Media Statements

Queenslanders to save on fuel, permanently
Sat 05 Dec 20 at 01:30 PM

Queenslanders to save on fuel, permanently

Queenslanders will have permanent access to real-time fuel price reporting, after a two-year trial of the program delivered $9.8 million in savings to consumers at the bowser.
Budget helps women recover from COVID-19
Fri 04 Dec 20 at 01:07 PM

Budget helps women recover from COVID-19

The economic security, and health and wellbeing of Queensland women, was again supported in the 2020-21 Queensland State Budget.
Getting Queenslanders back to work on the farm
Fri 04 Dec 20 at 12:51 PM

Getting Queenslanders back to work on the farm

A program that encourages Queenslanders to fill short-term labour demands in agriculture, including incentive payments up to $1500 to help with travel and accommodation, has been expanded statewide.
Western multicultural events to celebrate Queensland’s diversity
Fri 04 Dec 20 at 12:45 PM

Western multicultural events to celebrate Queensland’s diversity

Balonne Multicultural Festival, Dalby's Delicious & DeLIGHTful Festival and Thargomindah Spring Feast are just some of the record number of 211 multicultural celebrations in 2021, sharing in more than $1.5 million from the Queensland Government’s Celebrating Multicultural Queensland program, aimed at furthering inclusion, harmony and unity.
South Burnett multicultural event to celebrate Queensland’s diversity
Fri 04 Dec 20 at 12:30 PM

South Burnett multicultural event to celebrate Queensland’s diversity

The South Burnett’s Festival of Cultures is one of the record number of 211 multicultural celebrations in 2021, sharing in more than $1.5 million from the Palaszczuk Government’s Celebrating Multicultural Queensland program, aimed at furthering inclusion, harmony and unity.
Toowoomba and Lockyer Valley multicultural events to celebrate Queensland’s diversity
Fri 04 Dec 20 at 12:15 PM

Toowoomba and Lockyer Valley multicultural events to celebrate Queensland’s diversity

Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival, Lockyer Valley Multicultural Festival and Toowoomba International Food Festival and Mosque Open Day are just some of the record number of 211 multicultural celebrations in 2021, sharing in more than $1.5 million from the Palaszczuk Government’s Celebrating Multicultural Queensland program, aimed at furthering inclusion, harmony and unity.
New $92.5 million Kingaroy Hospital takes shape
Thu 03 Dec 20 at 02:26 PM

New $92.5 million Kingaroy Hospital takes shape

Workers are busy putting the final touches on a new main building as the first stage of the $92.5 million Kingaroy Hospital redevelopment nears completion.
It’s the last straw for single-use plastics
Thu 03 Dec 20 at 12:44 PM

It’s the last straw for single-use plastics

The Palaszczuk Government has re-introduced legislation to ban single-use plastic items in Queensland, starting with straws, stirrers, cutlery and plates.
Palaszczuk Government to pioneer hydrogen cars
Thu 03 Dec 20 at 12:25 PM

Palaszczuk Government to pioneer hydrogen cars

In a Queensland first, the Palaszczuk Government will trial five Hyundai NEXO hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCEVs) powered by home-grown hydrogen.
 Fares freeze on board for 2021
Wed 02 Dec 20 at 08:30 PM

Fares freeze on board for 2021

Ticket prices on Queensland public transport services will be frozen in 2021.