Media Statements

Modernised laws introduced to embrace technology
Thu 18 Nov 21 at 05:14 PM

Modernised laws introduced to embrace technology

New legislation was passed in the Queensland Parliament today that will see some temporary measures that were put in place during COVID-19 made permanent.
Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development Steven Miles, Rob Williamson COO Alpha HPA, Orica Australia Pacific Vice President John Cooper,  Viney Kumar Yarwun Manufacturing Center Manager Orica, Minister for Regional Development and Manufacturing, Minister for Water and Member for Gladstone Glenn Butcher
Thu 18 Nov 21 at 03:02 PM

Greener pastures for Central Queensland

Central Queensland is well on its way to cementing its reputation as an industrial and renewable energy powerhouse with Orica and Alpha HPA signing the Central Queensland Statement of Cooperation.
DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR FLOODED QUEENSLAND COMMUNITIES
Thu 18 Nov 21 at 03:00 PM

DISASTER ASSISTANCE FOR FLOODED QUEENSLAND COMMUNITIES

Disaster assistance is now available to five flood-impacted local councils following heavy rainfall and flooding across Western and Southern Queensland from 10-13 November 2021.
Investment secures jobs and sustains the arts
Thu 18 Nov 21 at 01:00 PM

Investment secures jobs and sustains the arts

The Palaszczuk Government is continuing its support for the arts sector, including live music venues, as part of Queensland’s COVID-19 economic recovery plan.
Rockhampton Ring Road construction tendering process begins
Thu 18 Nov 21 at 01:00 PM

Rockhampton Ring Road construction tendering process begins

Pre-qualified contractors are invited to tender on the much-anticipated, $1.065 billion, Rockhampton Ring Road project.
Beach n Beyond owner Kylie Finlay says Play Money Rewards was just what was needed in Coolangatta.
Thu 18 Nov 21 at 11:07 AM

Multimillion-dollar border business bounty as Play Money sells out

Around 17,000 Play Money Rewards vouchers have been snapped up with the Palaszczuk Government’s $1 million extension to the popular Gold Coast program selling out in two weeks.
Forums to highlight vaccine rollout and COVID-19 recovery in the regions
Thu 18 Nov 21 at 10:32 AM

Forums to highlight vaccine rollout and COVID-19 recovery in the regions

The COVID-19 vaccination rollout in rural and regional Queensland will be high on the agenda for the eighth round of Regional Community Forums next Monday 22 November.
Free TAFE for Queensland veterans
Thu 18 Nov 21 at 10:02 AM

Free TAFE for Queensland veterans

Free TAFE training and apprenticeships will be available for hundreds of Australian Defence Force veterans moving to civilian careers
Round two of the investing in Queensland women grant recipients announced
Wed 17 Nov 21 at 07:27 PM

Round two of the investing in Queensland women grant recipients announced

More than 25 community groups have been successful in the latest round of the Investing in Queensland Women grant program for 2021 and will share in $270,000 to drive community initiatives set to empower women.
Multimillion dollar training boost for Ipswich jobseekers
Wed 17 Nov 21 at 05:08 PM

Multimillion dollar training boost for Ipswich jobseekers

More than 900 disadvantaged Ipswich jobseekers will be supported into work with the Palaszczuk Government announcing $70.1 million in funding for its flagship employment and training program today.
Gold Coast jobseekers get $3 million training boost
Wed 17 Nov 21 at 05:05 PM

Gold Coast jobseekers get $3 million training boost

The Palaszczuk Government will support more than 470 disadvantaged Gold Coast jobseekers into work with $70.1 million in funding for its flagship employment and training program announced today.
Sunshine Coast jobseekers get $3.4 million training boost
Wed 17 Nov 21 at 04:38 PM

Sunshine Coast jobseekers get $3.4 million training boost

The Palaszczuk Government will support more than 620 disadvantaged Sunshine Coast jobseekers into work with $70.1 million in funding for its flagship employment and training program announced today.