Media Statements

Still time to have your say on new chapter of fisheries reforms
Thu 14 Jan 21 at 07:00 AM

Still time to have your say on new chapter of fisheries reforms

Queenslanders with an interest in the state’s landmark Sustainable Fisheries Strategy have another three weeks before consultation on the latest phase of reforms closes.
Takeaway liquor sales to support businesses and jobs
Wed 13 Jan 21 at 02:36 PM

Takeaway liquor sales to support businesses and jobs

Queensland’s liquor licensees will continue to benefit from takeaway liquor sales with the Palaszczuk Government extending its support for small businesses during COVID-19.
Job Vacancy rebound latest sign of strength for Queensland economy
Wed 13 Jan 21 at 12:26 PM

Job Vacancy rebound latest sign of strength for Queensland economy

Job vacancies in Queensland rose to their highest level on record in the three months to the end of November 2020 according to data released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
2021 Queensland Reconciliation Awards open for nominations
Wed 13 Jan 21 at 12:02 PM

2021 Queensland Reconciliation Awards open for nominations

Queenslanders are being encouraged to once again recognise the outstanding efforts to foster a more inclusive Queensland on the road to reconciliation with nominations now open for the 2021 Queensland Reconciliation Awards.
New ‘big cat’ of pathology arrives at Mackay Base Hospital  
Wed 13 Jan 21 at 10:00 AM

New ‘big cat’ of pathology arrives at Mackay Base Hospital  

New ‘big cat’ of pathology arrives at Mackay Base Hospital
Charlotte and Oliver are the new David and Michelle
Wed 13 Jan 21 at 10:00 AM

Charlotte and Oliver are the new David and Michelle

Charlotte has reclaimed its place back at the top of the most popular baby names for girls’ after a one-year hiatus, while Oliver was the most popular baby name for boys in Queensland for the eighth consecutive year in 2020.
Surge in requests for family history records during COVID-19
Tue 12 Jan 21 at 11:24 AM

Surge in requests for family history records during COVID-19

Queenslanders have used the extra time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic to look into their family history.
Country racing clubs set for $2.8 million windfall
Tue 12 Jan 21 at 07:23 AM

Country racing clubs set for $2.8 million windfall

Upgrades worth $2.8 million will create more than 100 local jobs at Queensland’s smallest and most remote country race clubs.
Australia and India pad up for Gabba Fourth Test
Mon 11 Jan 21 at 11:17 AM

Australia and India pad up for Gabba Fourth Test

The Australia versus India Fourth Test at the Gabba on Friday will go ahead.
Greater Brisbane lockdown ends tonight
Mon 11 Jan 21 at 09:11 AM

Greater Brisbane lockdown ends tonight

Greater Brisbane’s strict lockdown will end at 6pm tonight.
DISASTER ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE IN RESPONSE TO WESTERN QUEENSLAND THUNDERSTORMS
Fri 08 Jan 21 at 01:00 PM

DISASTER ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE IN RESPONSE TO WESTERN QUEENSLAND THUNDERSTORMS

Disaster assistance has been made available to speed up the recovery of communities in Western Queensland impacted by extreme rainfall leading up to, and continuing throughout, the Christmas period.
Urgent Steps to Keep Queensland Safe
Fri 08 Jan 21 at 08:29 AM

Urgent Steps to Keep Queensland Safe

Brisbane will enter a three-day lockdown to stop the spread of the highly contagious UK strain of COVID-19.