Media Statements

	  Far North community benefits from new frontline policing initiatives
Fri 26 Mar 21 at 09:25 AM

Far North community benefits from new frontline policing initiatives

Police Minister Mark Ryan and Member for Cairns Michael Healy joined Deputy Commissioner Paul Taylor to announce a significant new frontline facility and a new police operation for the Far North Police District.
New pontoon at Howard Smith Wharves to boost river tourism
Fri 26 Mar 21 at 08:12 AM

New pontoon at Howard Smith Wharves to boost river tourism

The first of three new floating concrete pontoons to be built for the Howard Smith Wharves River Terminal Project has been completed and is open for business.
Government delivers consent law reforms
Thu 25 Mar 21 at 06:29 PM

Government delivers consent law reforms

The protection of women was again at the forefront of the legislative agenda of the Palaszczuk Labor Government as it delivered significant consent law reforms in Parliament today.
More than 30,000 in Free TAFE and Apprenticeships as new infrastructure projects kick off around the state.
Thu 25 Mar 21 at 04:28 PM

More than 30,000 in Free TAFE and Apprenticeships as new infrastructure projects kick off around the state.

All across Queensland, The Palaszczuk Government’s $100 million Equipping TAFE for our Future plan is rolling out, while continuing to deliver free training for young Queenslanders under 25.
Land transfer preserves mahogany glider habitat
Thu 25 Mar 21 at 03:55 PM

Land transfer preserves mahogany glider habitat

Valuable habitat for the endangered mahogany glider has been added to Girringun National Park after a 56.49-hectare land transfer by the Palaszczuk Government.
DISASTER ASSISTANCE EXTENDED TO MORE FLOOD-IMPACTED COMMUNITIES IN SOUTHERN QUEENSLAND
Thu 25 Mar 21 at 02:40 PM

DISASTER ASSISTANCE EXTENDED TO MORE FLOOD-IMPACTED COMMUNITIES IN SOUTHERN QUEENSLAND

Disaster assistance has been extended to the local government areas of Goondiwindi, Lockyer Valley, Quilpie and Southern Downs following the heavy rainfall and flash flooding that drenched Southern Queensland this week.
Placemakers will light up the Gold Coast for Bleach 2021
Thu 25 Mar 21 at 02:06 PM

Placemakers will light up the Gold Coast for Bleach 2021

A spectacular light installation will illuminate the Gold Coast sky later this year, thanks to a $100,000 investment from the Palaszczuk Government.
Cairns Indigenous Art Fair set for another successful year
Thu 25 Mar 21 at 01:29 PM

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair set for another successful year

The Cairns Indigenous Arts Fair (CIAF) is set to reach new heights this year, thanks to a $200,000 funding boost from the Palaszczuk Government.
Financial Counselling for Tourism Businesses
Thu 25 Mar 21 at 12:57 PM

Financial Counselling for Tourism Businesses

The Palaszczuk Government is delivering $2 million to support Queensland tourism businesses facing hardship with Sunday’s axing of JobKeeper by the Federal Government.
Sport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe and discus athlete Matt Denny get started on demolition work at QSAC's indoor court.
Thu 25 Mar 21 at 11:25 AM

One-stop-shop for QAS athletes

Work has started on a $9.8 million one-stop-shop for the Queensland Academy of Sport’s (QAS) elite athletes at the Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre (QSAC) in Nathan.
Locals, Ministers and MPs to meet for 2021 Regional Community Forums
Thu 25 Mar 21 at 11:16 AM

Locals, Ministers and MPs to meet for 2021 Regional Community Forums

Community members, stakeholders, Ministers and Members of Parliament will meet in seven regional centres on Monday (29 March) for the first round of Regional Community Forums for 2021.
Palaszczuk Government funding helps North Qld manufacturers to grow
Thu 25 Mar 21 at 10:45 AM

Palaszczuk Government funding helps North Qld manufacturers to grow

Three North Queensland manufacturers will share in more than $745,000 through the Palaszczuk Government’s Regional Manufacturing Hub Grants Program to adopt leading-edge technology and processes, help boost their business and create jobs.