Media Statements

Checking into farms to safeguard against biosecurity risks
Wed 28 Jul 21 at 03:23 PM

Checking into farms to safeguard against biosecurity risks

A new on-farm biosecurity check-in means everyone can play their part in protecting Queensland agriculture from the spread of plant and animal pests and diseases.
Palaszczuk Government invests to lower cost of insurance in northern Queensland
Wed 28 Jul 21 at 03:16 PM

Palaszczuk Government invests to lower cost of insurance in northern Queensland

The Palaszczuk Government has made $10 million available to eligible councils for projects to reduce disaster risk in northern Queensland.
Works underway on $103 million Bruce Highway upgrade north of Maryborough
Wed 28 Jul 21 at 03:05 PM

Works underway on $103 million Bruce Highway upgrade north of Maryborough

Work is ramping up to deliver a $103 million upgrade of the Bruce Highway near Aldershot, with two new bridges to be built at Saltwater Creek and Deadmans Gully.
Olympic-sized opportunity for Queensland food and fibre industries
Wed 28 Jul 21 at 02:55 PM

Olympic-sized opportunity for Queensland food and fibre industries

Queensland’s primary producers have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to put themselves in front of a massive global audience thanks to the state winning hosting rights for the 2032 Olympic Games.
Digital Farmhand ploughs farms of the future
Wed 28 Jul 21 at 02:13 PM

Digital Farmhand ploughs farms of the future

Farms of the future are being trialled at Gatton in a ground-breaking first for Queensland horticulture.
Local engagement underway on Caloundra short-term remand centre
Wed 28 Jul 21 at 02:07 PM

Local engagement underway on Caloundra short-term remand centre

Caloundra locals can have their say on plans to repurpose the existing Caloundra watchhouse to a new, short-term youth remand centre.
Minjerribah community to comment on the Gumpi (Dunwich) draft Master Plan
Wed 28 Jul 21 at 11:15 AM

Minjerribah community to comment on the Gumpi (Dunwich) draft Master Plan

Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) residents are being urged to have their say on the Gumpi (Dunwich) draft Master Plan.
Renewable energy training facility gets the green light
Wed 28 Jul 21 at 11:09 AM

Renewable energy training facility gets the green light

The renewable energy sector workforce is expected to be given a boost thanks to a Queensland Government decision that will see a state-of-the-art renewable energy training facility at Pinkenba for the electrical industry.
New appointments to the Stadiums Queensland board
Wed 28 Jul 21 at 10:30 AM

New appointments to the Stadiums Queensland board

Stadiums Queensland, which manages Queensland’s $1.2 billion stadia portfolio, has announced three new board members.
50,000 lots unlocked in SEQ to meet land demand
Wed 28 Jul 21 at 10:30 AM

50,000 lots unlocked in SEQ to meet land demand

Almost 50,000 residential lots are being unlocked in South East Queensland since the 2020 State election, helping to cater for the region’s current and projected population surge.
Almost $37 million road network to unlock land supply
Wed 28 Jul 21 at 10:23 AM

Almost $37 million road network to unlock land supply

The Palaszczuk Government is delivering new catalyst infrastructure, unlocking more than 32,000 residential lots in Greater Flagstone and Ripley, boosting land supply and assisting housing affordability.
Business Launchpad tool coming to Cairns
Wed 28 Jul 21 at 10:00 AM

Business Launchpad tool coming to Cairns

The Palaszczuk Government is supporting small businesses to start and grow in Cairns with a new online tool that makes understanding regulatory requirements of starting a residential construction or hospitality business a piece of cake.