Media Statements

Mayors of South East Queensland and Environment Minister Meaghan Scanlon launch the SEQ Waste Management Plan
Fri 12 Nov 21 at 03:35 PM

Queensland Government and CoMSEQ working together to fight the war on waste

The Queensland Government and the Council of Mayors South East Queensland (CoMSEQ) are marking National Recycling Week with the launch of the SEQ Waste Management Plan, a collaboration to fight the war on waste.
Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development Steven Miles at Ravenswood Gold Mine
Fri 12 Nov 21 at 03:18 PM

Gold mine going for gold in 2032

As Queensland gears up to host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games a gold mine just 130km south of Townsville is hoping to be standing on the podium in 2032.
Ceremony honours 2021 Multicultural Queensland Award winners
Fri 12 Nov 21 at 02:10 PM

Ceremony honours 2021 Multicultural Queensland Award winners

Queenslanders working to build equity and inclusion have been honoured at the 2021 Multicultural Queensland Awards ceremony at the Queensland Museum.
Plumbing industry trials zero waste program
Fri 12 Nov 21 at 12:11 PM

Plumbing industry trials zero waste program

Off-cuts of PVC pipes and fittings used in the construction industry can be saved from becoming landfill under an innovative pilot program introduced by the state’s plumbing industry and supported by the Queensland Government during National Recycling Week.
School vaccination clinics are back 
Fri 12 Nov 21 at 11:35 AM

School vaccination clinics are back 

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced the return of the school vaccination clinics, one of the most successful programs for bringing vaccines closer to people.
Darling Downs benefits from record investment in social housing
Fri 12 Nov 21 at 11:34 AM

Darling Downs benefits from record investment in social housing

The Darling Downs has received a boost in social housing with the opening of a new 12 Unit complex in Toowoomba.
Further consultation for Bruce Highway Western Alternative
Fri 12 Nov 21 at 10:15 AM

Further consultation for Bruce Highway Western Alternative

A phased consultation approach has been developed for a western alternative to the Bruce Highway between Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast with a preferred option identified for Stage 1.
2022 Queensland Australian of the Year recipients announced
Thu 11 Nov 21 at 07:45 PM

2022 Queensland Australian of the Year recipients announced

Sue and Lloyd Clarke, the parents of domestic and family violence victim, the late Hannah Clarke, are the 2022 Queensland Australian of the Year award recipients.
If It’s Flooded Forget It, Queenslanders Urged
Thu 11 Nov 21 at 05:49 PM

If It’s Flooded Forget It, Queenslanders Urged

Queenslanders are again being reminded to heed warnings from the Bureau of Meteorology and other authorities to ensure their safety.
Two new state schools officially open in Palmview
Thu 11 Nov 21 at 03:43 PM

Two new state schools officially open in Palmview

Two brand new state schools have been officially opened in Palmview on the Sunshine Coast thanks to more than $130 million of investment from the Palaszczuk Government.
Queensland Government honours companies for  supporting Queenslanders
Thu 11 Nov 21 at 03:42 PM

Queensland Government honours companies for supporting Queenslanders

An indigenous Queensland company that supplies personal protective equipment has been honoured by the Queensland Government at the Buy Queensland Awards.
Grants for tourism recovery
Thu 11 Nov 21 at 02:26 PM

Grants for tourism recovery

Funding for nine tourism campaigns and projects to supercharge the Palaszczuk Government’s Covid-19 Economic Recovery Plan for one of Queensland’s most important industries has been announced by the Tourism Minister at the DestinationQ forum.