Media Statements

Queensland achieves nation-leading recognition of Torres Strait Islander traditional child rearing practice
Tue 07 Sep 21 at 05:00 AM

Queensland achieves nation-leading recognition of Torres Strait Islander traditional child rearing practice

Queensland today (Tuesday, September 7) marks the historic milestone of the opening of applications to recognise Torres Strait Islander traditional child rearing practice under new law that translates as “for our children’s children’’.
Regional small business grants open this week
Mon 06 Sep 21 at 02:05 PM

Regional small business grants open this week

The Palaszczuk Government is continuing to support Queensland’s regional small businesses with the second round of $5,000 Business Basics Grants opening at 9am on Wednesday September 8.
Joint statement on women's safety summit
Mon 06 Sep 21 at 11:42 AM

Joint statement on women's safety summit

The Women’s Safety Summit represents an opportunity for all governments and decision makers to listen to victim-survivors and their advocates. State and territory governments are committed to playing our part in working to address family, domestic and sexual violence
NDIS access gets a huge boost in South East Queensland
Mon 06 Sep 21 at 10:40 AM

NDIS access gets a huge boost in South East Queensland

More than 1,700 Queenslanders with disability – including the homeless and children in regions - have had their lives transformed under a state-led push to help them access the $14.5 billion National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Queenslanders invited to get involved in Child Protection Week
Sun 05 Sep 21 at 03:00 PM

Queenslanders invited to get involved in Child Protection Week

Queensland’s Child Protection Week is underway for 2021 with a reminder that protecting children is everyone’s business – not just for one week a year but for the other 51 weeks as well.
New blueprint to deliver improved maternity services for Theodore
Sun 05 Sep 21 at 11:57 AM

New blueprint to deliver improved maternity services for Theodore

Better access to family friendly and affordable accommodation, as well as improved access to local Telehealth services for Theodore’s expectant mothers are among a raft of improvements to local maternity services recommended after a clinical review.
Backing Queensland businesses to go for Olympic gold
Sun 05 Sep 21 at 07:30 AM

Backing Queensland businesses to go for Olympic gold

Queensland businesses are readying at the starting line to go for Olympic gold with the launch of a supplier gateway.
Sport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe, Member for Stafford Jimmy Sullivan and Redcliffe Dolphin players at Burringbar Park Hockey
Sat 04 Sep 21 at 03:29 PM

New facilities to grow northside hockey recovery

Almost half-a-million dollars have been invested in new change rooms and amenities at Chermside’s Burringbar Park Hockey Facility for the Palaszczuk Government’s Covid-19 Economic Recovery Plan.
Cash back in Queensland pockets
Fri 03 Sep 21 at 07:00 PM

Cash back in Queensland pockets

Another $50 is on its way to more than two million Queensland households, with the state’s publicly-owned power assets delivering their fifth dividend in four years.
Big fine for illegal mangrove clearing
Fri 03 Sep 21 at 02:34 PM

Big fine for illegal mangrove clearing

A Maryborough man has been fined $25,000 in the Maryborough Magistrates Court after pleading guilty to destroying marine plants and conducting unauthorised works in a declared Fish Habitat Area at Kalah Creek.
Black day for black jewfish black marketeer
Fri 03 Sep 21 at 02:32 PM

Black day for black jewfish black marketeer

A charter boat skipper has been hit with more than $33,000 in fines and costs after being found guilty in the Mackay Magistrates Court of two charges, including a major black marketing offence.
Former minister bolsters regional Queensland board
Fri 03 Sep 21 at 02:23 PM

Former minister bolsters regional Queensland board

Treasurer and Minister for Investment Cameron Dick and Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey have announced that Dr Anthony Lynham has been appointed a director and chair of the Gladstone Port Corporation (GPC).