Media Statements

Bee-ing prepared: new biosecurity zone to keep the honey flowing
Today at 10:05 AM

Bee-ing prepared: new biosecurity zone to keep the honey flowing

A new biosecurity zone has been established in Queensland to further protect our beekeeping industry from the threat of varroa mite coming into our state.
Unlicensed trawler operator cops big fine
Today at 09:45 AM

Unlicensed trawler operator cops big fine

A commercial fisher has been fined $9,000 in the Cairns Magistrates Court after pleading guilty to trawling for prawns without a commercial fisher licence.
Fisheries enforcement protects good jobs across Queensland
Today at 09:01 AM

Fisheries enforcement protects good jobs across Queensland

Determined efforts to enforce Queensland fisheries laws have helped to protect fish stocks and the thousands of good jobs that rely on them.
Skilling Queenslanders for Work funding is now open
Yesterday at 02:07 PM

Skilling Queenslanders for Work funding is now open

The Palaszczuk Government’s $629 million Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative continues to deliver valuable support that benefits individuals, businesses and communities across the state; as it opens its first funding round for the 2023-24 financial year.
Tender released for Kirwan Community Health Campus expansion
Yesterday at 07:00 AM

Tender released for Kirwan Community Health Campus expansion

A $40 million project that will deliver a new state-of-the-art health facility and reduce wait times for healthcare in a fast-growing Townsville suburb is a step closer to reality, with the tender for the project being issued.
More than $700,00 back in the hands of Cairns consumers
Sun 05 Feb 23 at 11:20 AM

More than $700,00 back in the hands of Cairns consumers

Following a spike in consumer complaints since the pandemic, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has announced it has successfully clawed back $711,088 for Townsville consumers in 2022.
More than $2.7 million back in the hands of Gold Coast consumers
Sun 05 Feb 23 at 11:18 AM

More than $2.7 million back in the hands of Gold Coast consumers

Following a spike in consumer complaints since the pandemic, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has announced it has successfully clawed back $2.75 million for Gold Coast consumers in 2022.
More than $275,000 back in the hands of Cairns consumers
Sun 05 Feb 23 at 11:16 AM

More than $275,000 back in the hands of Cairns consumers

Following a spike in consumer complaints since the pandemic, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has announced it has successfully clawed back almost $280,000 for Cairns consumers in 2022.
Over $11 million back in the hands of Queensland consumers
Sun 05 Feb 23 at 11:12 AM

Over $11 million back in the hands of Queensland consumers

Following a spike in consumer complaints since the pandemic, the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has announced it has successfully clawed back more than $11.2 million for Queensland consumers in 2022.
Regional Cabinet heads to Maryborough
Sun 05 Feb 23 at 10:00 AM

Regional Cabinet heads to Maryborough

Queensland’s first Regional Cabinet of 2023 will be held in Maryborough tomorrow – showcasing the investment, innovation, and opportunities abundant across the Wide Bay region
Queensland shoppers at retail icons leading the charge to going green
Sat 04 Feb 23 at 10:54 AM

Queensland shoppers at retail icons leading the charge to going green

Shoppers at Pacific Fair, Gasworks, and Indooroopilly Shopping Centre are going green after the icons entered a landmark deal with publicly owned CS Energy to source 100 per cent of their electricity needs from renewable energy.