Media Statements

Disability Action Week moved to December
Thu 14 Oct 21 at 02:30 PM

Disability Action Week moved to December

Disability Action Week will be celebrated from 5 to 11 December this year, to mark one of the most significant weeks of the year for Queenslanders living with disability.
$250 million paid out to Queensland businesses for COVID support
Thu 14 Oct 21 at 01:26 PM

$250 million paid out to Queensland businesses for COVID support

$250 million is now in the pockets of more than 27,000 small businesses across Queensland, thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s COVID-19 Business Support Grants.
Infant Loss Remembrance Day shines a light on miscarriage
Thu 14 Oct 21 at 01:12 PM

Infant Loss Remembrance Day shines a light on miscarriage

The Palaszczuk Government is encouraging greater awareness and recognition for parents and families who have experienced the heartbreaking loss of an infant through pregnancy.
New grants to help Queensland’s diverse communities respond to DFV
Thu 14 Oct 21 at 01:00 PM

New grants to help Queensland’s diverse communities respond to DFV

The Palaszczuk Government is providing $1 million in extra support for community organisations to respond to domestic and family violence (DFV) in the state’s culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.
Queenslanders urged to take a Great Queensland Getaway
Thu 14 Oct 21 at 12:30 PM

Queenslanders urged to take a Great Queensland Getaway

Queenslanders can book heavily discounted holidays right around the state from Monday as the Palaszczuk Government launches one of its biggest-ever tourism campaigns.
Get Ready Queensland schools competition winner announced
Thu 14 Oct 21 at 12:20 PM

Get Ready Queensland schools competition winner announced

Mary MacKillop Catholic College in Toowoomba has won this year’s Get Ready Queensland school’s competition and will now get a visit from rugby league legend Johnathan Thurston to discuss their disaster preparedness activities.
More pop-up vaccination options for Brisbane residents
Wed 13 Oct 21 at 02:44 PM

More pop-up vaccination options for Brisbane residents

Brisbane residents have even more opportunities to get the COVID-19 vaccine this week with clinics popping up across the city.
Europe’s largest port wants slice of Queensland hydrogen
Wed 13 Oct 21 at 01:49 PM

Europe’s largest port wants slice of Queensland hydrogen

Queensland could soon be exporting hydrogen to Europe’s largest port after the Palaszczuk Government agreed to terms of a memorandum of understanding with the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
Parliament gives certainty for resources sector
Wed 13 Oct 21 at 12:03 PM

Parliament gives certainty for resources sector

Legislation passed by Parliament today will help the resources sector keep driving Queensland’s economic recovery by confirming the validity of more than 900 historical mining tenures.
Queensland schools integrate family and health under one roof
Wed 13 Oct 21 at 12:01 PM

Queensland schools integrate family and health under one roof

Kingston State School will host a one-stop-shop for education, health and community services as part of Queensland’s first FamilyLinQ school.
New flights secured by the State Government to support tourism businesses
Wed 13 Oct 21 at 11:36 AM

New flights secured by the State Government to support tourism businesses

Virgin Australia will launch new permanent and seasonal flights to the Gold and Sunshine Coasts and Cairns from December, adding an extra 146 834 seats and supporting almost 420 jobs in Queensland through a partnership with the Palaszczuk Government.