Media Statements

Business Launchpad to set small businesses up for success
Today at 11:31 AM

Business Launchpad to set small businesses up for success

A new digital tool released by the Palaszczuk Government is making it easier to start a small business, helping deliver Queensland’s plan for economic recovery and setting up Queensland for our future
Next gen of Qld’s academic high achievers step up
Today at 10:46 AM

Next gen of Qld’s academic high achievers step up

Queensland’s next generation of scientists, engineers, artificial intelligence designers and doctors have today been recognised with Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) Awards.
Employment pathway finds new purpose for 747 Queensland veterans
Today at 09:58 AM

Employment pathway finds new purpose for 747 Queensland veterans

Almost 750 Defence Force veterans have found new careers in the Queensland Public Service as teachers, nurses, rangers, engineers and electricians.
Queensland Government to take over the care of Anzac Square
Today at 09:56 AM

Queensland Government to take over the care of Anzac Square

The Palaszczuk Government will take over the responsibility for the care of Anzac Square from Brisbane City Council, to continue safeguarding Queensland’s pre-eminent State War Memorial for all generations
$200 travel vouchers to explore the Whitsundays
Today at 09:19 AM

$200 travel vouchers to explore the Whitsundays

The Palaszczuk Government will expand the state’s popular ‘Holiday Dollars’ travel voucher scheme to the Whitsundays next month, in a move set to boost the region’s tourism industry.
Brisbane Holiday Dollars tourism vouchers soon up for grabs
Today at 09:16 AM

Brisbane Holiday Dollars tourism vouchers soon up for grabs

The Palaszczuk Government, in partnership with Brisbane City Council, will extend the state’s popular Holiday Dollars program to Brisbane, offering 30,000 travel vouchers for Queenslanders to explore their capital city.
History made with new Parliamentary Friends of First Nations People group formed
Yesterday at 03:21 PM

History made with new Parliamentary Friends of First Nations People group formed

History has been made in Queensland with the very first meeting of newly-formed Parliamentary Friends of First Nations People.
Bounce Back Better the focus of Small Business Month
Yesterday at 02:17 PM

Bounce Back Better the focus of Small Business Month

Small businesses throughout the state are set to ‘Bounce Back Better’ during Queensland’s Small Business Month 2021, with a calendar of events that focuses on economic recovery across the state.
Wind farms to generate power and jobs for the Southern Downs
Yesterday at 12:06 PM

Wind farms to generate power and jobs for the Southern Downs

Two windfarms and up to 400 jobs in the Southern Downs are a step closer to reality with the State Assessment and Referral Agency giving the green light.
Enhanced frontline care for patients experiencing mental health crisis
Yesterday at 11:30 AM

Enhanced frontline care for patients experiencing mental health crisis

Queenslanders experiencing a mental health crisis will have greater access to enhanced mental health services with the expansion of a highly successful collaboration between the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) and Queensland Health.
Parliament to review vilification laws to ensure an inclusive Queensland
Yesterday at 11:15 AM

Parliament to review vilification laws to ensure an inclusive Queensland

The Palaszczuk Government has today taken action to ensure the state’s vilification and hate crime laws reflect its commitment to deliver a fair and inclusive community for all Queenslanders.
Grants boost support for Queensland’s domestic and sexual violence services
Yesterday at 10:47 AM

Grants boost support for Queensland’s domestic and sexual violence services

The Palaszczuk Government has given Queensland’s domestic, family and sexual violence service providers a $2.5M boost to assist the sector in responding to the impacts of COVID-19.