Bypass has now been completed, which shows how a new four-lane section of the Bruce Highway east of Tiaro could look.
Riders line up for first spins on the Steel Taipan, Dreamworld's newest rollercoaster.
Wed 15 Dec 21 at 11:50 AM

GC tourism ready to ride Dreamworld Steel Taipan success

Dreamworld’s newest attraction, the Steel Taipan, opens today, with the rollercoaster poised to deliver a $30 million boost for the Gold Coast visitor economy.
New social housing complex opens in Townsville
Wed 15 Dec 21 at 09:45 AM

New social housing complex opens in Townsville

A new $3.8 million social housing complex supporting vulnerable Queenslanders has officially opened its doors in Townsville.
Protected lungfish get room to breathe at new aquarium home
Tue 14 Dec 21 at 03:45 PM

Protected lungfish get room to breathe at new aquarium home

Two protected Australian lungfish kept illegally at a Gympie property have been given a new home, in a partnership between the Queensland Government and SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium.
Keep crab pots compliant and no-one gets crabby
Tue 14 Dec 21 at 03:30 PM

Keep crab pots compliant and no-one gets crabby

Queensland summers and crab fishing go together and recreational fishers are reminded to always follow the rules of responsible crabbing, including the proper use of fishing gear.